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The role of overgrazing and anthropogenic disturbance in shaping spatial patterns of distribution of an invasive seaweed.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Tamburello, L. & Bulleri, F. & Balata, D. & Benedetti-Cecchi, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Natural and human-generated disturbances are widely acknowledged as key drivers of biological invasions. Understanding the role of spatial patterns of...

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Remotely sensed primary productivity shows that domestic and native herbivores combined are overgrazing Patagonia.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Oliva, G. & Paredes, P. & Ferrante, D. & Cepeda, C. & Rabinovich, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Carrying capacity is the maximum animal density an area can sustain without deterioration of its resources. Overgrazing has degraded Patagonia, but sh...

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Comparing biodiversity between protected areas and adjacent rangeland in xeric succulent thicket, South Africa: arthropods and reptiles.

Published online: 21 May 2003

Authors: Fabricius, C. & Burger, M. & Hockey, P. A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although it is widely assumed that protected areas conserve species that would not survive elsewhere, this assumption is seldom tested. The aim of the...

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Nutrients in soil and vegetation around two artificial waterpoints in Eastern Botswana.

Published online: 25 Oct 1988

Authors: Tolsma, D. J. & Ernst, W. H. O. & Verwey, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A comparison of the vegetation and soil was made around 2 boreholes, differing in cattle density and exploitation period, in the dry savanna of E. Bot...

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Shrub layer dynamics under different herbivore densities in an arid savanna, Botswana.

Published online: 15 Dec 1990

Authors: Skarpe, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A grazing experiment in an arid savanna in Botswana examined heavy and moderate grazing by cattle. The dynamics of the shrub layer were followed for 5...

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Quantifying and optimizing grazing regimes in Greek mountain systems.

Published online: 08 Jul 1999

Authors: Zervas, G.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

From an ecological and environmental point of view, livestock husbandry plays a very important role as there is a valuable interaction between livesto...

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Impacts of livestock grazing on lowland heathland.

Published online: 15 May 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Lake, S. & Bullock, J. M. & Hartley, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The objectives of this report are to: review and synthesise information on lowland heathland grazing history, methods and impacts; obtain this informa...

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Knowledge co-production with traditional herders on cattle grazing behaviour for better management of species-rich grasslands.

Published online: 21 Nov 2020

Authors: Molnár, Z. & Kelemen, A. & Kun, R. & Máté, J. & Sáfián, L. & Provenza, F. & Díaz, S. & Barani, H. & Biró, M. & Máté, A. & Vadász, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The research gap between rangeland/livestock science and conservation biology/vegetation ecology has led to a lack of evidence needed for grazing-rela...

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Loss of spatial structure after temporary herbivore absence in a high-productivity reed marsh.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Reijers, V. C. & Cruijsen, P. M. J. M. & Hoetjes, S. C. S. & Akker, M. van den & Heusinkveld, J. H. T. & Koppel, J. van de & Lamers, L. P. M. & Olff, H. & Heide, T. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing can significantly impact spatial heterogeneity and conservation value of ecosystems. Earlier work revealed that overgrazing may stimulate pers...

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Resource selection and landscape change reveal mechanisms suppressing population recovery for the world's most endangered antelope.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Ali, A. H. & Ford, A. T. & Evans, J. S. & Mallon, D. P. & Hayes, M. M. & King, J. & Amin, R. & Goheen, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding how bottom-up and top-down forces affect resource selection can inform restoration efforts. With a global population size of <500 ind...

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