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Silviculture to restore oak woodlands and savannas.

Published online: 25 Sep 2019

Authors: Dey, D. C. & Knapp, B. O. & Stambaugh, M. C.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

We present a perspective on how to approach developing silvicultural prescriptions for restoring oak woodlands and savannas. A large degree of success...

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Prescribed fire and conifer removal promote positive understorey vegetation responses in oak woodlands.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Livingston, A. C. & Varner, J. M. & Jules, E. S. & Kane, J. M. & Arguello, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fire-prone woodlands and savannas world-wide face management challenges resulting from fire exclusion and subsequent encroachment of fire-sensitive tr...

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Herbaceous biomass in a Eucalyptus savanna woodland after removing trees and/or shrubs.

Published online: 15 Dec 1990

Authors: Harrington, G. N. & Johns, G. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Herbaceous biomass was monitored for 9 years in an intact, semiarid savanna woodland near Bourke, New South Wales, with a 15% canopy cover of E. popul...

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Land classification for management planning in the Luangwa Valley of Zambia.

Published online: 12 Jan 1970

Authors: Astle, W. L. & Webster, R. & Lawrance, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Luangwa Valley is about 700 km long and up to 90 km wide, and contains about 15, 000 km2 of game reserves where local overgrazing and overbrowsing...

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Response of African savanna ants to long-term fire regimes.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Parr, C. L. & Robertson, H. G. & Biggs, H. C. & Chown, S. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite the fact that fire is considered an important disturbance in savannas across the world and is used widely as a management tool in conservation...

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Some man-made changes in successional trends on the Rhodesian highveld.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Strang, R. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Several successional trends towards woodland were identified. A greater number of species was present in a felled wood than in an abandoned arable fie...

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Facilitation by isolated trees triggers woody encroachment and a biome shift at the savanna-forest transition.

Published online: 19 Dec 2021

Authors: Abreu, R. C. R. & Durigan, G. & Melo, A. C. G. & Pilon, N. A. L. & Hoffmann, W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Woody encroachment into grassy biomes is a global phenomenon, often resulting in a nearly complete turnover of species, with savanna specialists being...

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Using conservation value to assess land restoration and management alternatives across a degraded oak savanna landscape.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Grundel, R. & Pavlovic, N. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Managers considering restoration of landscapes often face a fundamental challenge - what should be the habitat composition of the restored landscape? ...

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Silviculture to restore oak woodlands.

Published online: 24 Feb 2016

Authors: Dey, D. C. & Schweitzer, C. J. & Kabrick, J. M.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Variability in historic fire regimes in eastern North America resulted in an array of oak savannas, woodlands and forests that were dominant vegetatio...

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Observations on savanna burning in the Olokemeji forest reserve, Nigeria.

Published online: 17 Dec 1965

Authors: Hopkins, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the area studied [cf. F.A. 27 No. 28], the tree cover, measured in various ways, was not significantly related to the dry weight of the herb layer ...

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