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Abandoned pastures cannot spontaneously recover the attributes of old-growth savannas.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Cava, M. G. B. & Pilon, N. A. L. & Ribeiro, M. C. & Durigan, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Active restoration strategies have been recommended to recover Neotropical savannas in abandoned lands, but no studies have investigated the trajector...

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The pyrodiversity-biodiversity hypothesis: a test with savanna termite assemblages.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Davies, A. B. & Eggleton, P. & Rensburg, B. J. van & Parr, C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fire is an important disturbance in African savannas where it is generally assumed that high levels of pyrodiversity (variation in aspects of the fire...

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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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Input and output of nutrients in a diked flooded savanna.

Published online: 07 Jan 1995

Authors: López-Hernández, D. & García, M. & Niño, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is a lack of information concerning input and output of nutrients in savanna ecosystems (llanos). The south-western Venezuelan llanos are season...

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Seedling establishment in an Australian tropical savanna: effects of seed supply, soil disturbance and fire.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Setterfield, S. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Australia's savannas typically are burnt every 1-3 years. Although there are concerns about the effect of frequent fire on recruitment of Australian s...

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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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Spatio-temporal trends in tree cover of a tropical mesic savanna are driven by landscape disturbance.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Lehmann, C. E. R. & Prior, L. D. & Williams, R. J. & Bowman, D. M. J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

How tree cover in tropical savannas changes through time and space is a major unresolved issue in ecology due to the complexity of these systems where...

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Ecological engineering through fire-herbivory feedbacks drives the formation of savanna grazing lawns.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Donaldson, J. E. & Archibald, S. & Navashni Govender & Pollard, D. & Luhdo, Z. & Parr, C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Variation in grass height is beneficial to biodiversity conservation in savanna landscapes. Theory predicts that small fires can promote short-grass a...

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Tropical riparian forests in danger from large savanna wildfires.

Published online: 21 Apr 2022

Authors: Flores, B. M. & Sá Dechoum, M. de & Schmidt, I. B. & Hirota, M. & Abrahão, A. & Verona, L. & Pecoral, L. L. F. & Cure, M. B. & Giles, A. L. & Britto Costa, P. de & Pamplona, M. B. & Mazzochini, G. G. & Groenendijk, P. & Minski, G. L. & Wolfsdorf, G. & Sampaio, A. B. & Piccolo, F. & Melo, L. & Lima, R. F. de & Oliveira, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical savannas are known for the fire-prone ecosystems, yet, riparian evergreen forests are another important landscape feature. These forests usua...

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The effect of fire season, fire frequency, rainfall and management on fire intensity in savanna vegetation in South Africa.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Govender, N. & Trollope, W. S. W. & Wilgen, B. W. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fire is important for the maintenance and conservation of African savanna ecosystems. Despite the importance of fire intensity as a key element of the...

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