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Identifying trends in land degradation in non-equilibrium rangelands.

Published online: 08 Oct 1998

Authors: Pickup, G. & Bastin, G. N. & Chewings, V. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of changes over time in the pattern of vegetation growth across gradients of differing grazing intensity to identify trends in range condition...

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Legacy effect of grazing intensity mediates the bottom-up controls of resource addition on soil food webs.

Published online: 01 Jun 2021

Authors: Wang Bing & Wu Ying & Chen DiMa & Hu ShuiJin & Bai YongFei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Large-scale studies have demonstrated that nitrogen (N) and water (W) availabilities greatly affect terrestrial ecosystems world-wide, and this is ...

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Trade-off between vegetation type, soil erosion control and surface water in global semi-arid regions: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Wu GaoLin & Liu YiFan & Cui Zeng & Liu Yu & Shi ZhiHua & Yin Rui & Kardol, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil erosion control and water resource protection can closely interact during restoration of terrestrial ecosystems. In semi-arid ecosystems, an urge...

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Grazer effects on soil carbon storage vary by herbivore assemblage in a semi-arid grassland.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Chang Qing & Wang Ling & Ding ShiWen & Xu TongTong & Li ZhiQiang & Song XuXin & Zhao Xuan & Wang DeLi & Pan DuoFeng

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accounting for 10%-30% of global soil organic carbon, grassland soils potentially present a large reservoir for storing atmospheric CO2. Livestock gra...

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Vegetation changes (1949-71) in a semi-arid, grassy dwarf shrubland in the Karoo, South Africa: influence of rainfall variability and grazing by sheep.

Published online: 22 Sep 1995

Authors: O'Connor, T. G. & Roux, P. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The influence of annual and seasonal (summer vs. winter) rainfall variability and of different seasons and systems of sheep grazing, including complet...

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Small-scale heterogeneity in a semi-arid North American grassland. I. Tillering, N uptake and retranslocation in simulated urine patches.

Published online: 06 Jun 1992

Authors: Jaramillo, V. J. & Detling, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In trials on native semiarid grassland at Cheyenne, Wyoming in 1986-87, the response of Agropyron smithii [Elymus smithii] and Bouteloua gracilis to s...

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Small scale heterogeneity in a semi-arid North American grassland. II. Cattle grazing of simulated urine patches.

Published online: 06 Jun 1992

Authors: Jaramillo, V. J. & Detling, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of simulated urine deposition on the selectivity and intensity of cattle grazing on Agropyron smithii [Elymus smithii] tillers were studie...

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Direct and indirect effects of nitrogen enrichment and grazing on grassland productivity through intraspecific trait variability.

Published online: 18 Feb 2022

Authors: Zheng ShuXia & Chi YongGang & Yang XiaoJing & Li WenHuai & Lan ZhiChun & Bai YongFei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the context of global change, the effects of livestock grazing and nitrogen (N) deposition on ecosystem structure and function of grasslands are no...

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Factors influencing natural resource management in pastoral systems: case of Tana River County, Kenya.

Published online: 21 Feb 2018

Authors: Nganga, I. N. & Robinson, L. W.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Tana River County as a semiarid area suffers from water scarcity, amongst other threats to their livelihoods. Communities living in this county practi...

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Semi-arid grazing systems and climate change: a survey of present modelling potential and future needs.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Tietjen, B. & Jeltsch, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sustainable land use under climate change requires detailed knowledge of the system dynamics. This applies particularly for the management of domestic...

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