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Fuel, fire and cattle in African highlands: traditional management maintains a mosaic heathland landscape.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Johansson, M. U. & Granström, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shrubland ecosystems are often inherently flammable due to a canopy structure favourable for fire propagation. At the same time, the fuel bed is not s...

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Extreme prescribed fire during drought reduces survival and density of woody resprouters.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Twidwell, D. & Rogers, W. E. & Wonkka, C. L. & Taylor, C. A., Jr. & Kreuter, U. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management intervention in ecosystems with degraded environmental services requires innovative resource management strategies that go beyond conventio...

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Simple traits do not predict grazing response in Australian dry shrublands and woodlands.

Published online: 24 Mar 2004

Authors: Vesk, P. A. & Leishman, M. R. & Westoby, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant species composition and species response to grazing are fundamental to the management of grazing lands. Reliable prediction of grazing responses...

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Landscape-level vegetation recovery from herbivory: progress after four decades of invasive red deer control.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Tanentzap, A. J. & Burrows, L. E. & Lee, W. G. & Nugent, G. & Maxwell, J. M. & Coomes, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ungulates have reached such high densities in some natural ecosystems that culling is frequently used to reduce their impacts on vegetation. However, ...

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Contrasting spatial pattern and pattern-forming processes in natural vs. restored shrublands.

Published online: 26 May 2010

Authors: Miller, B. P. & Perry, G. L. W. & Enright, N. J. & Lamont, B. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Variation in the spatial arrangement of plants can lead to differences in the rates and trajectories of change in the composition, structure and funct...

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Analysis of desert plant community growth patterns with high temporal resolution satellite spectra.

Published online: 30 Jun 1997

Authors: Peters, A. J. & Eve, M. D. & Holt, E. H. & Whitford, W. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The study of a desert landscape consisting of C3 shrublands and C4 grasslands demonstrated the feasibility of mapping desertification processes on a r...

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Restoration of the fire-grazing interaction in Artemisia filifolia shrubland.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Winter, S. L. & Fuhlendorf, S. D. & Goad, C. L. & Davis, C. A. & Hickman, K. R. & Leslie, D. M., Jr.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Patterns of landscape heterogeneity are crucial to the maintenance of biodiversity in shrublands and grasslands, yet management practices in these eco...

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Implementing integrated measurements of essential biodiversity variables at a national scale.

Published online: 22 Oct 2020

Authors: Bellingham, P. J. & Richardson, S. J. & Gormley, A. M. & Allen, R. B. & Cook, A. & Crisp, P. N. & Forsyth, D. M. & McGlone, M. S. & MacLeod, C. J. & Dam-Bates, P. van & Wright, E. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

There is a global need for observation systems that deliver regular, timely data on state and trends in biodiversity, but few have been implemented, a...

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Response of non-grassland avian guilds to adjacent herbaceous field buffers: testing the configuration of targeted conservation practices in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Riffell, S. K. & Monroe, A. P. & Martin, J. A. & Evans, K. O. & Burger, L. W., Jr. & Smith, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A substantial part of the world's land base is dominated by agriculture, and forest habitat often consists of discrete patches of forest and linear wo...

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Grazing dampens the positive effects of shrub encroachment on ecosystem functions in a semi-arid woodland.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Eldridge, D. J. & Soliveres, S. & Bowker, M. A. & Val, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The encroachment of woody plants into grasslands, open woodlands and savannah has been widely reported over the past few decades. Overgrazing is a pro...

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