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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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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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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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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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Look again: revising ideas about the greening of Alaska's Arctic tundra.

Published online: 07 Jun 2017

Authors: Koch, G.

Content type: Bulletin

Alaska's Arctic tundra is one of the most rapidly warming regions in the world. For years, scientists have been working to interpret the effects of it...

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Desert bird associations with broad-scale boundary length: applications in avian conservation.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Gutzwiller, K. J. & Barrow, W. C., Jr.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Current understanding regarding the effects of boundaries on bird communities has originated largely from studies of forest-non-forest boundaries in m...

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Biome awareness disparity is bad for tropical ecosystem conservation and restoration.

Published online: 07 Oct 2022

Authors: Silveira, F. A. O. & Ordóñez-Parra, C. A. & Moura, L. C. & Schmidt, I. B. & Andersen, A. N. & Bond, W. & Buisson, E. & Durigan, G. & Fidelis, A. & Oliveira, R. S. & Parr, C. & Rowland, L. & Veldman, J. W. & Pennington, R. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We introduce the concept of Biome Awareness Disparity (BAD)-defined as a failure to appreciate the significance of all biomes in conservation and rest...

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