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Land health surveillance for identifying land constraints and targeting land management options in smallholder farming systems in Western Cameroon.

Published online: 22 Mar 2017

Authors: Takoutsing, B. & Ayenkulu, E. & Tchoundjeu, Z. & Coe, R. & Denis, N. & Shepherd, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Quantitative and up-to-date information on ecosystem characteristics and land health constraints are needed to understand land degradation trends and ...

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Response to agriculture by a woodland species depends on cover type and behavioural state: insights from resident and dispersing Iberian lynx.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Gastón, A. & Blázquez-Cabrera, S. & Garrote, G. & Mateo-Sánchez, M. C. & Beier, P. & Simón, M. A. & Saura, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation biology faces the challenge of ensuring species persistence in increasingly modified landscapes. Agriculture covers a large proportion of...

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Patterns and processes in the Townsville stylo-annual grass pasture ecosystem.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Torssell, B. W. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Stylosanthes humilis was grown for 5 years on cleared Tippera clay loam and its behaviour in competition with the annual grasses Digitaria ciliaris, B...

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An experimental modification of upland peat vegetation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Gore, A. J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An experiment was conducted over 13 years at Moor House National Nature Reserve in the N. Pennines to examine the effects of clipping and removal on m...

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Effect of stocking rate and rainfall on rangeland dynamics and cattle performance in a semi-arid savanna, South Africa.

Published online: 28 Jul 2000

Authors: Fynn, R. W. S. & O'Connor, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In order to examine the emerging paradigm of non-equilibrium behaviour of plant-livestock relations in semi-arid rangeland, the effect of stocking rat...

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Impacts of forestation on water and soils in the Andes: what do we know?

Published online: 31 Jan 2019

Authors: Bonnesoeur, V. & Locatelli, B. & Ochoa-Tocachi, B. F.

Content type: Bulletin

This infobrief presents findings on the impacts of forestation on: (1) water supply; (2 and 3) hydrological regulation; and (4) soil erosion in the An...

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A GIS-supported model for the simulation of the spatial structure of wildland fire, Cass Basin, New Zealand.

Published online: 10 Nov 1999

Authors: Perry, G. L. W. & Sparrow, A. D. & Owens, I. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The behaviour of wildland fire in spatially heterogeneous landscapes was simulated using a model (PYROCART) that integrates the Rothermel fire spread ...

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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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Impact assessment of a local seventeen-year initiative on cassava-based soil conservation measure on sloping land as a climate-smart agriculture practice in Van Yen District, Yen Bai Province, Vietnam.

Published online: 16 Jul 2020

Authors: Bui Le Vinh & Nguyen Hai Nui & Nguyen Tuan Cuong & Nguyen Duc Trung & Trieu Hong Lua & Doan Thanh Thuy & Nguyen Duc Tung & Vu Thanh Bien & Nguyen Thu Ha

Content type: Bulletin

Van Yen District in Yen Bai Province represents the general terrain conditions and farming systems of the northern mountainous region of Vietnam. It h...

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Ecological patterns of plant diversity in a plantation forest managed by clearfelling.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Eycott, A. E. & Watkinson, A. R. & Dolman, P. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Commercial forests represent an important but often neglected biological resource. This study related the understorey plant species composition of a c...

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