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Effects of herbivore assemblage on the spatial heterogeneity of soil nitrogen in eastern eurasian steppe.

Published online: 28 Nov 2020

Authors: Zhang MinNa & Li GuangYin & Liu Bai & Liu JuShan & Wang Ling & Wang DeLi

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spatial heterogeneity of soil limiting resources is one of the most important factors maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem functions. There is a...

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Grazing alters ecosystem functioning and C:N:P stoichiometry of grasslands along a regional precipitation gradient.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Bai YongFei & Wu JianGuo & Clark, C. M. & Pan QingMin & Zhang LiXia & Chen ShiPing & Wang QiBing & Han XingGuo

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Eurasian steppe has long been subject to grazing by domestic ungulates at high levels, resulting in widespread deterioration of biodiversity and e...

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Functional traits of graminoids in semi-arid steppes: a test of grazing histories.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Adler, P. B. & Milchunas, D. G. & Lauenroth, W. K. & Sala, O. E. & Burke, I. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding variability in ecosystem response to grazing is essential for improving management. Recent efforts have focused on the role of plant fun...

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Restoration handbook for sagebrush steppe ecosystems with emphasis on greater sage-grouse habitat - Part 1. Concepts for understanding and applying restoration.

Published online: 24 May 2017

Authors: Pyke, D. A. & Chambers, J. C. & Pellant, M. & Knick, S. T. & Miller, R. F. & Beck, J. L. & Doescher, P. S. & Schupp, E. W. & Roundy, B. A. & Brunson, M. & McIver, J. D.

Content type: Bulletin

Sagebrush steppe ecosystems in the United States currently occur on only about one-half of their historical land area because of changes in land use, ...

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The benefits of extensive agriculture to birds: the case of the little bustard.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Wolff, A. & Paul, J. P. & Martin, J. L. & Bretagnolle, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The little bustard Tetrax tetrax is among many birds thought to be declining because of agricultural intensification in western Europe. In contrast wi...

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The potential of fallow management to promote steppe bird conservation within the next EU common agricultural policy reform.

Published online: 23 Jul 2021

Authors: Sanz-Pérez, A. & Sardà-Palomera, F. & Bota, G. & Sollmann, R. & Pou, N. & Giralt, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification promoted by the European Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has driven the decline of farmland and steppe bird populations....

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Testing a non-equilibrium model of rangeland vegetation dynamics in Mongolia.

Published online: 26 Jan 2000

Authors: Fernandez-Gimenez, M. E. & Allen-Diaz, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The extent to which the non-equilibrium persistent (NEP) model of rangeland vegetation dynamics applies to three distinct Mongolian rangeland ecosyste...

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Desertification alters the response of vegetation to changes in precipitation.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Verón, S. R. & Paruelo, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Desertification is of critical concern because it may affect 40% of the global land area inhabited by more than 1 billion people. During the process o...

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Positive linear relationship between productivity and diversity: evidence from the Eurasian Steppe.

Published online: 21 Nov 2007

Authors: Bai YongFei & Wu JianGuo & Pan QingMin & Huang JianHui & Wang QiBing & Li FuSheng & Buyantuyev, A. & Han XingGuo

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the productivity-diversity relationship (PDR) is a key issue in biodiversity-ecosystem functioning research, and has important implicati...

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Demographic processes limiting seedling recruitment in arid grassland restoration.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: James, J. J. & Svejcar, T. J. & Rinella, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seeding is an important management tool in aridland restoration, but seeded species often fail to establish. Previous research has largely focused on ...

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