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Do graminoid and woody invaders have different effects on native plant functional groups?

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Mason, T. J. & French, K. & Lonsdale, W. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While there are numerous studies of impacts by individual invader species, there are few syntheses of invader impacts on plant community structure and...

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Ecosystem service and biodiversity trade-offs in two woody successions.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Dickie, I. A. & Yeates, G. W. & St. John, M. G. & Stevenson, B. A. & Scott, J. T. & Rillig, M. C. & Peltzer, D. A. & Orwin, K. H. & Kirschbaum, M. U. F. & Hunt, J. E. & Burrows, L. E. & Barbour, M. M. & Aislabie, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many grasslands worldwide are undergoing succession to woody vegetation, causing complex effects on carbon (C) sequestration, nutrient cycling and bio...

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Using revegetation to suppress invasive plants in grasslands and forests.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Schuster, M. J. & Wragg, P. D. & Reich, P. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Following the removal of invasive plant species, most land managers rely on natural succession to re-establish native plant communities. However, insu...

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Thresholds in forest bird communities along woody vegetation gradients in the South American Dry Chaco.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Macchi, L. & Baumann, M. & Bluhm, H. & Baker, M. & Levers, C. & Grau, H. R. & Kuemmerle, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

World-wide, tropical savannas and dry forests are under increasing pressure from land use. The environmental impacts of agricultural expansion into th...

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Environmental predictors of woody plant encroachment in calcareous fens are modified by biotic and abiotic land-use legacies.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Bart, D. & Davenport, T. & Yantes, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Woody plant encroachment in grasslands is a world-wide concern. Assertions that abiotic stress reduction facilitates encroachment are not universally ...

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Resistance to water flow in soil and plant. I. Soil resistance in relation to amounts of root: theoretical estimates.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Newman, E. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The mathematical models of Gardner (1960) and Cowan (1965) are developed to show that the soil matric potential at which rhizosphere resistance become...

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Reclamation strategies for mined forest soils and overstorey drive understorey vegetation.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Chen, H. Y. H. & Biswas, S. R. & Sobey, T. M. & Brassard, B. W. & Bartels, S. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understorey vegetation accounts for the majority of plant diversity in boreal forest ecosystems and contributes to ecosystem functioning. In restorati...

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Rainfall pulses mediate long-term plant community compositional dynamics in a semi-arid rangeland.

Published online: 10 Aug 2021

Authors: Liang MaoWei & Feng Xiao & Gornish, E. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Semi-arid rangelands, comprising more than 40% of the Earth's land surface, provide critical ecosystem services. Worldwide, these ecosystems are exper...

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Effects of ski piste preparation on alpine vegetation.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Wipf, S. & Rixen, C. & Fischer, M. & Schmid, B. & Stoeckli, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ski resorts increasingly affect alpine ecosystems through enlargement of ski pistes, machine-grading of ski piste areas and increasing use of artifici...

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Herbaceous biomass in a Eucalyptus savanna woodland after removing trees and/or shrubs.

Published online: 15 Dec 1990

Authors: Harrington, G. N. & Johns, G. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Herbaceous biomass was monitored for 9 years in an intact, semiarid savanna woodland near Bourke, New South Wales, with a 15% canopy cover of E. popul...

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