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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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Effects of time since invasion and control actions on a coastal ecosystem invaded by non-native pine trees.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Mesacasa, L. & Macagnan, L. B. & Fiaschi, P. & Sá Dechoum, M. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Invasive non-native trees cause structural and functional changes in plant communities, which tend to increase over time since invasion. Native veg...

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Nature-reliant, low-income households face the highest rates of woody-plant encroachment in South Africa.

Published online: 09 Aug 2022

Authors: White, J. D. M. & Stevens, N. & Fisher, J. T. & Archibald, S. & Reynolds, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Woody-plant encroachment is an under-recognized consequence of land degradation. This phenomenon is common in rangeland ecosystems, where woody plants...

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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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Woody riparian buffers have indirect effects on macroinvertebrate assemblages of French rivers, but land use effects are much stronger.

Published online: 19 Feb 2022

Authors: Gall, M. le & Palt, M. & Kail, J. & Hering, D. & Piffady, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Woody riparian buffers (hereafter, 'woody buffers') are frequently considered as important to mitigate the effects of stressors on streams and rivers....

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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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Management-based mitigation of the impacts of climate-driven woody encroachment in high elevation pasture woodlands.

Published online: 20 Sep 2022

Authors: Snell, R. S. & Peringer, A. & Frank, V. & Bugmann, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes of grazing pressure and climate have been identified as drivers of woody encroachment in subalpine pastures, but disentangling their relative ...

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