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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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Understanding the effects of a new grazing policy: the impact of seasonal grazing on shrub demography in the Inner Mongolian steppe.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Li ShouLi & Yu FeiHai & Werger, M. J. A. & Dong Ming & Ramula, S. & Zuidema, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing by livestock is a common land use in arid and semi-arid areas. Developing sustainable grazing regimes that conserve vegetation and maintain pr...

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Rare soil microbial taxa regulate the negative effects of land degradation drivers on soil organic matter decomposition.

Published online: 13 Oct 2021

Authors: Wu Ying & Chen DiMa & Saleem, M. & Wang Bing & Hu ShuiJin & Delgado-Baquerizo, M. & Bai YongFei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land degradation drivers, including loss in vegetation and eutrophication, are expected to impact soil biodiversity and functions in drylands world-wi...

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Assessment of topsoil handling techniques for rehabilitation of sites mined for bauxite within the jarrah forest of Western Australia.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Tacey, W. H. & Glossop, B. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Topsoil handling strategies used in bauxite mine rehabilitation were evaluated for their effects on seedling numbers, diversity and cover. These were ...

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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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Combined effects of grazing management and climate on semi-arid steppes: hysteresis dynamics prevent recovery of degraded rangelands.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Cipriotti, P. A. & Aguiar, M. R. & Wiegand, T. & Paruelo, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Livestock grazing has degraded many arid and semi-arid rangelands around the world, and the drier climate predicted by climate change scenarios may am...

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Spatial distribution of cattle in arid rangelands as detected by patterns of change in vegetation cover.

Published online: 23 Jul 1997

Authors: Pickup, G. & Bastin, G. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Patterns of change in vegetation cover, as measured by multitemporal remote sensing using the LANDSAT Multispectral Scanner, were used to model domest...

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Population fluctuations and range community preference of red kangaroos in central Australia.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Low, W. A. & Muller, W. J. & Dudzinski, M. L. & Low, B. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution of red kangaroos (Megaleia rufa) was determined from aerial surveys at approximately 3-wk intervals over a 4.5-yr period during which...

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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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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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