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Controls of vegetation structure and net primary production in restored grasslands.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Munson, S. M. & Lauenroth, W. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetation structure and net primary production (NPP) are fundamental properties of ecosystems. Understanding how restoration practices following dist...

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Increasing the germination envelope under water stress improves seedling emergence in two dominant grass species across different pulse rainfall events.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Lewandrowski, W. & Erickson, T. E. & Dixon, K. W. & Stevens, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Demographic recruitment processes, such as seed germination and seedling emergence, are critical transitional phases to the re-establishment of degrad...

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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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Cracking the climate-water-energy challenge in the drylands of Kenya.

Published online: 03 May 2017

Authors: Jillo, B. & Adaka, V. & Jarso, I. & Shandey, A. & Kinyanjui, J. & Lekalkuli, L. & Tari, D. & King-Okumu, C.

Content type: Bulletin

This policy briefing summarises priorities for devolved strategic planning for water, energy and climate change in arid environments, identified throu...

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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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Biocrust morphogroups provide an effective and rapid assessment tool for drylands.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Read, C. F. & Duncan, D. H. & Vesk, P. A. & Elith, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological soil crusts (biocrusts) occur across most of the world's drylands and are sensitive indicators of dryland degradation. Accounting for shift...

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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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Controls over the strength and timing of fire-grazer interactions in a semi-arid rangeland.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Augustine, D. J. & Derner, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The degree to which large herbivores select and forage within recently burned areas is a key driver of vegetation heterogeneity in rangeland ecosystem...

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The Senegalese grasshopper Oedaleus senegalensis Krauss.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Batten, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based on the author's summary of this account of the distribution and biology of. Oedaleus senegalensis (Krauss), which is based on t...

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Pulse crops for sustainable farms in sub-Saharan Africa.

Published online: 16 Jan 2019

Authors: Snapp, S. & Rahmanian, M. & Batello, C. & Calles, T.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This document reports on a literature review that assessed promising pulse options to safeguard food security, nutrition and environment conservation ...

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