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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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Species characteristics in whole plant resistances to water vapour and CO2 diffusion.

Published online: 13 Jan 1968

Authors: Whiteman, P. C. & Koller, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The species investigated included Atriplex halimus, A. vesicaria, Kochia indica, Zygophyllum dumosum, Reaumuria hirtella, Haloxylon articulatum, Artem...

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Physical microclimates of erosion-control structures in a salt desert area.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Wein, R. W. & West, N. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Net radiation, soil surface temperature and soil water evaporation were measured in the vicinity of gully plugs and contour furrows in Atriplex corrug...

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Bush-control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. 3. Control of Disperma in semi-desert dwarf shrub grassland.

Published online: 13 Jan 1967

Authors: Pratt, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effects of controlling the shrub Disperma sp. (near D. eremophilum Milne-Redhead) by hand clearing and 3 mechanical methods on ground-cover compositio...

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The USA national phenology network's buffelgrass green-up forecast map products.

Published online: 24 Dec 2021

Authors: Gerst, K. L. & Crimmins, T. M. & Posthumus, E. & Marsh, R. L. & Switzer, J. & Wallace, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Buffelgrass (Cenchrus ciliaris syn. Pennisetum ciliare) was introduced to Sonoran Desert in the early 20th century and has become widespread at low el...

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Restoring tropical diversity: beating the time tax on species loss.

Published online: 27 Aug 2003

Authors: Martínez-Garza, C. & Howe, H. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fragmentation of tropical forest is accelerating at the same time that already cleared land reverts to secondary growth. Fragments inexorably lose dee...

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Effects of herbivory on twig dynamics of a Sonoran desert shrub Simmondsia chinensis (Link) Schn.

Published online: 12 Jan 1990

Authors: Roundy, B. A. & Ruyle, G. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Density of jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis) was similar but plant size and cover were greater inside than outside a 48-yr-old livestock (cattle) exclosur...

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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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Climate adaption and post-fire restoration of a foundational perennial in cold desert: insights from intraspecific variation in response to weather.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Brabec, M. M. & Germino, M. J. & Richardson, B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The loss of foundational but fire-intolerant perennials such as sagebrush due to increases in fire size and frequency in semi-arid regions has motivat...

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Resource selection by sympatric wild equids in the Mongolian Gobi.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Kaczensky, P. & Ganbaatar, O. & Wehrden, H. von & Walzer, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Historically, the overlap zones of wild equids were small in Africa but extensive for Przewalski's horses Equus ferus przewalskii and Asiatic wild ass...

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