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Ecological and economic benefits to cattle rangelands of restoring an apex predator.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Prowse, T. A. A. & Johnson, C. N. & Cassey, P. & Bradshaw, C. J. A. & Brook, B. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The conservation of terrestrial carnivores is hampered by economic conflicts between predation and livestock production. The dingo Canis dingo is the ...

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Local knowledge and relational values of midwestern woody perennial polyculture farmers can inform tree-crop policies.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Kreitzman, M. & Chapman, M. & Keeley, K. O. & Chan, K. M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Agricultural producers, academics and policy-makers are increasingly interested in multifunctional tree crop systems as a solution for maintaining eco...

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Red deer management and vegetation on the Isle of Rum.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Virtanen, R. & Edwards, G. R. & Crawley, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the effects of red deer Cervus elaphus grazing on a range of plant communities is important for formulating guidelines for the managemen...

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Livestock and their management are key to the future of Africa's wildlife.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Western, D. & Tyrrell, P. & Brehony, P. & Russell, S. & Western, G. & Kamanga, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Protected areas fall far short of securing the space needed to sustain biodiversity and ecosystem function at a global scale and in the face of climat...

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Do introduced apex predators suppress introduced mesopredators? a multiscale spatiotemporal study of dingoes and feral cats in Australia suggests not.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Fancourt, B. A. & Cremasco, P. & Wilson, C. & Gentle, M. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of apex predators in structuring ecosystems through the suppression of mesopredator activity and abundance is receiving increasing attention,...

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How do individual farmers' objectives influence the evaluation of rangeland management strategies under a variable climate?

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Jakoby, O. & Quaas, M. F. & Müller, B. & Baumgärtner, S. & Frank, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management decisions by farmers are influenced by complex interrelations of ecological, economic and social factors. Of equal importance are the indiv...

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Bat activity and species richness on organic and conventional farms: impact of agricultural intensification.

Published online: 04 Feb 2004

Authors: Wickramasinghe, L. P. & Harris, S. & Jones, G. & Vaughan, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification is perceived to be a major cause of the decline in many European bat populations. Because organic farming prohibits the u...

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Exclosures for landscape restoration in Ethiopia: business model scenarios and suitability.

Published online: 07 May 2020

Authors: Wolde Mekuria & Gebrehaweria Gebregziabher & Lefore, N.

Content type: Bulletin

Land degradation is a critical problem around the world. In many places, the practices associated with intensive rain-fed and irrigated crop and lives...

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The impact of cattle ranching on large-scale vegetation patterns in a coastal savanna in Tanzania.

Published online: 27 Aug 2003

Authors: Tobler, M. W. & Cochard, R. & Edwards, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The success of large-scale cattle ranching in African savanna vegetation has often been limited by problems of bush encroachment and disease (in parti...

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The relative importance of cattle grazing in subtropical grasslands: does it reduce or enhance plant biodiversity?

Published online: 27 Aug 2003

Authors: Mcintyre, S. & Heard, K. M. & Martin, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Livestock grazing enterprises have potentially threatening effects on the conservation of plants in grassy subtropical eucalypt woodlands. Commercial ...

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