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Maximizing conservation benefit for grassland species with contrasting management requirements.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Teeffelen, A. J. A. van & Cabeza, M. & Pöyry, J. & Raatikainen, K. & Kuussaari, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation management often encompasses multiple, alternative management actions on a given site, involving habitat restoration and maintenance for ...

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More bang for the land manager's buck: disturbance autocorrelation can be used to achieve management objectives at no additional cost.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Garrison, A. & Miller, A. & Roxburgh, S. H. & Shea, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecologists have long studied the effects of disturbance on species diversity. More recently, researchers have become interested in understanding how t...

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Patterns and thresholds of grazing-induced changes in community structure and ecosystem functioning: species-level responses and the critical role of species traits.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Li WenHuai & Xu FengWei & Zheng ShuXia & Taube, F. & Bai YongFei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Overgrazing has resulted in widespread decline in biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in grasslands world-wide in recent decades. However, few stud...

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Do grazing intensity and herbivore type affect soil health? Insights from a semi-arid productivity gradient.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Eldridge, D. J. & Delgado-Baquerizo, M. & Travers, S. K. & Val, J. & Oliver, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing is one of the most widespread forms of intensive management on Earth and is linked to reductions in soil health. However, little is known abou...

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Interactive effects of pasture management intensity, release from grazing and prescribed fire on forty subtropical wetland plant assemblages.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Boughton, E. H. & Quintana-Ascencio, P. F. & Bohlen, P. J. & Fauth, J. E. & Jenkins, D. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pasture management intensity, livestock grazing and prescribed fire are three widespread agricultural practices that affect small, isolated wetlands, ...

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The influence of grazing intensity and landscape composition on the diversity and abundance of flower-visiting insects.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Sjödin, N. E. & Bengtsson, J. & Ekbom, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The loss of semi-natural grasslands in agro-ecosystems has increased the importance of adequate management of remaining grasslands. Recommendations fo...

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Legacy effect of grazing intensity mediates the bottom-up controls of resource addition on soil food webs.

Published online: 01 Jun 2021

Authors: Wang Bing & Wu Ying & Chen DiMa & Hu ShuiJin & Bai YongFei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Large-scale studies have demonstrated that nitrogen (N) and water (W) availabilities greatly affect terrestrial ecosystems world-wide, and this is ...

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A dynamic programming approach to optimal grazing strategies using a succession model for a tropical grassland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Swartzman, G. L. & Singh, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant cover data collected at Varanasi, India, for 2 successive years in pastures at different grazing intensities were used to formulate a simulated ...

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The effect of winter grazing by barnacle geese on grassland yields on Islay.

Published online: 06 Jun 1992

Authors: Percival, S. M. & Houston, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of different intensities of winter grazing by barnacle geese, Branta leucopsis, on the yields of agricultural grasslands dominated by Loliu...

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Identifying trends in land degradation in non-equilibrium rangelands.

Published online: 08 Oct 1998

Authors: Pickup, G. & Bastin, G. N. & Chewings, V. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of changes over time in the pattern of vegetation growth across gradients of differing grazing intensity to identify trends in range condition...

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