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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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The impact of 36 years of grazing management on vegetation dynamics in dune slacks.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Millett, J. & Edmondson, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing mammals are often used to maintain and restore high conservation value plant communities, but the evidence base for management is lacking long...

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Interactive effects of grazing and global change factors on soil and ecosystem respiration in grassland ecosystems: a global synthesis.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Zhou GuiYao & Luo Qin & Chen YaJie & Hu JiaQi & He Miao & Gao Jing & Zhou LingYan & Liu HuiYing & Zhou XuHui

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As the key carbon (C) fluxes between biosphere and atmosphere, soil respiration (Rs) and ecosystem respiration (Re) play vital roles in regulating glo...

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System analysis of 35sulphur kinetics in pastures grazed by sheep.

Published online: 07 Jul 1972

Authors: May, P. F. & Till, A. R. & Cumming, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A mathematical model representing the S cycle in a grazed pasture was programmed on to an analogue computer to simulate the results of a field experim...

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The effect of management and competition on the uptake of 32phosporus by ryegrass, meadow fescue and their natural hybrid.

Published online: 15 Jul 1968

Authors: O'brien, T. A. & Moorby, J. & Whittingham, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Single plants of ryegrass, meadow fescue and a triploid hybrid between them were grown in small plots alone or in competition under simulated grazing ...

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Systems analysis of the effect of application methods on the entry of sulphur into pastures grazed by sheep.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: May, P. F. & Till, A. R. & Cumming, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Quantitative estimates of the effects of different methods of S application on the entry of 35S into the grazed pasture system were made on an analogu...

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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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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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The influence of sward management on foliage arthropod communities in a ley grassland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Purvis, G. & Curry, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The influence of different systems of grazing and silage production on the foliage fauna of a grass ley was investigated in the Irish Republic. Most a...

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Herbivore culling influences spatio-temporal patterns of fire in a semiarid savanna.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Smit, I. P. J. & Archibald, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fire and herbivory are competitive processes in grassy ecosystems as they both consume above-ground biomass. Despite this interaction between fire and...

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