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Tropical riparian forests in danger from large savanna wildfires.

Published online: 21 Apr 2022

Authors: Flores, B. M. & Sá Dechoum, M. de & Schmidt, I. B. & Hirota, M. & Abrahão, A. & Verona, L. & Pecoral, L. L. F. & Cure, M. B. & Giles, A. L. & Britto Costa, P. de & Pamplona, M. B. & Mazzochini, G. G. & Groenendijk, P. & Minski, G. L. & Wolfsdorf, G. & Sampaio, A. B. & Piccolo, F. & Melo, L. & Lima, R. F. de & Oliveira, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical savannas are known for the fire-prone ecosystems, yet, riparian evergreen forests are another important landscape feature. These forests usua...

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The effect of fire season, fire frequency, rainfall and management on fire intensity in savanna vegetation in South Africa.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Govender, N. & Trollope, W. S. W. & Wilgen, B. W. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fire is important for the maintenance and conservation of African savanna ecosystems. Despite the importance of fire intensity as a key element of the...

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The removal of woody encroachment restores biophysical gradients in Midwestern oak savannas.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Brudvig, L. A. & Asbjornsen, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Savannas throughout the world are characterized by spatial gradients of resources created by scattered overstorey trees. These gradients are important...

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Silviculture to restore oak woodlands and savannas.

Published online: 25 Sep 2019

Authors: Dey, D. C. & Knapp, B. O. & Stambaugh, M. C.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

We present a perspective on how to approach developing silvicultural prescriptions for restoring oak woodlands and savannas. A large degree of success...

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Observations on savanna burning in the Olokemeji forest reserve, Nigeria.

Published online: 15 Jan 1966

Authors: Hopkins, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In derived savanna, tree cover measured in various ways was not significantly related to the dry weight of the herbage layer before or after burning. ...

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A comparison between productivity in forest and savanna in Africa.

Published online: 14 Dec 1966

Authors: Hopkins, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Gives estimates of net primary productivity derived from studies of (1) a forest (climatic climax) site and (2) a savanna (fire climax) site in Nigeri...

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Response of African savanna ants to long-term fire regimes.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Parr, C. L. & Robertson, H. G. & Biggs, H. C. & Chown, S. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite the fact that fire is considered an important disturbance in savannas across the world and is used widely as a management tool in conservation...

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A procedure for multidisciplinary ecosystem research: with reference to the South African Savanna Ecosystem Project.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Walker, B. H. & Norton, G. A. & Conway, G. R. & Comins, H. N. & Birley, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A procedure is required for ecosystem studies which is ordered but flexible and directs workers quickly and inexpensively towards answers to key ecolo...

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Nutrients in soil and vegetation around two artificial waterpoints in Eastern Botswana.

Published online: 25 Oct 1988

Authors: Tolsma, D. J. & Ernst, W. H. O. & Verwey, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A comparison of the vegetation and soil was made around 2 boreholes, differing in cattle density and exploitation period, in the dry savanna of E. Bot...

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Woody plant encroachment and the ecology of vector-borne diseases.

Published online: 12 Feb 2022

Authors: Loss, S. R. & Noden, B. H. & Fuhlendorf, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vector-borne diseases (VBDs) impact human and animal health globally, and their ecology and transmission are affected by human-caused ecosystem and bi...

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