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Rare soil microbial taxa regulate the negative effects of land degradation drivers on soil organic matter decomposition.

Published online: 13 Oct 2021

Authors: Wu Ying & Chen DiMa & Saleem, M. & Wang Bing & Hu ShuiJin & Delgado-Baquerizo, M. & Bai YongFei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land degradation drivers, including loss in vegetation and eutrophication, are expected to impact soil biodiversity and functions in drylands world-wi...

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Factors influencing natural resource management in pastoral systems: case of Tana River County, Kenya.

Published online: 21 Feb 2018

Authors: Nganga, I. N. & Robinson, L. W.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Tana River County as a semiarid area suffers from water scarcity, amongst other threats to their livelihoods. Communities living in this county practi...

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Fire patterns in piñon and juniper land cover types in the semiarid Western United States from 1984 through 2013.

Published online: 31 Jul 2019

Authors: Board, D. I. & Chambers, J. C. & Miller, R. F. & Weisberg, P. J.

Content type: Bulletin

Increases in area burned and fire size have been reported across a wide range of forest and shrubland types in the Western United States in recent dec...

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Controls of vegetation structure and net primary production in restored grasslands.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Munson, S. M. & Lauenroth, W. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetation structure and net primary production (NPP) are fundamental properties of ecosystems. Understanding how restoration practices following dist...

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Chronic anthropogenic disturbance drives the biological impoverishment of the Brazilian Caatinga vegetation.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Ribeiro, E. M. S. & Arroyo-Rodríguez, V. & Santos, B. A. & Tabarelli, M. & Leal, I. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In addition to acute transformations of ecosystems caused by deforestation, old-growth forests world-wide are being increasingly altered by low-intens...

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Extreme prescribed fire during drought reduces survival and density of woody resprouters.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Twidwell, D. & Rogers, W. E. & Wonkka, C. L. & Taylor, C. A., Jr. & Kreuter, U. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management intervention in ecosystems with degraded environmental services requires innovative resource management strategies that go beyond conventio...

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Low stand density moderates growth declines during hot droughts in semi-arid forests.

Published online: 30 Dec 2020

Authors: Andrews, C. M. & D'Amato, A. W. & Fraver, S. & Palik, B. & Battaglia, M. A. & Bradford JohnB.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing heat and aridity in coming decades is expected to negatively impact tree growth and threaten forest sustainability in dry areas. Maintainin...

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Artificial water points facilitate the spread of an invasive vertebrate in arid Australia.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Letnic, M. & Webb, J. K. & Jessop, T. S. & Florance, D. & Dempster, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spread of invasive species after their initial introduction is often facilitated by human actions. In some cases, invaders only become established...

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Related plant species respond similarly to chronic anthropogenic disturbance: implications for conservation decision-making.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Martínez-Blancas, A. & Paz, H. & Salazar, G. A. & Martorell, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many developing countries harbour large numbers of species that face little-understood, gradual changes in their environment, including chronic anthro...

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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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