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Using ants as bioindicators in land management: simplifying assessment of ant community responses.

Published online: 17 Jul 2002

Authors: Andersen, A. N. & Hoffmann, B. D. & Müller, W. J. & Griffiths, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The indicator qualities of terrestrial invertebrates are widely recognized in the context of detecting ecological change associated with human land us...

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Desert bird associations with broad-scale boundary length: applications in avian conservation.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Gutzwiller, K. J. & Barrow, W. C., Jr.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Current understanding regarding the effects of boundaries on bird communities has originated largely from studies of forest-non-forest boundaries in m...

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Effect of biodiversity on economic benefits from communal lands in Namibia.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Naidoo, R. & Weaver, L. C. & Stuart-Hill, G. & Tagg, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The conservation of biodiversity is increasingly justified by claims that human livelihoods are improved through its protection. Nature's ecosystem se...

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Natural reestablishment of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizae following stripmine reclamation in Wyoming.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Bach-Allen, E. & Allen, M. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil spore counts of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizae in six reclaimed stripmine sites in Wyoming were lower than in undisturbed prairie, while counts...

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Physical microclimates of erosion-control structures in a salt desert area.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Wein, R. W. & West, N. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Net radiation, soil surface temperature and soil water evaporation were measured in the vicinity of gully plugs and contour furrows in Atriplex corrug...

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Pastoralism in Africa's drylands: reducing risks, addressing vulnerability and enhancing resilience.

Published online: 27 Feb 2019

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization

Authors: Osman, A. M. K. & Olesambu, E. & Balfroid, C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The paper analyses factors that undermine the pastoral livelihoods resilience and the implications of these factors for the viability of pastoralism. ...

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Vegetation changes (1949-71) in a semi-arid, grassy dwarf shrubland in the Karoo, South Africa: influence of rainfall variability and grazing by sheep.

Published online: 22 Sep 1995

Authors: O'Connor, T. G. & Roux, P. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The influence of annual and seasonal (summer vs. winter) rainfall variability and of different seasons and systems of sheep grazing, including complet...

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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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Shifting thresholds and changing degradation patterns: climate change effects on the simulated long-term response of a semi-arid savanna to grazing.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Lohmann, D. & Tietjen, B. & Blaum, N. & Joubert, D. F. & Jeltsch, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The complex, nonlinear response of dryland systems to grazing and climatic variations is a challenge to management of these lands. Predicted climatic ...

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Spatial and temporal patterns in the emergence and survival of seedlings in arid Karoo shrubland.

Published online: 24 Mar 1995

Authors: Milton, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The influence of seed availability, weather and microsite on natural emergence and survival of seedlings was investigated over 38 months in arid shrub...

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