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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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Shrub layer dynamics under different herbivore densities in an arid savanna, Botswana.

Published online: 15 Dec 1990

Authors: Skarpe, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A grazing experiment in an arid savanna in Botswana examined heavy and moderate grazing by cattle. The dynamics of the shrub layer were followed for 5...

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Effects of herbivory on twig dynamics of a Sonoran desert shrub Simmondsia chinensis (Link) Schn.

Published online: 12 Jan 1990

Authors: Roundy, B. A. & Ruyle, G. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Density of jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis) was similar but plant size and cover were greater inside than outside a 48-yr-old livestock (cattle) exclosur...

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Functional diversity loss with increasing livestock grazing intensity in drylands: the mechanisms and their consequences depend on the taxa.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Chillo, V. & Ojeda, R. A. & Capmourteres, V. & Anand, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Overgrazing is one of the main drivers of desertification in drylands, and livestock production is expected to increase in the next decades. The analy...

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Species characteristics in whole plant resistances to water vapour and CO2 diffusion.

Published online: 13 Jan 1968

Authors: Whiteman, P. C. & Koller, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The species investigated included Atriplex halimus, A. vesicaria, Kochia indica, Zygophyllum dumosum, Reaumuria hirtella, Haloxylon articulatum, Artem...

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The USA national phenology network's buffelgrass green-up forecast map products.

Published online: 24 Dec 2021

Authors: Gerst, K. L. & Crimmins, T. M. & Posthumus, E. & Marsh, R. L. & Switzer, J. & Wallace, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Buffelgrass (Cenchrus ciliaris syn. Pennisetum ciliare) was introduced to Sonoran Desert in the early 20th century and has become widespread at low el...

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Locusts and grasshoppers as pests of crops and pasture-a preliminary economic approach.

Published online: 03 Jul 1967

Authors: Bullen, F. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based largely on the author's summary. The amount of damage caused by locusts and grasshoppers is a function of a number of complex v...

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Simulated long-term vegetation response to grazing heterogeneity in semi-arid rangelands.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Weber, G. E. & Jeltsch, F. & Rooyen, N. van & Milton, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The long-term effects of small-scale spatial heterogeneity of livestock (cattle) grazing on vegetation dynamics were studied with a grid-based model o...

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Grazing alters ecosystem functioning and C:N:P stoichiometry of grasslands along a regional precipitation gradient.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Bai YongFei & Wu JianGuo & Clark, C. M. & Pan QingMin & Zhang LiXia & Chen ShiPing & Wang QiBing & Han XingGuo

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Eurasian steppe has long been subject to grazing by domestic ungulates at high levels, resulting in widespread deterioration of biodiversity and e...

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Increased soil temperature and decreased precipitation during early life stages constrain grass seedling recruitment in cold desert restoration.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: James, J. J. & Sheley, R. L. & Leger, E. A. & Adler, P. B. & Hardegree, S. P. & Gornish, E. S. & Rinella, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed-based restoration is one of the most difficult challenges for dryland restoration. Identifying environmental conditions that drive variation in s...

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