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Effects of grazing on soil nitrogen spatial heterogeneity depend on herbivore assemblage and pre-grazing plant diversity.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Liu Chen & Song XuXin & Wang Ling & Wang DeLi & Zhou XiaoMei & Liu Jun & Zhao Xuan & Li Jing & Lin HaiJiao

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spatial heterogeneity of limiting soil resources is an essential factor determining ecosystem processes and function. It has been reported that la...

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Spring-fed wetland and riparian plant communities respond differently to altered grazing intensity.

Published online: 12 Jul 2006

Authors: Jackson, R. D. & Allen-Diaz, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spring-fed wetlands are nested within California's oak savanna-annual grassland, which is considered a non-equilibrium-type system because it shows li...

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Predicting spatial variation in heather utilization by sheep and red deer within heather/grass mosaics.

Published online: 22 Sep 2000

Authors: Palmer, S. C. F. & Hester, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent work has shown that the dynamics of woody and herbaceous vegetation mosaics under grazing or browsing can be strongly affected by the spatial p...

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Science to support climate-smart agricultural development: concepts and results from the MICCA pilot projects in East Africa.

Published online: 10 Dec 2014

Authors: Rosenstock, T. S. & Mpanda, M. & Kimaro, A. & Luedeling, E. & Kuyah, S. & Anyekulu, E. & Freeman, O. E. & Thiong'o, M. & Abwanda, S. & Mutuo, P. & Mativo, J. & Shaba, S. & Kirui, J. & Franzel, S. & Neufeldt, H. & Shepherd, K. & Neely, C.

Content type: Bulletin

This document reports on the concepts driving the scientific activities of FAO's Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture Programme's (MICCA) pilot...

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A comparison of yields from plots sown with a single species or a mixture of grass species.

Published online: 12 Jan 1969

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A triploid meadow fescue/perennial ryegrass hybrid and the 2 parent species were grown alone or in binary mixture and subjected to management for hay ...

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Factors associated with wolverine Gulo gulo predation on domestic sheep.

Published online: 18 Mar 2000

Authors: Landa, A. & Gudvangen, K. & Swenson, J. E. & Røskaft, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Losses of domestic sheep grazing unattended on upland summer ranges in the Snøhetta plateau of south central Norway during 1979-94 were examined, in r...

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Phosphorus adsorption by soils from heathlands in southern England in relation to successional change.

Published online: 16 Mar 1991

Authors: Chapman, S. B. & Rose, R. J. & Basanta, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Determinations of the phosphorus adsorption characteristics of a range of heathland soils are described and related to differences in phosphorus econo...

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Changes in spider (Araneae) assemblages in relation to succession and grazing management.

Published online: 24 Dec 1992

Authors: Gibson, C. W. D. & Hambler, C. & Brown, V. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spiders were sampled, by suction (D-vac) and direct counts of their webs, in a controlled sheep-grazing experiment on calcareous ex-arable land and in...

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Vernal pool wetlands respond to livestock grazing, exclusion and reintroduction.

Published online: 17 Feb 2022

Authors: Michaels, J. S. & Tate, K. W. & Eviner, V. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In disturbance-adapted ecosystems, the removal of disturbance can lead to losses of diversity and sometimes irreversible changes in community composit...

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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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