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Rangeland forage biomass production and composition under different grazing regimes on a Namibian organic livestock farm.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Ludwig, L. & Isele, J. & Rahmann, G. & Idel, A. & Hülsebusch, C.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The extent and the mechanisms of rangeland vegetation responses to variations of stocking rate, stocking density, grazing intensity, grazing itinerari...

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Vulnerability and adaptation strategies of dairy farming systems to extreme climate events in southwest Uganda: results of CSA-PRA workshops.

Published online: 04 Sep 2019

Authors: Vries, M. de

Content type: Bulletin

Prolonged droughts and excess rainfall are expected to increase in frequency and intensity in southwest Uganda as a result of climate change. The aim ...

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The dynamics of natural resources in Somaliland - implications for livestock production.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Pfeifer, C. & Crane, T. A. & Mugunieri, L. & Farah, A. A. & Dubad, A. B. & Mohamed, A. & Isman, A. I. & Ahmed, M. A. & Ibrahim, S. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Agriculture is the most important sector of Somaliland's economy. In 2012, the sector contributed more than 40% of Somaliland's GDP - with the livesto...

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Sustainability-ethical testing of methane-reducing technical measures: evaluation of technical measures with regard to the integrated sustainability of livestock farming.

Published online: 04 Sep 2019

Authors: Puente-Rodríguez, D. & Groenestein, C. M.

Content type: Bulletin

This research makes an inventory of technical measures which are able to reduce the methane emissions of the Dutch livestock production systems (i.e. ...

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Livestock grazing impacts components of the breeding productivity of a common upland insectivorous passerine: results from a long-term experiment.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Malm, L. E. & Pearce-Higgins, J. W. & Littlewood, N. A. & Karley, A. J. & Karaszewska, E. & Jaques, R. & Pakeman, R. J. & Redpath, S. M. & Evans, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The intensity of pastoral management in areas of High Nature Value farming is declining in some regions of Europe but increasing in others. This affec...

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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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To graze or not to graze? Sheep, voles, forestry and nature conservation in the British uplands.

Published online: 12 Jul 2006

Authors: Evans, D. M. & Redpath, S. M. & Elston, D. A. & Evans, S. A. & Mitchell, R. J. & Dennis, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The British uplands are internationally important for their unique plant and bird communities. They have considerable economic, nature conservation, l...

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Limits to exploitation: dynamic food web models predict the impact of livestock grazing on Ethiopian wolves Canis simensis and their prey.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Vial, F. & Macdonald, D. W. & Haydon, D. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anticipating the consequences of, and sustainable limits to, human exploitation of ecosystem resources requires a quantitative understanding of food w...

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Quantifying the relationship between prey density, livestock and illegal killing of leopards.

Published online: 02 Aug 2022

Authors: Soofi, M. & Qashqaei, A. T. & Mousavi, M. & Hadipour, E. & Filla, M. & Kiabi, B. H. & Bleyhl, B. & Ghoddousi, A. & Balkenhol, N. & Royle, A. & Pavey, C. R. & Khorozyan, I. & Waltert, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many large mammalian carnivores are facing population declines due to illegal killing (e.g. shooting) and habitat modification (e.g. livestock farming...

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Livestock in diverse cropping systems improve weed management and sustain yields whilst reducing inputs.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: MacLaren, C. & Storkey, J. & Strauss, J. & Swanepoel, P. & Dehnen-Schmutz, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive cropping systems select for a low diversity of weeds tolerant of chemical control, leading to persistent weed-crop competition and declining...

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