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Can management compensate for atmospheric nutrient deposition in heathland ecosystems?

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Härdtle, W. & Niemeyer, M. & Niemeyer, T. & Assmann, T. & Fottner, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Atmospheric nutrient deposition has contributed to widespread changes in heathlands throughout Europe. As a consequence, management is now being consi...

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Long-term impacts of changed grazing regimes on the vegetation of heterogeneous upland grasslands.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Pakeman, R. J. & Fielding, D. A. & Everts, L. & Littlewood, N. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marginal agricultural land, which in the UK refers to upland grazings in particular, is going to see changes in management driven by markets, subsidie...

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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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Thresholds and gradients in a semi-arid grassland: long-term grazing treatments induce slow, continuous and reversible vegetation change.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Porensky, L. M. & Mueller, K. E. & Augustine, D. J. & Derner, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Temporal changes in semi-arid ecosystems can include transitions between alternative stable states, involving thresholds and multiple domains of attra...

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Analysing shrub encroachment in the southern Kalahari: a grid-based modelling approach.

Published online: 22 Apr 1998

Authors: Jeltsch, F. & Milton, S. J. & Dean, W. R. J. & Rooyen, N. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shrub encroachment is reducing the carrying capacity of arid grasslands in southern Africa for cattle. Although shrub-encroachment is known to occur a...

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Changes in the rhizome system of bracken subjected to long-term experimental treatment.

Published online: 27 Aug 2003

Authors: Duc, M. G. le & Pakeman, R. J. & Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bracken Pteridium aquilinum is a serious weed of upland and marginal land. Its extensive rhizome system and large carbohydrate reserves make control d...

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Amphibian resistance to chytridiomycosis increases following low-virulence chytrid fungal infection or drug-mediated clearance.

Published online: 04 Nov 2021

Authors: Waddle, A. W. & Rivera, R. & Rice, H. & Keenan, E. C. & Rezaei, G. & Levy, J. E. & Vasquez, Y. S. & Sai, M. & Hill, J. & Zmuda, A. & Lambreghts, Y. & Jaeger, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Amphibian biodiversity is experiencing ongoing declines due in part to the infectious disease, chytridiomycosis. Efforts to mitigate the effects of th...

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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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Twenty-five years of sagebrush steppe plant community development following seed addition.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Hoelzle, T. B. & Jonas, J. L. & Paschke, M. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant community succession has been a major area of study over the past century with recent research focusing on the importance of initial colonisers ...

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The legacy of forest disturbance on stream ecosystem functioning.

Published online: 23 Jul 2021

Authors: Frainer, A. & McKie, B. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest clearance is a pervasive disturbance worldwide, but many of its impacts are regarded as transient, diminishing in intensity as forest recovers....

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