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Land classification for management planning in the Luangwa Valley of Zambia.

Published online: 12 Jan 1970

Authors: Astle, W. L. & Webster, R. & Lawrance, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Luangwa Valley is about 700 km long and up to 90 km wide, and contains about 15, 000 km2 of game reserves where local overgrazing and overbrowsing...

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Forage selection by introduced reindeer on South Georgia, and its consequences for the flora.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Leader-Williams, N. & Scott, T. A. & Pratt, R. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In 1911 and 1925, reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) were introduced to the subantarctic island of South Georgia where there is a sp.-poor vascular flora an...

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Ecogeography of annual legumes in Syria: distribution patterns.

Published online: 17 Aug 1990

Authors: Ehrman, T. & Cocks, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate and soil factors influencing the distribution of annual legume species collected at 207 sites throughout Syria were investigated by cluster an...

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The use of fractals to assess the ecological impact of increased cattle population: case study from the Runde Communal Land, Zimbabwe.

Published online: 16 Jan 1993

Authors: Meltzer, M. I. & Hastings, H. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A methodology that mathematically measures the stability of patches of vegetation identified from remotely sensed data is presented. The methodology w...

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Gradients in vegetation cover, structure and species richness of Nama-Karoo shrublands in relation to distance from livestock watering points.

Published online: 17 May 2006

Authors: Todd, S. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Gradients of animal impact known as piospheres tend to develop around artificial watering points, particularly in arid zones. Such grazing gradients r...

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Islands and introduced herbivores: conservation action as ecosystem experimentation.

Published online: 12 Aug 2002

Authors: Donlan, C. J. & Tershy, B. R. & Croll, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Overgrazing by exotic herbivores has a widespread impact on plant communities. We used the removal of exotic European rabbits, goats and donkeys from ...

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The spatial configuration of vegetation as an indicator of landscape degradation due to livestock enterprises in Argentina.

Published online: 14 Mar 1996

Authors: Pietri, D. E. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spatial configuration characteristics of vegetation were studied in the Los Alerces National Park (LANP) in order to develop ecological indicators...

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History matters: village distances, grazing and grassland species diversity.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Reitalu, T. & Johansson, L. J. & Sykes, M. T. & Hall, K. & Prentice, H. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Temperate semi-natural grasslands are characterized by high levels of species diversity and have a high conservation value. Plant species diversity in...

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Chronic anthropogenic disturbance drives the biological impoverishment of the Brazilian Caatinga vegetation.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Ribeiro, E. M. S. & Arroyo-Rodríguez, V. & Santos, B. A. & Tabarelli, M. & Leal, I. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In addition to acute transformations of ecosystems caused by deforestation, old-growth forests world-wide are being increasingly altered by low-intens...

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Mediterranean forests: Production of management and vulnerability management tools for Mediterranean forest ecosystems to the effects of climate change and enhancement of optimization efforts for goods and services.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Content type: Miscellaneous

The Mediterranean forests of the beneficiary countries of the project (Algeria, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia and Turkey) cover a total area of nearly 19 ...

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