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Can grazing response of herbaceous plants be predicted from simple vegetative traits?

Published online: 10 Oct 2001

Authors: Díaz, S. & Noy-Meir, I. & Cabido, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Range management is based on the response of plant species and communities to grazing intensity. The identification of easily measured plant functiona...

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Towards more effective identification keys: a study of people identifying plant species characters.

Published online: 04 Jan 2023

Authors: Wäldchen, J. & Wittich, H. C. & Rzanny, M. & Fritz, A. & Mäder, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Accurate species identification is essential for ecological monitoring and biodiversity conservation. Interactive plant identification keys have been ...

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Experimental trampling of vegetation. II. Predictors of resistance and resilience.

Published online: 24 Mar 1995

Authors: Cole, D. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experimental trampling, to simulate recreational use, was conducted in 18 vegetation types (including coniferous and deciduous forests, dwarf scrub, m...

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Functional traits of graminoids in semi-arid steppes: a test of grazing histories.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Adler, P. B. & Milchunas, D. G. & Lauenroth, W. K. & Sala, O. E. & Burke, I. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding variability in ecosystem response to grazing is essential for improving management. Recent efforts have focused on the role of plant fun...

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Trait-related responses to habitat fragmentation in Amazonian bats.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Farneda, F. Z. & Rocha, R. & López-Baucells, A. & Groenenberg, M. & Silva, I. & Palmeirim, J. M. & Bobrowiec, P. E. D. & Meyer, C. F. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding how interspecific variation in functional traits influences species' capacity to persist in fragments and use patches in fragmented land...

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Grazing-induced shifts in community functional composition and soil nutrient availability in Tibetan alpine meadows.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Niu KeChang & He JinSheng & Lechowicz, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The functional structure of plant communities can be altered by grazing through two main mechanisms: species turnover (i.e. changes in species occurre...

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Plant trait-digestibility relationships across management and climate gradients in permanent grasslands.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Gardarin, A. & Garnier, É. & Carrère, P. & Cruz, P. & Andueza, D. & Bonis, A. & Colace, M. P. & Dumont, B. & Duru, M. & Farruggia, A. & Gaucherand, S. & Grigulis, K. & Kernéïs, É. & Lavorel, S. & Louault, F. & Loucougaray, G. & Mesléard, F. & Yavercovski, N. & Kazakou, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dry matter digestibility is a critical component of herbage nutritive value, a major service delivered by grasslands. The aim of this study was to tes...

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Survival and growth responses of a number of Australian tree species planted on a saline site in tropical north Australia.

Published online: 24 Apr 1996

Authors: Sun, D. & Dickinson, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The survival and growth of 15 species and provenances of Australian trees planted on a saline site in dry tropical Queensland was examined. The specie...

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Fluctuating asymmetry of birch leaves increases under pollution impact.

Published online: 19 May 1997

Authors: Kozlov, M. V. & Wilsey, B. J. & Koricheva, J. & Haukioja, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fluctuating asymmetry (FA) of birch (Betula spp.) leaves collected along 4 pollution gradients in NW Russia and Finland was assessed by measuring the ...

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Factors affecting the natural regeneration of Quercus in Scottish oakwoods. I. Competition from Pteridium aquilinum.

Published online: 08 Aug 1997

Authors: Humphrey, J. W. & Swaine, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Scottish upland, semi-natural oakwoods, natural regeneration of oak (Quercus petraea and Q. robur) is frequently lacking. This threatens the long-t...

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