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Herbaceous biomass in a Eucalyptus savanna woodland after removing trees and/or shrubs.

Published online: 15 Dec 1990

Authors: Harrington, G. N. & Johns, G. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Herbaceous biomass was monitored for 9 years in an intact, semiarid savanna woodland near Bourke, New South Wales, with a 15% canopy cover of E. popul...

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Shrub layer dynamics under different herbivore densities in an arid savanna, Botswana.

Published online: 15 Dec 1990

Authors: Skarpe, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A grazing experiment in an arid savanna in Botswana examined heavy and moderate grazing by cattle. The dynamics of the shrub layer were followed for 5...

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Microbial C, N and P in dry tropical savanna: effects of burning and grazing.

Published online: 25 Apr 1992

Authors: Singh, R. S. & Srivastava, S. C. & Raghubanshi, A. S. & Singh, J. S. & Singh, S. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of burning and grazing of dry tropical Indian savanna on the level of available nutrient pools and microbial C, N and P were assessed. The...

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Fire management in the Brazilian Savanna: first steps and the way forward.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Schmidt, I. B. & Moura, L. C. & Ferreira, M. C. & Eloy, L. & Sampaio, A. B. & Dias, P. A. & Berlinck, C. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Several decades of frustrated attempts to prevent fires in the Brazilian Savanna (Cerrado) have led to deleterious ecological and management consequen...

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Multiple pathways for tree regeneration in anthropogenic savannas: incorporating biotic and abiotic drivers into management schemes.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Pulido, F. & García, E. & Obrador, J. J. & Moreno, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Oak savannas are biodiversity-rich landscapes allowing sustainable livestock production throughout the world. The long-term persistence of these ecosy...

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Productivity and nutrient cycling in recently harvested and mature bamboo savannas in the dry tropics.

Published online: 26 Jan 1995

Authors: Tripathi, S. K. & Singh, K. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data are presented for net productivity and nutrient (N, P, Ca, K and Na) dynamics in mature (5-year-old, harvested in 1982) and more recently harvest...

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The ecology of the tree-hole breeding mosquitoes in the Northern Guinea Savanna of Nigeria.

Published online: 22 May 1965

Authors: Service, M. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based largely on the author's summary. As little information was available on mosquitos breeding in tree holes in West Africa, a stud...

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Some man-made changes in successional trends on the Rhodesian highveld.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Strang, R. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Several successional trends towards woodland were identified. A greater number of species was present in a felled wood than in an abandoned arable fie...

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An examination of the potential efficacy of high-intensity fires for reversing woody encroachment in savannas.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Smit, I. P. J. & Asner, G. P. & Govender, N. & Vaughn, N. R. & Wilgen, B. W. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Frequent fires are often proposed as a way of preventing woody encroachment in savannas, yet few studies have examined whether high-intensity fires ca...

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Effect of stocking rate and rainfall on rangeland dynamics and cattle performance in a semi-arid savanna, South Africa.

Published online: 28 Jul 2000

Authors: Fynn, R. W. S. & O'Connor, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In order to examine the emerging paradigm of non-equilibrium behaviour of plant-livestock relations in semi-arid rangeland, the effect of stocking rat...

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