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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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Special Profile: Challenges and prospects for applied ecology in China.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Memmott, J. & Milner-Gulland, E. J. & Hulme, P. & Thirgood, S. & Cadotte, M.

Content type: Journal issue

This special section includes six papers entitled: (1) Price of prosperity: economic development and biological conservation in China; (2) Grazers on ...

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Controls of vegetation structure and net primary production in restored grasslands.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Munson, S. M. & Lauenroth, W. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetation structure and net primary production (NPP) are fundamental properties of ecosystems. Understanding how restoration practices following dist...

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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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Effect of small catchment dams on downstream vegetation of a seasonal river in semi-arid African savanna.

Published online: 10 Jul 2002

Authors: O'Connor, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seasonal rivers in semiarid African savannas support riparian woodland and hydromorphic grassland, key habitats for wildlife or livestock. We investig...

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Fire patterns in piñon and juniper land cover types in the semiarid Western United States from 1984 through 2013.

Published online: 31 Jul 2019

Authors: Board, D. I. & Chambers, J. C. & Miller, R. F. & Weisberg, P. J.

Content type: Bulletin

Increases in area burned and fire size have been reported across a wide range of forest and shrubland types in the Western United States in recent dec...

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Extreme prescribed fire during drought reduces survival and density of woody resprouters.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Twidwell, D. & Rogers, W. E. & Wonkka, C. L. & Taylor, C. A., Jr. & Kreuter, U. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management intervention in ecosystems with degraded environmental services requires innovative resource management strategies that go beyond conventio...

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Grazing dampens the positive effects of shrub encroachment on ecosystem functions in a semi-arid woodland.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Eldridge, D. J. & Soliveres, S. & Bowker, M. A. & Val, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The encroachment of woody plants into grasslands, open woodlands and savannah has been widely reported over the past few decades. Overgrazing is a pro...

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Simple traits do not predict grazing response in Australian dry shrublands and woodlands.

Published online: 24 Mar 2004

Authors: Vesk, P. A. & Leishman, M. R. & Westoby, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant species composition and species response to grazing are fundamental to the management of grazing lands. Reliable prediction of grazing responses...

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How do individual farmers' objectives influence the evaluation of rangeland management strategies under a variable climate?

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Jakoby, O. & Quaas, M. F. & Müller, B. & Baumgärtner, S. & Frank, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management decisions by farmers are influenced by complex interrelations of ecological, economic and social factors. Of equal importance are the indiv...

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