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Flow regulation reduces native plant cover and facilitates exotic invasion in riparian wetlands.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Catford, J. A. & Downes, B. J. & Gippel, C. J. & Vesk, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

River regulation and exotic plant invasion threaten riverine ecosystems, and the two often co-occur. By altering water regimes, flow regulation can fa...

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The abundance and distribution of guilds of riparian woody plants change in response to land use and flow regulation.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Aguiar, F. C. & Segurado, P. & Martins, M. J. & Bejarano, M. D. & Nilsson, C. & Portela, M. M. & Merritt, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many riparian ecosystems in Mediterranean Europe are affected by land use and flow alteration by dams. We focused on understanding how these stressors...

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Growth and water use of Lolium perenne. 1. Water transport.

Published online: 08 Jan 1972

Authors: Lawlor, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water absorption and transpiration are considered in relation to the gradients of water potential between the soil and the leaves of Lolium perenne gr...

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Anthropogenic land-use change intensifies the effect of low flows on stream fishes.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Walker, R. H. & Girard, C. E. & Alford, S. L. & Walters, A. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As ecosystems experience simultaneous disturbances, it is critical to understand how multiple stressors interact to affect ecological change. Land-use...

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Exploring current and emerging irrigation and drainage management to reduce the impact of extreme events and mitigate droughts and floods.

Published online: 04 Sep 2019

Authors: Roux, L. le & Juba, R. & Mbanjwa, W.

Content type: Bulletin

Effective water management has become an important part of sustainable economic development worldwide. In areas dependent on agriculture for livelihoo...

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Water-related ecosystem services of forests: learning from regional cases.

Published online: 18 Mar 2015

Authors: Nyssen, J. & Toit, B. du & Vidale, E.

Content type: Bulletin article

Forests are widely recognised as recommended land cover for protection of water resources. It is commonly understood that forests control erosion, imp...

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Input and output of minerals for a small watercress bed fed by chalk water.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Crisp, D. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The input and output of water, Na, K, Ca, P and N were measured over a 14 month period in a 45 m2 watercress bed containing 6927 kg of a soil/gravel m...

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Transport of water in the soil-plant-atmosphere system.

Published online: 03 Nov 1965

Authors: Cowan, I. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water movement in response to gradients of water potential in the soil-plant-atmosphere catena is considered. An approximate solution is presented of ...

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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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Growth and water use of Lolium perenne. I. Water transport.

Published online: 07 Jul 1972

Authors: Lawlor, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water absorption and transpiration were considered in relation to the gradients of water potential between the soil and leaves of ryegrass (Lolium per...

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