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Past tree influence and prescribed fire mediate biotic interactions and community reassembly in a grassland-restoration experiment.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Halpern, C. B. & Antos, J. A. & McKenzie, D. & Olson, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Woody plant encroachment of grasslands is occurring globally, with profound ecological consequences. Attempts to restore herbaceous dominance may fail...

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Unpacking land degradation and the thorny issue of woody plant encroachment in South Africa.

Published online: 13 Oct 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Mani, S. & Osborne, C. P. & Cleaver, F.

Content type: Miscellaneous

In this work, the situation of land degradation in the Eastern Cape region of South Africa was analysed by adapting a natural resource governance fram...

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Taxonomic and functional diversity in Mediterranean pastures: insights on the biodiversity-productivity trade-off.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Rolo, V. & Rivest, D. & Lorente, M. & Kattge, J. & Moreno, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification is one of the main causes of biodiversity loss world-wide. The inclusion of semi-natural features in agricultural landsca...

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Regulation of shrub dynamics by native browsing ungulates on East African rangeland.

Published online: 24 Mar 2004

Authors: Augustine, D. J. & McNaughton, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Herbivores, edaphic features and fire are primary factors regulating the balance between woody and herbaceous vegetation in savannas. Many observation...

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Response of vegetation in open and partially wooded fens to prescribed burning at Seney National Wildlife Refuge.

Published online: 18 Sep 2019

Authors: Austin, J. E. & Newton, W. E.

Content type: Bulletin

The health and function of northern peatlands, particularly for fens, are strongly affected by fire and hydrology. Fens are important to several avian...

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Woody plant encroachment and the ecology of vector-borne diseases.

Published online: 12 Feb 2022

Authors: Loss, S. R. & Noden, B. H. & Fuhlendorf, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vector-borne diseases (VBDs) impact human and animal health globally, and their ecology and transmission are affected by human-caused ecosystem and bi...

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Management of permanent set-aside on arable land in Sweden.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Hansson, M. & Fogelfors, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The course of succession following the set aside (land diversion) of farmland managed in different ways was studied at 6 sites throughout Sweden. The ...

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Bush-control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. II. An evaluation of the Holt IXa 'Bush Breaker' in Tarchonanthus/Acacia thicket.

Published online: 24 Feb 1966

Authors: Pratt, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

cf. F.A. 26 No. 3735.] Describes the effects of the machine oil land rendered unproductive by a mature stand of Tarchonanthus [camyphoratus]/Acacia [s...

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Ant-hill heterogeneity and grassland management.

Published online: 14 May 2021

Authors: King, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

In many grasslands, some ants act as ecological engineers to produce long-lasting soil structures which have a considerable influence on the patterns ...

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An analytical model for field measurement of photosynthesis.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Reed, R. L. & Hamerly, E. R. & Dinger, B. E. & Jarvis, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The model, applicable to all terrestrial plants, accounted for 90% of the variance in field measurements on Liriodendron tulipifera.

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