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Twenty years of rest returns grazing potential, but not palatable plant diversity, to Karoo rangeland, South Africa.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Seymour, C. L. & Milton, S. J. & Joseph, G. S. & Dean, W. R. J. & Ditlhobolo, T. & Cumming, G. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Up to 73% of the world's rangelands are degraded, and increasing demand for meat in developing countries and a growing human population are likely to ...

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Quantifying and comparing bumblebee nest densities in gardens and countryside habitats.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Osborne, J. L. & Martin, A. P. & Shortall, C. R. & Todd, A. D. & Goulson, D. & Knight, M. E. & Hale, R. J. & Sanderson, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bumblebees provide an important pollination service to both crops and wild plants. Many species have declined in the UK, particularly in arable region...

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A field study with genetically engineered alfalfa inoculated with recombinant Sinorhizobium meliloti: effects on the soil ecosystem.

Published online: 18 Feb 2000

Authors: Donegan, K. K. & Seidler, R. J. & Doyle, J. D. & Porteous, L. A. & Digiovanni, G. & Widmer, F. & Watrud, L. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Three genotypes of alfalfa [lucerne] (Medicago sativa) plants (parental, transgenic α-amylase-producing and transgenic lignin peroxidase-producing) we...

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2016 Billion-ton report (BT16), Volume 2: Environmental sustainability effects of select scenarios from Volume 1.

Published online: 10 Jul 2019

Content type: Miscellaneous

With the goal of understanding environmental effects of a growing bioeconomy, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), national laboratories, and U.S. For...

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Water risk hotspots for agriculture: the case of the southwest United States.

Published online: 05 Oct 2016

Authors: Cooley, H. & Cohen, M. & Phurisamban, R. & Gruère, G.

Content type: Bulletin

This report analyses trends in agriculture for the US Southwest region, one of the most water stressed and productive agricultural regions in the worl...

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The effect of pea cultivar and water stress on root and shoot competition between vegetative plants of maize and pea.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Semere, T. & Froud-Williams, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Improvements in intercrop yields may be achieved through an understanding of yield advantages due to above-ground or below-ground interactions. Forage...

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Can managers inform models? Integrating local knowledge into models of red deer habitat use.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Irvine, R. J. & Fiorini, S. & Yearley, S. & McLeod, J. E. & Turner, A. & Armstrong, H. & White, P. C. L. & Wal, R. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many ecologically based wildlife-habitat models provide only limited explanations of the observed data because they do not take account of the way in ...

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Disease, predation and demography: assessing the impacts of bovine tuberculosis on African buffalo by monitoring at individual and population levels.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Cross, P. C. & Heisey, D. M. & Bowers, J. A. & Hay, C. T. & Wolhuter, J. & Buss, P. & Hofmeyr, M. & Michel, A. L. & Bengis, R. G. & Bird, T. L. F. & Toit, J. T. du & Getz, W. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the effects of disease is critical to determining appropriate management responses, but estimating those effects in wildlife species is ...

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Enhancing pollinator biodiversity in intensive grasslands.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Potts, S. G. & Woodcock, B. A. & Roberts, S. P. M. & Tscheulin, T. & Pilgrim, E. S. & Brown, V. K. & Tallowin, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increased agricultural intensification has led to well-documented declines in the fauna and flora associated with intensive grasslands in the UK. We a...

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Is current irrigation sustainable in the United States? An integrated assessment of climate change impact on water resources and irrigated crop yields.

Published online: 17 Jul 2019

Authors: Blanc, E. & Caron, J. & Fant, C. & Monier, E.

Content type: Bulletin

While the impact of climate change on crop yields has been extensively studied, the quantification of water shortages on irrigated crop yields has bee...

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