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Carbon dioxide exchange of blue grama swards as influenced by several ecological variables in the field.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Brown, L. F. & Trlica, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

CO2 exchange was measured in Bouteloua gracilis swards in the field. Rates of net photosynthesis as high as 65 mg CO2/dm2 h were observed under optimu...

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Simulated long-term vegetation response to grazing heterogeneity in semi-arid rangelands.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Weber, G. E. & Jeltsch, F. & Rooyen, N. van & Milton, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The long-term effects of small-scale spatial heterogeneity of livestock (cattle) grazing on vegetation dynamics were studied with a grid-based model o...

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Transient dynamics reveal the importance of early life survival to the response of a tropical tree to harvest.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Gaoue, O. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Exploitation of non-timber forest products can contribute to the alleviation of poverty. However, overexploitation can also lead to species decline. S...

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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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Shifting thresholds and changing degradation patterns: climate change effects on the simulated long-term response of a semi-arid savanna to grazing.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Lohmann, D. & Tietjen, B. & Blaum, N. & Joubert, D. F. & Jeltsch, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The complex, nonlinear response of dryland systems to grazing and climatic variations is a challenge to management of these lands. Predicted climatic ...

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Understanding the effects of a new grazing policy: the impact of seasonal grazing on shrub demography in the Inner Mongolian steppe.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Li ShouLi & Yu FeiHai & Werger, M. J. A. & Dong Ming & Ramula, S. & Zuidema, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing by livestock is a common land use in arid and semi-arid areas. Developing sustainable grazing regimes that conserve vegetation and maintain pr...

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Combined effects of grazing management and climate on semi-arid steppes: hysteresis dynamics prevent recovery of degraded rangelands.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Cipriotti, P. A. & Aguiar, M. R. & Wiegand, T. & Paruelo, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Livestock grazing has degraded many arid and semi-arid rangelands around the world, and the drier climate predicted by climate change scenarios may am...

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Do early-successionalweeds facilitate or compete with seedlings in forest restoration? Disentangling abiotic versus biotic factors.

Published online: 02 Nov 2021

Authors: Arias, M. & Rupesh Kariyat & Wahl, K. & Mendez, S. & Chavana, J. & Christoffersen, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Semi-arid forests need cost-effective restoration strategies to address their severe degradation. Tree shelters are often used to minimize abiotic and...

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The effect of the pesticide carbofuran on soil organisms and root and shoot production in shortgrass prairie.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Stanton, N. L. & Allen, M. & Campion, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To test the hypothesis that ectoparasitic phytophagous nematodes are a major consumer of primary production in arid grasslands, carbofuran was applied...

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Assessing resilience and state-transition models with historical records of cheatgrass Bromus tectorum invasion in North American sagebrush-steppe.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Bagchi, S. & Briske, D. D. & Bestelmeyer, B. T. & Wu, X. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resilience-based approaches are increasingly being called upon to inform ecosystem management, particularly in arid and semi-arid regions. This requir...

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