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Episodic occurrence of favourable weather constrains recovery of a cold desert shrubland after fire.

Published online: 04 Oct 2021

Authors: Urza, A. K. & Weisberg, P. J. & Board, D. & Chambers, J. C. & Kitchen, S. G. & Roundy, B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Key to the long-term resilience of dryland ecosystems is the recovery of foundation plant species following disturbance. In ecosystems with high inter...

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Numerical changes in a population of the desert locust, with special reference to factors responsible for mortality.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Stower, W. J. & Greathead, D. J. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is virtually the authors' summary. A small static population of Schistocerca gregaria (Forsk.) confined to an area of Heliotropium aegyp...

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Diagnosing the cause of population changes: localized habitat change and the decline of the endangered St Helena wirebird.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: McCulloch, N. & Norris, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Statistical models of population density and/or change in relation to habitat could aid the management of endangered species and help diagnose causes ...

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Decline in alkali meadow vegetation cover in California: the effects of groundwater extraction and drought.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Elmore, A. J. & Manning, S. J. & Mustard, J. F. & Craine, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Throughout arid regions of the world, groundwater is extracted for human population centres. In the Great Basin and Range region of the USA, we lack b...

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Trait-based selection of nurse plants to restore ecosystem functions in mine tailings.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Navarro-Cano, J. A. & Verdú, M. & Goberna, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Metal mining in drylands generates waste tailings with high toxicity, physical instability, as well as water and thermal stresses that hamper their bi...

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Islands and introduced herbivores: conservation action as ecosystem experimentation.

Published online: 12 Aug 2002

Authors: Donlan, C. J. & Tershy, B. R. & Croll, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Overgrazing by exotic herbivores has a widespread impact on plant communities. We used the removal of exotic European rabbits, goats and donkeys from ...

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Aridity exacerbates grazing-induced rangeland degradation: a population approach for dominant grasses.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Oñatibia, G. R. & Amengual, G. & Boyero, L. & Aguiar, M. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The current human-induced intensification of grazing pressure and the aridity increase as a result of climate change are unprecedented and have been i...

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Pollination effectiveness and pollination efficiency of insects foraging Prosopis velutina in south-eastern Arizona.

Published online: 29 Oct 1995

Authors: Keys, R. N. & Buchmann, S. L. & Smith, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant-pollinator interactions were examined with respect to Prosopis velutina, and provide the first quantification of pollination effectiveness and p...

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Prospective evaluation of the biological control of vine mealybug: refuge effects and climate.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Gutierrez, A. P. & Daane, K. M. & Ponti, L. & Walton, V. M. & Ellis, C. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vine mealybug Planococcus ficus is an invasive pest of vineyards in many areas of the world. In California, USA, it infests all plant subunits and has...

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Bush-control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. 3. Control of Disperma in semi-desert dwarf shrub grassland.

Published online: 05 Mar 1967

Authors: Pratt, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

At 3 sites on the El Barta plains of northern Kenya, the ecological effects of controlling the dominant shrub Disperma sp. near D. eremophilum were st...

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