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Large predators can mitigate nutrient losses associated with off-site removal of animals from a wildlife reserve.

Published online: 18 Aug 2021

Authors: Abraham, A. J. & Webster, A. B. & Prys-Jones, T. O. & Roux, E. le & Smith, D. & McFayden, D. & Jager, P. C. de & Clauss, M. & Doughty, C. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Animals concentrate key nutrients in their bodies. In fenced wildlife reserves where nutrient input and/or retention is low, the off-site removal of a...

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Indirect effects of exotic grazers: livestock decreases the nutrient content of refuse dumps of leaf-cutting ants through vegetation impoverishment.

Published online: 19 Dec 2007

Authors: Tadey, M. & Farji-Brener, A. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We present evidence of how exotic grazers can indirectly change the nutrient availability on the soil surface by affecting the quality of refuse dumps...

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Patterns and drivers of the degradability of dissolved organic matter in dryland soils on the Tibetan Plateau.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Chen Hao & Kong WeiDong & Shi Quan & Wang Fei & He Chen & Wu JianShuang & Lin QiMei & Zhang XianZhou & Zhu YongGuan & Liang Chao & Luo Yu

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dryland soils consistently exhibit a low capacity for the long-term accumulation and storage of organic matter, which has been primarily attributed to...

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Testing a non-equilibrium model of rangeland vegetation dynamics in Mongolia.

Published online: 26 Jan 2000

Authors: Fernandez-Gimenez, M. E. & Allen-Diaz, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The extent to which the non-equilibrium persistent (NEP) model of rangeland vegetation dynamics applies to three distinct Mongolian rangeland ecosyste...

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A brief survey of the effects of biotic factors on populations of the desert locust.

Published online: 02 Jul 1969

Authors: Greathead, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based largely on the author's summary of this review of information on natural mortality in Schistocerca gregaria (Forsk.). Little qu...

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Desert locust outbreaks in the Sahel: resource competition, predation and ecological effects of pest control.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Sánchez-Zapata, J. A. & Donázar, J. A. & Delgado, A. & Forero, M. G. & Ceballos, O. & Hiraldo, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The desert locust Schistocerca gregaria has been considered a major pest since ancient times, as locust swarms holding millions of insects move throug...

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Grazing alters ecosystem functioning and C:N:P stoichiometry of grasslands along a regional precipitation gradient.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Bai YongFei & Wu JianGuo & Clark, C. M. & Pan QingMin & Zhang LiXia & Chen ShiPing & Wang QiBing & Han XingGuo

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Eurasian steppe has long been subject to grazing by domestic ungulates at high levels, resulting in widespread deterioration of biodiversity and e...

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Increased soil temperature and decreased precipitation during early life stages constrain grass seedling recruitment in cold desert restoration.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: James, J. J. & Sheley, R. L. & Leger, E. A. & Adler, P. B. & Hardegree, S. P. & Gornish, E. S. & Rinella, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed-based restoration is one of the most difficult challenges for dryland restoration. Identifying environmental conditions that drive variation in s...

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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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Habitat-specific effectiveness of feral cat control for the conservation of an endemic ground-nesting bird species.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Oppel, S. & Burns, F. & Vickery, J. & George, K. & Ellick, G. & Leo, D. & Hillman, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive non-native species are one of the greatest drivers of the loss of biodiversity world-wide. Consequently, removing or controlling invasive pre...

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