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Growth, carbohydrate reserves and drought survival strategies of contrasting Dactylis glomerata populations in a Mediterranean environment.

Published online: 13 May 1995

Authors: Volaire, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The survival of cocksfoot (D. glomerata) swards and their changes in carbohydrate content were investigated on loamy clay soil in Corsica, France. Fiv...

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Decreased precipitation in the late growing season weakens an ecosystem carbon sink in a semi-arid grassland.

Published online: 03 Nov 2021

Authors: Yang ZhongLing & Wei YueYue & Fu GuangYa & Xiao Rui & Chen Ji & Zhang YaoJun & Wang Dong & Li JunYong

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Net ecosystem gas exchange (NEE), a balance between gross ecosystem primary productivity (GPP) and ecosystem respiration (ER), is an important indicat...

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A stand-level drought risk assessment tool for considering climate change in forest management.

Published online: 21 Jun 2017

Authors: Foord, V. & Delong, C. & Rogers, B.

Content type: Bulletin

This extension note highlights the stand-level drought risk assessment tool methods, field validation, some of the current applications, and how the t...

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Smallholder farmers' perceptions and strategies for adaptation to climate change in Brong Ahafo and Upper West Regions of Ghana.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Abdoulaye, T. & Bamire, A. S. & Akinola, A. A. & Etwire, P. M.

Content type: Bulletin

With data collected from 750 farming households using survey questionnaire and 25 Focus Group Discussions (FGD), this report documents farmers' percep...

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Development of a drought risk assessment tool for British Columbia forests using a stand-level water-balance approach.

Published online: 06 Nov 2019

Authors: DeLong, S. C. & Griesbauer, H. & Nitschke, C. R. & Foord, V. & Rogers, B.

Content type: Bulletin

We used an annual water-balance approach to assess the relative risk of current and future drought-induced stress and mortality at the stand level for...

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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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Plant diversity enhanced yield and mitigated drought impacts in intensively managed grassland communities.

Published online: 27 Oct 2021

Authors: Grange, G. & Finn, J. A. & Brophy, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is a global requirement to improve the environmental sustainability of intensively managed grassland monocultures that rely on high rates of nit...

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Functional diversity enhances tree growth and reduces herbivory damage in secondary broadleaf forests, but does not influence resilience to drought.

Published online: 06 Jan 2021

Authors: Espelta, J. M. & Cruz-Alonso, V. & Alfaro-Sánchez, R. & Hampe, A. & Messier, C. & Pino, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Since the mid-20th Century, Europe has experienced an unprecedented forest expansion associated with the abandonment of rural landscapes. Secondary fo...

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Dynamics of shrub encroachment in an African savanna: relative influences of fire, herbivory, rainfall and density dependence.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Roques, K. G. & O'Connor, T. G. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shrub encroachment has been widely observed in savanna regions. This study analysed the causes of shrub encroachment in the lowveld savanna of north-e...

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Adapting oak management in an age of ongoing mesophication but warming climate.

Published online: 25 Sep 2019

Authors: Iverson, L. R. & Peters, M. P. & Matthews, S. N. & Prasad, A. & Hutchinson, T. & Bartig, J. & Rebbeck, J. & Yaussy, D. & Stout, S. & Nowacki, G.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Rising temperatures and variable precipitation events leading to droughts and floods will likely increase in frequency. We present climate models with...

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