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Functional diversity loss with increasing livestock grazing intensity in drylands: the mechanisms and their consequences depend on the taxa.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Chillo, V. & Ojeda, R. A. & Capmourteres, V. & Anand, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Overgrazing is one of the main drivers of desertification in drylands, and livestock production is expected to increase in the next decades. The analy...

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Vegetation recovery in a desert landscape after wildfires: influences of community type, time since fire and contingency effects.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Engel, E. C. & Abella, S. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Theories of plant succession are poorly developed in arid lands, hindering our understanding of how long communities may take to recover after disturb...

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Legacy effect of grazing intensity mediates the bottom-up controls of resource addition on soil food webs.

Published online: 01 Jun 2021

Authors: Wang Bing & Wu Ying & Chen DiMa & Hu ShuiJin & Bai YongFei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Large-scale studies have demonstrated that nitrogen (N) and water (W) availabilities greatly affect terrestrial ecosystems world-wide, and this is ...

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Comparing biodiversity between protected areas and adjacent rangeland in xeric succulent thicket, South Africa: arthropods and reptiles.

Published online: 21 May 2003

Authors: Fabricius, C. & Burger, M. & Hockey, P. A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although it is widely assumed that protected areas conserve species that would not survive elsewhere, this assumption is seldom tested. The aim of the...

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Raptor distribution in relation to landscape composition in semi-arid Mediterranean habitats.

Published online: 17 Jul 1999

Authors: Sánchez-Zapata, J. A. & Calvo, J. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Breeding sites of raptors were studied in relation to land-use and edge habitat using 2 different scales in semi-arid Mediterranean landscapes in sout...

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Direct and indirect effects of nitrogen enrichment and grazing on grassland productivity through intraspecific trait variability.

Published online: 18 Feb 2022

Authors: Zheng ShuXia & Chi YongGang & Yang XiaoJing & Li WenHuai & Lan ZhiChun & Bai YongFei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the context of global change, the effects of livestock grazing and nitrogen (N) deposition on ecosystem structure and function of grasslands are no...

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Surface dust impacts on gas exchange in Mojave Desert shrubs.

Published online: 19 Sep 1997

Authors: Sharifi, M. R. & Gibson, A. C. & Rundel, P. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Windblown dust, an environmental problem in many disturbed arid lands, has the potential to affect the physiological performance of desert shrubs. Phy...

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Long-term effects of seeding after wildfire on vegetation in Great Basin shrubland ecosystems.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Knutson, K. C. & Pyke, D. A. & Wirth, T. A. & Arkle, R. S. & Pilliod, D. S. & Brooks, M. L. & Chambers, J. C. & Grace, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive annual grasses alter fire regimes in shrubland ecosystems of the western USA, threatening ecosystem function and fragmenting habitats necessa...

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Resource selection by sympatric wild equids in the Mongolian Gobi.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Kaczensky, P. & Ganbaatar, O. & Wehrden, H. von & Walzer, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Historically, the overlap zones of wild equids were small in Africa but extensive for Przewalski's horses Equus ferus przewalskii and Asiatic wild ass...

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Gendered analysis of stakeholder perceptions of climate change, and the barriers to its adaptation in Mopti region in Mali.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Diiro, G. & Petri, M. & Zemadim, B. & Sinare, B. & Dicko, M. & Traore, D. & Tabo, R.

Content type: Bulletin

The current study presents the farmer and community perceptions of the causes and effects of climate change, the barriers to adoption of the resilient...

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