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Forest regeneration can positively contribute to local hydrological ecosystem services: implications for forest landscape restoration.

Published online: 10 Aug 2021

Authors: Meerveld, H. J. van & Jones, J. P. G. & Ghimire, C. P. & Zwartendijk, B. W. & Lahitiana, J. & Ravelona, M. & Mulligan, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Governments are increasingly committing to significant forest restoration. While carbon sequestration is a major objective, the case for restoration o...

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Low-intensity land-use enhances soil microbial activity, biomass and fungal-to-bacterial ratio in current and future climates.

Published online: 27 Dec 2021

Authors: Sünnemann, M. & Alt, C. & Kostin, J. E. & Lochner, A. & Reitz, T. & Siebert, J. & Schädler, M. & Eisenhauer, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Progressing climate change and intensified land-use exert unprecedented pressures on soil microbial communities, thus endangering the essential ecosys...

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Impact assessment of a local seventeen-year initiative on cassava-based soil conservation measure on sloping land as a climate-smart agriculture practice in Van Yen District, Yen Bai Province, Vietnam.

Published online: 16 Jul 2020

Authors: Bui Le Vinh & Nguyen Hai Nui & Nguyen Tuan Cuong & Nguyen Duc Trung & Trieu Hong Lua & Doan Thanh Thuy & Nguyen Duc Tung & Vu Thanh Bien & Nguyen Thu Ha

Content type: Bulletin

Van Yen District in Yen Bai Province represents the general terrain conditions and farming systems of the northern mountainous region of Vietnam. It h...

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Chinese Loess Plateau vegetation since the Last Glacial Maximum and its implications for vegetation restoration.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Jiang WenYing & Cheng YuFen & Yang XiaoXiao & Yang ShiLing

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

China has been investing heavily in afforestation programmes to control soil erosion on the vast Chinese Loess Plateau (CLP). This massive afforestati...

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Comparisons of vegetation use and herbivore biomass on a Rhodesian game and cattle ranch.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Taylor, R. D. & Walker, B. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Botanical composition, utilization of vegetation and animal biomass were compared on the 12 000-ha cattle section and 8 000-ha game section of Buffalo...

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Soil development on colliery waste tips in relation to age. I. Introduction and physical factors. II. Chemical factors.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Down, C. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Chronological changes in the physical composition of colliery waste were studied on nine tips of ages 0-178 years, in the Somerset Coalfield.Surface i...

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Land restoration in China.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Guo, H. C. & Wu, D. R. & Zhu, H. X.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Present land use in China is described. Problems include: desertification; erosion; salinization; underdeveloped land; and mining dereliction. Remedia...

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Recent changes in the rural environment in China.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Han, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The great changes in Chinese agriculture during the past 10 years have been accompanied by significant deterioration of the rural environment. Among t...

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Waterholes in Tsavo National Park, Kenya.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Ayeni, J. S. O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The evolution of natural waterholes is attributed to the erosion of surrounding termitaria by wildlife. The physico-chemical characteristics of soil f...

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Effects of physical disturbance on arctic vegetation in the Queen Elizabeth Islands.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Babb, T. A. & Bliss, L. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil disturbance (vehicle tracks, carcass sites, etc.) did not generally cause serious erosion and thermokarst arising from increased soil heat flux. ...

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