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Plant responses to agricultural intensification.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Dorrough, J. & Scroggie, M. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A large proportion of the world's land surface is extensively managed for livestock production. In areas where livestock systems are becoming more int...

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Long-term degradation of Sahelian rangeland detected by 27 years of field study in Senegal.

Published online: 26 May 2010

Authors: Miehe, S. & Kluge, J. & Wehrden, H. von & Retzer, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sustainable management of rangelands will become increasingly important as the climate changes, yet rangeland dynamics are still a challenge to drylan...

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Efficacy of prescribed grazing depends on timing intensity and frequency.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Rinella, M. J. & Hileman, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Exotic weeds and woody plants have invaded many grasslands, and prescribed grazing is one management technique used to combat these plants. Prescribed...

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Plant diversity partitioning in grazed Mediterranean grassland at multiple spatial and temporal scales.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Golodets, C. & Kigel, J. & Sternberg, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing by large ungulates may affect plant species richness and diversity at multiple spatial and/or temporal scales, because grazing affects small-s...

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Effects of superphosphate and stocking intensity on grassland microarthropods.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: King, K. L. & Hutchinson, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Collembola and Acarina populations were sampled over two years from sites fertilized with three levels of superphosphate (0, 190, 380 kg ha-1yr-1) and...

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Thresholds and gradients in a semi-arid grassland: long-term grazing treatments induce slow, continuous and reversible vegetation change.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Porensky, L. M. & Mueller, K. E. & Augustine, D. J. & Derner, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Temporal changes in semi-arid ecosystems can include transitions between alternative stable states, involving thresholds and multiple domains of attra...

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A plant trait analysis of responses to grazing in a long-term experiment.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Bullock, J. M. & Franklin, J. & Stevenson, M. J. & Silvertown, J. & Coulson, S. J. & Gregory, S. J. & Tofts, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There are few long-term experimental studies of plant community responses to changes in grazing intensity. Here we report species' changes in a mesotr...

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Elemental and fibre contents of savanna grasses: variation with grazing, soil type, season and species.

Published online: 23 Oct 1990

Authors: Georgiadis, N. J. & McNaughton, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Green leaf samples of Cenchrus ciliaris, Chloris roxburghiana, Chrysopogon plumulosus, Digitaria macroblephara, Eustachys paspaloides, Kyllinga alba, ...

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Modelling the impacts of atmospheric nitrogen deposition on Calluna-dominated ecosystems in the UK.

Published online: 17 Nov 2004

Authors: Terry, A. C. & Ashmore, M. R. & Power, S. A. & Allchin, E. A. & Heil, G. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The increased deposition of nitrogen (N) from the atmosphere over the last century has been associated in Europe with changes in species composition, ...

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Effects of herbivore assemblage on the spatial heterogeneity of soil nitrogen in eastern eurasian steppe.

Published online: 28 Nov 2020

Authors: Zhang MinNa & Li GuangYin & Liu Bai & Liu JuShan & Wang Ling & Wang DeLi

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spatial heterogeneity of soil limiting resources is one of the most important factors maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem functions. There is a...

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