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On the structural transformation of rural Africa.

Published online: 15 Mar 2017

Authors: Barrett, C. B. & Christiaensen, L. & Sheahan, M. & Shimeles, A.

Content type: Bulletin

From 2000 to 2014, per capita gross domestic product in Sub-Saharan Africa increased by almost 35 percent in real terms, doubling in some countries. S...

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A comparison of two groups of yield plots representative of loblolly pine plantations in the Southeastern United States.

Published online: 26 Jun 2019

Authors: Amateis, R. L. & Burkhart, H. E.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Stand growth and productivity during the first decade for two groups of yield plots established in managed loblolly pine plantations growing in the So...

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Plant trait-based approaches to improve nitrogen cycling in agroecosystems.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Abalos, D. & Groenigen, J. W. van & Philippot, L. & Lubbers, I. M. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive agriculture is dominated by monocultures of high-yielding plants that receive large applications of nitrogen (N) fertilizers to boost plant ...

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Plant dynamics of New Zealand tussock grassland infested with Hieracium pilosella. II. Transition matrices of vegetation changes.

Published online: 29 Apr 1990

Authors: Scott, D. & Robertson, J. S. & Archie, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The vegetation types in 1-m2 permanent quadrats were determined annually in 1975-82 on low and moderate productivity sites of improved or unimproved F...

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Livestock grazing impacts components of the breeding productivity of a common upland insectivorous passerine: results from a long-term experiment.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Malm, L. E. & Pearce-Higgins, J. W. & Littlewood, N. A. & Karley, A. J. & Karaszewska, E. & Jaques, R. & Pakeman, R. J. & Redpath, S. M. & Evans, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The intensity of pastoral management in areas of High Nature Value farming is declining in some regions of Europe but increasing in others. This affec...

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Managing uplands for biodiversity: do agri-environment schemes deliver benefits for breeding lapwing Vanellus vanellus?

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Smart, J. & Bolton, M. & Hunter, F. & Quayle, H. & Thomas, G. & Gregory, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Within Europe, agri-environment schemes are the key delivery mechanism for biodiversity conservation outside protected areas. Schemes have a range of ...

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Remotely sensed primary productivity shows that domestic and native herbivores combined are overgrazing Patagonia.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Oliva, G. & Paredes, P. & Ferrante, D. & Cepeda, C. & Rabinovich, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Carrying capacity is the maximum animal density an area can sustain without deterioration of its resources. Overgrazing has degraded Patagonia, but sh...

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Grassland biodiversity restoration increases resistance of carbon fluxes to drought.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Cole, A. J. & Griffiths, R. I. & Ward, S. E. & Whitaker, J. & Ostle, N. J. & Bardgett, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Evidence suggests that the restoration of plant diversity in grasslands not only brings benefits for biodiversity conservation, but also the delivery ...

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Loss of spatial structure after temporary herbivore absence in a high-productivity reed marsh.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Reijers, V. C. & Cruijsen, P. M. J. M. & Hoetjes, S. C. S. & Akker, M. van den & Heusinkveld, J. H. T. & Koppel, J. van de & Lamers, L. P. M. & Olff, H. & Heide, T. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing can significantly impact spatial heterogeneity and conservation value of ecosystems. Earlier work revealed that overgrazing may stimulate pers...

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Effects of between-site variation in soil microbial communities and plant-soil feedbacks on the productivity and composition of plant communities.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Bauer, J. T. & Blumenthal, N. & Miller, A. J. & Ferguson, J. K. & Reynolds, H. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A critical challenge in the science and practice of restoration ecology is to understand the drivers of variation in restoration outcomes. Soil microb...

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