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Observations on savanna burning in the Olokemeji forest reserve, Nigeria.

Published online: 17 Dec 1965

Authors: Hopkins, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the area studied [cf. F.A. 27 No. 28], the tree cover, measured in various ways, was not significantly related to the dry weight of the herb layer ...

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The competitive interaction between Acacia karroo and the herbaceous layer and how this is influenced by defoliation.

Published online: 16 Dec 1989

Authors: Stuart-Hill, G. C. & Tainton, N. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study in semi-arid savanna in South Africa of experimentally isolated A. karroo trees (all other trees and shrubs had been cleared from the sites). ...

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Land classification for management planning in the Luangwa Valley of Zambia.

Published online: 12 Jan 1970

Authors: Astle, W. L. & Webster, R. & Lawrance, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Luangwa Valley is about 700 km long and up to 90 km wide, and contains about 15, 000 km2 of game reserves where local overgrazing and overbrowsing...

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A method of measuring rate of grass-harvesting by Trinervitermes geminatus (Wasmann) (Isoptera, Nasutitermitinae) and observation on its foraging behaviour in southern Guinea savanna, Nigeria.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Ohiagu, C. E. & Wood, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

From observational methods [described] in savanna dominated by Andropogon gayanus at Mokwa, Niger State, it was concluded that daily losses of standin...

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The effects of aerially applied fenitrothion and chlorpyrifos on birds in the savannah of northern Senegal.

Published online: 05 Apr 1995

Authors: Mullié, W. C. & Keith, J. O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of applications of locust insecticides on birds were studied in the savannah of northern Senegal in 1989. The insecticides studied were fe...

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The problems of prediction and scale in applied ecology: the example of fire as a management tool.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Freckleton, R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper serves as a brief introduction to a set of four papers on the large-scale effects of fires as management tools. Two papers in this profile ...

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The influence of rainfall and grazing on the demography of some African savanna grasses: a matrix modelling approach.

Published online: 20 Mar 1993

Authors: O'Connor, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two savanna sites in Gazankulu, South Africa, were fenced in 1984 and subjected to heavy or light grazing for 4 growing seasons. Size-structured matri...

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Savanna woody plants responses to mammalian herbivory and implications for management of livestock-wildlife landscape.

Published online: 07 Oct 2021

Authors: Kibet, S. & Nyangito, M. & MacOpiyo, L. & Kenfack, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

The need to address wildlife conservation outside of protected areas has become more urgent than ever before to meet environmental and socio-economic ...

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Long-term dynamics of herbaceous vegetation structure and composition in two African savanna reserves.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Buitenwerf, R. & Swemmer, A. M. & Peel, M. J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Small fenced reserves are perceived to require management interventions to maintain ecosystems in a natural state. Such interventions are typically in...

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The need for a consistent fire policy for Cerrado conservation.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Durigan, G. & Ratter, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Cerrado is a fire-dependent savanna requiring a clear and urgent fire management policy. The extensive misuse of fire for deforestation or pasture...

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