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Agricultural land-use history and restoration impact soil microbial biodiversity.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Turley, N. E. & Bell-Dereske, L. & Evans, S. E. & Brudvig, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human land uses, such as agriculture, can leave long-lasting legacies as ecosystems recover. As a consequence, active restoration may be necessary to ...

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Dispersal and establishment limitation slows plant community recovery in post-agricultural longleaf pine savannas.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Turley, N. E. & Orrock, J. L. & Ledvina, J. A. & Brudvig, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abandoned agricultural lands often have distinct plant communities from areas with no history of agriculture because plant species fail to recolonize....

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Wild and domestic savanna herbivores increase smaller vertebrate diversity, but less than additively.

Published online: 23 May 2021

Authors: Wells, H. B. M. & Kimuyu, D. M. & Odadi, W. O. & Dougill, A. J. & Stringer, L. C. & Young, T. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cattle and other livestock graze more than a quarter of the world's terrestrial area and are widely regarded to be drivers of global biodiversity decl...

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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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Biome awareness disparity is bad for tropical ecosystem conservation and restoration.

Published online: 07 Oct 2022

Authors: Silveira, F. A. O. & Ordóñez-Parra, C. A. & Moura, L. C. & Schmidt, I. B. & Andersen, A. N. & Bond, W. & Buisson, E. & Durigan, G. & Fidelis, A. & Oliveira, R. S. & Parr, C. & Rowland, L. & Veldman, J. W. & Pennington, R. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We introduce the concept of Biome Awareness Disparity (BAD)-defined as a failure to appreciate the significance of all biomes in conservation and rest...

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