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Seed and seedling traits have strong impacts on establishment of a perennial bunchgrass in invaded semi-arid systems.

Published online: 28 Aug 2020

Authors: Leger, E. A. & Daniel Z. Atwater & James, J. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many restoration projects use seeds to found new populations, and understanding phenotypic traits associated with seedling establishment in disturbed ...

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Do early-successionalweeds facilitate or compete with seedlings in forest restoration? Disentangling abiotic versus biotic factors.

Published online: 02 Nov 2021

Authors: Arias, M. & Rupesh Kariyat & Wahl, K. & Mendez, S. & Chavana, J. & Christoffersen, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Semi-arid forests need cost-effective restoration strategies to address their severe degradation. Tree shelters are often used to minimize abiotic and...

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Managing fire mosaics for small mammal conservation: a landscape perspective.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Kelly, L. T. & Nimmo, D. G. & Spence-Bailey, L. M. & Taylor, R. S. & Watson, S. J. & Clarke, M. F. & Bennett, A. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fire is a major driver of ecosystem structure and function worldwide. It is also widely used as a management tool to achieve conservation goals. A com...

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Livestock grazing reinforces the competitive exclusion of small-bodied birds by large aggressive birds.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Val, J. & Eldridge, D. J. & Travers, S. K. & Oliver, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing by domestic livestock is sometimes promoted as a management tool to benefit biodiversity. In many situations, however, it can produce negative...

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How do individual farmers' objectives influence the evaluation of rangeland management strategies under a variable climate?

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Jakoby, O. & Quaas, M. F. & Müller, B. & Baumgärtner, S. & Frank, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management decisions by farmers are influenced by complex interrelations of ecological, economic and social factors. Of equal importance are the indiv...

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How effective are agri-environment schemes for protecting and improving herpetofaunal diversity in Australian endangered woodland ecosystems?

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Michael, D. R. & Wood, J. T. & Crane, M. & Montague-Drake, R. & Lindenmayer, D. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification is a major cause of reptile and amphibian decline world-wide, prompting concern on how to best protect biodiversity in co...

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Long-term effects of seeding after wildfire on vegetation in Great Basin shrubland ecosystems.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Knutson, K. C. & Pyke, D. A. & Wirth, T. A. & Arkle, R. S. & Pilliod, D. S. & Brooks, M. L. & Chambers, J. C. & Grace, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive annual grasses alter fire regimes in shrubland ecosystems of the western USA, threatening ecosystem function and fragmenting habitats necessa...

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Understanding the effects of a new grazing policy: the impact of seasonal grazing on shrub demography in the Inner Mongolian steppe.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Li ShouLi & Yu FeiHai & Werger, M. J. A. & Dong Ming & Ramula, S. & Zuidema, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing by livestock is a common land use in arid and semi-arid areas. Developing sustainable grazing regimes that conserve vegetation and maintain pr...

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A scenario for impacts of water availability loss due to climate change on riverine fish extinction rates.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Tedesco, P. A. & Oberdorff, T. & Cornu, J. F. & Beauchard, O. & Brosse, S. & Dürr, H. H. & Grenouillet, G. & Leprieur, F. & Tisseuil, C. & Zaiss, R. & Hugueny, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Current models estimating impact of habitat loss on biodiversity in the face of global climate change usually project only percentages of species 'com...

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Assessing resilience and state-transition models with historical records of cheatgrass Bromus tectorum invasion in North American sagebrush-steppe.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Bagchi, S. & Briske, D. D. & Bestelmeyer, B. T. & Wu, X. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resilience-based approaches are increasingly being called upon to inform ecosystem management, particularly in arid and semi-arid regions. This requir...

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