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Morphoecological characteristics of grasses used to restore degraded semi-arid African rangelands.

Published online: 26 May 2022

Authors: Mganga, K. Z. & Kaindi, E. & Ndathi, A. J. N. & Bosma, L. & Kioko, T. & Kadenyi, N. & Wambua, S. M. & Steenbergen, F. van & Musimba, N. K. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Progressive loss of productivity and plant diversity is a concern in global rangelands. In African rangelands, this process is partly attributed to he...

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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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Rotational grazing can mitigate ecosystem service trade-offs between livestock production and water quality in semi-arid rangelands.

Published online: 15 Nov 2021

Authors: Hulvey, K. B. & Mellon, C. D. & Kleinhesselink, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mitigating ecosystem service (ES) trade-offs is a key management goal in locations where stakeholders value different and potentially conflicting ecos...

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Eradicating abundant invasive prey could cause unexpected and varied biodiversity outcomes: the importance of multispecies interactions.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Lurgi, M. & Ritchie, E. G. & Fordham, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abundant and widely distributed invasive prey can negatively affect co-occurring native species by competing for food and/or shelter, removing vegetat...

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The abundance of large termite mounds in Uganda in relation to their environment.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Pomeroy, D. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The density of large termite mounds was estimated from 638 counts spread throughout Uganda. The counts were compared with data for fourteen environmen...

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Raptor distribution in relation to landscape composition in semi-arid Mediterranean habitats.

Published online: 17 Jul 1999

Authors: Sánchez-Zapata, J. A. & Calvo, J. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Breeding sites of raptors were studied in relation to land-use and edge habitat using 2 different scales in semi-arid Mediterranean landscapes in sout...

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Identifying effective water-management strategies in variable climates using population dynamics models.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Yen, J. D. L. & Bond, N. R. & Shenton, W. & Spring, D. A. & MacNally, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water-resource management should maintain ecological condition, including population viabilities of aquatic taxa. Many arid and semi-arid regions have...

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Phylogenetic distance controls plant growth during early restoration of a semi-arid riparian forest.

Published online: 25 Oct 2022

Authors: Teixeira, L. H. & Mazzochini, G. G. & Kollmann, J. & Ganade, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Little attention has been paid to phylogenetic diversity during restoration initiatives. Because plant phylogenetic distance can be a surrogate for...

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Feeding ecology and niche separation in some native and domestic ungulates on the Shortgrass Prairie.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Schwartz, C. C. & Ellis, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Diet selection studies of two wild species (Bison bison and Antilocapra americana) and domestic cattle and sheep were used to compare the ecological r...

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The effects of sheep stocking level on invertebrate abundance, biomass and energy utilization in a temperate, sown grassland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The results of the study are summarized as follows: (1) Sixteen groups of large invertebrates were sampled at 42-day intervals over 3 yr from six gras...

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