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Recruitment of a keystone tree species must concurrently manage flooding and browsing.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Horner, G. J. & Cunningham, S. C. & Thomson, J. R. & Baker, P. J. & Mac Nally, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Multiple pressures (land-use change, water extraction and climate change) interact to influence biodiversity and ecosystem processes, but direct evide...

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Fire and non-native grass invasion interact to suppress tree regeneration in temperate deciduous forests.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Flory, S. L. & Clay, K. & Emery, S. M. & Robb, J. R. & Winters, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While many ecosystems depend on fire to maintain biodiversity, non-native plant invasions can enhance fire intensity, suppressing native species and g...

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Reducing soil erosion by improving community functional diversity in semi-arid grasslands.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Zhu HuoXing & Fu BoJie & Wang Shuai & Zhu LinHai & Zhang LiWei & Jiao Lei & Wang Cong

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Great efforts have been made to control soil erosion by restoring plant communities in degraded ecosystems world-wide. However, soil erosion has not b...

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Influence of livestock grazing on range condition in south-west Masailand, Northern Tanzania.

Published online: 16 Jan 1993

Authors: Mwalyosi, R. B. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Range condition was assessed in a semiarid 2265 km2 area of Tanzania grazed by cattle, sheep, goats, donkeys and a range of game wildlife. Primary pro...

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Combined effects of grazing management and climate on semi-arid steppes: hysteresis dynamics prevent recovery of degraded rangelands.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Cipriotti, P. A. & Aguiar, M. R. & Wiegand, T. & Paruelo, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Livestock grazing has degraded many arid and semi-arid rangelands around the world, and the drier climate predicted by climate change scenarios may am...

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Seasonal priority effects: implications for invasion and restoration in a semi-arid system.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Wainwright, C. E. & Wolkovich, E. M. & Cleland, E. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The timing of seasonal activity (i.e. phenology) may play an important role in plant invasions. In ecosystems characterized by seasonal rainfall, earl...

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Controls over the strength and timing of fire-grazer interactions in a semi-arid rangeland.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Augustine, D. J. & Derner, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The degree to which large herbivores select and forage within recently burned areas is a key driver of vegetation heterogeneity in rangeland ecosystem...

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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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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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Chinese Loess Plateau vegetation since the Last Glacial Maximum and its implications for vegetation restoration.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Jiang WenYing & Cheng YuFen & Yang XiaoXiao & Yang ShiLing

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

China has been investing heavily in afforestation programmes to control soil erosion on the vast Chinese Loess Plateau (CLP). This massive afforestati...

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