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Rainfall pulses mediate long-term plant community compositional dynamics in a semi-arid rangeland.

Published online: 10 Aug 2021

Authors: Liang MaoWei & Feng Xiao & Gornish, E. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Semi-arid rangelands, comprising more than 40% of the Earth's land surface, provide critical ecosystem services. Worldwide, these ecosystems are exper...

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Bigger juveniles and smaller adults: changes in fish size correlate with warming seas.

Published online: 02 Aug 2021

Authors: Ikpewe, I. E. & Baudron, A. R. & Ponchon, A. & Fernandes, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing sea temperatures are predicted to decrease body size of marine ectotherms based on the temperature size rule. This will impact fisheries yi...

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The effect of length on stress-wave velocity in long pieces of Salzmann pine from existing structures.

Published online: 27 Jul 2020

Authors: Osuna-Sequera, C. & Arriaga, F. & Esteban, M. & Íñiguez-González, G. & Bobadilla, I.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The use of non-destructive techniques (NDT) to estimate physical-mechanical timber properties is an effective way of assessing and conservation of bui...

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Linking agri-environment scheme habitat area, predation and the abundance of chick invertebrate prey to the nesting success of a declining farmland bird.

Published online: 28 Aug 2022

Authors: McHugh, N. M. & White, P. J. C. & Moreby, S. & Szczur, J. & Stoate, C. & Leather, S. R. & Holland, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Across Europe, farmland bird populations have continued to decline since the 1970s owing to the intensification of farming practices. Studies of su...

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Forage provision is more affected by droughts in arid and semi-arid than in mesic rangelands.

Published online: 21 Oct 2022

Authors: Bondaruk, V. F. & Oñatibia, G. R. & Fernández, R. J. & Agüero, W. & Blanco, L. & Bruschetti, M. & Kröpfl, A. & Loydi, A. & Pascual, J. & Peri, P. & Peter, G. & Quiroga, R. E. & Yahdjian, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Droughts are projected to increase in magnitude, frequency and duration in the near future. In rangelands, the provision of valuable ecosystem service...

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A study of succession on lowland heaths in Dorset, southern England: changes in vegetation and soil chemical properties.

Published online: 22 Apr 1998

Authors: Mitchell, R. J. & Marrs, R. H. & Duc, M. G. le & Auld, M. H. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lowland heaths are high-profile ecosystems for conservation action in The UK, but they are under threat from invasion by Betula spp., Pinus sylvestris...

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Effects of wind farms and food scarcity on a large scavenging bird species following an epidemic of bovine spongiform encephalopathy.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Martínez-Abraín, A. & Tavecchia, G. & Regan, H. M. & Jiménez, J. & Surroca, M. & Oro, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wind farms are emerging as a major cause of mortality of large scavenging bird species, which may be catastrophic when they operate in concert with ot...

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Spatial variability in the potential for symbiotic N2 fixation by woody plants in a subtropical savanna ecosystem.

Published online: 07 May 1997

Authors: Zitzer, S. F. & Archer, S. R. & Boutton, T. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Root infection by symbiotic N2-fixing Frankia and Rhizobium strains was quantified in relation to light and soil properties for seedlings of 12 woody ...

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Stochastic models of foot and mouth disease in feral pigs in the Australian semi-arid rangelands.

Published online: 21 May 2003

Authors: Dexter, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Foot and mouth disease (FMD) is one of the world's most important livestock diseases and pigs Sus scrofa are highly susceptible. In countries with sig...

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Control of bracken and restoration of heathland. VIII. The regeneration of the heathland community after 18 years of continued bracken control or 6 years of control followed by recovery.

Published online: 08 Jul 1999

Authors: Marrs, R. H. & Johnson, S. W. & Duc, M. G. le

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effectiveness of a range of bracken (Pteridium aquilinum) control and heathland restoration treatments, in factorial combination, on heath develop...

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