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Decreased precipitation in the late growing season weakens an ecosystem carbon sink in a semi-arid grassland.

Published online: 03 Nov 2021

Authors: Yang ZhongLing & Wei YueYue & Fu GuangYa & Xiao Rui & Chen Ji & Zhang YaoJun & Wang Dong & Li JunYong

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Net ecosystem gas exchange (NEE), a balance between gross ecosystem primary productivity (GPP) and ecosystem respiration (ER), is an important indicat...

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Nutrient stripping: the global disparity between food security and soil nutrient stocks.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Jones, D. L. & Cross, P. & Withers, P. J. A. & DeLuca, T. H. & Robinson, D. A. & Quilliam, R. S. & Harris, I. M. & Chadwick, D. R. & Edwards-Jones, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Green Revolution successfully increased food production but in doing so created a legacy of inherently leaky and unsustainable agricultural system...

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Climate change and the potential distribution of an invasive alien plant: Acacia nilotica ssp. indica in Australia.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Kriticos, D. J. & Sutherst, R. W. & Brown, J. R. & Adkins, S. W. & Maywald, G. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Acacia nilotica is a spinescent woody legume that has become highly invasive in several parts of the world, including Australia where it has been decl...

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An examination of the accuracy of a sequential PCR and sequencing test used to detect the incursion of an invasive species: the case of the red fox in Tasmania.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Ramsey, D. S. L. & MacDonald, A. J. & Quasim, S. & Barclay, C. & Sarre, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) diagnostic tests are increasingly applied to the identification of wildlife. Yet rigorous verification is rare and the...

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Balancing risks of injury and disturbance to marine mammals when pile driving at offshore windfarms.

Published online: 02 Dec 2020

Authors: Thompson, P. M. & Graham, I. M. & Cheney, B. & Barton, T. R. & Farcas, A. & Merchant, N. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Offshore windfarms require construction procedures that minimize impacts on protected marine mammals. Uncertainty over the efficacy of existing guidel...

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Combining optimization and simulation modelling to measure the cumulative impacts of prescribed fire and wildfire on vegetation species diversity.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Chick, M. P. & York, A. & Sitters, H. & Stefano, J. di & Nitschke, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Growth-stage optimization (GSO) offers a new approach to biodiversity conservation in fire-prone regions by estimating the optimal distribution of veg...

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The nutrient budget of colliery spoil tip sites. I. Nutrient input in rainfall and nutrient losses in surface run-off.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Dennington, V. N. & Chadwick, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nutrient input in rainfall was determined at three colliery spoil heaps in Yorkshire and at a rural site. The only major difference between sites ...

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First session of the COFI Advisory Working Group on Aquatic Genetic Resources and Technologies, Brasilia, Brazil, 1-2 October 2015.

Published online: 10 Aug 2016

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

The relevance of the sustainable use, management and conservation of aquatic genetic resources (AqGR) for food and agriculture is relatively well know...

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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 pattern of leaf growth and senescence of Nardus stricta and responses of tussocks to differing severity, timing and frequency of defoliation.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Grant, S. A. & Torvell, L. & Sim, E. M. & Small, J. L. & Elston, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A field study of the seasonal growth of Nardus stricta showed that leaf turnover was slow, averaging 2.5 leaves per tiller over the growing season. Pe...

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