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Limited impacts of adaptive multi-paddock grazing systems on plant diversity in the Northern Great Plains.

Published online: 20 Sep 2022

Authors: Grenke, J. S. J. & Bork, E. W. & Carlyle, C. N. & Boyce, M. S. & Cahill, J. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grassland plant community structure and function are dependent on the type, timing, frequency and intensity of disturbance. Grazing systems employing ...

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An assessment of integrated watershed management in Ethiopia.

Published online: 01 Feb 2017

Authors: Gebrehaweria Gebregziabher & Dereje Assefa Abera & Girmay Gebresamuel & Giordano, M. & Langan, S.

Content type: Bulletin

In Ethiopia, watershed management programs commenced in a formal way in the 1970s. From that time up to the late 1990s, implementation was typically a...

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Species-rich dung beetle communities buffer ecosystem services in perturbed agro-ecosystems.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Beynon, S. A. & Mann, D. J. & Slade, E. M. & Lewis, O. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many studies document high levels of functional redundancy in ecosystems, suggesting that species extinctions will not be detrimental to ecosystem fun...

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Climate-change vulnerability in rural Zambia: the impact of an El Niño-induced shock on income and productivity.

Published online: 03 Apr 2019

Authors: Alfani, F. & Arslan, A. & McCarthy, N. & Cavatassi, R. & Sitko, N.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper examines the impacts of the El Niño during the 2015/2016 season on maize productivity and income in rural Zambia. The analysis aims at iden...

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Enhancing pollinator biodiversity in intensive grasslands.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Potts, S. G. & Woodcock, B. A. & Roberts, S. P. M. & Tscheulin, T. & Pilgrim, E. S. & Brown, V. K. & Tallowin, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increased agricultural intensification has led to well-documented declines in the fauna and flora associated with intensive grasslands in the UK. We a...

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Influence of season and meteorological parameters on flight activity of Culicoides biting midges.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Sanders, C. J. & Shortall, C. R. & Gubbins, S. & Burgin, L. & Gloster, J. & Harrington, R. & Reynolds, D. R. & Mellor, P. S. & Carpenter, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Culicoides biting midges are vectors of internationally important arboviruses including bluetongue virus (BTV). The ecological constraints imposed by ...

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Evaluating the economic benefits and costs of antimicrobial use in food-producing animals.

Published online: 03 Oct 2019

Authors: Ryan, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Antimicrobial drugs are used in food animal production for several purposes: to treat a disease outbreak, to prevent disease, and to enhance feed effi...

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Habitat availability alters the relative risk of a bovine tuberculosis breakdown in the aftermath of a commercial forest clearfell disturbance.

Published online: 08 Sep 2022

Authors: Murphy, K. J. & Morera-Pujol, V. & Ryan, E. & Byrne, A. W. & Breslin, P. & Ciuti, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human modification of landscapes and associated disturbances may facilitate the emergence and spread of zoonotic diseases. Policy-makers need better u...

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Rodent, snake and raptor use of restored native perennial grasslands is lower than use of unrestored exotic annual grasslands.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Wolf, K. M. & Whalen, M. A. & Bourbour, R. P. & Baldwin, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In California's Central Valley, most native grasslands have been destroyed or degraded due to invasion, farming and development. Grassland restoration...

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The varying income effects of weather variation: initial insights from rural Vietnam.

Published online: 07 Sep 2016

Authors: Narloch, U.

Content type: Bulletin

To estimate the impact of weather on rural income changes over time, this study combines data from the panel subsample of the latest Vietnam Household...

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