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Rainfall variability and nitrogen addition synergistically reduce plant diversity in a restored tallgrass prairie.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Smith, N. G. & Schuster, M. J. & Dukes, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change is expected to bring fewer, larger rainfall events and prolonged droughts (i.e. increased rainfall variability). Concurrently, the burn...

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Efficacy of prescribed grazing depends on timing intensity and frequency.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Rinella, M. J. & Hileman, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Exotic weeds and woody plants have invaded many grasslands, and prescribed grazing is one management technique used to combat these plants. Prescribed...

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The characterization of a lignin-derived organic matter fraction in soils developed under different vegetation types.

Published online: 27 Aug 1997

Authors: Sanger, L. J. & Cox, P. & Splatt, P. & Whelan, M. J. & Anderson, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil profiles developed under beech (Fagus sylvatica) woodland, spruce (Picea abies) woodland, pasture, and arable cropping in the UK were analysed fo...

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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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Mycorrhizal infection in Pennine grassland. 2. Effects of mycorrhizal infection on the growth of some upland grasses on gamma -irradiated soils.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Sparling, G. P. & Tinker, P. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of mycorrhizal infection on the growth of 5 upland grass spp. (Anthoxanthum odoratum, Cynosurus cristatus, Festuca rubra, Nardus stricta a...

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Long-term, livestock-mediated redistribution of nitrogen and phosphorus in an East African savanna.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Augustine, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of livestock on African rangelands has been a major focus of recent research, but little attention has been paid to the way livestock affec...

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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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The utilization of blanket bog vegetation by grazing sheep.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Grant, S. A. & Lamb, W. I. C. & Kerr, C. D. & Bolton, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Three areas of bog in western Scotland were grazed at monthly intervals at the times of the year when sheep would graze these areas in hill sheep prod...

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Bee diversity in tallgrass prairies affected by management and its effects on above- and below-ground resources.

Published online: 27 Aug 2020

Authors: Buckles, B. J. & Harmon-Threatt, A. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat management methods are crucial to maintaining habitats in the long term and ensuring vital resources are available for declining species. Howe...

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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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