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Survival of seeds of tropical grassland species subjected to bovine digestion.

Published online: 20 Mar 1993

Authors: Gardener, C. J. & McIvor, J. G. & Jansen, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The survival and digestion of seeds of 47 tropical and subtropical legume and grass species were studied by placing the seeds in nylon bags in the rum...

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The trophic ecology of Bison bison L. on shortgrass plains.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Peden, D. G. & Dyne, G. M. Van & Rice, R. W. & Hansen, R. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Study was in north-eastern Colorado with blue grama grass (Bouteloua gracilis) as the dominant species. Bison, cattle and sheep with an oesophageal fi...

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Modelling the local spread of invasive plants: importance of including spatial distribution and detectability in management plans.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Emry, D. J. & Alexander, H. M. & Tourtellot, M. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The success of locally applied treatments for exotic weed control depends on the effectiveness of the method used and workers' abilities to find plant...

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What controls woodland regeneration after elephants have killed the big trees?

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Moe, S. R. & Rutina, L. P. & Hytteborn, H. & Toit, J. T. du

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Top-down regulation of ecosystems by large herbivores is a topic of active debate between scientists and managers, and a prime example is the interact...

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The removal of woody encroachment restores biophysical gradients in Midwestern oak savannas.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Brudvig, L. A. & Asbjornsen, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Savannas throughout the world are characterized by spatial gradients of resources created by scattered overstorey trees. These gradients are important...

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Ecology of Hyparrhenia rufa (Nees) in derived savanna in north-western Costa Rica.

Published online: 08 Jan 1972

Authors: Daubenmire, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

H. rufa was the only herbaceous plant to prosper under annual burning in derived savana in N.W. Costa Rica. Under favourable conditions it could be &g...

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Hierarchical control over seedling recruitment of the bunch-grass Themeda triandra in a semi-arid savanna.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: O'Connor, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The persistence of populations of the economically important bunchgrass Themeda triandra in rangeland depends on seedling recruitment. A 25-factorial ...

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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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Predictive value of plant traits to grazing along a climatic gradient in the Mediterranean.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: Bello, F. de & Lepš, J. & Sebastià, M. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the face of large-scale environmental changes, predicting the consequences for species composition from species' traits can be a major step towards...

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The response of sub-adult savanna trees to six successive annual fires: an experimental field study on the role of fire season.

Published online: 03 Aug 2022

Authors: N'Dri, A. B. & Kpangba, K. P. & Werner, P. A. & Koffi, K. F. & Bakayoko, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In mesic savannas worldwide, trees experience frequent fires, almost all set by humans. Management fires are set to reduce or enhance tree cover. Succ...

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