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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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Thinning the thickets: foraging of hardy cattle, sheep and goats in green alder shrubs.

Published online: 04 Aug 2022

Authors: Pauler, C. M. & Zehnder, T. & Staudinger, M. & Lüscher, A. & Kreuzer, M. & Berard, J. & Schneider, M. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Green alder shrubs Alnus viridis increasingly overgrow European mountain pastures but hinder natural forest succession. This nitrogen-fixing, autochth...

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Challenges in the conservation of wide-ranging nomadic species.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Nandintsetseg, D. & Bracis, C. & Olson, K. A. & Böhning-Gaese, K. & Calabrese, J. M. & Chimeddorj, B. & Fagan, W. F. & Fleming, C. H. & Heiner, M. & Kaczensky, P. & Leimgruber, P. & Munkhnast, D. & Stratmann, T. & Mueller, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation of nomadic species presents significant conservation challenges because of unpredictability in their movements and space use. Long-term s...

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Habitat invasions by alien plants: a quantitative comparison among Mediterranean, subcontinental and oceanic regions of Europe.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Chytrý, M. & Maskell, L. C. & Pino, J. & Pyšek, P. & Vilà, M. & Font, X. & Smart, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although invasions by alien plants are major threats to the biodiversity of natural habitats, individual habitats vary considerably in their susceptib...

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