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  1. Research

    Enhancement of diversity, stand structure and regeneration of woody species through area exclosure: the case of a mopane woodland in northern Botswana

    An area exclosure is the practice of land management that involves the exclusion of livestock and humans from openly accessing an area that is characterized by severe degradation. Area exclosures have been emp...

    Demel Teketay, Keotshephile Kashe, Joseph Madome, Monica Kabelo, John Neelo, Mmusi Mmusi and Wellington Masamba

    Ecological Processes 2018 7:5

    Published on: 12 February 2018

  2. Research

    Impacts of long-term land-use changes on herd size and mobility among pastoral households in Amboseli ecosystem, Kenya

    Long-term changes in rangeland ecosystems of the world have impacted on the livestock production, a key livelihood strategy in these areas. This paper presents perceptions of the pastoral community on the dyna...

    Kennedy Sakimba Kimiti, David Western, Judith Syombua Mbau and Oliver Vivian Wasonga

    Ecological Processes 2018 7:4

    Published on: 2 February 2018

  3. Research

    Quantifying the spatial and temporal distribution of tanglehead (Heteropogon contortus) on South Texas rangelands

    Tanglehead is a grass native to southwestern US rangelands; however, its prevalence as a native invasive on South Texas rangelands has increased rapidly during the last decade. Large areas of monotypic stands ...

    Jose M. Mata, Humberto L. Perotto-Baldivieso, Fidel Hernández, Eric D. Grahmann, Sandra Rideout-Hanzak, John T. Edwards, Michael T. Page and Taylor M. Shedd

    Ecological Processes 2018 7:2

    Published on: 30 January 2018

  4. Research

    Abundance and habitat-suitability relationship deteriorate in fragmented forest landscapes: a case of Adinandra griffithii Dyer, a threatened endemic tree from Meghalaya in northeast India

    A strong positive ‘abundance and habitat-suitability’ relationship is crucial for conservation of species. Nevertheless, anthropogenic alteration of natural landscapes leading to land use and land cover change...

    Dibyendu Adhikari, Aabid Hussain Mir, Krishna Upadhaya, Viheno Iralu and Dilip Kumar Roy

    Ecological Processes 2018 7:3

    Published on: 22 January 2018

  5. Research

    Identification of habitat controls on northern red-legged frog populations: implications for habitat conservation on an urbanizing landscape in the Pacific Northwest

    In the Pacific Northwest of North America, research addressing lentic-breeding amphibian population vulnerability has emphasized aquatic habitats, frequently neglecting terrestrial habitats. Consequently, wetl...

    Lauren A. Grand, Marc P. Hayes, Kristiina A. Vogt, Daniel J. Vogt, Paul R. Yarnold, Klaus O. Richter, Christopher D. Anderson, Elissa C. Ostergaard and Jo O. Wilhelm

    Ecological Processes 2017 6:44

    Published on: 18 December 2017

  6. Research

    Effect of rangeland rehabilitation on the herbaceous species composition and diversity in Suswa catchment, Narok County, Kenya

    Land degradation is a serious environmental problem of our time. In Kenya, it is estimated that 30% of the total land mass is severely degraded. Suswa catchment within Narok County is a good example with gulli...

    N. J. Ombega, S. M. Mureithi, O. K. Koech, A. N. Karuma and C. K. K. Gachene

    Ecological Processes 2017 6:41

    Published on: 11 December 2017

  7. Research

    Groundwater uptake of different surface cover and its consequences in great Hungarian plain

    Forest cover in Hungary has increased from 1.1 to 2.0 million hectares during the last century. The EU (European Union) promotes further afforestation; thus, 15,000–18,000 ha are being forested each year, main...

    Zoltán Gribovszki, Péter Kalicz, Kitti Balog, András Szabó, Tibor Tóth, Péter Csáfordi, Mohamed Metwaly and Sándor Szalai

    Ecological Processes 2017 6:39

    Published on: 6 November 2017

  8. Research

    Local people’s knowledge on the adverse impacts and their attitudes towards growing Eucalyptus woodlot in Gudo Beret Kebele, Basona Worena district, Ethiopia

    Growing Eucalyptus at a farm level in the form of woodlot has become popular among rural households in Ethiopia. For example, rural households mainly establish Eucalyptus woodlot as a component of livelihood impr...

    Solomon Ayele Tadesse and Solomon Mulu Tafere

    Ecological Processes 2017 6:37

    Published on: 31 October 2017

  9. Research

    An application of blended amendments in monsoon rice field

    Rice is the main food crop of the world, and the cultivation of rice crop during the monsoon season is hard due to the rain-induced waterlogging. Apart from this, farmers in north-eastern regions of India ofte...

    Madhumita Ghosh and Ashalata Devi

    Ecological Processes 2017 6:36

    Published on: 13 October 2017

  10. Review

    Are Northeastern U.S. forests vulnerable to extreme drought?

    In the Northeastern U.S., drought is expected to increase in frequency over the next century, and therefore, the responses of trees to drought are important to understand. There is recent debate about whether ...

    Adam P. Coble, Matthew A. Vadeboncoeur, Z. Carter Berry, Katie A. Jennings, Cameron D. McIntire, John L. Campbell, Lindsey E. Rustad, Pamela H. Templer and Heidi Asbjornsen

    Ecological Processes 2017 6:34

    Published on: 21 September 2017

  11. Research

    Exclosures restored the density and root colonization of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia

    Exclusion of grazing animals and tree plantations were among the methods used for the restoration of degraded lands in tropical semiarid areas. Exclosures can foster secondary forest succession by improving so...

    Emiru Birhane, Kide Mogos Gebremedihin, Tewodros Tadesse, Mengsteab Hailemariam and Negasi Solomon

    Ecological Processes 2017 6:33

    Published on: 18 September 2017

  12. Research

    Effect of forest fire on tree diversity and regeneration potential in a tropical dry deciduous forest of Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, Western Ghats, India

    The study was conducted in Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, in the Western Ghats to understand the effect of a single fire event on tree diversity and regeneration status. Four forest patches were selected which were ...

    Satyam Verma, Dharmatma Singh, Sathya Mani and Shanmuganathan Jayakumar

    Ecological Processes 2017 6:32

    Published on: 14 September 2017

  13. Research

    Modeling of potential habitat suitability of Hippocamelus bisulcus: effectiveness of a protected areas network in Southern Patagonia

    Huemul (Hippocamelus bisulcus Molina) is the most threatened flag species of Southern Patagonia, where conservation efforts were not effective to avoid the retraction of its distribution area. Habitat quality mod...

    Yamina Micaela Rosas, Pablo L. Peri, Alejandro Huertas Herrera, Hernán Pastore and Guillermo Martínez Pastur

    Ecological Processes 2017 6:28

    Published on: 17 August 2017

  14. Research

    Impacts of land use and planning on island ecosystem service values: a case study of Dinghai District on Zhoushan Archipelago, China

    Recently designated as a new special economic zone in China, Zhoushan Archipelago is going through a rapid land use change that is expected to have significant impacts on ecosystem services. However, there is ...

    Xiaoyun Shao, Changwei Jing, Jiaguo Qi, Jingang Jiang, Qiankun Liu and Xiumin Cai

    Ecological Processes 2017 6:27

    Published on: 3 August 2017

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