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  1. Understanding how soil fertility changes due to topographical conditions and forest attributes is an essential premise for local-scale forest management practices. We evaluated the effects of topographic varia...

    Authors: Alice Cristina Rodrigues, Pedro Manuel Villa, Walnir Gomes Ferreira-Júnior, Carlos Ernesto R. G. Schaefer and Andreza Viana Neri

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:62

    Content type: Research

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  2. Countries have long been making efforts by reducing greenhouse-gas emissions to mitigate climate change. In the agreements of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, involved countries have ...

    Authors: Lifen Jiang, Junyi Liang, Xingjie Lu, Enqing Hou, Forrest M. Hoffman and Yiqi Luo

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:61

    Content type: Research

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  3. Changes in foliar nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) stoichiometry play important roles in predicting the effects of global change on ecosystem structure and function. However, there is substantial debate on the ...

    Authors: Chengming You, Changhui Peng, Zhenfeng Xu, Yang Liu, Li Zhang, Rui Yin, Lin Liu, Han Li, Lixia Wang, Sining Liu, Bo Tan and Paul Kardol

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:58

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  4. The breakdown of dead organic matter is driven by a diverse array of organisms and is an important process increasingly impacted by a range of contaminants. While many studies have documented how contaminants ...

    Authors: Ellard R. Hunting, Maarten Schrama, Daniel E. Rozen, Christina Joenssen and Nadja R. Brun

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:57

    Content type: Research

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  5. The adverse effects of climate variability and extremes exert increasing pressure on rural farm households whose livelihoods are dependent on nature. However, integrated and area-specific vulnerability assessm...

    Authors: Abebe Arega Mekonen and Arega Bazezew Berlie

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:55

    Content type: Research

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  6. Biodiversity supports multiple ecosystem services, whereas species loss endangers the provision of many services and affects ecosystem resilience and resistance capacity. The increase of remote sensing techniq...

    Authors: Yamina Micaela Rosas, Pablo L. Peri, María Vanessa Lencinas, Romina Lasagno and Guillermo J. Martínez Pastur

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:53

    Content type: Research

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  7. Evaluating the impacts of land-use/land-cover (LULC) changes on ecosystem service values (ESVs) is essential for sustainable use and management of ecosystems. In this study, we evaluated the impact of human ac...

    Authors: Mulatu Liyew Berihun, Atsushi Tsunekawa, Nigussie Haregeweyn, Mitsuru Tsubo and Ayele Almaw Fenta

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:52

    Content type: Research

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  8. Revealing the variations in soil aggregate-related organic carbon (OC) and labile organic carbon (LOC) fractions in a chronosequence of Chinese fir plantations plays an important role in better understanding t...

    Authors: Xinxin He, Yongzhen Huang, Qianchun Zhang, Shaoming Ye and Shengqiang Wang

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:49

    Content type: Research

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  9. Regarding the most important ecological challenges, scientists are increasingly debating the relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem function. Despite this, several experimental and theoretical researc...

    Authors: Mengistu Teshome Wondimu, Zebene Asfaw Nigussie and Muktar Mohammed Yusuf

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:47

    Content type: Research

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  10. The timing, magnitude, and duration of extreme hydrological disasters have the potential to threaten the species diversity and river habitats. On August 8, 2014, and August 19, 2017, disastrous floods struck m...

    Authors: Mohammad Gholizadeh

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:46

    Content type: Research

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  11. Despite the crucial role of nitrogen (N) availability in carbon (C) cycling in terrestrial ecosystems, soil organic C (SOC) mineralization in different sizes of soil aggregates under various land use types and...

    Authors: Ruirui Cao, Longchi Chen, Xincun Hou, Xiaotao Lü and Haimei Li

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:45

    Content type: Research

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  12. The carbon pools of forest soils play a vital role in global carbon sequestration and emissions. Forest management can regulate the sequestration and output of forest soil carbon pools to a certain extent; how...

    Authors: Tairui Liu, Daoli Peng, Zhijie Tan, Jinping Guo and Yunxiang Zhang

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:44

    Content type: Research

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  13. Cyanobacteria are among the first photoautotrophic component of soil microorganism communities which play a key ecological role in nutrient cycles and soil productivity. However, the sustainability of these so...

    Authors: Z. Hakkoum, F. Minaoui, M. Douma, K. Mouhri and M. Loudiki

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:42

    Content type: Research

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  14. Tropical primary forests have been disappearing quickly to make use of the land for commercial purposes. Land-use change has an impact on downstream aquatic processes, but those impacts have mainly been studie...

    Authors: Yasuaki Tanaka, Elizerberth Minggat and Wardina Roseli

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:40

    Content type: Review

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  15. Even though wetlands are essential in enhancing water quality and providing recreation and entertainment opportunities in urban areas, their values are overlooked by the decision-makers. Underestimation of the...

    Authors: Workiyie Worie Assefa, Belachew Getnet Eneyew and Ayalew Wondie

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:39

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  16. The effects of biodiversity on community function and services are frequently studied in the history of ecology, while the response of individual species to biodiversity remains great elusive. In this study, w...

    Authors: Liang-Yu Qi, Hong-Yuan Zeng, Zhong-Xi Bai, Yan-Hong Wang, Li Liu, Wen Zhong, Shi-Yun Ye, Hui Fu, Feng Li, Chang-Liang Shao and Ai-Ping Wu

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:38

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  17. Urban areas are often built along large rivers and surrounded by agricultural land. This may lead to small tributary streams that have agricultural headwaters and urbanized lower reaches. Our study objectives ...

    Authors: Daniel T. L. Myers, Richard R. Rediske, James N. McNair, Aaron D. Parker and E. Wendy Ogilvie

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:37

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  18. Conifers partition different N forms from soil, including ammonium, nitrate, and dissolved organic N (DON), to sustain plant growth. Previous studies focused on inorganic N sources and specific amino acid form...

    Authors: Xulun Zhou, Ang Wang, Erik A. Hobbie, Feifei Zhu, Xueyan Wang, Yinghua Li and Yunting Fang

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:36

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  19. Forage production is the fundamental ecosystem service of grasslands. Although forage consumption occurs at community level, most studies focused on species-level changes of forage quality. The quantitative an...

    Authors: Xiao-Tao Lü, Zhuo-Yi Liu, Seeta Sistla, Guo-Jiao Yang, Yan-Yu Hu, Zhi-Wei Zhang, Shuang-Li Hou and Cong Ding

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:33

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  20. Soil microbial communities cope with an imbalanced supply of resources by adjusting their element acquisition and utilization strategies. Although soil pH has long been considered an essential driver of microb...

    Authors: Tianpeng Li, Ruzhen Wang, Jiangping Cai, Yani Meng, Zhirui Wang, Xue Feng, Heyong Liu, Ronald F. Turco and Yong Jiang

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:32

    Content type: Research

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  21. Habitat heterogeneity clearly distinguished in terms of availability of food and habitat resources and landscape features (natural or human-modified) play a crucial role in the avian species composition and po...

    Authors: Bibhu Prasad Panda, B. Anjan Kumar Prusty, Biswajit Panda, Abanti Pradhan and Siba Prasad Parida

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:31

    Content type: Research

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  22. Habitat degradation is known to have a major impact on the composition of bird communities, yet how these communities recover following such disturbance is less understood. This study examined bird community c...

    Authors: Affan Nasruddin-Roshidi, Mohammad Saiful Mansor, Nor Adibah Ismail, Ehwan Ngadi, Mohd Izzat-Husna, Shahril Mod Husin, Farah Shafawati Mohd-Taib, Rahmah Illias and Shukor Md Nor

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:30

    Content type: Research

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  23. Forest fire incidences in the Himalayan region of Uttarakhand, India are very common in summers. Pine and oak are the principal and dominant species of Himalayan subtropical forest and Himalayan temperate fore...

    Authors: Devanshi Singh, Priyanka Sharma, Ujjwal Kumar, Achlesh Daverey and Kusum Arunachalam

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:29

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  24. The focus of this study was to investigate the wide use of Eucalyptus spp., an exotic plant with high allelopathic ability, in the reforestation programs of urban parks in São Paulo City, Brazil, over the last ce...

    Authors: Maurício Lamano Ferreira, Marcelo Ferreira Barbosa, Eduardo Pereira Cabral Gomes, Ana Paula Branco do Nascimento, Edgar Fernando de Luca, Karina Gonçalves da Silva, Ulisses Bezerra França, Plínio Barbosa de Camargo and Raffaele Lafortezza

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:27

    Content type: Research

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  25. As global temperatures continue to rise, species distribution modeling is a suitable tool for identifying rare and endangered species most at risk of extinction, along with tracking shifting geographical range.

    Authors: Debasruti Boral and Saurav Moktan

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:26

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  26. To restore secondary forests (major forest resources worldwide), it is essential to accelerate the natural regeneration of dominant trees by altering micro-environments. Forest gaps are products of various dis...

    Authors: Ting Zhang, Qiaoling Yan, G. Geoff Wang and Jiaojun Zhu

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:25

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  27. Disentangling the relative roles of environmental filtering and spatial processes in structuring ecological communities is a central topic in metacommunity ecology. Metacommunity ecology in the temperate river...

    Authors: Zhenyuan Liu, Tingting Zhou, Yongde Cui, Zhengfei Li, Weimin Wang, Yushun Chen and Zhicai Xie

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:23

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  28. A water-saving cultivation technique of supplementary irrigation based on soil moisture levels has been adopted for winter wheat production in the Huang-Huai-Hai Plain of China, due to the enhanced water-use e...

    Authors: Zhen Zhang, Zhenwen Yu, Yongli Zhang and Yu Shi

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:21

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  29. Fragmentation and habitat loss can restrict species movement and reduce connectivity, negatively impacting biodiversity. Characterising the overall connectivity of an area can inform better management of human...

    Authors: Darrel Chin Fung Tiang, Andrew Morris, Mathew Bell, Christopher N. Gibbins, Badrul Azhar and Alex M. Lechner

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:20

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  30. Species Distribution Modelling (SDM) coupled with freely available multispectral imagery from Sentinel-2 (S2) satellite provides an immense contribution in monitoring invasive species. However, attempts to eva...

    Authors: Nurhussen Ahmed, Clement Atzberger and Worku Zewdie

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:18

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  31. Suitable habitat and landscape structure play a pivotal role in the success of forest restoration projects. This study aimed to model the habitat suitability of wild almond (Amygdalus scoparia Spach) using three ...

    Authors: Hossein Piri Sahragard, Majid Ajorlo and Peyman Karami

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:17

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  32. Land use/cover and management practices are widely known to influence soil organic matter (SOM) quality and quantity. The present study investigated the effect of different land use, i.e., forests viz. mixed fore...

    Authors: Archana Meena and K. S. Rao

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:16

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  33. Studies of the African savannas have used national parks to test ecological theories of natural ecosystems, including equilibrium, non-equilibrium, complex adaptive systems, and the role of top-down and bottom...

    Authors: David Western, Victor N. Mose, David Maitumo and Caroline Mburu

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:15

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  34. The forelands of retreating glaciers are invaluable natural laboratories in which to explore the processes of primary succession. Numerous studies have been conducted on foreland chronosequences to identify te...

    Authors: Haley E. Synan, Mikael A. Melfi and Lawrence H. Tanner

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:13

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