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  1. Content type: Research

    Ethiopia is frequently cited as a country that is highly vulnerable to climate variability and change. The country’s high vulnerability arises mostly from climate-sensitive agricultural sector that suffers a l...

    Authors: Israel Tessema and Belay Simane

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:5

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    Actual evapotranspiration (ET) is a major component of the water balance. While several international flux measurement programs have been executed in the tropical rain forest of the Amazon, those measurements ...

    Authors: Victor Hugo da Motta Paca, Gonzalo E. Espinoza-Dávalos, Tim M. Hessels, Daniel Medeiros Moreira, Georges F. Comair and Wim G. M. Bastiaanssen

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:6

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    Restoring the degraded sites with vegetation cover is an optimal solution to mitigate environmental disasters. Starting from the 1980s, donor-assisted land rehabilitation activities were taking place in Tehule...

    Authors: Birhan Ali Woldie and Solomon Ayele Tadesse

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:4

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  4. Content type: Review

    Variable retention harvesting is a silvicultural system that focuses on retaining key elements of stand structure at the time of logging and is increasingly being used worldwide. We describe the design and est...

    Authors: David Lindenmayer, David Blair and Lachlan McBurney

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:2

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    Trees on agricultural landscape play a vital role in ecosystem services including food security that supports human livelihood. They can further offer synergy between adaptation and mitigation in addressing cl...

    Authors: Yikunoamlak Gebrewahid, Tewolde-Berhan Gebre-Egziabhier, Kassa Teka and Emiru Birhane

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:40

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    The information available on the sensitivity of soil biotic and abiotic attributes, which can be used to track the impact of reforestation in riparian buffers, is often insufficient to refine management practi...

    Authors: Velu Rasiah and Singarayer K. Florentine

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:39

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    Abandonment of agricultural land is often happening all over the world and widespread in Russia. Such lands are subject to successional changes in vegetation and it seems necessary to provide effective methods...

    Authors: Larisa G. Khanina, Vadim E. Smirnov, Michael S. Romanov and Maxim V. Bobrovsky

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:38

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    Garcinia kola is an indigenous multipurpose tree species commonly found in the tropical rain forest zone of West and Central Africa. Providing economic, ecological, and socio-cultural benefits for people, they ha...

    Authors: Onyebuchi Patrick Agwu, Adama Bakayoko, Saka Oladunni Jimoh and Porembski Stefan

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:36

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    Mountain grasslands are globally important ecosystems. They are considered as heritage sites with “outstanding values” to ecological communities by adding a further “layer and support to the existing protectio...

    Authors: Denbeshu Debeko, Ayana Angassa, Aster Abebe, Ashenafi Burka and Adugna Tolera

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:34

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  10. Content type: Research

    Flood recession farming, locally known as molapo farming, is an important livelihood activity for the subsistence farming community around the Okavango Delta. The study was aimed at investigating the influence of...

    Authors: Modise Nthaba, Keotshephile Kashe and Michael Murray-Hudson

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:33

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    Ethiopia has made efforts to tackle the challenges of low crop and livestock productivity and degradation of land resources through various rural development strategies. However, increasing demands for food, a...

    Authors: Wuletaw Mekuria, Kindu Mekonnen, Peter Thorne, Melkamu Bezabih, Lulseged Tamene and Wuletawu Abera

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:30

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    The Aspen-FACE experiment was an 11-year study of the effect of elevated CO2 and ozone (alone and in combination) on the growth of model aspen communities (pure aspen, aspen-birch, and aspen-maple) in the field i...

    Authors: Eric J. Gustafson, Mark E. Kubiske, Brian R. Miranda, Yasutomo Hoshika and Elena Paoletti

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:31

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  13. Content type: Research

    The spatial association dynamics of free-ranging cattle herds are not fully understood; however, they can have a direct influence on the spatial patterns of resource utilization. The aim of our study was to ex...

    Authors: Christopher Cheleuitte-Nieves, Humberto L. Perotto-Baldivieso, X. Ben Wu and Susan M. Cooper

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:29

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    An accurate and reliable detection of soil physicochemical attributes (SPAs) is a difficult and complicated issue in soil science. The SPA may be varied spatially and temporally with the complexity of nature. ...

    Authors: Amol D. Vibhute, Karbhari V. Kale, Suresh C. Mehrotra, Rajesh K. Dhumal and Ajay D. Nagne

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:26

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    Evidence is mounting that traditional knowledge can play a critical role in shaping the biodiversity conservation strategies and maintaining ecosystem services. This study was conducted with Adi community of A...

    Authors: Ranjay K. Singh, Shah M. Hussain, T. Riba, Anshuman Singh, Egul Padung, Orik Rallen, Y. J. Lego and Ajay Kumar Bhardwaj

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:27

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    Western climate science and Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) represent complementary and overlapping views of the causes and consequences of change. In particular, observations of changes in abundance, d...

    Authors: Samantha Chisholm Hatfield, Elizabeth Marino, Kyle Powys Whyte, Kathie D. Dello and Philip W. Mote

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:25

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    Changes in socio-economy and climate are affecting the demand of wood products globally. At the same time, society requires that forest supporting structures like biodiversity are maintained and preserved whil...

    Authors: Astor Toraño Caicoya, Peter Biber, Werner Poschenrieder, Fabian Schwaiger and Hans Pretzsch

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:23

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    Carbon stock estimation in different land use systems is necessary for curbing global climatic crisis. In the present study, high-altitude dry temperate land use systems (LUS) at three altitudinal ranges “A1, 190...

    Authors: Kafula Chisanga, D. R. Bhardwaj, Nazir A. Pala and C. L. Thakur

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:22

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    The lower Syr Darya River Basin is an integral part of the Aral Sea Basin that is shared by four riparian countries. In Kazakhstan, the water is mainly used for agricultural purposes. However, the poor quality...

    Authors: Bezaiet Dessalegn, Ludmilla Kiktenko, Balzhan Zhumagazina, Saltanat Zhakenova and Vinay Nangia

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:24

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    Pine savannas are primarily managed with frequent prescribed fire (≤ 3 years) to promote diversity of flora and fauna, and to maintain open, park-like conditions needed by species such as the endangered red-co...

    Authors: Andrew R. Little, L. Mike Conner, Michael J. Chamberlain, Nathan P. Nibbelink and Robert J. Warren

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:20

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  21. Content type: Review

    The policy of encouraging agriculture and development for mass tourism has led to environmental problems in Cameron Highlands, Malaysia. Rampant development and land clearing have significantly altered the lan...

    Authors: Azlini Razali, Sharifah Norkhadijah Syed Ismail, Suriyani Awang, Sarva Mangala Praveena and Emilia Zainal Abidin

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:19

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  22. Content type: Research

    A decline in direct experience with nature can lead to disaffection of natural environments, wildlife, and public indifference towards biodiversity conservation. This study measured on affective attitude towar...

    Authors: Huda Farhana Mohamad Muslim, Hosaka Tetsuro, Numata Shinya and Noor Azlin Yahya

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:18

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  23. Content type: Research

    This study investigated factors affecting farmers’ participation in watershed management programs in the Northeastern highlands of Ethiopia by taking the Teleyayen sub-watershed as a case study. Data were coll...

    Authors: Alem-meta Assefa Agidew and K. N. Singh

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:15

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  24. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the associated impact of adoption of adaptation options to climate change and variability on household food security in the Muger sub-basin of the upper Blue-Nile of Et...

    Authors: Abayineh Amare and Belay Simane

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:13

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  25. Content type: Correction

    The original publication [1] has an error in the citation of figure 1. Below you will find the correct version.

    Authors: Xianli Wang, B. Mike Wotton, Alan S. Cantin, Marc-André Parisien, Kerry Anderson, Brett Moore and Mike D. Flannigan

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:14

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    The original article was published in Ecological Processes 2017 6:5

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    We investigated the magnitude and duration of desalination of Pulicat—a coastal lagoon ecosystem connected to the Bay of Bengal on the South-eastern coast of India—during the 2015 South India flood event which...

    Authors: Harini Santhanam and Thulasiraman Natarajan

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:10

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    Construction activities in and along urban streams increase the sediment input into surface waters, causing an overall decline in water quality and aquatic ecosystems. In this case study, we investigate the wa...

    Authors: Bin Zhu, Daniel S. Smith, Anthony P. Benaquista, Dylan M. Rossi, Betsy M. Kadapuram, Man Lok Yu, Andrew S. Partlow and Nathan R. Burtch

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:11

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  28. Content type: Research

    Invasion of exotic plant species is a well-known threat to native ecosystems since it directly affects native plant communities by altering their composition and diversity. Moreover, exotic plant species displ...

    Authors: Maru G. Gebrekiros and Zewdu K. Tessema

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:9

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  29. Content type: Research

    Soil is the major reservoir of organic carbon. There is a paucity of soil organic carbon (SOC) stock data of afroalpine and sub-afroalpine vegetation in Ethiopia. Hence, this study was conducted to estimate th...

    Authors: Kflay Gebrehiwot, Temesgen Desalegn, Zerihun Woldu, Sebsebe Demissew and Ermias Teferi

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:6

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  30. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:5

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    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...

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

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:4

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    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 ...

    Authors: 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

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:2

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    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...

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

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:3

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  34. Content type: Research

    California’s recent drought (2012–2016) has implications throughout the state for natural resource management and adaptation planning and has generated many discussions about drought characterization and recov...

    Authors: Lorraine E. Flint, Alan L. Flint, John Mendoza, Julie Kalansky and F. M. Ralph

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:1

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  35. Content type: Research

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

    Authors: 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

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:44

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    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...

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

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:41

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