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  1. Content type: Research

    Conceptual clarity is important to attain precise communication of scientific knowledge and to implement appropriate technological and policy actions. Many concepts referring to forest management are widely us...

    Authors: Leonardo Galetto, Carolina Torres and Guillermo J. Martínez Pastur

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:40

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    Agricultural runoff recycling systems are manmade aquatic ecosystems of growing significance to global water sustainability, crop health, and production. This study investigated the seasonal dynamics of microb...

    Authors: Ping Kong, Patricia Richardson and Chuanxue Hong

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:37

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  3. Content type: Correction

    In the original publication of this article (Shorohova et al., 2019), the figure captions of Fig. 2, 3 and 4 are incorrect. They should be changed to:

    Authors: Ekaterina Shorohova, Sergey Sinkevich, Aleksandr Kryshen and Ilkka Vanha-Majamaa

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:39

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    The original article was published in Ecological Processes 2019 8:34

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    Dispersed trees such as Oxytenanthera abyssinica (A. Rich.) and Dalbergia melanoxylon (Guill. & Perr.) which are objectively maintained or planted on farmland provide a significant contribution to soil fertility ...

    Authors: Yikunoamlak Gebrewahid, Kassa Teka, Tewolde-Berhan Gebre-Egziabhier, Sara Tewolde-Berhan, Emiru Birhane, Gebru Eyasu and Esayas Meresa

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:38

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    Rice is a major cereal crop and staple food of eastern India, and most farmers depend solely on rice for their livelihood. Rice farming provides both tangible and non-tangible benefits to ecosystems which need...

    Authors: A. K. Nayak, Md Shahid, A. D. Nayak, B. Dhal, K. C. Moharana, B. Mondal, R. Tripathi, S. D. Mohapatra, P. Bhattacharyya, N. N. Jambhulkar, A. K. Shukla, Nuala Fitton, Pete Smith and H. Pathak

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:35

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    Soil erosion is among the foremost causes of declining soil resources in Ethiopia, which in turn affect agricultural productivity. To limit this problem, for the last two decades in Gumara watershed, soil and ...

    Authors: Mengie Belayneh, Teshome Yirgu and Dereje Tsegaye

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:36

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    Florida’s Everglades is a vast freshwater peatland that has been impacted by the alterations of hydrological pattern and water quality which led to changes in plant species composition and biodiversity. In thi...

    Authors: Ziye Zheng, Yahong Xu, Jianzhu Wang, Yuncong Li and Binhe Gu

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:31

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  8. Content type: Research

    Although soil erosion plays a key role in the carbon cycle, a holistic and mechanistic understanding of the soil erosion process within the cycle is still lacking. The aim of this study was therefore to improv...

    Authors: Tong Li, Haicheng Zhang, Xiaoyuan Wang, Shulan Cheng, Huajun Fang, Gang Liu and Wenping Yuan

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:28

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  9. Content type: Review

    We explored whether, and to what extent, variable retention (VR) forestry has been applied in European boreal forests in northwestern Russia. Our survey revealed VR since 1910. Between 1910 and the 1960s, the ...

    Authors: Ekaterina Shorohova, Sergey Sinkevich, Aleksandr Kryshen and Ilkka Vanha-Majamaa

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:34

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Ecological Processes 2019 8:39

  10. Content type: Review

    Stand-level retention is an important component of sustainable forest management which aims to balance ecological, social and economic objectives. Long-term retention of mature forest structures at the time of...

    Authors: William J. Beese, John Deal, B. Glen Dunsworth, Stephen J. Mitchell and Timothy J. Philpott

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:33

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  11. Content type: Correction

    In the original publication of this article (Nila & Hossain, 2019), co-authors ‘Carl Beierkuhnlein, Anja Jaeschke and Samuel Hoffmann’ need to be added to the author list.

    Authors: Mst Umme Salma Nila, Carl Beierkuhnlein, Anja Jaeschke, Samuel Hoffmann and Md Lokman Hossain

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:29

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    The original article was published in Ecological Processes 2019 8:13

  12. Content type: Research

    Forests are used for multiple purposes worldwide, which often include timber harvest, firewood extraction and livestock raising. An excessive pressure on multipurpose systems may decrease soil cover, promoting...

    Authors: Laura Cavallero, Marcela Ledesma, Dardo R. López and Carlos A. Carranza

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:27

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  13. Content type: Review

    Nothofagus pumilio forests in Tierra del Fuego are the southernmost forests in the world, where extreme climate conditions represent a challenge to attain sustainable forest management. Retention forestry was pro...

    Authors: Guillermo J. Martínez Pastur, Yamina M. Rosas, Mónica Toro Manríquez, Alejandro Huertas Herrera, Juan A. Miller, Juan M. Cellini, Marcelo D. Barrera, Pablo L. Peri and María V. Lencinas

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:24

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  14. Content type: Correction

    In the original publication of this article (Shirazi et al., 2016) the author figured out that in the Fig. 1, the upper left corner Map of Pakistan was inappropriate as per the national policy. In map of Pakis...

    Authors: Safdar Ali Shirazi and Jamil H. Kazmi

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:26

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    The original article was published in Ecological Processes 2016 5:5

  15. Content type: Research

    Variable retention (aggregated and dispersed retention) harvesting proposed for Nothofagus pumilio was designed for timber purposes and biodiversity conservation. Harvesting by opening canopy generates different ...

    Authors: Mónica D.R. Toro Manríquez, Juan M. Cellini, María V. Lencinas, Pablo L. Peri, Karen A. Peña Rojas and Guillermo J. Martínez Pastur

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:18

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  16. Content type: Research

    Evaluation of carbon (C), nitrogen (N), and phosphorus (P) ratios in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems can advance our understanding of biological processes, nutrient cycling, and the fate of organic matter (...

    Authors: Paul Julian II, Stefan Gerber, Rupesh K. Bhomia, Jill King, Todd Z. Osborne, Alan L. Wright, Matthew Powers and Jacob Dombrowski

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:20

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  17. Content type: Research

    Even though increasing population pressure and associated increased demand for food and economic development have led to overexploitation and degradation of wetlands throughout the world, the drivers are most ...

    Authors: Mare Addis Desta, Gete Zeleke, William A. Payne, Teshome Shenkoru and Yihun Dile

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:19

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  18. Content type: Research

    Water such as precipitation is the most critical environment driver of ecosystem processes and functions in semi-arid regions. Frequency and intensity of drought and transient waterlogging are expected to incr...

    Authors: Jingyan Chen, Changliang Shao, Shicheng Jiang, Luping Qu, Fangyuan Zhao and Gang Dong

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:17

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  19. Content type: Research

    Protected areas (PAs) are aimed to hold the environmental conditions that facilitate species and ecosystems to persist. PAs can become climatically unsuitable and unable to sustain their current number of spec...

    Authors: Mst. Umme Salma Nila, Carl Beierkuhnlein, Anja Jaeschke, Samuel Hoffmann and Md Lokman Hossain

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:13

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Ecological Processes 2019 8:29

  20. Content type: Research

    Sustainable land management is considered as one of the useful approaches to combat the threat of various forms of land degradation in Ethiopia. Despite this, there is scant information regarding households’ d...

    Authors: Haftu Etsay, Teklay Negash and Metkel Aregay

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:14

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  21. Content type: Review

    Land use changes in urbanization, industrialization, and agricultural processes will continue to have negative impacts on water quality at all scales. The impact of land use changes on water quality is general...

    Authors: Moriken Camara, Nor Rohaizah Jamil and Ahmad Fikri Bin Abdullah

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:10

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  22. Content type: Research

    Assessment of carbon pools in semi-arid forests of India is crucial in order to develop a better action plan for management of such ecosystems under global climate change and rapid urbanization. This study, th...

    Authors: Archana Meena, Ankita Bidalia, M. Hanief, J. Dinakaran and K. S. Rao

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:8

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  23. Content type: Research

    Savanna grasslands are globally important ecosystems consisting of one of the most extensive grazing lands with unique biodiversity. The objectives of the study were to assess the effect of grazing intensity o...

    Authors: Yaregal Melak, Ayana Angassa and Aster Abebe

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:12

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  24. Content type: Research

    There is a substantial interest in the values that consumers place on drinking water quality and supply. Financial resources are crucial to improving the urban potable water supply in developing countries that...

    Authors: Yilikal Anteneh, Gete Zeleke and Ephrem Gebremariam

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:9

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    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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  26. Content type: Research

    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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  27. Content type: Research

    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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  28. 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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  29. Content type: Research

    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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  30. Content type: Research

    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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  31. Content type: Research

    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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  32. Content type: Research

    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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  33. Content type: Research

    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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  34. 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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  35. Content type: Research

    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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