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  1. 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    The Florida Everglades has undergone significant ecological change spanning the continuum of disturbance to restoration. While the restoration effort is not complete and the ecosystem continues to experience s...

    Authors: Paul Julian II, Stefan Gerber, Alan L. Wright, Binhe Gu and Todd Z. Osborne

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:43

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    Ecosystem change and respective conservation needs were at top priority areas in the globe especially at biodiversity hotspot zones and places of endemism like Bale eco-region. In this aspect, this study had t...

    Authors: Adane Mezgebu and Getachew Workineh

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:42

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    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...

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

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:39

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    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...

    Authors: Solomon Ayele Tadesse and Solomon Mulu Tafere

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:37

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    A fundamental challenge to the integrity of tropical dry forest ecosystems is the invasion of non-native grass species. These grasses compete for resources and fuel anthropogenic wildfires. In 2012, a bulldoze...

    Authors: Xavier A. Jaime, Skip J. Van Bloem, Frank H. Koch and Stacy A. C. Nelson

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:38

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    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...

    Authors: Madhumita Ghosh and Ashalata Devi

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:36

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  19. Content type: Review

    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 ...

    Authors: 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

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:34

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    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...

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

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:33

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    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 ...

    Authors: Satyam Verma, Dharmatma Singh, Sathya Mani and Shanmuganathan Jayakumar

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:32

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    Osun River dissecting the Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove, though inscribed on the World Heritage List, has been rarely assessed for biodiversity values or ecotoxicology. In this study, we investigated the concentrat...

    Authors: Emmanuel O. Akindele, Godwin O. Olutona, Oyeshina G. Oyeku and Akinkunle V. Adeniyi

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:30

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    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...

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

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:28

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  24. Content type: Research

    Pastoral communities have a comprehensive knowledge of their environments. This knowledge was acquired through extensive observation of the local environment and continuous herding practices. Pastoralists’ wis...

    Authors: Minyahel Tilahun, Ayana Angassa and Aster Abebe

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:29

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  25. Content type: Research

    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 ...

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

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:27

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  26. Content type: Research

    Bats are threatened by agricultural intensification, and although bat ecology in agricultural landscapes is in the focus of current research, the effects of interacting spatiotemporal factors on species-specif...

    Authors: Olga Heim, Lukas Lorenz, Stephanie Kramer-Schadt, Kirsten Jung, Christian C. Voigt and Jana A. Eccard

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:24

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  27. Content type: Research

    In the recent decades, there has been growing interest in the contribution of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) to livelihoods, development, and poverty alleviation among the rural populace. This has been pro...

    Authors: Muhammad Sabiu Suleiman, Vivian Oliver Wasonga, Judith Syombua Mbau, Aminu Suleiman and Yazan Ahmed Elhadi

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:23

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  28. Content type: Research

    Deforestation significantly impacts large carnivores that depend on large tracts of interconnected forest habitat and that are sensitive to human activities. Understanding the relationship between habitat use ...

    Authors: Miriam A. Zemanova, Humberto L. Perotto-Baldivieso, Emily L. Dickins, Andrew B. Gill, John P. Leonard and David B. Wester

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:21

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  29. Content type: Research

    Rangeland ecosystems provide multiple ecosystem services, including feed resources for wild and domestic herbivores in semi-arid areas. However, under the ever increasing environmental changes, the impact of r...

    Authors: Hassen M. Ahmed, Zewdu K. Tessema, Adugna Tolera and Diriba Korecha

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:25

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  30. Content type: Research

    Forests form a major component of the carbon (C) reserves in the world’s ecosystems. However, little is known on how management influences C stocks of woody vegetation, particularly in dry areas. We developed ...

    Authors: Negasi Solomon, Emiru Birhane, Tewodros Tadesse, Anna C. Treydte and Kiros Meles

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:20

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  31. Content type: Review

    Companioned by economic development, a dietary shift toward higher meat consumption is seen in developing countries and transitional economies, where the demand for livestock production has been increasing in ...

    Authors: Jiaguo Qi, Xiaoping Xin, Ranjeet John, Pavel Groisman and Jiquan Chen

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:22

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  32. Content type: Research

    The influence of the interaction of calcium carbonate (CaCO3) and surface-active substances (SAS; surfactants) with different chain lengths and cationic and anionic hydrophilic centers has been analyzed.

    Authors: Petru Spataru, Francisco Fernandez, Joseph W. Sista, Tudor Spataru, Oxana Spinu and Igor Povar

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:18

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  33. Content type: Research

    Soil erosion is the major environmental problem in Ethiopia. In response to this problem, the country has been in continuous struggle to adopt land management practices. Therefore, the objective of this study ...

    Authors: Birhan Asmame Miheretu and Assefa Abegaz Yimer

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:19

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  34. Content type: Research

    The brown planthopper (BPH), Nilaparvata lugens (Stål) (Hemiptera: Delphacidae), is a notorious insect pest of rice. Nutrient supplementation can alter plant biochemical compositions which may indirectly affect o...

    Authors: Md. Mamunur Rashid, Mahbuba Jahan, Khandakar S. Islam and Md. Abdul Latif

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:15

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  35. Content type: Research

    Since the last few decades, the government of Ethiopia has introduced and adopted participatory forest management (PFM) in different regions of the country. However, there is a lack of research dealing with pe...

    Authors: Solomon Ayele Tadesse and Demel Teketay

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:17

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  36. Content type: Research

    Scarcity of water in the rangelands of Kenya has led to the introduction of piospheres. Previous research has however produced contrasting results on the effects of piospheres and seasonality on Shannon-Wiener...

    Authors: S. O. Jawuoro, O. K. Koech, G. N. Karuku and J. S. Mbau

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:16

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  37. Content type: Research

    Pastoral livestock share grazing areas and watering points with wildlife around the protected areas in Eastern Africa. This causes a high degree of livestock-wildlife interactions, leading to conflicts between...

    Authors: Yihew Biru, Zewdu K. Tessema and Mengistu Urge

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:13

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  38. Content type: Research

    Multi-temporal land-use and land-cover data provides a historical vehicle for determining and evaluating long-term trends in bio-physical landscapes. Land-use and land-cover assessment and mapping is one of th...

    Authors: Muhammad Sabiu Suleiman, Oliver Vivian Wasonga, Judith Syombua Mbau and Yazan Ahmed Elhadi

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:11

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  39. Content type: Research

    Mangrove forests are highly productive ecosystems distributed along the tropical coast line. Nutrient biogeochemistry of mangroves are primarly driven by both allochthonous and autochthonous sources. Character...

    Authors: M. Bala Krishna Prasad, Alok Kumar, A.L. Ramanathan and Dilip Kumar Datta

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:8

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  40. Content type: Research

    The presence of larger trees in semi-arid African savannas creates sub-habitats, which influences on herbaceous plant communities grown under their canopies differently from opened areas. Knowledge of seed ban...

    Authors: Zewdu Kelkay Tessema, Belay Ejigu and Lisanework Nigatu

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:9

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  41. Content type: Research

    The lagoon is a component of coastal zones, whose populations of autotrophic picoplankton (APP) remain largely unstudied. These lagoons display high-nutrient productivity and additionally may also be subjected...

    Authors: Aída Martínez-López, Cristian Hakspiel-Segura, Diana Cecilia Escobedo-Urías and Bárbara González-Acosta

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:6

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  42. Content type: Research

    Climate change is expected to impose significant tension on the geographic distribution of tree species. Yet, tree species range shifts may be delayed by their long life spans, capacity to withstand long perio...

    Authors: John L. Campbell and Douglas J. Shinneman

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:7

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