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  1. 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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    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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    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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  4. 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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    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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  6. 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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    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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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    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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    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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    The Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System (CFFDRS) is a globally known wildland fire risk assessment system, and two major components, the fire weather index system and the fire behavior prediction system,...

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

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2017 6:5

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Ecological Processes 2018 7:14

  17. Content type: Research

    We quantified the effects of the site factors pH and nitrate (NO3) concentration in soil solution and groundwater level on the vegetation of terrestrial ecosystems for the Netherlands in response to changes in at...

    Authors: J. Kros, J. P. Mol-Dijkstra, G. W. W. Wamelink, G. J. Reinds, A. van Hinsberg and W. de Vries

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2016 5:22

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  18. Content type: Research

    Variation in reproductive phenology among species is an important mechanism for maintaining species coexistence. In mixed forests, the impact of limiting (biotic and abiotic) factors on tree reproductive succe...

    Authors: Mónica Toro Manríquez, Luciana Mestre, María Vanessa Lencinas, Álvaro Promis, Guillermo Martínez Pastur and Rosina Soler

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2016 5:21

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    Mangroves that grow at the latitudinal extremes of their distribution are susceptible to extreme cold events. Successive enhancement of low temperature stress (seLTS) is a typical characteristic of extreme col...

    Authors: Chunfang Zheng, Jianwu Tang, Jinong Chen, Weicheng Liu, Jianbiao Qiu, Xin Peng and Yong Ye

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2016 5:20

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Ecological Processes 2017 6:3

  20. Content type: Review

    This review was developed to introduce the essential components and variants of structural equation modeling (SEM), synthesize the common issues in SEM applications, and share our views on SEM’s future in ecol...

    Authors: Yi Fan, Jiquan Chen, Gabriela Shirkey, Ranjeet John, Susie R. Wu, Hogeun Park and Changliang Shao

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2016 5:19

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    Community perception plays a significant role in rangeland resource management. Traditional rangeland management practices by the pastoral communities are based on accumulated knowledge in connection to their ...

    Authors: Minyahel Tilahun, Ayana Angassa, Aster Abebe and Alemayehu Mengistu

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2016 5:18

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  22. Content type: Research

    Grazing is an important management tool for maintaining healthy ecosystems and improving rangelands productivity. However, its effectiveness for this purpose is dependent on timing and frequency of grazing, as...

    Authors: Priscilla K. Lalampaa, Oliver V. Wasonga, Daniel I. Rubenstein and Jesse T. Njoka

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2016 5:17

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  23. Content type: Review

    The effects of land use and land cover (LULC) on groundwater recharge and surface runoff and how these are affected by LULC changes are of interest for sustainable water resources management. However, there is...

    Authors: S. O. Owuor, K. Butterbach-Bahl, A. C. Guzha, M. C. Rufino, D. E. Pelster, E. Díaz-Pinés and L. Breuer

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2016 5:16

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  24. Content type: Research

    Lake Naivasha watershed is recognized for its contribution to Kenya’s national gross domestic product from the export of horticultural products. Commercial horticultural investment downstream depends mainly on...

    Authors: J. M. Nyongesa, H. K. Bett, J. K. Lagat and O. I. Ayuya

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2016 5:15

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  25. Content type: Research

    Long-term drought in the southern Great Plains increases the vulnerability of coupled human-environment systems at a variety of scales. Developing better understandings of the dynamics at regional scales will ...

    Authors: Todd D. Fagin, Jacqueline M. Vadjunec, Nicole M. Colston, Kathyrn Wenger and Amy Graham

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2016 5:12

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  26. Content type: Research

    Whether invasive plants stimulate or inhibit the soil microbial diversity is still an open question. Despite large-scale invasion by Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E. Walker in the urban ecosystems of the Srinagar ci...

    Authors: Nazima Rasool, Zafar A. Reshi, Damase P. Khasa, Mudasir Roshan and Manzoor A. Shah

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2016 5:10

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  27. Content type: Research

    Understanding how mangroves respond to rare cold events has implications for both restoration and conservation under climate change scenarios. This study investigated the responses of photosynthesis and activi...

    Authors: Chunfang Zheng, Yong Ye, Weicheng Liu, Jianwu Tang, Chengnian Zhang, Jianbiao Qiu and Jinong Chen

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2016 5:9

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  28. Content type: Research

    Understanding the differences in carbon and water vapor fluxes of spatially distributed evergreen needleleaf forests (ENFs) is crucial for accurately estimating regional or global carbon and water budgets and ...

    Authors: Pradeep Wagle, Xiangming Xiao, Thomas E. Kolb, Beverly E. Law, Sonia Wharton, Russell K. Monson, Jiquan Chen, Peter D. Blanken, Kimberly A. Novick, Sabina Dore, Asko Noormets and Prasanna H. Gowda

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2016 5:8

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  29. Content type: Research

    This paper focused on the process of urbanization in Lahore and its correlation with the loss of urban vegetation and perceived environmental impacts based on local population’s perception through administrati...

    Authors: Safdar Ali Shirazi and Jamil H. Kazmi

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2016 5:5

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Ecological Processes 2019 8:26

  30. Content type: Research

    Rangelands are important source of pasture for livestock in Kenya since time immemorial to pastoral households. However, seasonality on forage availability has been a big challenge in meeting animals’ feed req...

    Authors: O. K. Koech, R. N. Kinuthia, G. N. Karuku, S. M. Mureithi and R. Wanjogu

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2016 5:3

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  31. Content type: Research

    In this study, metal pollution and their sources in surface soils were evaluated by pollution indices and multivariate statistical techniques in association with a geographical information system (GIS).

    Authors: Fahad Ahmed, A. N. M. Fakhruddin, M. D. Toufick Imam, Nasima Khan, Tanzir Ahmed Khan, Md. Mahfuzur Rahman and Abu Tareq Mohammad Abdullah

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2016 5:2

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  32. Content type: Research

    Kuala Lumpur is currently experiencing a large-scale urban transformation. This study explores a multi-buffer ring method to investigate the spatial and temporal dynamics of urban growth in the Kuala Lumpur me...

    Authors: Mukesh Singh Boori, Maik Netzband, Komal Choudhary and Vít Voženílek

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2015 4:15

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