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  1. 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

    Content type: Research

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  2. 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

    Content type: Research

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  3. 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

    Content type: Research

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  4. 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

    Content type: Research

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  5. 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

    Content type: Research

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

  6. 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

    Content type: Research

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  7. 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

    Content type: Research

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  8. 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

    Content type: Research

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

  9. 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

    Content type: Review

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  10. 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

    Content type: Research

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  11. 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

    Content type: Research

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  12. 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

    Content type: Review

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  13. 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

    Content type: Research

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  14. 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

    Content type: Research

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  15. 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

    Content type: Research

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  16. 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

    Content type: Research

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  17. 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

    Content type: Research

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  18. 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

    Content type: Research

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

  19. 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

    Content type: Research

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  20. 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

    Content type: Research

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  21. 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

    Content type: Research

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  22. The Nenjiang River Basin is an important foodstuff base and eco-environmental fragile area in Northeast China. With the rapid rise in human population, human-induced changes in land use/land cover form an impo...

    Authors: Zhiliang Wang, Zongming Wang, Bai Zhang, Chunyan Lu and Chunying Ren

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2015 4:11

    Content type: Research

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  23. Soil microbial community plays a crucial role in the ecological processes of soil ecosystem. Forest species introduction often changes profoundly soil ecological processes in the forest. Larix kaempferi (Lam.) wa...

    Authors: Fangqing Chen, Nina Song, Guohua Chen and Jianzhu Wang

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2015 4:10

    Content type: Research

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  24. The impacts of land use/land cover (LULC) pattern on surface components of water are less well recognized, particularly in the Kashmir Himalaya. The paper highlights the relationship between LULC and water che...

    Authors: Zahoor ul Hassan, Javaid Ahmad Shah, Tasawoor Ahmad Kanth and Ashok Kumar Pandit

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2015 4:9

    Content type: Research

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  25. The ecological processes underlying the suppressive impacts of invasive species on native species diversity, both above- and below-ground, in non-native regions are not well understood. We therefore aimed to i...

    Authors: Manzoor A Shah, Marie-Eve Beaulieu, Zafar A Reshi, Salman Qureshi and Damase P Khasa

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2015 4:7

    Content type: Research

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  26. Incorporating information on animal behavior in resource-based predictive modeling (e.g., occurrence mapping) can elucidate the relationship between process and spatial pattern and depict habitat in terms of i...

    Authors: Matthew R Dzialak, Chad V Olson, Stephen L Webb, Seth M Harju and Jeffrey B Winstead

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2015 4:5

    Content type: Research

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  27. Riparian vegetation plays a crucial role in soil conservation and riverbank reinforcement. The Three Gorges hydrologic project has significantly changed the pattern of water-level fluctuation and riparian envi...

    Authors: Fangqing Chen, Jinxia Zhang, Miao Zhang and Jianzhu Wang

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2015 4:3

    Content type: Research

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  28. Urban flora is an important component of human-dominated ecosystems that links urban dwellers with nature. This study aims at compiling and analysing the alien and native vascular plant species of some selecte...

    Authors: Syed Mubashir Andrabi, Zafar Ahmad Reshi, Manzoor Ahmad Shah and Salman Qureshi

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2015 4:2

    Content type: Research

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  29. The role of urban areas in the global carbon cycle has so far not been studied conclusively. Locally, urbanization might affect decomposition within urban boundaries. So far, only few studies have examined the...

    Authors: Jens Dorendorf, Anja Wilken, Annette Eschenbach and Kai Jensen

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2015 4:1

    Content type: Research

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