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  1. In tropical dry forests, variation in understory light availability due to season and canopy tree density could be a governing factor in establishment and growth of tree seedlings. Species with varying life hi...

    Authors: Sachchidanand Tripathi, Rahul Bhadouria, Pratap Srivastava, Rajkumari S. Devi, Ravikant Chaturvedi and A. S. Raghubanshi
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:2
  2. Bush clearing of encroached rangelands is crucial for restoration of herbaceous cover and diversity. Regeneration after bush clearing depends largely on the soil seed bank (SSB) size and composition. To assess...

    Authors: Mthunzi Mndela, Casper Ignacio Madakadze, Florence Nherera-Chokuda and Sikhalazo Dube
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:1
  3. Shea (Vitellaria paradoxa C.F. Gaertn.) is a multipurpose tree species indigenous to the Sudano Sahelian zone of Africa and occurs as the most abundant economic tree species in northern Ghana. The edible oil (she...

    Authors: Latif Iddrisu Nasare, Peter K. Kwapong and Dzigbodi Adzo Doke
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:48

    The Correction to this article has been published in Ecological Processes 2020 9:5

  4. Ethiopia is the homeland of various crops due to its diverse and suitable agro-ecological zones. As a result, smallholder farmers grow multiple crops on a small piece of land both for consumption and commercia...

    Authors: Abebe Birara Dessie, Tadie Mirie Abate, Taye Melese Mekie and Yigrem Mengist Liyew
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:50
  5. The main grassland plain of Nech Sar National Park (NSNP) is a federally managed protected area in Ethiopia designated to protect endemic and endangered species. However, like other national parks in Ethiopia,...

    Authors: Kiros Tsegay Deribew
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:46
  6. In managed forests, leaving retention trees during final harvesting has globally become a common approach to reconciling the often conflicting goals of timber production and safeguarding biodiversity and deliv...

    Authors: Timo Kuuluvainen, Henrik Lindberg, Ilkka Vanha-Majamaa, Petri Keto-Tokoi and Pekka Punttila
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:47
  7. In the northern hemisphere, the north face of the mountains has a high diversity of species which is attributed to the moist and shady conditions at the north face. Other environmental variables may also influ...

    Authors: Shevita Pandita, Vinod Kumar and Harish Chander Dutt
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:45
  8. The ecological impacts of urbanization and eutrophication on zooplankton communities in urban waterbodies have recently gained wide interest. Study findings vary across species and urban waterbodies. How the d...

    Authors: Siti Balqis Abd. Razak and Zati Sharip
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:44
  9. Despite the wide use of indigenous browse plant species, there is almost no information on the rehabilitation of indigenous browse species following area exclosure (AE) established on communal grazing lands (C...

    Authors: Tesfay Atsbha, Solomon Wayu, Nguse Gebretsadkan, Tesfay Gebremariam and Tsgehiwet Giday
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:43
  10. Land use change plays a vital role in global carbon dynamics. Understanding land use change impact on soil carbon stock is crucial for implementing land use management to increase carbon stock and reducing car...

    Authors: Garima Sharma, L. K. Sharma and K. C. Sharma
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:42
  11. Non-timber forest products (NTFPs) have been an essential source for food, medicine, and handicraft products among the indigenous populations living in forested areas for millennia. Scientific research on the ...

    Authors: Puranjoy Mipun, Nazir Ahmad Bhat, Dipankar Borah and Yogendra Kumar
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2019 8:41
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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

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

  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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

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

  21. 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
  22. 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

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

  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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

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

  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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

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

  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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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