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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. The Aspen-FACE experiment was an 11-year study of the effect of elevated CO2 and ozone (alone and in combination) on the growth of model aspen communities (pure aspen, aspen-birch, and aspen-maple) in the field i...

    Authors: Eric J. Gustafson, Mark E. Kubiske, Brian R. Miranda, Yasutomo Hoshika and Elena Paoletti
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:31
  7. The spatial association dynamics of free-ranging cattle herds are not fully understood; however, they can have a direct influence on the spatial patterns of resource utilization. The aim of our study was to ex...

    Authors: Christopher Cheleuitte-Nieves, Humberto L. Perotto-Baldivieso, X. Ben Wu and Susan M. Cooper
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:29
  8. An accurate and reliable detection of soil physicochemical attributes (SPAs) is a difficult and complicated issue in soil science. The SPA may be varied spatially and temporally with the complexity of nature. ...

    Authors: Amol D. Vibhute, Karbhari V. Kale, Suresh C. Mehrotra, Rajesh K. Dhumal and Ajay D. Nagne
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:26
  9. Evidence is mounting that traditional knowledge can play a critical role in shaping the biodiversity conservation strategies and maintaining ecosystem services. This study was conducted with Adi community of A...

    Authors: Ranjay K. Singh, Shah M. Hussain, T. Riba, Anshuman Singh, Egul Padung, Orik Rallen, Y. J. Lego and Ajay Kumar Bhardwaj
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:27
  10. Western climate science and Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) represent complementary and overlapping views of the causes and consequences of change. In particular, observations of changes in abundance, d...

    Authors: Samantha Chisholm Hatfield, Elizabeth Marino, Kyle Powys Whyte, Kathie D. Dello and Philip W. Mote
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:25
  11. Changes in socio-economy and climate are affecting the demand of wood products globally. At the same time, society requires that forest supporting structures like biodiversity are maintained and preserved whil...

    Authors: Astor Toraño Caicoya, Peter Biber, Werner Poschenrieder, Fabian Schwaiger and Hans Pretzsch
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:23
  12. Carbon stock estimation in different land use systems is necessary for curbing global climatic crisis. In the present study, high-altitude dry temperate land use systems (LUS) at three altitudinal ranges “A1, 190...

    Authors: Kafula Chisanga, D. R. Bhardwaj, Nazir A. Pala and C. L. Thakur
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:22
  13. The lower Syr Darya River Basin is an integral part of the Aral Sea Basin that is shared by four riparian countries. In Kazakhstan, the water is mainly used for agricultural purposes. However, the poor quality...

    Authors: Bezaiet Dessalegn, Ludmilla Kiktenko, Balzhan Zhumagazina, Saltanat Zhakenova and Vinay Nangia
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:24
  14. Pine savannas are primarily managed with frequent prescribed fire (≤ 3 years) to promote diversity of flora and fauna, and to maintain open, park-like conditions needed by species such as the endangered red-co...

    Authors: Andrew R. Little, L. Mike Conner, Michael J. Chamberlain, Nathan P. Nibbelink and Robert J. Warren
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:20
  15. The policy of encouraging agriculture and development for mass tourism has led to environmental problems in Cameron Highlands, Malaysia. Rampant development and land clearing have significantly altered the lan...

    Authors: Azlini Razali, Sharifah Norkhadijah Syed Ismail, Suriyani Awang, Sarva Mangala Praveena and Emilia Zainal Abidin
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:19
  16. A decline in direct experience with nature can lead to disaffection of natural environments, wildlife, and public indifference towards biodiversity conservation. This study measured on affective attitude towar...

    Authors: Huda Farhana Mohamad Muslim, Hosaka Tetsuro, Numata Shinya and Noor Azlin Yahya
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:18
  17. This study investigated factors affecting farmers’ participation in watershed management programs in the Northeastern highlands of Ethiopia by taking the Teleyayen sub-watershed as a case study. Data were coll...

    Authors: Alem-meta Assefa Agidew and K. N. Singh
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:15
  18. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the associated impact of adoption of adaptation options to climate change and variability on household food security in the Muger sub-basin of the upper Blue-Nile of Et...

    Authors: Abayineh Amare and Belay Simane
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2018 7:13
  19. 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

    The original article was published in Ecological Processes 2017 6:5

  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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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