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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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

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

  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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

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

  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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

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

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