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  1. Biodiversity supports multiple ecosystem services, whereas species loss endangers the provision of many services and affects ecosystem resilience and resistance capacity. The increase of remote sensing techniq...

    Authors: Yamina Micaela Rosas, Pablo L. Peri, María Vanessa Lencinas, Romina Lasagno and Guillermo J. Martínez Pastur

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:53

    Content type: Research

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  2. Evaluating the impacts of land-use/land-cover (LULC) changes on ecosystem service values (ESVs) is essential for sustainable use and management of ecosystems. In this study, we evaluated the impact of human ac...

    Authors: Mulatu Liyew Berihun, Atsushi Tsunekawa, Nigussie Haregeweyn, Mitsuru Tsubo and Ayele Almaw Fenta

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:52

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  3. Revealing the variations in soil aggregate-related organic carbon (OC) and labile organic carbon (LOC) fractions in a chronosequence of Chinese fir plantations plays an important role in better understanding t...

    Authors: Xinxin He, Yongzhen Huang, Qianchun Zhang, Shaoming Ye and Shengqiang Wang

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:49

    Content type: Research

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  4. Regarding the most important ecological challenges, scientists are increasingly debating the relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem function. Despite this, several experimental and theoretical researc...

    Authors: Mengistu Teshome Wondimu, Zebene Asfaw Nigussie and Muktar Mohammed Yusuf

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:47

    Content type: Research

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  5. The timing, magnitude, and duration of extreme hydrological disasters have the potential to threaten the species diversity and river habitats. On August 8, 2014, and August 19, 2017, disastrous floods struck m...

    Authors: Mohammad Gholizadeh

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:46

    Content type: Research

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  6. Despite the crucial role of nitrogen (N) availability in carbon (C) cycling in terrestrial ecosystems, soil organic C (SOC) mineralization in different sizes of soil aggregates under various land use types and...

    Authors: Ruirui Cao, Longchi Chen, Xincun Hou, Xiaotao Lü and Haimei Li

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:45

    Content type: Research

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  7. The carbon pools of forest soils play a vital role in global carbon sequestration and emissions. Forest management can regulate the sequestration and output of forest soil carbon pools to a certain extent; how...

    Authors: Tairui Liu, Daoli Peng, Zhijie Tan, Jinping Guo and Yunxiang Zhang

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:44

    Content type: Research

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  8. Cyanobacteria are among the first photoautotrophic component of soil microorganism communities which play a key ecological role in nutrient cycles and soil productivity. However, the sustainability of these so...

    Authors: Z. Hakkoum, F. Minaoui, M. Douma, K. Mouhri and M. Loudiki

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:42

    Content type: Research

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  9. Tropical primary forests have been disappearing quickly to make use of the land for commercial purposes. Land-use change has an impact on downstream aquatic processes, but those impacts have mainly been studie...

    Authors: Yasuaki Tanaka, Elizerberth Minggat and Wardina Roseli

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:40

    Content type: Review

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  10. Even though wetlands are essential in enhancing water quality and providing recreation and entertainment opportunities in urban areas, their values are overlooked by the decision-makers. Underestimation of the...

    Authors: Workiyie Worie Assefa, Belachew Getnet Eneyew and Ayalew Wondie

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:39

    Content type: Research

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  11. The effects of biodiversity on community function and services are frequently studied in the history of ecology, while the response of individual species to biodiversity remains great elusive. In this study, w...

    Authors: Liang-Yu Qi, Hong-Yuan Zeng, Zhong-Xi Bai, Yan-Hong Wang, Li Liu, Wen Zhong, Shi-Yun Ye, Hui Fu, Feng Li, Chang-Liang Shao and Ai-Ping Wu

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:38

    Content type: Research

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  12. Urban areas are often built along large rivers and surrounded by agricultural land. This may lead to small tributary streams that have agricultural headwaters and urbanized lower reaches. Our study objectives ...

    Authors: Daniel T. L. Myers, Richard R. Rediske, James N. McNair, Aaron D. Parker and E. Wendy Ogilvie

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:37

    Content type: Research

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  13. Conifers partition different N forms from soil, including ammonium, nitrate, and dissolved organic N (DON), to sustain plant growth. Previous studies focused on inorganic N sources and specific amino acid form...

    Authors: Xulun Zhou, Ang Wang, Erik A. Hobbie, Feifei Zhu, Xueyan Wang, Yinghua Li and Yunting Fang

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:36

    Content type: Research

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  14. Forage production is the fundamental ecosystem service of grasslands. Although forage consumption occurs at community level, most studies focused on species-level changes of forage quality. The quantitative an...

    Authors: Xiao-Tao Lü, Zhuo-Yi Liu, Seeta Sistla, Guo-Jiao Yang, Yan-Yu Hu, Zhi-Wei Zhang, Shuang-Li Hou and Cong Ding

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:33

    Content type: Research

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  15. Soil microbial communities cope with an imbalanced supply of resources by adjusting their element acquisition and utilization strategies. Although soil pH has long been considered an essential driver of microb...

    Authors: Tianpeng Li, Ruzhen Wang, Jiangping Cai, Yani Meng, Zhirui Wang, Xue Feng, Heyong Liu, Ronald F. Turco and Yong Jiang

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:32

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  16. Habitat heterogeneity clearly distinguished in terms of availability of food and habitat resources and landscape features (natural or human-modified) play a crucial role in the avian species composition and po...

    Authors: Bibhu Prasad Panda, B. Anjan Kumar Prusty, Biswajit Panda, Abanti Pradhan and Siba Prasad Parida

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:31

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  17. Habitat degradation is known to have a major impact on the composition of bird communities, yet how these communities recover following such disturbance is less understood. This study examined bird community c...

    Authors: Affan Nasruddin-Roshidi, Mohammad Saiful Mansor, Nor Adibah Ismail, Ehwan Ngadi, Mohd Izzat-Husna, Shahril Mod Husin, Farah Shafawati Mohd-Taib, Rahmah Illias and Shukor Md Nor

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:30

    Content type: Research

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  18. Forest fire incidences in the Himalayan region of Uttarakhand, India are very common in summers. Pine and oak are the principal and dominant species of Himalayan subtropical forest and Himalayan temperate fore...

    Authors: Devanshi Singh, Priyanka Sharma, Ujjwal Kumar, Achlesh Daverey and Kusum Arunachalam

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:29

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  19. The focus of this study was to investigate the wide use of Eucalyptus spp., an exotic plant with high allelopathic ability, in the reforestation programs of urban parks in São Paulo City, Brazil, over the last ce...

    Authors: Maurício Lamano Ferreira, Marcelo Ferreira Barbosa, Eduardo Pereira Cabral Gomes, Ana Paula Branco do Nascimento, Edgar Fernando de Luca, Karina Gonçalves da Silva, Ulisses Bezerra França, Plínio Barbosa de Camargo and Raffaele Lafortezza

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:27

    Content type: Research

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  20. As global temperatures continue to rise, species distribution modeling is a suitable tool for identifying rare and endangered species most at risk of extinction, along with tracking shifting geographical range.

    Authors: Debasruti Boral and Saurav Moktan

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:26

    Content type: Research

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  21. To restore secondary forests (major forest resources worldwide), it is essential to accelerate the natural regeneration of dominant trees by altering micro-environments. Forest gaps are products of various dis...

    Authors: Ting Zhang, Qiaoling Yan, G. Geoff Wang and Jiaojun Zhu

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:25

    Content type: Research

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  22. Disentangling the relative roles of environmental filtering and spatial processes in structuring ecological communities is a central topic in metacommunity ecology. Metacommunity ecology in the temperate river...

    Authors: Zhenyuan Liu, Tingting Zhou, Yongde Cui, Zhengfei Li, Weimin Wang, Yushun Chen and Zhicai Xie

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:23

    Content type: Research

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  23. A water-saving cultivation technique of supplementary irrigation based on soil moisture levels has been adopted for winter wheat production in the Huang-Huai-Hai Plain of China, due to the enhanced water-use e...

    Authors: Zhen Zhang, Zhenwen Yu, Yongli Zhang and Yu Shi

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:21

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  24. Fragmentation and habitat loss can restrict species movement and reduce connectivity, negatively impacting biodiversity. Characterising the overall connectivity of an area can inform better management of human...

    Authors: Darrel Chin Fung Tiang, Andrew Morris, Mathew Bell, Christopher N. Gibbins, Badrul Azhar and Alex M. Lechner

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:20

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  25. Species Distribution Modelling (SDM) coupled with freely available multispectral imagery from Sentinel-2 (S2) satellite provides an immense contribution in monitoring invasive species. However, attempts to eva...

    Authors: Nurhussen Ahmed, Clement Atzberger and Worku Zewdie

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:18

    Content type: Research

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  26. Suitable habitat and landscape structure play a pivotal role in the success of forest restoration projects. This study aimed to model the habitat suitability of wild almond (Amygdalus scoparia Spach) using three ...

    Authors: Hossein Piri Sahragard, Majid Ajorlo and Peyman Karami

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:17

    Content type: Research

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  27. Land use/cover and management practices are widely known to influence soil organic matter (SOM) quality and quantity. The present study investigated the effect of different land use, i.e., forests viz. mixed fore...

    Authors: Archana Meena and K. S. Rao

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:16

    Content type: Research

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  28. Studies of the African savannas have used national parks to test ecological theories of natural ecosystems, including equilibrium, non-equilibrium, complex adaptive systems, and the role of top-down and bottom...

    Authors: David Western, Victor N. Mose, David Maitumo and Caroline Mburu

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:15

    Content type: Research

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  29. The forelands of retreating glaciers are invaluable natural laboratories in which to explore the processes of primary succession. Numerous studies have been conducted on foreland chronosequences to identify te...

    Authors: Haley E. Synan, Mikael A. Melfi and Lawrence H. Tanner

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:13

    Content type: Research

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  30. An increasing number of ecological processes have been incorporated into Earth system models. However, model evaluations usually lag behind the fast development of models, leading to a pervasive simulation unc...

    Authors: Jian Zhou, Jianyang Xia, Ning Wei, Yufu Liu, Chenyu Bian, Yuqi Bai and Yiqi Luo

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:12

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  31. Iron (Fe) and phosphorus (P) dynamics in sediments have direct and indirect impacts on water quality. However, the mobility of P and Fe in reservoir sediments in Eucalyptus plantation region remains unclear. This...

    Authors: Eyram Norgbey, Yiping Li, Ya Zhu, Amechi S. Nwankwegu, Robert Bofah-Buah and Linda Nuamah

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:10

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  32. The epidemic Dendroctonus rufipennis (spruce beetle) outbreak in the subalpine forests of the Colorado Plateau in the 1990s killed most larger Picea engelmannii (Engelmann spruce) trees. One quarter century later...

    Authors: James A. Lutz, Soren Struckman, Tucker J. Furniss, Joseph D. Birch, Larissa L. Yocom and Darren J. McAvoy

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:9

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  33. The size of lime material is vital for the efficiency of ameliorating soil acidity, thereby influencing soil biochemical processes. However, the effects of different sized lime material application on soil org...

    Authors: Hongtao Wu, Jinli Hu, Muhammad Shaaban, Peng Xu, Jinsong Zhao and Ronggui Hu

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:8

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  34. Syrian juniper is an economically important species and in danger of extinction. For these reasons, the best seedling production methods of the species should be determined and its plantations should be establ...

    Authors: Cengiz Yucedag, Mehmet Cetin, Halil Baris Ozel, Adel Easa Saad Abo Aisha, Osama B. Muragaa Alrabiti and Akram Mohamed Omar AL.JAMA

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:7

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  35. Linear infrastructures (e.g., roads, railways, pipelines, and powerlines) pose a serious threat to wildlife, due to the risk of wildlife-vehicle collisions (roadkills). The placement of mitigation measures, su...

    Authors: Francesco Valerio, Marco Basile and Rosario Balestrieri

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:6

    Content type: Research

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  36. Senna didymobotrya is a native African flowering shrub. It is suspected that climate change encourages the introduction and spread of invasive alien species. The possible invasion of S. didymobotrya across the co...

    Authors: Elias Ch. Weldemariam and Sintayehu W. Dejene

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:5

    Content type: Research

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  37. Indoor air quality (IAQ) is a concern in kindergartens as children spend much of their time there. Yet, there is a shortage of biological indicators needed for assessing IAQ. Thus, this study evaluated IAQ usi...

    Authors: Azlan Abas, Sytty Mazian Mazlan, Mohd Talib Latif, Kadaruddin Aiyub, Norhayati Muhammad and Mohd Shahrul Mohd Nadzir

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2021 10:3

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