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  1. As part of efforts to restore fishery resources and recover damaged coastal ecosystems, artificial reefs are often anchored on the seafloor in coastal zones, to provide new habitats for marine organisms. The a...

    Authors: María-Isabel Toledo, Pamela Torres, Cristina Díaz, Victor Zamora, Jesús López and Germán Olivares
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:38
  2. The multiple spatial and temporal parameters affecting cattle herd distribution and activity dynamics can significantly affect resource utilization but are not fully understood. The aim of this study was to de...

    Authors: Christopher Cheleuitte-Nieves, Humberto L. Perotto-Baldivieso, X. Ben Wu and Susan M. Cooper
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:39
  3. Current theories on biodiversity-carbon sequestration relationship describe biodiversity as an important factor influencing carbon storage, either through complementarity effect or by mass ratio effect. So far...

    Authors: Dejene W. Sintayehu, Anteneh Belayneh and Nigussie Dechassa
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:37
  4. Pastoralism and agro-pastoralism are the major modes of life in arid and semi-arid rangelands. However, rangeland quality and quantity are rapidly deteriorating due to a number of natural and human-induced fac...

    Authors: Abeje Eshete, Anna C. Treydte, Mengsteab Hailemariam, Negasi Solomon, Tatek Dejene, Zewdu Yilma and Emiru Birhane
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:36
  5. Increasing atmospheric [CO2] can increase photosynthesis and promote plant growth, consequently influencing nitrogen (N) cycling. Yet, there is no systematic information on the N response among different organs o...

    Authors: Qian Jiang, Jishuang Zhang, Xi Xu, Gang Liu and Jianguo Zhu
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:35
  6. Sustainable land management interventions were introduced in Geda watershed in 2012 to reduce soil erosion, improve water infiltration, and increase plant-carbon inputs into the soil. This study explored the i...

    Authors: Hailu Terefe, Mekuria Argaw, Lulseged Tamene and Kindu Mekonnen
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:34
  7. Ecological stoichiometry is an important indicator presenting multiple elements balance in agro-ecosystems. However, information on microbial communities and nutrient stoichiometry in soil aggregate fractions ...

    Authors: Hu Cui, Yang Ou, Duian Lv, Lixia Wang, Aizhen Liang, Baixing Yan and Yingxin Li
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:33
  8. Meadow ecosystems have important ecological functions and support socioeconomic services, yet are subject to multiple stressors that can lead to rapid degradation. In the Sierra Nevada of the western USA, recr...

    Authors: Joy S. Baccei, Mitchel P. McClaran, Tim J. Kuhn and Stephen C. Hart
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:32
  9. In Central Himalaya, anthropogenic activities have led to the widespread replacement of Banj oak (Quercus leucotrichophora) forest by Chir pine (Pinus roxburghii) for decades. This study was conducted to determin...

    Authors: Vijyeta Manral, Kiran Bargali, S. S. Bargali and Charu Shahi
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:30
  10. Sustainable use of biocultural diversity can help achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in many ways. The tribal communities of bio-culturally rich Northeastern India rely heavily on local food resource...

    Authors: Ranjay K. Singh, Arvind Kumar, Anshuman Singh and Poonam Singhal
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:29
  11. Understanding the processes that structure species is one of the primary focuses in community ecology. Hubbell’s neutral model shows stochastic processes alone can describe the two macro-ecological patterns, s...

    Authors: Wasana Abeysinghe and Ruwan Punchi-Manage
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:27
  12. Wetland loss is a global concern due to its enormous ecosystem services. Marshland, a typical natural wetland, which is concentrated in the Sanjiang Plain, has undergone dramatic loss in the last several decad...

    Authors: Zhen Li, Miao Liu, Yuanman Hu, Zhenshan Xue and Jinling Sui
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:24
  13. Grazing by livestock and cultivation have been considered as two important causes of soil erosion and nutrient export. However, there has been limited evidence that grazing or cultivation matters to soil erosi...

    Authors: Zenebe Adimassu, Lulseged Tamene and Degefie T. Degefie
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:23
  14. Shifting cultivation (locally known as “jhum”) is a major driver of deforestation and loss of ecosystem services in rainforests. For developing any effective conservation of biodiversity and carbon service pro...

    Authors: Anudip Gogoi, Uttam Kumar Sahoo and Hemanta Saikia
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:21
  15. Surface water improvements associated with the COVID-19 economic slowdown illustrate environmental resiliency and societal control over urban water quality.

    Authors: Dennis W. Hallema, François-Nicolas Robinne and Steven G. McNulty
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:22
  16. A green roof is a man-made ecosystem created when a rooftop is covered with substrate and vegetation. Although green roof ecosystems (GREs) are able to provide ecosystem services, there is currently no assessm...

    Authors: Rattanapan Phoomirat, Nipada Ruankaew Disyatat, Tae Yoon Park, Dong Kun Lee and Pongchai Dumrongrojwatthana
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:19
  17. Tropical forests have been experiencing remarkable rates of transformation over the past century as they are getting degraded or decimated to a great extent by anthropogenic activities. This study aims at inve...

    Authors: Binita Kumari, Arvind Chandra Pandey and Amit Kumar
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:17
  18. Soil respiration (SR) is a critical process for understanding the impact of climatic conditions and land degradation on the carbon cycle in terrestrial ecosystems. We measured the SR and soil environmental factor...

    Authors: Archana Meena, M. Hanief, J. Dinakaran and K. S. Rao
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:15
  19. Land degradation through soil erosion by water is severe in the highlands of Ethiopia. In order to curb this problem, the government initiated sustainable land management interventions in different parts of th...

    Authors: Hailu Terefe, Mekuria Argaw, Lulseged Tamene, Kindu Mekonnen, John Recha and Dawit Solomon
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:14
  20. Forest management globally affects the ecosystem services, especially those related to ecosystem functioning and biodiversity conservation, by altering forest structure and composition. The degree of alteratio...

    Authors: Guillermo J. Martínez Pastur, Ilkka Vanha-Majamaa and Jerry F. Franklin
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:12
  21. Over the last 25 years, the prominent forest certification system established by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has used by many companies worldwide for claiming responsible forest management. The object...

    Authors: Jeanette Silvin Blumröder, Monika T. Hoffmann, Olga Ilina, Susanne Winter, Peter R. Hobson and Pierre L. Ibisch
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:10
  22. In reclaimed land, the growth environment for plants may be unfavorable and the initial establishment and growth of seedlings could be limited because of low nutrient and water availability. Fertilization and ...

    Authors: Aung Aung, Jeong Min Seo, Si Ho Han, Ji Young An, Huong Thi Thuy Dao, Woo Bin Youn and Byung Bae Park
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:7
  23. Intensive forest management has been applied in most Fennoscandian forests for a period of almost one felling rotation. This paradigm has produced even-aged and even-structured forests of different successiona...

    Authors: Matti Koivula and Ilkka Vanha-Majamaa
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:11
  24. Climate change will either improve, reduce, or shift its appropriate climatic habitat of a particular species, which could result in shifts from its geographical range. Predicting the potential distribution th...

    Authors: Yikunoamlak Gebrewahid, Selemawi Abrehe, Esayas Meresa, Gebru Eyasu, Kiros Abay, Gebrehiwot Gebreab, Kiros Kidanemariam, Gezu Adissu, Gebrekidan Abreha and Girmay Darcha
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:6
  25. Variable retention harvesting evolved in the Douglas-fir region of the Pacific Northwest gradually in response to increasing dissatisfaction with the ecological consequences of clear-cutting, from the standpoi...

    Authors: Jerry F. Franklin and Daniel C. Donato
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:8
  26. Retention approaches in forest management are today common in several North European countries, integrated into the clearcutting practice as a way to promote biodiversity and maintain ecosystem functions. Indi...

    Authors: Lena Gustafsson, Mats Hannerz, Matti Koivula, Ekaterina Shorohova, Ilkka Vanha-Majamaa and Jan Weslien
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:3
  27. In the original publication of this article (Nasare et al. 2019), the ‘₵’ in Ghanaian currency symbol (GH₵) was omitted in below content in the pdf version of the article. It should be ‘GH₵’.

    Authors: Latif Iddrisu Nasare, Peter K. Kwapong and Dzigbodi Adzo Doke
    Citation: Ecological Processes 2020 9:5

    The original article was published in Ecological Processes 2019 8:48

  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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

  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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

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