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1. Root anatomy predicts ecological optima in Carex (Cyperaceae) in terms of Ellenberg indicator values.

The multinomial ecological indicator values (EIV) categorize species according to their ecological optima. They are a widely used expert system in ecology and vegetation science, their biological causes are largely unknown. The root anatomy of Carex shows considerable quantitative and qualitative...

Author(s) : Hoffmann, M. H.; Gebauer, S.; Lühmann, R.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Ecological Indicators 2021 Vol.129 ref.many

2. Effects of environment, life-history and phylogeny on germination strategy of 789 angiosperms species on the eastern Tibetan Plateau.

Germination strategies vary widely among species and significantly influence individual fitness and community diversity. Germination strategies are known to be influenced by environmental conditions, life-history traits and evolutionary history, but how these factors influence germination across...

Author(s) : Zhang ChunHui; Willis, C. G.; Donohue, K.; Ma Zhen; Du GuoZhen

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Ecological Indicators 2021 Vol.129 ref.many

3. Identifying surface water evaporation loss of inland river basin based on evaporation enrichment model.

Accurately quantifying the evaporation loss of surface water is essential for regional water resources management, especially in arid and semi-arid areas where water resources are already scarce. The long-term monitoring of stable isotopes (δ18O and δ2H) in water can provide a sensitive indicator...

Author(s) : Sun ZhiGang; Zhu GuoFeng; Zhang ZhuanXia; Xu YuanXiao; Yong LeiLei; Wan QiaoZhuo; Ma HuiYing; Sang LiYuan; Liu YuWei

Publisher : Wiley, Chichester, UK

Journal article : Hydrological Processes 2021 Vol.35 No.3

4. A study on how the five senses are affected when tourists experience towns with forest characteristics: an empirical analysis based on the data of Fujian, Guangdong and Sichuan in China.

Senses are the primary channel by which travelers enjoy tourism, and the sensory experience of tourists is very important to the quality of their tourism experience. In this study, 385 questionnaires were distributed to tourists visiting the first batch of characteristic towns classified by the...

Author(s) : Shao Min; Lin DeRong

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.83

5. Land use, environmental, and food consumption patterns in sub-Saharan Africa, 2000 - 2015: a review.

Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) land use changes are primarily influenced by agriculture and its population. The region faces various challenges ranging from rainfall variabilities to poverty and insecurities, which further hampered food supply and production. The spatial analysis identified six land...

Author(s) : Chiaka Chiwuikem [Chiaka, C. J.]; Zhen Lin

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.91

6. On the capability of the epigeous organs of Phragmites australis to act as metal accumulators in biomonitoring studies.

With a view of shedding light on the accumulation capability of the epigeous organs of common reed (Phragmites australis), employed worldwide in metal biomonitoring, an accumulation study of Cd, Cr, Cu, Fe, Mn, Ni, Pb and Zn was performed, focusing on leaves belonging to different whorls and culms. ...

Author(s) : Baldantoni, D.; Bellino, A.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.35

7. Synthesizing multiple ecosystem service assessments for urban planning: a review of approaches, and recommendations.

While ecosystem service (ES) assessments become a more and more important source of knowledge, there is a need for synthesis approaches that make the results usable to support decisions. Effective synthesis approaches can reduce the information burden produced by multiple ES assessments and help...

Author(s) : Cortinovis, C.; Geneletti, D.; Hedlund, K.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Landscape and Urban Planning 2021 Vol.214 ref.many

8. Determination of nutritional values of different tiger nut (Cyperus esculentus) types by using in vitro gas production technique.

In this study, it was aimed to determine the nutritive values and digestibility (in ram) of different tiger nut varieties (Sarı şeker, İntrodüksiyon 1, Bal yumru). The average gas production at different times of tiger nut varieties, the in vitro gas production kinetics after 96 hours of incubation ...

Foreign Title :İn vitro gaz üretim tekniği kullanılarak yer bademi (Cyperus esculentus) çeşitlerinin besin değerinin saptanması.

Author(s) : Ayaşan, T.; Sucu, E.; Ulger, I.; Inci, H.; Hizli, H.; Inan, S.

Publisher : Igdir University, Igdir, Turkey

Journal article : Journal of the Institute of Science and Technology 2021 Vol.11 No.2 pp.1653-1663 ref.45

9. Water level and groundwater dynamics across a Sandur-wetland landscape in response to seasonal and episodic events, south-east Iceland.

A 2.5 km stretch of a sandur (glacial outwash plain) neighbouring a wetland in South-east Iceland was monitored from 1 September 2015 to 2 September 2016. Improved understanding of the hydrological regime at this sandur-wetland boundary is warranted as local farmers are losing ground to the...

Author(s) : Scheffel, H. A.; Young, K. L.

Publisher : Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Journal article : Wetlands 2021 Vol.41 No.2 ref.55

10. Global-scale altitude effect on leaf wax n-alkane δD values in terrestrial higher plants.

Numerous field studies have shown that leaf wax n-alkane δD values (δDn-alkane) can be used as a proxy for paleoelevation reconstruction. However, the lack of systematic global analysis of δDn-alkane values with respect to altitude limits the reliability of δDn-alkane values for paleoaltimetry at...

Author(s) : Liu JinZhao; An ZhiSheng

Publisher : Science China Press, co-published with Springer, Berlin, Germany

Journal article : Science China Earth Sciences 2021 Vol.64 No.5 pp.825-834 ref.many

11. Applying a dust index over North China and evaluating the contribution of potential factors to its distribution.

The Taklimakan and Gobi Deserts are the largest desert regions in North China. Correlations between the incidence of dust events in these deserts and their climatic parameters have not yet been fully described. In this study, a dust index was defined utilizing dust event records, including dust...

Author(s) : Wu DongYou; Liu, J.; Wang TianShuang; Niu XiaoYing; Chen ZiQi; Wang DeXin; Zhang XueYing; Ji MingXia; Wang Xin; Pu Wei

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Atmospheric Research 2021 Vol.254 ref.many

12. Nature's contribution to people as a framework for examining socioecological systems: the case of pastoral systems.

The Nature's Contribution to People (NCP) framework builds on the Ecosystem Services (ES) concept and aims to incorporate social sciences more inclusively into economic and ecological aspects of ES. Given the emphasis of NCP around social issues, it is our hypothesis that NCP framework is well...

Author(s) : Dean, G.; Rivera-Ferre, M. G.; Rosas-Casals, M.; Lopez-I-Gelats, F.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Ecosystem Services 2021 Vol.49

13. Assessing a nationwide policy reform toward community-based conservation of biological diversity and ecosystem services in the Alpine north.

Many attempts have been made worldwide to implement community-based conservation to gain a more inclusive protection of biological diversity and ecosystem services. In a recent national reform, the management of protected areas was devolved from the Norwegian government to local conservation...

Author(s) : Hausner, V. H.; Engen, S.; Muñoz, L.; Fauchald, P.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Ecosystem Services 2021 Vol.49 ref.many

14. Ecosystem services from (pre-)alpine grasslands: matches and mismatches between citizens' perceived suitability and farmers' management considerations.

The integration of socio-cultural assessments in ecosystem services research has increased steadily over the last years. However, the stakeholders' perception of ecosystem services from grasslands, a major agricultural land cover in (pre-)Alpine landscapes, has received only limited attention....

Author(s) : Schmitt, T. M.; Martín-López, B.; Kaim, A.; Früh-Müller, A.; Koellner, T.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Ecosystem Services 2021 Vol.49

15. Morphological characteristics and correlation dependences among quantitative indications in bird's foot trefoil cultivars.

PURPOSE: of the present study was to make a morphological analysis and calculate correlations among yield and quantitative indicators. METHODS: It was based on the blocking method in 4 replications with a plot size of 5 m2 with the following bird's foot trefoil cultivars: Targovishte 1, Alvena,...

Author(s) : Churkova, B.; Churkova, K.

Publisher : Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

Journal article : Trakia Journal of Sciences 2021 Vol.19 No.1 pp.38-43 ref.19

16. Leaf economic strategies of a sclerophyllous plant (Eurya japonica): commonalities and particularities of trait correlation structures in low-moisture and low-phosphorus habitats.

Sclerophylly proves an advantageous strategy in a variety of stressful environments. However, it is less clear how multiple phenotypic traits in sclerophyllous plants are integrated to accomplish proper functions under specific stressors. This study measured 10 leaf traits in a sclerophyllous...

Author(s) : He Dong

Publisher : CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia

Journal article : Functional Plant Biology 2021 Vol.48 No.10 pp.1017-1028 ref.many

17. Differences between species in seed bank and vegetation helps to hold functional diversity in a floodable neotropical savanna.

Aims: Our objective was to quantify the contributions of the seed bank and the established vegetation to the species composition, functional composition and diversity, and discuss the implications of these differences in regeneration and persistence of floodplain plant communities. Methods: We...

Author(s) : Souza, E. B. de; Bao, F.; Damasceno Junior, G. A.; Pott, A.

Publisher : Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Plant Ecology 2021 Vol.14 No.4 pp.605-615 ref.71

18. Warming matters: alpine plant responses to experimental warming.

Climate change has pronounced impacts on plants, particularly in environments vulnerable to warming such as alpine zones. Although plant responses in tundra and alpine environments from high latitudes have been well-studied at the community level, the overall effect of warming on global alpine...

Author(s) : Fazlioglu, F.; Wan, J. S. H.

Publisher : Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Journal article : Climatic Change 2021 Vol.164 No.3/4 ref.many

19. Winter belowground: changing winters and the perennating organs of herbaceous plants.

The physical avoidance of overwinter damage is important for determining the success of herbaceous perennial plants in climates with cold winters. Exposure to damaging frost can be affected by contemporary climatic change, which can include an increase in winter air temperatures, changes in...

Author(s) : Lubbe, F. C.; Klimešová, J.; Henry, H. A. L.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Functional Ecology 2021 Vol.35 No.8 pp.1627-1639

20. Research advances in plant Chenopodiaceae suaeda research advances in Suaeda plants.

Chenopodiaceae is one of the main drought-tolerant species in the desert. Suaeda is one of the important types of halophytes. They are excellent sand-fixing crops, Chinese medicinal materials and oil crops. Semi-shrub. Its excellent drought resistance and salt-alkali resistance make it widely used...

Author(s) : Peng MoZhi; Lei ChunYing; Ji XiaoMin

Publisher : Jiangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Nanchang, China

Journal article : Acta Agriculturae Jiangxi 2021 Vol.33 No.2 pp.42-46 ref.47

21. Investigating the relationship between plant diversity and annual production in semi-arid rangelands of National Park Khabr, Kerman Province.

The complexities of the relationship between biodiversity and human welfare can be simplified by identifying the impact of species diversity on ecosystem function. Since annual production plays an important role in the grazing management and sustainability of rangeland ecosystems, this study...

Author(s) : Mashizi, A. K.; Sharafatmandrad, M.

Publisher : Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands, Tehran, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Range and Desert Research 2021 Vol.28 No.2 pp.266-279 ref.many

22. Putative Lotus pedunculatus photosensitisation in lambs.

Author(s) : Collett, M.; Parton, K.; Matthews, Z.; Brown, S.; Scott, I.; Harrington, K.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Melbourne, Australia

Correspondence : New Zealand Veterinary Journal 2021 Vol.69 No.2 pp.127-130 ref.24

23. Remote sensing of the carbonate content in irrigated soils of the dry steppe zone in Volgograd Oblast.

Data on the spatial distribution of calcium carbonates (CaCO3) in the surface layer and in the profiles of irrigated soils at two key plots of the Svetloyarsk irrigation system in Volgograd oblast are presented. The key plots are located in different natural areas of the dry-steppe zone: the...

Author(s) : Khitrov, N. B.; Gorokhova, I. N.; Pankova, Ye. I.

Publisher : Pleiades Publishing, Moscow, Russia

Journal article : Eurasian Soil Science 2021 Vol.54 No.6 pp.827-842 ref.37

24. Biological N2 fixation and yield performance of soybean inoculated with Bradyrhizobium.

The performance of the soybean (Glycine max) inoculated with Bradyrhizobium is influenced by cropping history. However, re-inoculation with elite strains of Bradyrhizobium generally provides increases in soybean grain yield. The Amazonian savanna has an agricultural frontier area where soybeans...

Author(s) : Zilli, J. É.; Pacheco, R. S.; Gianluppi, V.; Smiderle, O. J.; Urquiaga, S.; Hungria, M.

Publisher : Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Journal article : Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 2021 Vol.119 No.3 pp.323-336 ref.many

25. New model species for arctic-alpine plant molecular ecology.

Arctic and alpine, high latitude and high elevation environments are one of the most stressful environments for species to inhabit. This harshness manifests itself in lower species richness in comparison to more southern vegetation zones (Francis & Currie, 2003). Furthermore, the climatic...

Author(s) : Pyhäjärvi, T.; Mattila, T. M.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Molecular Ecology Resources 2021 Vol.21 No.3 pp.637-640 ref.19