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Fine-scale habitat heterogeneity influences browsing damage by elephant and giraffe
(Wiley Publishers, 2020-06)
Effects of large mammalian herbivores on woody vegetation tend to be heterogeneous in space and time, but the factors that drive such heterogeneity are poorly understood. We examined the influence of fine-scale habitat ...
Synergistic effects of long-term herbivory and previous fire on fine-scale heterogeneity of prescribed grassland burns
Grassland and savanna ecosystems, important for both livelihoods and biodiversity conservation, are strongly affected by ecosystem drivers such as herbivory, fire, and drought. Interactions among fire, herbivores and ...
Evidence of nutrient translocation in response to smoke exposure by the East African ant acacia, Vachellia drepanolobium
(Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2021-09)
1. Fire is a major selective force on arid grassland communities, favoring traits such as the smoke-induced seed germination response seen in a wide variety of plant species. However, little is known about the relevance ...