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Spatial vegetation patterns and imminent desertification in Mediterranean arid ecosystems
Humans and climate affect ecosystems and their services, which may involve continuous and discontinuous transitions from one stable state to another. Discontinuous transitions are abrupt,Expand
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Change in plant spatial patterns and diversity along the successional gradient of Mediterranean grazing ecosystems
In this study, we analyze the complexity of plant spatial patterns and diversity along a successional gradient resulting from grazing disturbance in four characteristic ecosystems of theExpand
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Goat production systems in Turkey.
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PART V Soil and Vegetation Monitoring MONITORING TOOLS TO ASSESS VEGETATION SUCCESSIONAL REGRESSION AND PREDICT CATASTROPHIC SHIFTS AND DESERTIFICATION IN MEDITERRANEAN
The relationship between grazing intensity and ecosystem performance is complex and can depend on the prevailing ecological conditions. Previous studies have revealed that, in traditional grazingExpand