Stop and ask for directions: factors affecting anuran detection and occupancy in Pampa farmland ponds

@article{Moreira2015StopAA,
  title={Stop and ask for directions: factors affecting anuran detection and occupancy in Pampa farmland ponds},
  author={Leonardo Felipe Bairos Moreira and Rafael Gomes de Moura and Leonardo Maltchik},
  journal={Ecological Research},
  year={2015},
  volume={31},
  pages={65-74}
}
There is a great need to understand the effects of man-made land transformation on freshwater biodiversity, because agricultural landscapes provide habitat for many aquatic and semi-aquatic organisms. However, not all forms of land use are equal in their capacity to support wildlife. Cattle grazing leads to a change in pasture vegetation structure, whereas conversion to commercial crop-based agriculture promotes structural and chemical degradation of the ecosystem. From 2010 to 2012, in the… CONTINUE READING