Australian New Crops Info 2016
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Prosopis caldenia

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Prosopis caldenia

 

This species has also been known as:

Prosopis calden, Prosopis dulcis

 

Common names:

Caldén

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Prosopis caldenia: 145]

 

Prosopis caldenia.jpg

 

Popularity of Prosopis caldenia over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Prosopis caldenia (histogram and left hand axis scale of left-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box); Right-hand Plot: Plot of a proportional micro index, derived from numbers of papers mentioning Prosopis caldenia as a proportion (scaled by multiplying by one million) of the approximate total number of papers available in databases for that year (frequency polygon and left-hand axis scale of right-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box)] 

[For larger charts showing the numbers of papers that have mentioned this species over years, select this link; there are links to come back from there]

 

Keywords

[Total number of keywords included in the papers that mentioned this species: 959]

 

Argentina (30), Prosopis (18), Prosopis caldenia (11), grazing (10), Caldenal (9), Germination (8), Prosopis flexuosa (8), seed germination (8), Monte Desert (7), Fire (6), botanical composition (5), cattle (5), competition (5), Dendrochronology (5), scarification (5), Seedling growth (5), Bruchidae (4), endozoochory (4), grasses (4), Herbivory (4), Litter (4), Livestock grazing (4), rain (4), Seed predation (4), seedling emergence (4), Seedling establishment (4), Semi-arid rangelands (4), shrubs (4), spines (4), Taphonomy (4), browsing (3), Cone index (3), Diet selection (3), feeding preferences (3), herbivores (3), Nitrogen mineralization (3), Overgrazing (3), Phenolic compounds (3), prosopis laevigata (3), semi-arid shrublands (3), semiarid zones (3), Soil inorganic nitrogen (3), Stipa tenuis (3), water stress (3), woody encroachment (3), Acacia (2), Adaptation strategy (2), Algarrobo (2), Allometric trajectory (2), ambient temperature (2), Andean piedmont (2), Antioxidant capacity (2), Argentine agriculture (2), Arid (2), Arid lands (2), Arid vegetation (2), arid zone (2), atmospheric deposition (2), Avian bones (2), Axillary buds (2), Biodiversity maintenance (2), Biomass allocation (2), Caldén (2), Caldenal rangelands (2), Caracara plancus (2), Cattle ranching (2), Central Argentina (2), Change detection (2), Climate change (2), climate dynamics (2), Consumption rate (2), critical nitrogen loads (2), cultivation boundaries (2), Digestibility (2), dispersal (2), Districts (2), Dormancy (2), drought (2), Dry aggregate stability (2), Dry bulk density (2), early growth (2), ecological succession (2), emergence (2), Endozoochorous seed dispersal (2), environmental impacts (2), Equus asinus (2), Erodible fraction (2), establishment (2), Facilitation (2), Falconiformes (2), feces (2), Fee hunting (2), Feral horses (2), Fibre concentration (2), field experimentation (2), Fluvial environments (2), fluxes (2), Fodder quality (2), forest decline (2), Forest die-off (2), fossil wood (2), Game reserve (2).....

 

[If all keywords are not here (as indicated by .....), they can be accessed from this link; there are links to come back from there]

 

 

Most likely scope for crop use/product (%):
[Please note: When there are only a few papers mentioning a species, care should be taken with the interpretation of these crop use/product results; as well, a mention may relate to the use of a species, or the context in which it grows, rather than a product]

 

fodder (34.49), boundary (19.13), timber (18.85), fuelwood (10.65), medicinal (3.19), poison (2.03), tannin (0.80), grain legume (0.79), weed (0.73), hemiparasite (0.67).....

 

[To see the full list of crop use/product outcomes, from searching abstracts of the papers that have mentioned this species, select this link; details of the analysis process have also been included; there are links to come back from there]

 

 

Recent mentions of this species in the literature:
[since 2012, with links to abstracts; The references from 1901-2013 which have been used for the trend, keyword and crop use/product analyses below, are listed below these references]

 

Álvarez-Espino R, Ríos-Casanova L and Godínez-Álvarez H (2017) Seed removal in a tropical North American desert: an evaluation of pre- and post-dispersal seed removal in Stenocereus stellatus. Plant Biology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/plb.12541

Marchesini VA, Giménez R, Nosetto MD and Jobbágy EG (2017) Ecohydrological transformation in the Dry Chaco and the risk of dryland salinity: Following Australia’s footsteps? Ecohydrology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/eco.1822

Marrero HJ, Torretta JP, Vázquez DP, Hodara K and Medan D (2017) Exotic plants promote pollination niche overlap in an agroecosystem. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 239, 304-309. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167880917300373

Muturi GM, Poorter L, Bala P and Mohren GMJ (2017) Unleached Prosopis litter inhibits germination but leached stimulates seedling growth of dry woodland species. Journal of Arid Environments 138, 44-50. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196316302233

Berón MA (2016) Dunes, hills, waterholes, and saltpeter beds: Attractors for human populations in western Pampa, Argentina. Quaternary International 422, 163-173. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618215301300

Bilbao MG, Massara N, Ramos S, Zapata LO, Farcey MF, Pesoa J, Turic E, Vázquez MI and Bartolome JA (2016) Extending the duration of treatment with progesterone and equine chorionic gonadotropin improves fertility in suckled beef cows with low body condition score subjected to timed artificial insemination. Theriogenology 86, 536-544. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0093691X16000649

Blambert L, Mallet B, Humeau L and Pailler T (2016) Reproductive patterns, genetic diversity and inbreeding depression in two closely related Jumellea species with contrasting patterns of commonness and distribution. Ann. Bot. 118, 93-103. http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/118/1/93

Distel RA (2016) Grazing ecology and the conservation of the Caldenal rangelands, Argentina. Journal of Arid Environments 134, 49-55. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196316301203

González-Roglich M and Swenson JJ (2016) Tree cover and carbon mapping of Argentine savannas: Scaling from field to region. Remote Sensing of Environment 172, 139-147. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034425715302091

Iturri LA, Avecilla F, Hevia GG and Buschiazzo DE (2016) Comparing adjacent cultivated and “virgin” soils in wind erosion affected environments can lead to errors in measuring soil degradation. Geoderma 264, Part A, 42-53. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016706115300926

Jaganathan GK, Yule K and Liu B (2016) On the evolutionary and ecological value of breaking physical dormancy by endozoochory. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 22, 11-22. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1433831916300506

Kim JH, Jobbágy EG and Jackson RB (2016) Trade-offs in water and carbon ecosystem services with land-use changes in grasslands. Ecological Applications 26, 1633-1644. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/15-0863.1

Liyanage GS, Ayre DJ and Ooi MKJ (2016) Seedling performance covaries with dormancy thresholds: maintaining cryptic seed heteromorphism in a fire-prone system. Ecology 97, 3009-3018. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecy.1567

Marrero HJ, Medan D, Zarlavsky GE and Torretta JP (2016) Agricultural land management negatively affects pollination service in Pampean agro-ecosystems. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 218, 28-32. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167880915301304

Montalvo CI, Fernández FJ, Galmes MA, Santillán MA and Cereghetti J (2016) Crowned solitary eagle (Buteogallus coronatus) as accumulator of armadillo osteoderms in the archaeological record? An actualistic taphonomic study for central Argentina. Quaternary International 391, 90-99. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618215007788

Risio L, Calama R, Bogino SM and Bravo F (2016) Inter-annual variability in Prosopis caldenia pod production in the Argentinean semiarid pampas: A modelling approach. Journal of Arid Environments 131, 59-66. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196316300349

Risio L, Calama R, Bogino SM and Bravo F (2016) Inter-annual variability in Prosopis caldenia pod production in the Argentinean semiarid pampas: A modelling approach. Journal of arid environments., 131. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2016.03.007

Venier P, Cabido M and Funes G (2016) Germination characteristics of five coexisting neotropical species of Acacia in seasonally dry Chaco forests in Argentina. Plant Species Biology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1442-1984.12134

Zanón Martínez JI, Santillán MÁ, Sarasola JH and Travaini A (2016) A native top predator relies on exotic prey inside a protected area: The puma and the introduced ungulates in Central Argentina. Journal of Arid Environments 134, 17-20. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196316301161

Ashworth L, Calviño A, Martí ML and Aguilar R (2015) Offspring performance and recruitment of the pioneer tree Acacia caven (Fabaceae) in a fragmented subtropical dry forest. Austral Ecology 40, 634-641. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aec.12230

Berón MA (2015) Chronological distribution and disturbance factors to evaluate population dynamics in Western Pampas, Argentina. Quaternary International 356, 74-88. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618214007952

Bestelmeyer BT, Okin GS, Duniway MC, Archer SR, Sayre NF, Williamson JC and Herrick JE (2015) Desertification, land use, and the transformation of global drylands. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 13, 28-36. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/140162

Bogino S, Roa-Giménez SC, Velasco-Sastre AT, Cangiano ML, Risio-Allione L and Rozas V (2015) Synergetic effects of fire, climate, and management history on Prosopis caldenia recruitment in the Argentinean pampas. Journal of Arid Environments 117, 59-66. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196315000440

Bogino S, Roa-Giménez SC, Velasco-Sastre AT, Cangiano ML, Risio-Allione L and Rozas V (2015) Synergetic effects of fire, climate, and management history on Prosopis caldenia recruitment in the Argentinean pampas. Journal of arid environments., 117. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2015.02.014

Colazo JC and Buschiazzo D (2015) The Impact of Agriculture on Soil Texture Due to Wind Erosion. Land Degradation & Development 26, 62-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ldr.2297

de Villalobos AE and Peláez DV (2015) Functional Responses of Woody Prosopis caldenia Seedlings to Drought and Livestock Grazing in Semiarid Rangelands of Argentina. Arid land research and management. 29, 487-502. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15324982.2015.1030798

Ferreras AE, Funes G and Galetto L (2015) The role of seed germination in the invasion process of Honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos L., Fabaceae): comparison with a native confamilial. Plant Species Biology 30, 126-136. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1442-1984.12041

Grande JM, Santillán MA, Orozco PM, Liébana MS, Reyes MM, Galmes MA and Ceregheti J (2015) Barn Swallows keep expanding their breeding range in South America. Emu. 115, 3. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MU14097

Heider G and Demichelis A (2015) Loma de los Pedernales, a local raw material source in the North of Pampa Seca, Argentina. Quaternary International 375, 3-12. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618215001664

Muschetto E, Mazia N, Cueto GR and Busch M (2015) Are rodents a source of biotic resistance to tree invasion in Pampean grasslands? Tree seed consumption under different conditions. Austral Ecology 40, 255-266. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aec.12208

SantillÁN MÁ, Grande JM, LiÉBana MS, MartÍNez P, DÍAz LA, Bragagnolo LA, Solaro C, Galmes MA and Sarasola JH (2015) New hosts for the mite Ornithonyssus bursa in Argentina. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 29, 439-443. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mve.12129

Baskin CC and Baskin JM (2014) Chapter 6 - Germination Ecology of Seeds with Physical Dormancy. In ‘Seeds (Second Edition)’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 145-185. (Academic Press: San Diego). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780124166776000068

Bogino S (2014) The centenary pluviometer: A pioneer dendrochronological study in South America. Dendrochronologia 32, 52-54. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S112578651300074X

Bogino S (2014) The centenary pluviometer: A pioneer dendrochronological study in South America. Dendrochronologia., 32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dendro.2013.08.001

Botta GF, Vazquez JM, Becerra AT, Balbuena R and Stadler S (2014) Corrigendum to “Soil compaction distribution under land clearing in calden (Prosopis Caldenia Burkart) forest in Argentinean pampas” [Soil Till. Res. 119 (March) (2012) 70–75]. Soil and Tillage Research 136, 84. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167198713001669

Cesca EM, Villagra PE and Alvarez JA (2014) From forest to shrubland: Structural responses to different fire histories in Prosopis flexuosa woodland from the Central Monte (Argentina). Journal of Arid Environments 110, 1-7. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196314001402

Ferrero ME, Villalba R and Rivera SM (2014) An assessment of growth ring identification in subtropical forests from northwestern Argentina. Dendrochronologia 32, 113-119. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1125786514000046

González-Roglich M, Swenson JJ, Jobbágy EG and Jackson RB (2014) Shifting carbon pools along a plant cover gradient in woody encroached savannas of central Argentina. Forest Ecology and Management 331, 71-78. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112714004782

Marrero HJ, Torretta JP and Medan D (2014) Effect of land use intensification on specialization in plant–floral visitor interaction networks in the Pampas of Argentina. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 188, 63-71. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167880914000978

Matula R, Svátek M and epka R (2014) The effect of fire exclusion on the structure and tree mortality patterns of a caldén (Prosopis caldenia Burkart) woodland in semi-arid Central Argentina. Journal of arid environments., 100-101. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2013.10.014

Matula R, Svátek M and Řepka R (2014) The effect of fire exclusion on the structure and tree mortality patterns of a caldén (Prosopis caldenia Burkart) woodland in semi-arid Central Argentina. Journal of Arid Environments 100–101, 72-77. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196313001845

Montalvo CI, Fernández FJ, Liébana MS, Santillán M and Sarasola JH (2014) Taphonomic analysis of rodent bone accumulations produced by the White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus, Accipitriformes) in Central Argentina. Journal of Archaeological Science 52, 354-362. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305440314003355

Naudiyal N and Schmerbeck J (2014) Prosopis juliflora (Sw.) DC., 1788. In ‘Enzyklopädie der Holzgewächse: Handbuch und Atlas der Dendrologie’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. (Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9783527678518.ehg2014021

Pedrana J, Bernad L, Maceira NO and Isacch JP (2014) Human–Sheldgeese conflict in agricultural landscapes: Effects of environmental and anthropogenic predictors on Sheldgeese distribution in the southern Pampa, Argentina. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 183, 31-39. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167880913003484

Risio L, Herrero C, Bogino SM and Bravo F (2014) Aboveground and belowground biomass allocation in native Prosopis caldenia Burkart secondaries woodlands in the semi-arid Argentinean pampas. Biomass and Bioenergy 66, 249-260. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0961953414001676

Sarasola JH and Santillán MÁ (2014) Spatial and temporal variations in the feeding ecology of ferruginous pygmy-owls (Glaucidium brasilianum) in semiarid forests of central Argentina. Journal of Arid Environments 109, 39-43. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196314001232

Sarasola JH and Santillán MÁ (2014) Spatial and temporal variations in the feeding ecology of ferruginous pygmy-owls (Glaucidium brasilianum) in semiarid forests of central Argentina. Journal of arid environments., 109. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2014.05.008

Shackleton RT, Le Maitre DC, Pasiecznik NM and Richardson DM (2014) Prosopis: a global assessment of the biogeography, benefits, impacts and management of one of the world’s worst woody invasive plant taxa. AoB Plants 6, plu027-. http://aobpla.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/6/0/plu027

ZaldÍVar-RiverÓN A, MartÍNez JJ, Belokobylskij SA, Pedraza-Lara C, Shaw SR, Hanson PE and Varela-HernÁNdez F (2014) Systematics and evolution of gall formation in the plant-associated genera of the wasp subfamily Doryctinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Systematic Entomology 39, 633-659. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/syen.12078

Campioni L, Sarasola JH, Santillán M and Reyes MM (2013) Breeding season habitat selection by Ferruginous Pygmy Owls Glaucidium brasilianum in central Argentina. Bird study. 60, 35-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00063657.2012.733336

Contreras S, Santoni CS and Jobbágy EG (2013) Abrupt watercourse formation in a semiarid sedimentary landscape of central Argentina: the roles of forest clearing, rainfall variability and seismic activity. Ecohydrology 6, 794-805. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/eco.1302

Derbel S and Chaieb M (2013) Growth establishment and phenology of four woody Saharan species. African Journal of Ecology 51, 307-318. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aje.12036

Houspanossian J, Nosetto M and Jobbágy EG (2013) Radiation budget changes with dry forest clearing in temperate Argentina. Global Change Biology 19, 1211-1222. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.12121

KrÖPfl AI, Cecchi GA, Villasuso NM and Distel RA (2013) DEGRADATION AND RECOVERY PROCESSES IN SEMI-ARID PATCHY RANGELANDS OF NORTHERN PATAGONIA, ARGENTINA. Land Degradation & Development 24, 393-399. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ldr.1145

Aguilar R, Ashworth L, Calviño A and Quesada M (2012) What is left after sex in fragmented habitats? Assessing the quantity and quality of progeny in the endemic tree Prosopis caldenia (Fabaceae). Biological Conservation 152, 81-89. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320712001644

Aguilar R, Ashworth L, Calviño A and Quesada M (2012) What is left after sex in fragmented habitats? Assessing the quantity and quality of progeny in the endemic tree Prosopis caldenia (Fabaceae). Biological conservation., 152. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2012.03.021

Aschero V and García D (2012) The fencing paradigm in woodland conservation: consequences for recruitment of a semi-arid tree. Applied Vegetation Science 15, 307-317. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-109X.2011.01180.x

Botta GF, Vazquez JM, Becerra AT, Balbuena R and Stadler S (2012) Soil compaction distribution under land clearing in calden (Prosopis Caldenia Burkart) forest in Argentinean pampas. Soil and Tillage Research 119, 70-75. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167198711002352

Botta GF, Vazquez JM, Becerra AT, Balbuena R and Stadler S (2012) Soil compaction distribution under land clearing in calden (Prosopis Caldenia Burkart) forest in Argentinean pampas. Soil & tillage research., 119. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2011.12.007

Busch M, Knight C, Mazía CN, Hodara K, Muschetto E and Chaneton E (2012) Rodent seed predation on tree invader species in grassland habitats of the inland Pampa. Ecological research. 27, 369-376. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11284-011-0909-1

Chen A, Huang H-Z, Zhang Z-N, Wu G-L and Liu Z-H (2012) Livestock grazing ingestion suppressed the dominant species population (Stipa aliena) germination: a laboratory experiment. Nordic Journal of Botany 30, 635-639. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1756-1051.2012.01389.x

Contreras S, Santoni CS and Jobbágy EG (2012) Abrupt watercourse formation in a semiarid sedimentary landscape of central Argentina: the roles of forest clearing, rainfall variability and seismic activity. Ecohydrology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/eco.1302

Derbel S and Chaieb M (2012) Growth establishment and phenology of four woody Saharan species. African Journal of Ecology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aje.12036

González-Roglich M, Southworth J and Branch LC (2012) The role of private lands for conservation: Land cover change analysis in the Caldenal savanna ecosystem, Argentina. Applied Geography 34, 281-288. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0143622811002384

Loydi A, Zalba SM and Distel RA (2012) Viable seed banks under grazing and exclosure conditions in montane mesic grasslands of Argentina. Acta Oecologica 43, 8-15. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1146609X12000549

Rojo LD, Mehl AE, Paez MM and Zárate MA (2012) Mid- to Late Holocene pollen and alluvial record of the arid Andean piedmont between 33° and 34°S, Mendoza, Argentina: Inferences about floodplain evolution. Journal of Arid Environments 77, 110-122. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196311002795

Rozas V and García-González I (2012) Too wet for oaks? Inter-tree competition and recent persistent wetness predispose oaks to rainfall-induced dieback in Atlantic rainy forest. Global and Planetary Change 94–95, 62-71. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921818112001440

Tolón-Becerra A, Botta GF, Lastra-Bravo X, Tourn M and Rivero D (2012) Subsoil compaction from tractor traffic in an olive (Olea europea L.) grove in Almería, Spain. Soil Use and Management, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sum.12002

Tolón-Becerra A, Botta GF, Lastra-Bravo X, Tourn M and Rivero D (2012) Subsoil compaction from tractor traffic in an olive (Olea europea L.) grove in Almería, Spain. Soil Use and Management 28, 606-613. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sum.12002

Venier P, Carrizo García C, Cabido M and Funes G (2012) Survival and germination of three hard-seeded Acacia species after simulated cattle ingestion: The importance of the seed coat structure. South African Journal of Botany 79, 19-24. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S025462991100161X

Vilela AE, Agüero PR, Ravetta DA and González-Paleo L (2012) Long-term plasticity in growth, storage and defense allocation produces drought-tolerant juvenile shrubs of Prosopis alpataco R.A. Philippi (Fabaceae). Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 207, 436-441. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367253012000485

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Prosopis caldenia: 145; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Aguilar R, Ashworth L, Calviño A, Quesada M (2012) What is left after sex in fragmented habitats? Assessing the quantity and quality of progeny in the endemic tree Prosopis caldenia (Fabaceae). Biological Conservation 152, 81-9. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320712001644

Aschero V, García D (2012) The fencing paradigm in woodland conservation: consequences for recruitment of a semi-arid tree. Applied Vegetation Science 15, 307-17. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-109X.2011.01180.x

Botta GF, Vazquez JM, Becerra AT, Balbuena R, Stadler S (2012) Soil compaction distribution under land clearing in calden (Prosopis Caldenia Burkart) forest in Argentinean pampas. Soil and Tillage Research 119, 70-5. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167198711002352

Chen A, Huang H-Z, Zhang Z-N, Wu G-L, Liu Z-H (2012) Livestock grazing ingestion suppressed the dominant species population (Stipa aliena) germination: a laboratory experiment. Nordic Journal of Botany 30, 635-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1756-1051.2012.01389.x

Contreras S, Santoni CS, Jobbágy EG (2012) Abrupt watercourse formation in a semiarid sedimentary landscape of central Argentina: the roles of forest clearing, rainfall variability and seismic activity. Ecohydrology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/eco.1302

Derbel S, Chaieb M (2012) Growth establishment and phenology of four woody Saharan species. African Journal of Ecology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aje.12036

González-Roglich M, Southworth J, Branch LC (2012) The role of private lands for conservation: Land cover change analysis in the Caldenal savanna ecosystem, Argentina. Applied Geography 34, 281-8. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0143622811002384

Loydi A, Zalba SM, Distel RA (2012) Viable seed banks under grazing and exclosure conditions in montane mesic grasslands of Argentina. Acta Oecologica 43, 8-15. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1146609X12000549

Rojo LD, Mehl AE, Paez MM, Zárate MA (2012) Mid- to Late Holocene pollen and alluvial record of the arid Andean piedmont between 33° and 34°S, Mendoza, Argentina: Inferences about floodplain evolution. Journal of Arid Environments 77, 110-22. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196311002795

Rozas V, García-González I (2012) Too wet for oaks? Inter-tree competition and recent persistent wetness predispose oaks to rainfall-induced dieback in Atlantic rainy forest. Global and Planetary Change 94–95, 62-71. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921818112001440

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Venier P, Carrizo García C, Cabido M, Funes G (2012) Survival and germination of three hard-seeded Acacia species after simulated cattle ingestion: The importance of the seed coat structure. South African Journal of Botany 79, 19-24. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S025462991100161X

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