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Soil aggregate stability increase is strongly related to fungal community succession along an abandoned agricultural field chronosequence in the Bolivian Altiplano.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Duchicela, J. & Sullivan, T. S. & Bontti, E. & Bever, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil aggregate stability is an important ecosystem property which deteriorates overtime due to agricultural practices. The cessation of cultivation al...

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Agricultural land-use history and restoration impact soil microbial biodiversity.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Turley, N. E. & Bell-Dereske, L. & Evans, S. E. & Brudvig, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human land uses, such as agriculture, can leave long-lasting legacies as ecosystems recover. As a consequence, active restoration may be necessary to ...

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Soil history as a primary control on plant invasion in abandoned agricultural fields.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Kulmatiski, A. & Beard, K. H. & Stark, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abandoned agricultural (AA) fields are often invaded by exotic plants. This observation has been difficult to explain because agricultural practices c...

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Global meta-analysis reveals incomplete recovery of soil conditions and invertebrate assemblages after ecological restoration in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 28 Feb 2022

Authors: Parkhurst, T. & Prober, S. M. & Hobbs, R. J. & Standish, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of old fields in agricultural landscapes has become increasingly important for conservation of species and their habitats owing to habitat...

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An analysis of competition between plants of Trifolîum repens L. populations collected from contrasting soils.

Published online: 08 Jan 1972

Authors: Snaydon, R. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

2 populations of white clover from acid soil and 2 from calcareous soil were grown in partitioned containers of soil, pH 4.6 and 8.2, to give all comb...

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The influence of soil water content on the uptake of ions by roots. III. Phosphate, potassium, calcium and magnesium uptake and concentration gradients in soil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Dunham, R. J. & Nye, P. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Concentration gradients of phosphate, K, Ca and Mg were measured near a plane of onion seedling roots at a range of soil water contents, in a special ...

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Effects of high temperature and soil moisture on survival of first-instar larvae of the scarab Anoplognathus porosus (Dalman) (Coleoptera).

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Hassan, S. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A laboratory experiment testing survival of first instar larvae of Anoplognathus porosus (Dalm.) at high temperatures and various soil moistures is de...

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Contrasting responses of nitrogen: phosphorus stoichiometry in plants and soils under grazing: a global meta-analysis.

Published online: 22 May 2021

Authors: Yu RuiPeng & Zhang WeiPing & Fornara, D. A. & Li Long

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing by ungulate herbivores can greatly alter nitrogen ([N]) and phosphorus ([P]) concentrations in plants and soils. It is not clear, however, how...

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Effects of agricultural management practices on earthworm populations and crop yield: validation and application of a mechanistic modelling approach.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Johnston, A. S. A. & Sibly, R. M. & Hodson, M. E. & Alvarez, T. & Thorbek, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is little consensus on how agriculture will meet future food demands sustainably. Soils and their biota play a crucial role by mediating ecosyst...

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Simplified procedures for routine soil analyses.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Tomlinson, P. R. & Beckett, P. H. T. & Bannister, P. & Marsden, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A schedule of simplified procedures for soil analysis is presented which enables over 100 prepared soil samples to be analysed for soluble salts, carb...

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