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Nutrient assimilative capacity of an alluvial floodplain swamp.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Brinson, M. M. & Bradshaw, H. D. & Kane, E. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nitrate, ammonium, and phosphate were added to the forest floor of an alluvial swamp at a weekly rate of 1 g of nitrogen or phosphorus per m2 for near...

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Effect of components of 'acid rain' on the contribution of soil microarthropods to ecosystem function.

Published online: 04 Sep 1997

Authors: Heneghan, L. & Bolger, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The consequences of stressing microarthropod assemblages (Acari and Collembola) in a Norway spruce (Picea abies) forest soil with the chronic proton a...

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Response of grasses to nitrogen source.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Wiltshire, G. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Yield responses of various grasses to ammonium-N and nitrate-N were investigated in pot trials. Yields with nitrate-N as a percentage of those with am...

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Nutrient limitation of primary production in a sub-arctic salt marsh.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Cargill, S. M. & Jefferies, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In view of the use of salt marshes along the southern shores of Hudson Bay as breeding grounds and feeding areas by lesser snow geese and Canada geese...

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Promoting conservation can be fun through video games like Animal Crossing.

Published online: 30 Sep 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Fisher, J. & Yoh, N. & Kubo, T. & Rundle, D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper explores how features of the popular Nintendo game Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH) can be used for pro-conservation messaging. The aut...

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Nutrient and microbial changes in the peat profile beneath Sphagnum magellanicum in response to additions of ammonium nitrate.

Published online: 28 Nov 1997

Authors: Williams, B. L. & Silcock, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Applications of ammonium nitrate (NH4NO3) to cores of Sphagnum magellanicumin situ at 2-week intervals for 20 weeks from mid-June at a raised mire in ...

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Response of a herbivore community to increased food quality and quantity: an experiment with nitrogen fertilizer in a boreal forest.

Published online: 12 Jul 2000

Authors: Ball, J. P. & Danell, K. & Sunesson, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Herbivores make decisions at different spatial levels in response to food plant quality and quantity. Although experiments have examined the responses...

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Role of nitrogen in herbage production by Agrostis-Festuca hill grassland.

Published online: 24 Jun 1994

Authors: Harrison, A. F. & Taylor, K. & Hatton, J. C. & Howard, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of N in limiting herbage production was assessed in an altitudinal sequence of Agrostis-Festuca grasslands in the Moor House National Nature ...

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Growth and reproduction trade-offs can estimate previous reproductive history in alpine ungulates.

Published online: 16 Aug 2021

Authors: Larue, B. & Pelletier, F. & Côté, S. D. & Hamel, S. & Festa-Bianchet, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Life-history theory predicts energy allocation trade-offs between traits when resources are limited. If females reduce allocation to growth when they ...

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In search for key biogeochemical factors affecting plant species persistence in heathland and acidic grasslands: a comparison of common and rare species.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Kleijn, D. & Bekker, R. M. & Bobbink, R. & Graaf, M. C. C. de & Roelofs, J. G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the last century, many plant species typical of heathland and nutrient-poor acidic grasslands have become rare whereas others have remained com...

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