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Some ecological effects of the use of paraquat for the control of weeds in small lakes.

Published online: 07 Sep 1972

Authors: Way, J. M., Et Al.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In 2 experimental lakes at Oxton, Nottinghamshire, paraquat at 0.5 rng/litre eradicated Elodea canadensis and all other submerged and floating plants ...

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Differential responses by stream and riparian biodiversity to in-stream restoration of forestry-impacted streams.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Turunen, J. & Aroviita, J. & Marttila, H. & Louhi, P. & Laamanen, T. & Tolkkinen, M. & Luhta, P. L. & Kløve, B. & Muotka, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forestry can have detrimental impacts on stream ecosystems, particularly via excessive sedimentation. A key challenge to stream management is therefor...

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Rare soil microbial taxa regulate the negative effects of land degradation drivers on soil organic matter decomposition.

Published online: 13 Oct 2021

Authors: Wu Ying & Chen DiMa & Saleem, M. & Wang Bing & Hu ShuiJin & Delgado-Baquerizo, M. & Bai YongFei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land degradation drivers, including loss in vegetation and eutrophication, are expected to impact soil biodiversity and functions in drylands world-wi...

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Decomposer communities in human-impacted streams: species dominance rather than richness affects leaf decomposition.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Tolkkinen, M. & Mykrä, H. & Markkola, A. M. & Aisala, H. & Vuori, K. M. & Lumme, J. & Pirttilä, A. M. & Muotka, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is compelling evidence that anthropogenic disturbance can decrease biodiversity and impair ecological functioning. A major challenge to biodiver...

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Effects of a coal mine effluent on aquatic hyphomycetes. I. Field study.

Published online: 29 Aug 1997

Authors: Bermingham, S. & Maltby, L. & Cooke, R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of a discharge from an abandoned coal mine on the structure and functioning of aquatic hyphomycete assemblages colonizing leaf material was...

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Detection of crayfish plague spores in large freshwater systems.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Strand, D. A. & Jussila, J. & Johnsen, S. I. & Viljamaa-Dirks, S. & Edsman, L. & Wiik-Nielsen, J. & Viljugrein, H. & Engdahl, F. & Vrålstad, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Indigenous European freshwater crayfish (ICS) are threatened due to invasive North American freshwater crayfish that are natural carriers of Aphanomyc...

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Ecological observations on the fungal colonization of fish by Saprolegniaceae in Windermere.

Published online: 11 Mar 1987

Authors: Wood, S. E. & Willoughby, L. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The colonization of clean (apparently uninfected), dead salmonid fish by Saprolegniaceae was studied both in the laboratory and in Windermere. Coloniz...

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Alternative food sources interfere with removal of a fungal amphibian pathogen by zooplankton.

Published online: 10 Dec 2021

Authors: Deknock, A. & Pasmans, F. & Leeuwenberg, R. van & Praet, S. van & Bruneel, S. & Lens, L. & Croubels, S. & Martel, A. & Goethals, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While the amphibian disease chytridiomycosis is causing ongoing population declines and biodiversity losses around the globe, efficient mitigation str...

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Uptake of cadmium by Gammarus fossarum (Amphipoda) from food and water.

Published online: 12 May 1988

Authors: Abel, T. & Bälocher, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In studies on the survival and Cd accumulation of G. fossarum when water or its food, conditioned oak leaves, were contaminated it was observed that a...

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Inorganic fungicides as routinely applied in organic and conventional agriculture can increase palatability but reduce microbial decomposition of leaf litter.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Zubrod, J. P. & Feckler, A. & Englert, D. & Koksharova, N. & Rosenfeldt, R. R. & Seitz, F. & Schulz, R. & Bundschuh, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The application of fungicides is considered an indispensable measure to secure crop production. These substances, however, may unintentionally enter s...

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