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Archive and refugia of soil organisms: applying a pedodiversity framework for the conservation of biological and non-biological heritages.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Ibáñez, J. J. & Krasilnikov, P. V. & Saldaña, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The pedosphere is a part of our natural heritage. Soils should be considered both for their biological and for their geological resources. During the ...

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Changes in soil microbial communities due to biological invasions can reduce allelopathic effects.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Li YangPing & Feng YuLong & Kang ZongLi & Zheng YuLong & Zhang JiaoLin & Chen YaJun

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil microbes are important in mediating allelopathic interactions between invasive and native plants in the field. However, it was not known how thes...

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Habitat classification and soil restoration assessment using analysis of microbiological and physico-chemical characteristics.

Published online: 02 Jun 1995

Authors: Bentham, H. & Harris, J. A. & Birch, P. & Short, K. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The identification of key microbiological and physicochemical soil characteristics which could be used to discriminate between different undisturbed h...

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Soil processes as influenced by heavy metals and the composition of soil fauna.

Published online: 16 Jun 1995

Authors: Komulainen, M. & Mikola, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of heavy metals (Cu and Ni) on soil processes were studied experimentally in forest microcosms in Finland as a function of the presence of...

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Herbicide control of the invasive Amur honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii) does not alter soilmicrobial communities or activity.

Published online: 09 Aug 2022

Authors: James, J. J. & Bach, E. M. & Baker, K. & Barber, N. A. & Buck, R. & Shahrtash, M. & Brown, S. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Invasive plants are a major problem for land managers and have widespread and lasting environmental impacts. The invasive shrub Amur honeysuckle (Loni...

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Forecasting tillage and soil warming effects on earthworm populations.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Johnston, A. S. A. & Sibly, R. M. & Thorbek, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Healthy soils are crucial for sustainable food production, but tillage limits the biological regulation of essential ecosystem services. Better unders...

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Agronomic management controls microbial populations in soils of western Kenya.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Kihara, J. & Bolo, P. & Ayaga, G. & Mukulama, J. & Margenot, A. J. & Sommer, R.

Content type: Bulletin

The provision of food requirements for current and future generations can be guaranteed through agricultural intensification options that safeguard th...

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Manipulating plant community composition to steer efficient n-cycling in intensively managed grasslands.

Published online: 04 Mar 2021

Authors: Abalos, D. & Deyn, G. B. de & Philippot, L. & Oram, N. J. & Oudová, B. & Pantelis, I. & Clark, C. & Fiorini, A. & Bru, D. & Mariscal-Sancho, I. & Groenigen, J. W. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Minimizing nitrogen (N) losses and increasing plant N uptake in agroecosystems is a major global challenge. Ecological concepts from (semi)natural gra...

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Chronic low level hydrocarbon amendments stimulate plant growth and microbial activity in salt-marsh microcosms.

Published online: 06 Apr 1991

Authors: Li, Y. & Morris, J. T. & Yoch, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Salt-marsh microcosms containing the halophyte Spartina alterniflora were maintained in a greenhouse for 2 years and given daily dosages of a hydrocar...

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Soil factors preventing revegetation of a denuded area near an abandoned zinc smelter in Oklahoma.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Pancholy, S. K. & Rice, E. L. & Turner, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Watkins & Rice (1974) concluded that the denuded area probably remained bare because of the high concentrations of cadmium and zinc combined with ...

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