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Fungi in ecosystems.

Published online: 08 Nov 1971

Authors: Harley, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A discussion of some of the roles of fungi in terrestrial ecosystems, with particular reference to their importance in nutrient and energy cycling. KE...

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Ecosystem development on reclaimed china clay wastes. II. Nutrient compartmentation and nitrogen mineralization.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Roberts, R. D. & Marrs, R. H. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The accumulation of biomass and nutrients in 3 compartments (plant shoots, roots and surface soil) in developing grass/clover ecosystems in 2 types of...

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Ecosystem development of reclaimed china clay wastes. IV. Recycling of above-ground plant nutrients.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Marrs, R. H. & Granlund, I. H. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The accumulation of nutrients in the standing crop and standing dead material in naturally grazed and sheep-grazed grass/clover vegetation on reclaime...

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Reclaiming contaminated land through biodiversity.

Published online: 16 Sep 2020

Authors: Cadotte, M.

Content type: Blog

This paper focuses on the negative effects of land degradation on the sustainability, biodiversity and global ecosystem functioning and in reducing th...

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Plant trait-based approaches to improve nitrogen cycling in agroecosystems.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Abalos, D. & Groenigen, J. W. van & Philippot, L. & Lubbers, I. M. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive agriculture is dominated by monocultures of high-yielding plants that receive large applications of nitrogen (N) fertilizers to boost plant ...

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A review of the use of organic manures on lowland grassland pastures in the UK.

Published online: 20 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Chalmers, A. & Kirkham, F. & McLaren, R. & Smith, K. & Downie, L. & Goodlass, G.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This review discusses the use of organic manures on lowland grassland pastures in the UK. This review covers a range of topics, including: (1) current...

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System analysis of 35sulphur kinetics in pastures grazed by sheep.

Published online: 07 Jul 1972

Authors: May, P. F. & Till, A. R. & Cumming, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A mathematical model representing the S cycle in a grazed pasture was programmed on to an analogue computer to simulate the results of a field experim...

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Nitrogen determination in nutrient cycling studies: an improved technique for handling multiple samples.

Published online: 15 Jul 1968

Authors: Etherington, J. R. & Morrey, B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

One ml Kjeldahl digest containing 1-25µg N is pipetted into a specimen tube. A nylon fabric disc is placed in a depression inside the plastic cap and ...

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Nutrient removal by cattle from a shortgrass prairie.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Dean, R. & Ellis, J. E. & Rice, R. W. & Bement, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Energy and N removal by cattle from a shortgrass prairie ecosystem [botanical composition not stated] in N. Colorado were determined. Grazing intensit...

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Nutrient distribution and cycling in a sub-alpine coniferous forest ecosystem.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Turner, J. & Singer, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution of N, P, K, Ca, Mg and Mn in a 175-year-old Abies amabilis ecosystem is described and estimates of transfers within the system are gi...

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