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Mediating mutualisms: farm management practices and evolutionary changes in symbiont co-operation.

Published online: 13 Nov 2002

Authors: Kiers, E. T. & West, S. A. & Denison, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Root symbionts (rhizobia and arbuscular mycorrhizas) are often assumed to increase agricultural productivity consistently. However, rhizobial and myco...

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First-year development of plant communities originating from forest topsoils placed on southern Appalachian minesoils.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Farmer, R. E., Jr. & Cunningham, M. & Barnhill, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In microplots, forest topsoils from mixed deciduous stands in the Cumberland Mountains of eastern Tennessee were spread over surface minesoils from th...

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Restoration in applied ecology: editor's introduction.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Ormerod, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper presents an introduction to the special profile on restoration ecology of different vegetation types such as grasslands, peatlands, prairie...

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Co-introduction of native mycorrhizal fungi and plant seeds accelerates restoration of post-mining landscapes.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Vahter, T. & Bueno, C. G. & Davison, J. & Herodes, K. & Hiiesalu, I. & Kasari-Toussaint, L. & Oja, J. & Olsson, P. A. & Sepp, S. K. & Zobel, M. & Vasar, M. & Öpik, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grasslands are among the most threatened terrestrial biomes, and habitat conservation alone will be insufficient to meet biodiversity goals. While res...

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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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Ecological intensification and arbuscular mycorrhizas: a meta-analysis of tillage and cover crop effects.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Bowles, T. M. & Jackson, L. E. & Loeher, M. & Cavagnaro, T. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reliance on ecosystem services instead of synthetic, non-renewable inputs is increasingly seen as key to achieving food security in an environmentally...

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Relative importance of burning, mowing and species translocation in the restoration of a former boreal hayfield: responses of plant diversity and the microbial community.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Antonsen, H. & Olsson, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The extensive loss of species-rich grasslands in Europe as a result of agricultural intensification has triggered a desire to recreate more diverse an...

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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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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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Arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis increases phosphorus uptake and productivity of mixtures of maize varieties compared to monocultures.

Published online: 02 Dec 2020

Authors: Wang XinXin & Hoffland, E. & Feng Gu & Kuyper, T. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological intensification seeks to achieve crop yield increases by intensifying complementary or facilitative interactions between plant species or v...

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