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Ecologically sustainable fertility management for the maintenance of species-rich hay meadows: a 12-year fertilizer and lime experiment.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Kirkham, F. W. & Tallowin, J. R. B. & Dunn, R. M. & Bhogal, A. & Chambers, B. J. & Bardgett, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increased use of artificial fertilizers has caused widespread loss of species-rich grasslands throughout Britain and mainland Europe. Species-rich mea...

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The influence of weeds and farmyard manure on the activity of Carabidae and other ground-dwelling arthropods in a sugar beet crop.

Published online: 22 Jul 1985

Authors: Purvis, G. & Curry, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pitfall traps were used in the Irish Republic to investigate the effects of weeds and the application of farmyard manure on arthropod activity in suga...

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Studies on the weeds of vegetable crops. 5. Final observations on an experiment with different primary cultivations.

Published online: 06 Mar 1966

Authors: Roberts, H. A. & Stokes, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Annual determinations were made of the number of viable weed seeds in the soil on plots of a 9-year experiment with vegetable crops in which four prim...

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Production and diversity of enchytraeids, earthworms and plants in fertilized hay meadow plots.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Standen, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Random soil samples were used to estimate the number and weight of each species of enchytraeid and lumbricid at fourteen long-established experimental...

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Soil seed banks and the effects of meadow management on vegetation change in a 10-year meadow field trial.

Published online: 12 Aug 2002

Authors: Smith, R. S. & Shiel, R. S. & Millward, D. & Corkhill, P. & Sanderson, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Enhancement of plant species diversity is often an objective in grassland management for wildlife conservation. Such management regimes may also chang...

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Assessment of measures to reduce the water footprint of cotton farming in India.

Published online: 05 Oct 2016

Authors: Pahlow, M. & Krol, M. S. & Hoekstra, A. Y.

Content type: Bulletin

Based on the findings presented in this report, general recommendations regarding measures and strategies to decrease the water footprint (WF) of cott...

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Soil microbial community, fertility, vegetation and diversity as targets in the restoration management of a meadow grassland.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Smith, R. S. & Shiel, R. S. & Bardgett, R. D. & Millward, D. & Corkhill, P. & Rolph, G. & Hobbs, P. J. & Peacock, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The enhancement of biodiversity in meadow grassland, an environmental aim of European agricultural policy, requires definition of appropriate manageme...

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Long-term change in vegetation and soil microbial communities during the phased restoration of traditional meadow grassland.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Smith, R. S. & Shiel, R. S. & Bardgett, R. D. & Millward, D. & Corkhill, P. & Evans, P. & Quirk, H. & Hobbs, P. J. & Kometa, S. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of high plant species diversity to sites where it has been reduced by intensive grassland management requires identification of appropriat...

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Impediments in adoption of organic farming - a few lessons from the farmers who reverted to conventional farming practices.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Birajdar, G. & Kate, T.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The stated goal of 'Organic 3.0' is to "bring organic out of its current niche into the mainstream (Arbenz, Gould & Stopes, 2015)". This means to ...

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Total dry matter, nutrient uptake and yield of summer mungbean as influenced by organic management practices.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Yadav, S. K. & Babalad, H. B. & Sharma, S. K. & Yadav, M. K. & Roshan Choudhary

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The experiment was conducted at MARS, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka state during summer season of 2013-14. Significantly hig...

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