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Non-target effects of entomopathogenic nematodes on the soil nematode community.

Published online: 13 Nov 2002

Authors: Somasekhar, N. & Grewal, P. S. & Nardo, E. A. B. de & Stinner, B. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is growing awareness that biological control carries risks as well as benefits, but there are few data on below-ground effects of inundative ins...

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The effect of transgenic nematode resistance on non-target organisms in the potato rhizosphere.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Cowgill, S. E. & Bardgett, R. D. & Kiezebrink, D. T. & Atkinson, H. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant-parasitic nematodes are important pests of agriculture, and transgenic plants with potential for nematode control are currently being developed....

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Long-term dynamics of nematode communities in arable soil under four cropping systems.

Published online: 21 Jan 1988

Authors: Sohlenius, B. & Boström, S. & Sandor, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nematode fauna of 4 cropping systems were studied for 5 years in central Sweden. Plots were cropped as follows: barley with (B120) and without (BO...

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Taxonomic distinctness and environmental assessment.

Published online: 20 Jan 1999

Authors: Warwick, R. M. & Clarke, K. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The objectives of this paper were to test the performance of the taxonomic distinctness index, Δ+, in a number of environmental impact scenarios, to e...

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Simulation of nitrogen mineralization in the below-ground food webs of two winter wheat fields.

Published online: 12 Apr 1995

Authors: Ruiter, P. C. de & Moore, J. C. & Zwart, K. B. & Bouwman, L. A. & Hassink, J. & Bloem, J. & Vos, J. A. de & Marinissen, J. C. Y. & Didden, W. A. M. & Lebbink, G. & Brussaard, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Food webs in conventional (high-input) and integrated (reduced-input) farming systems were simulated to estimate the contribution of soil microbes and...

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Microbial diversity regulates ecosystem multifunctionality during natural secondary succession.

Published online: 27 Dec 2021

Authors: Shi XiuZhen & Wang JianQing & Esteban Lucas-Borja, M. & Wang ZhenYu & Li Xue & Huang ZhiQun

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Natural forest succession after disturbances is one of the most important restoration strategies. However, the responses of ecosystem multifunctionali...

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A taxonomic distinctness index and its statistical properties.

Published online: 20 Jan 1999

Authors: Clarke, K. R. & Warwick, R. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper explores the statistical sampling properties of Δ, the taxonomic diversity index, and Δ*, the taxonomic distinctness index. Taxonomic diver...

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Subordinate plants sustain the complexity and stability of soil micro-food webs in natural bamboo forest ecosystems.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Shao YuanHu & Wang XiaoLi & Zhao Jie & Wu JianPing & Zhang WeiXin & Neher, D. A. & Li YanXia & Lou YiPing & Fu ShengLei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Subordinate plants have a significant impact on soil organisms in primary successional floodplains and grassland ecosystems, but their role in subtrop...

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Does topsoil removal in grassland restoration benefit both soil nematode and plant communities?

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Resch, M. C. & Schütz, M. & Graf, U. & Wagenaar, R. & Putten, W. H. van der & Risch, A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Successful restoration of semi-natural grasslands on grasslands previously subject to intensive management needs to overcome manifold barriers. These ...

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Decomposition of genetically engineered tobacco under field conditions: persistence of the proteinase inhibitor I product and effects on soil microbial respiration and protozoa, nematode and microarthropod populations.

Published online: 26 Sep 1997

Authors: Donegan, K. K. & Seidler, R. J. & Fieland, V. J. & Schaller, D. L. & Palm, C. J. & Ganio, L. M. & Cardwell, D. M. & Steinberger, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To evaluate the potential effects of genetically engineered (transgenic) plants on soil ecosystems, litter bags containing leaves of non-engineered (p...

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