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Effects of herbivore assemblage on the spatial heterogeneity of soil nitrogen in eastern eurasian steppe.

Published online: 28 Nov 2020

Authors: Zhang MinNa & Li GuangYin & Liu Bai & Liu JuShan & Wang Ling & Wang DeLi

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spatial heterogeneity of soil limiting resources is one of the most important factors maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem functions. There is a...

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Grazer effects on soil carbon storage vary by herbivore assemblage in a semi-arid grassland.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Chang Qing & Wang Ling & Ding ShiWen & Xu TongTong & Li ZhiQiang & Song XuXin & Zhao Xuan & Wang DeLi & Pan DuoFeng

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accounting for 10%-30% of global soil organic carbon, grassland soils potentially present a large reservoir for storing atmospheric CO2. Livestock gra...

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The effects of flooding lowland wet grassland on soil macroinvertebrate prey of breeding wading birds.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Ausden, M. & Sutherland, W. J. & James, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lowland wet grassland in western Europe is often managed for breeding wading birds, especially lapwing Vanellus vanellus, redshank Tringa totanus, sni...

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Herbivore grazing mitigates the negative effects of nitrogen deposition on soil organic carbon in low-diversity grassland.

Published online: 29 Apr 2022

Authors: Li GuangYin & Cai JinTing & Song XuXin & Pan XiaoBin & Pan DuoFeng & Jiang ShiCheng & Sun JinYan & Zhang MinNa & Wang Ling

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in soil carbon (C) sequestration in grassland ecosystems have important impacts on the global C cycle. As such, it is important that researche...

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Trade-off between vegetation type, soil erosion control and surface water in global semi-arid regions: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Wu GaoLin & Liu YiFan & Cui Zeng & Liu Yu & Shi ZhiHua & Yin Rui & Kardol, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil erosion control and water resource protection can closely interact during restoration of terrestrial ecosystems. In semi-arid ecosystems, an urge...

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Contrasting responses of nitrogen: phosphorus stoichiometry in plants and soils under grazing: a global meta-analysis.

Published online: 22 May 2021

Authors: Yu RuiPeng & Zhang WeiPing & Fornara, D. A. & Li Long

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing by ungulate herbivores can greatly alter nitrogen ([N]) and phosphorus ([P]) concentrations in plants and soils. It is not clear, however, how...

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Estimation of the seed bank of a chalk grassland ley established on former arable land.

Published online: 14 Jun 1988

Authors: Graham, D. J. & Hutchings, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The size, composition and seasonal and depth-related variations in the soil seed bank of a former chalk grassland ley were determined at monthly inter...

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Effects of grazing on soil nitrogen spatial heterogeneity depend on herbivore assemblage and pre-grazing plant diversity.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Liu Chen & Song XuXin & Wang Ling & Wang DeLi & Zhou XiaoMei & Liu Jun & Zhao Xuan & Li Jing & Lin HaiJiao

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spatial heterogeneity of limiting soil resources is an essential factor determining ecosystem processes and function. It has been reported that la...

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Ant-hill heterogeneity and grassland management.

Published online: 14 May 2021

Authors: King, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

In many grasslands, some ants act as ecological engineers to produce long-lasting soil structures which have a considerable influence on the patterns ...

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Soil seed banks in European grasslands: does land use affect regeneration perspectives?

Published online: 09 Jan 1998

Authors: Bekker, R. M. & Verweij, G. L. & Smith, R. E. N. & Reine, R. & Bakker, J. P. & Schneider, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil seed banks of 38 grassland sites in western Europe (Germany, Netherlands, UK and Spain) were sampled and species composition was determined. All ...

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