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Resistance-recovery trade-off of soil microbial communities under altered rain regimes: an experimental test across European agroecosystems.

Published online: 21 Apr 2022

Authors: Piton, G. & Foulquier, A. & Martinez-García, L. B. & Legay, N. & Arnoldi, C. & Brussaard, L. & Hedlund, K. & Silva, P. M. da & Nascimento, E. & Reis, F. & Sousa, J. P. & Clément, J. C. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With the increased occurrence of climate extremes, there is an urgent need to better understand how management strategies affect the capacity of the s...

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Low-intensity land-use enhances soil microbial activity, biomass and fungal-to-bacterial ratio in current and future climates.

Published online: 27 Dec 2021

Authors: Sünnemann, M. & Alt, C. & Kostin, J. E. & Lochner, A. & Reitz, T. & Siebert, J. & Schädler, M. & Eisenhauer, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Progressing climate change and intensified land-use exert unprecedented pressures on soil microbial communities, thus endangering the essential ecosys...

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Abandoned pastures and restored savannas have distinct patterns of plant-soil feedback and nutrient cycling compared with native Brazilian savannas.

Published online: 21 Sep 2022

Authors: D'Angioli, A. M. & Giles, A. L. & Costa, P. B. & Wolfsdorf, G. & Pecoral, L. L. F. & Verona, L. & Piccolo, F. & Sampaio, A. B. & Schmidt, I. B. & Rowland, L. & Lambers, H. & Kandeler, E. & Oliveira, R. S. & Abrahão, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Around 40% of the original Brazilian savanna territory is occupied by pastures dominated by fast-growing exotic C4 grasses, which impact ecosystem nut...

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Functional microbial diversity in regenerating cutover peatlands responds to vegetation succession.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Artz, R. R. E. & Chapman, S. J. & Siegenthaler, A. & Mitchell, E. A. D. & Buttler, A. & Bortoluzzi, E. & Gilbert, D. & Yli-Petays, M. & Vasander, H. & Francez, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While establishment of vegetation is the most visual indicator of regeneration on cutover peatland, the reinstatement of belowground functions is less...

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Spatial distribution and successional pattern of microbial activity and micro-faunal populations on decomposing barley roots.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Rønn, R. & Griffiths, B. S. & Ekelund, F. & Christensen, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in microbial activity and populations of Protozoa and nematodes were followed in decomposing barley root material buried in soil cores and in ...

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Chronic low level hydrocarbon amendments stimulate plant growth and microbial activity in salt-marsh microcosms.

Published online: 06 Apr 1991

Authors: Li, Y. & Morris, J. T. & Yoch, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Salt-marsh microcosms containing the halophyte Spartina alterniflora were maintained in a greenhouse for 2 years and given daily dosages of a hydrocar...

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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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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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Activity of the microbial decomposer community in metal-contaminated roadside soils.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Post, R. D. & Beeby, A. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rates of decomposition were measured in roadside soils of high and low metal concentration in SW London, UK, to determine whether metal contamination ...

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Microbial release of sulphur ions from atmospheric pollution deposits.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Killham, K. & Wainwright, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The surface of leaves of Acer pseudoplatanus growing in areas exposed to heavy atmospheric pollution are covered with atmospheric pollution deposits (...

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