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Plant trait-based approaches to improve nitrogen cycling in agroecosystems.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Abalos, D. & Groenigen, J. W. van & Philippot, L. & Lubbers, I. M. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive agriculture is dominated by monocultures of high-yielding plants that receive large applications of nitrogen (N) fertilizers to boost plant ...

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A comparative study of nitrogen flows in two similar meadows affected by different groundwater levels.

Published online: 30 Mar 1995

Authors: Berendse, F. & Oomes, M. J. M. & Altena, H. J. & Visser, W. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A comparative study was carried out on nitrogen flows in two meadow ecosystems that were similar at the beginning of the experiment. In the wet meadow...

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Legacy effects of diversity in space and time driven by winter cover crop biomass and nitrogen concentration.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Barel, J. M. & Kuyper, T. W. & Boer, W. de & Douma, J. C. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant diversity can increase nitrogen cycling and decrease soil-borne pests, which are feedback mechanisms influencing subsequent plant growth. The re...

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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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Biomass, production, decomposition of and N release from root nodules in two Casuarina equisetifolia plantations in Sonbhadra, India.

Published online: 01 Apr 1995

Authors: Srivastava, A. K. & Ambasht, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two Casuarina equisetifolia plantation stands of age 5 and 8 yr, located in dry tropical climate of the Vindhyan plateau have been studied in order to...

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Relationships of plant traits and soil biota to soil functions change as nitrogen fertiliser rates increase in an intensively managed agricultural system.

Published online: 21 Apr 2022

Authors: Orwin, K. H. & Mason, N. W. H. & Aalders, L. & Bell, N. L. & Schon, N. & Mudge, P. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Because plant and soil systems are strongly inter-linked, manipulating plant traits in intensively managed agricultural systems could be used to impro...

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Ecosystem development on reclaimed china clay wastes. II. Nutrient compartmentation and nitrogen mineralization.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Roberts, R. D. & Marrs, R. H. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The accumulation of biomass and nutrients in 3 compartments (plant shoots, roots and surface soil) in developing grass/clover ecosystems in 2 types of...

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Nitrogen and phosphorus cycling in grazed and ungrazed plots in a temperate subhumid grassland in Argentina.

Published online: 10 Aug 1996

Authors: Chaneton, E. J. & Lemcoff, J. H. & Lavado, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution and dynamics of N and P were studied for two adjacent grazed and ungrazed areas of native grassland in the Flooding Pampa, Argentina,...

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Above-ground arthropod fauna of four Swedish cropping systems and its role in carbon and nitrogen cycling.

Published online: 08 Jul 1987

Authors: Curry, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Above-ground arthropod populations in field plots of barley receiving no nitrogen (barley 0), barley receiving 120 kg nitrogen per hectare per year (b...

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Nitrogen determination in nutrient cycling studies: an improved technique for handling multiple samples.

Published online: 15 Jul 1968

Authors: Etherington, J. R. & Morrey, B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

One ml Kjeldahl digest containing 1-25µg N is pipetted into a specimen tube. A nylon fabric disc is placed in a depression inside the plastic cap and ...

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