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Factors affecting nitrogen fixation by white clover (Trifolium repens) on colliery spoil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Palmer, J. P. & Iverson, L. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

N fixation by white clover established on colliery spoil in S. Yorkshire was measured weekly between May and Nov. Residual spoil P levels from 2 rates...

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Functional traits in cover crop mixtures: biological nitrogen fixation and multifunctionality.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Blesh, J. & Martin, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cover crop mixtures with complementary plant functional traits including biological nitrogen fixation (BNF) may supply nitrogen (N) to farm fields whi...

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Seasonal variation in nitrogen fixation by different ages of root nodules of Alnus nepalensis plantations, in the eastern Himalayas.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Sharma, E. & Ambasht, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Alnus nepalensis, a species with symbiotic Frankia in its root nodules, is common in the Eastern Himalayas. Five different ages of plantations from th...

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Nitrogen fixation and crop productivity enhancements co-driven by intercrop root exudates and key rhizosphere bacteria.

Published online: 03 Nov 2021

Authors: Hu HengYu & Li Hong & Hao MinMin & Ren YaNan & Zhang MengKun & Liu RuYue & Zhang Yin & Li Geng & Chen JianSheng & Ning, T. Y. & Kuzyakov, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Crop diversity management is widely used to increase agricultural productivity and sustainability. Recent studies have demonstrated that maize root ex...

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Nitrogen fixation by plants grown on reclaimed china clay waste.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Skeffington, R. A. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

N fixation rates associated with various plant spp. growing on china clay waste materials were estimated using the acetylene reduction technique. Rate...

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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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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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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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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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Nitrogen fixation and biomass accumulation in plant communities dominated by Cytisus scoparius L. in Oregon and Scotland.

Published online: 25 Aug 1987

Authors: Wheeler, C. T. & Helgerson, O. T. & Perry, D. A. & Gordon, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nitrogenase activity of C. scoparius measured at indigenous soil temp. at intervals during the year showed 2 apparent maxima, in early and late sp...

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