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Plant functional traits suggest novel ecological strategy for an invasive shrub in an understorey woody plant community.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Brym, Z. T. & Lake, J. K. & Allen, D. & Ostling, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding ecological strategies of invasive species relative to the entire native community is important in understanding and managing both the me...

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Mediating mutualisms: farm management practices and evolutionary changes in symbiont co-operation.

Published online: 13 Nov 2002

Authors: Kiers, E. T. & West, S. A. & Denison, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Root symbionts (rhizobia and arbuscular mycorrhizas) are often assumed to increase agricultural productivity consistently. However, rhizobial and myco...

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Availability of soil mutualists may not limit non-native Acacia invasion but could increase their impact on native soil communities.

Published online: 12 Dec 2020

Authors: Wandrag, E. M. & Birnbaum, C. & Klock, M. M. & Barrett, L. G. & Thrall, P. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The availability of compatible mutualistic soil microbes could influence the invasion success of non-native plant species. Specifically, there may be ...

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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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Seed inoculation with effective root-nodule bacteria enhances revegetation success.

Published online: 21 Sep 2005

Authors: Thrall, P. H. & Millsom, D. A. & Jeavons, A. C. & Waayers, M. & Harvey, G. R. & Bagnall, D. J. & Brockwell, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Extensive clearing of native vegetation in Australia has contributed to major environmental problems, including land degradation, dryland salinity, so...

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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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Soil microbial community coalescence and fertilization interact to drive the functioning of the legume-Rhizobium symbiosis.

Published online: 24 Dec 2021

Authors: Ramoneda, J. & Roux, J. le & Stadelmann, S. & Frossard, E. & Frey, B. & Gamper, H. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil microbial community coalescence, where entire microbial communities mix and interact under new conditions, is a widespread phenomenon whose appli...

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Variation in the effectiveness of symbiotic associations between native rhizobia and temperate Australian Acacia: within-species interactions.

Published online: 27 Sep 1999

Authors: Burdon, J. J. & Gibson, A. H. & Searle, S. D. & Woods, M. J. & Brockwell, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was conducted during 1993-95 to assess the ability of different rhizobial isolates collected from 67 populations of 22 species of Acacia acros...

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Spatial variability in the potential for symbiotic N2 fixation by woody plants in a subtropical savanna ecosystem.

Published online: 07 May 1997

Authors: Zitzer, S. F. & Archer, S. R. & Boutton, T. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Root infection by symbiotic N2-fixing Frankia and Rhizobium strains was quantified in relation to light and soil properties for seedlings of 12 woody ...

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