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Fertilizer quantity and type alter mycorrhizae-conferred growth and resistance to herbivores.

Published online: 24 May 2021

Authors: Getman-Pickering, Z. L. & Stack, G. M. & Thaler, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plants face a constant struggle to acquire nutrients and defend themselves against herbivores. Mycorrhizae are fungal mutualists that provide nutrient...

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Effects of nutrient addition and acidification on plant species diversity and seed germination in heathland.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Roem, W. J. & Klees, H. & Berendse, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The atmospheric deposition of sulfur and nitrogen compounds in the Netherlands has been responsible for decreasing plant species diversity in heathlan...

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Plant functional diversity and nutrient availability can improve restoration of floating fens via facilitation, complementarity and selection effects.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Zuidam, J. P. van & Leeuwen, C. H. A. van & Bakker, E. S. & Verhoeven, J. T. A. & Ijff, S. & Peeters, E. T. H. M. & Zuidam, B. G. van & Soons, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Peat-forming wetlands, particularly floating fens that form the initial stages of these ecosystems, are declining globally due to excavation, dehydrat...

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Indirect effects of exotic grazers: livestock decreases the nutrient content of refuse dumps of leaf-cutting ants through vegetation impoverishment.

Published online: 19 Dec 2007

Authors: Tadey, M. & Farji-Brener, A. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We present evidence of how exotic grazers can indirectly change the nutrient availability on the soil surface by affecting the quality of refuse dumps...

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Foliar nutrient dynamics and nutrient use efficiency of four deciduous tree species in relation to site fertility.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Boerner, R. E. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seasonal foliar nutrient dynamics of four deciduous forest tree species, Quercus prinus, Q. alba, Acer rubrum and Fagus grandifolia, were examined in ...

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Plant guilds drive biomass response to global warming and water availability in subalpine grassland.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Sebastià, M. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The consequences of global warming and changes in resource availability were investigated in subalpine grasslands in the Pyrenees. These communities a...

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The effect of clipping on growth and nutrient uptake of Sahelian annual rangelands.

Published online: 10 Aug 1996

Authors: Hiernaux, P. & Turner, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Growth and nutrient-uptake responses of annual rangeland to defoliation were studied at 13 sandy range sites located across the Sahelian zone of Mali ...

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Grazing-induced shifts in community functional composition and soil nutrient availability in Tibetan alpine meadows.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Niu KeChang & He JinSheng & Lechowicz, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The functional structure of plant communities can be altered by grazing through two main mechanisms: species turnover (i.e. changes in species occurre...

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Effects of vegetation management and raising the water table on nutrient dynamics and vegetation change in a wet grassland.

Published online: 18 Sep 1996

Authors: Oomes, M. J. M. & Olff, H. & Altena, H. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The results of a restoration experiment carried out on a permanent grassland on peaty, heavy clay in the Netherlands are described. The experiment sta...

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A trait-based analysis of the role of phosphorus vs. nitrogen enrichment in plant species loss across North-west European grasslands.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Ceulemans, T. & Merckx, R. & Hens, M. & Honnay, O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Both nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) enrichment have been identified to drive plant species losses from nutrient-poor semi-natural grasslands. The rel...

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