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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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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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Changes in soil properties and vegetation following disturbance of Alaskan arctic tundra.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Chapin, F. S., III & Shaver, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil characteristics and vegetation were studied in vehicle tracks and adjacent undisturbed tundra along local moisture gradients at four sites in nor...

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Nutrient distribution and cycling in a sub-alpine coniferous forest ecosystem.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Turner, J. & Singer, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution of N, P, K, Ca, Mg and Mn in a 175-year-old Abies amabilis ecosystem is described and estimates of transfers within the system are gi...

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Effects of microplastics and drought on soil ecosystem functions and multifunctionality.

Published online: 31 May 2021

Authors: Lozano, Y. M. & Aguilar-Trigueros, C. A. & Onandia, G. & Maaß, S. & Zhao TingTing & Rillig, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Microplastics in soils have become an important threat for terrestrial systems as they may potentially alter the geochemical/biophysical soil environm...

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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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Improvement of red acid sands by the Neem tree (Azadirachta indica) in Sokoto, north-western state of Nigeria.

Published online: 13 Nov 1969

Authors: Radwanski, S. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Analytical data (tabulated) show that A. indica has considerably improved the nutrient content and physical condition of the infertile acid sands on w...

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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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The vegetation N:P ratio: a new tool to detect the nature of nutrient limitation.

Published online: 16 Apr 1997

Authors: Koerselman, W. & Meuleman, A. F. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nutrient limitation (mostly N or P) is a driving force in ecosystem development. Current techniques to determine the nature of nutrient limitation use...

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The nutrient budget of colliery spoil tip sites. I. Nutrient input in rainfall and nutrient losses in surface run-off.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Dennington, V. N. & Chadwick, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nutrient input in rainfall was determined at three colliery spoil heaps in Yorkshire and at a rural site. The only major difference between sites ...

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