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Soil biota enhance agricultural sustainability by improving crop yield, nutrient uptake and reducing nitrogen leaching losses.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Bender, S. F. & Heijden, M. G. A. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Efficient resource use is a key factor for sustainable production and a necessity for meeting future global food demands. However, the factors that co...

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Differences between natural populations of Trifolium repens L. in response to mineral nutrients. 2. Calcium, magnesium and potassium.

Published online: 12 Jan 1970

Authors: Snaydon, R. W. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Natural populations of Trifolium repens collected from contrasting soil types differed in response to Ca, Mg and K when grown in sand culture. Populat...

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Biomass and nutrient dynamics in a C4 semi-arid Australian grassland community.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Christie, E. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The seasonal pattern of above-ground live biomass production of a C4 Mitchell (Astrebla spp.) grassland community in subtropical, semi-arid Queensland...

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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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Productivity and nutrient cycling in recently harvested and mature bamboo savannas in the dry tropics.

Published online: 26 Jan 1995

Authors: Tripathi, S. K. & Singh, K. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data are presented for net productivity and nutrient (N, P, Ca, K and Na) dynamics in mature (5-year-old, harvested in 1982) and more recently harvest...

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The influence of soil water content on the uptake of ions by roots. III. Phosphate, potassium, calcium and magnesium uptake and concentration gradients in soil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Dunham, R. J. & Nye, P. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Concentration gradients of phosphate, K, Ca and Mg were measured near a plane of onion seedling roots at a range of soil water contents, in a special ...

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Uptake and above- and below-ground allocation of soil mineral-N and fertilizer-15N in a perennial grass ley (Festuca pratensis).

Published online: 31 Mar 1990

Authors: Hanson, A. C. & Pettersson, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A perennial Festuca pratensis ley was grown during 3 years in a field experiment at Kjettslinge, Sweden. N uptake, defined as the flow of N into the c...

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A method of estimating root efficiency.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Hunt, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A method of estimating root efficiency or specific absorption rate, A, in terms of the amount of mineral nutrient taken up per unit root per unit time...

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Differences between natural populations of Trifolium repens L. in response to mineral nutrients. II. Calcium, magnesium and potassium.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Snaydon, R. W. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

T. repens plants from 5 populations from calcareous soils and 5 populations from acid soils were grown in sand cultures with varying levels of Ca, Mg ...

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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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