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Can above-ground ecosystem services compensate for reduced fertilizer input and soil organic matter in annual crops?

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Gils, S. van & Putten, W. H. van der & Kleijn, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Above-ground and below-ground environmental conditions influence crop yield by pollination, pest pressure and resource supply. However, little is know...

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Subsidy type and quality determine direction and strength of trophic cascades in arthropod food webs in agroecosystems.

Published online: 29 Aug 2020

Authors: Riggi, L. G. A. & Bommarco, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The subsidy hypothesis states that communities receiving nutrient subsidies will demonstrate top-down trophic cascades where predators indirectly incr...

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Organic nutrient management and intercropping for improved rainwater conservation and productivity under rain fed maize-barley rotation.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Pawan Sharma & Bhatt, V. K. & Sathiya & Krishnamurthy & Harish Sharma & Lekh Chand

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Organic, inorganic and integrated nutrient management, and intercropping practices were compared in terms of productivity, soil erosion and rain water...

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Total dry matter, nutrient uptake and yield of summer mungbean as influenced by organic management practices.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Yadav, S. K. & Babalad, H. B. & Sharma, S. K. & Yadav, M. K. & Roshan Choudhary

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The experiment was conducted at MARS, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka state during summer season of 2013-14. Significantly hig...

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Utilization of waste products and inorganic fertilizer in the restoration of iron-mine tailings.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Borgegård, S. O. & Rydin, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of sewage sludge, horse dung, NPK-fertilizer, and NPK-fertilizer plus bark to improve yields of grasses and clover sown on iron-mine tailings ...

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Demographic patterns of seedling establishment and growth of native graminoids in an Alaskan tundra disturbance.

Published online: 17 Feb 1984

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Presence or absence of buried seed was the major factor governing natural revegetation of a bulldozed disturbance in Alaskan tussock tundra. The viabl...

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Indirect effects of grazing and nutrient addition on the hemipteran community of heather moorlands.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Hartley, S. E. & Gardner, S. M. & Mitchell, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Moorlands dominated by heather Calluna vulgaris are of international conservation importance, but are declining as a result of increased grazing press...

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Agricultural intensification and the functional capacity of soil microbes on smallholder African farms.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Wood, S. A. & Bradford, M. A. & Gilbert, J. A. & McGuire, K. L. & Palm, C. A. & Tully, K. L. & Zhou, J. Z. & Naeem, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fertilization may impact ecosystem processes that sustain agriculture, such as nutrient cycling, by altering the composition of soil microbial communi...

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Integrated soil quality assessment as an indicator for a successful conversion to organic agriculture.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Willekens, K. & Debode, J. & Waeyenberge, L. & Vandecasteele, B.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The results of an extensive soil quality assessment on conventionally managed fields were compared with the soil quality on a reference field as a res...

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The restoration of coastal shingle vegetation: effects of substrate composition on the establishment of container-grown plants.

Published online: 18 Jun 1997

Authors: Walmsley, C. A. & Davy, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of container-grown plants in restoring shingle beach vegetation was investigated at Sizewell, Suffolk, UK, where the vegetation had been destr...

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