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Legacy effects of diversity in space and time driven by winter cover crop biomass and nitrogen concentration.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Barel, J. M. & Kuyper, T. W. & Boer, W. de & Douma, J. C. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant diversity can increase nitrogen cycling and decrease soil-borne pests, which are feedback mechanisms influencing subsequent plant growth. The re...

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Assessing the production impacts of a large-scale conversion to organic farming in England and Wales.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Smith, L. & Jones, P. & Williams, A. & Kirk, G.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This paper explores the implications for food production and land use of a 100% conversion to organic farming in England and Wales. The analysis uses ...

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Decrease in soil pH has greater effects than increase in above-ground carbon inputs on soil organic carbon in terrestrial ecosystems of China under nitrogen enrichment.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Lu XiaoFei & Gilliam, F. S. & Guo JieYun & Hou EnQing & Kuang YuanWen

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Impacts of nitrogen (N) enrichment on soil carbon (C) budgets in terrestrial ecosystems have been well documented by numerous field experiments and sy...

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Patterns and drivers of the degradability of dissolved organic matter in dryland soils on the Tibetan Plateau.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Chen Hao & Kong WeiDong & Shi Quan & Wang Fei & He Chen & Wu JianShuang & Lin QiMei & Zhang XianZhou & Zhu YongGuan & Liang Chao & Luo Yu

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dryland soils consistently exhibit a low capacity for the long-term accumulation and storage of organic matter, which has been primarily attributed to...

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Functional traits in cover crop mixtures: biological nitrogen fixation and multifunctionality.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Blesh, J. & Martin, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cover crop mixtures with complementary plant functional traits including biological nitrogen fixation (BNF) may supply nitrogen (N) to farm fields whi...

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Chronic low level hydrocarbon amendments stimulate plant growth and microbial activity in salt-marsh microcosms.

Published online: 06 Apr 1991

Authors: Li, Y. & Morris, J. T. & Yoch, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Salt-marsh microcosms containing the halophyte Spartina alterniflora were maintained in a greenhouse for 2 years and given daily dosages of a hydrocar...

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Benefits of organic farming to environment and society.

Published online: 17 Jul 2019

Authors: Sanders, J. & Hess, J.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper presents a comprehensive analysis and evaluation of scientific studies on public goods provided by organic farming in the following areas: ...

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Crop traits drive soil carbon sequestration under organic farming.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: García-Palacios, P. & Gattinger, A. & Bracht-Jørgensen, H. & Brussaard, L. & Carvalho, F. & Castro, H. & Clément, J. C. & Deyn, G. de & D'Hertefeldt, T. & Foulquier, A. & Hedlund, K. & Lavorel, S. & Legay, N. & Lori, M. & Mäder, P. & Martínez-García, L. B. & Silva, P. M. da & Muller, A. & Nascimento, E. & Reis, F. & Symanczik, S. & Sousa, J. P. & Milla, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organic farming (OF) enhances top soil organic carbon (SOC) stocks in croplands compared with conventional farming (CF), which can contribute to seque...

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Winter cover crop legacy effects on litter decomposition act through litter quality and microbial community changes.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Barel, J. M. & Kuyper, T. W. & Paul, J. & Boer, W. de & Cornelissen, J. H. C. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In agriculture, winter cover crop (WCC) residues are incorporated into the soil to improve soil quality, as gradual litter decomposition can improve f...

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Nonlinear variation of stream-forest linkage along a stream-size gradient: an assessment using biogeochemical proxies of in-stream fine particulate organic matter.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Sakamaki, T. & Richardson, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spatial scale of processes is necessary information to design appropriate ecosystem research and management. In-stream ecological processes are tightl...

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