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Phosphorus balance of contrasting farming systems, past and present. Can food production be sustainable?

Published online: 27 May 1998

Authors: Newman, E. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Phosphorus inputs and losses are calculated for contrasting farming systems: cereals were a major product in all systems. In typical modern British wh...

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Responses of Salsola kali and Panicum virgatum to mycorrhizal fungi, phosphorus and soil organic matter: implications for reclamation.

Published online: 01 May 1998

Authors: Johnson, N. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Unreclaimed taconite mine tailings in Arizona, USA, were used as a mycorrhiza-free ecosystem to gain insights about the influence of vesicular-arbuscu...

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The effect of phosphorus and potassium on transpiration, leaf diffusive resistance and water-use efficiency in Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) seedlings.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Bradbury, I. K. & Malcolm, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sitka spruce seedlings were grown in horticultural peat supplied with either large or small amounts of P and K. K decreased the transpiration rate per...

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The effects of nitrogen, potassium and phosphorus addition on the vegetation of a Somerset peat moor under cutting management.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Kirkham, F. W. & Mountford, J. O. & Wilkins, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A range of nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) fertilizer treatments was applied for 4 years in a randomized block experiment to a species-...

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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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Enhancing diversity of species-poor grasslands: an experimental assessment of multiple constraints.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Pywell, R. F. & Bullock, J. M. & Tallowin, J. B. & Walker, K. J. & Warman, E. A. & Masters, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many grasslands in north-west Europe are productive but species-poor communities resulting from intensive agriculture. Reducing the intensity of manag...

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Factors affecting the species composition of arable field boundary vegetation.

Published online: 16 Aug 2000

Authors: Kleijn, D. & Verbeek, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To determine the most important factors related to the species composition of arable field boundaries, the vegetation composition of 105 1-m wide herb...

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Physiological differences among populations of Anthoxanthum odoratum L. collected from the Park Grass Experiment, Rothamsted. 3. Response to phosphate.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Davies, M. S. & Snaydon, R. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A. odoratum populations from 8 plots of a long-term experiment given N, P, NP or no fertilizer, with or without lime, were grown in sand culture at 5 ...

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Relative performance of native and exotic grass species in response to amendment of drastically disturbed serpentine substrates.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: O'Dell, R. E. & Claassen, V. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Limited information exists on approaches to effectively revegetate severely disturbed, barren, subgrade (unconsolidated parent material) serpentine su...

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Acetylene reduction (N2-fixation) by jarrah forest legumes following fire and phosphate application.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Hingston, F. J. & Malajczuk, N. & Grove, T. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In glasshouse experiments, applications of phosphorus to nitrogen-free yellow sand and to surface soil from three forest sites significantly increased...

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