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The effects of de-icing salt on roadside verges. I. Soil and plant analysis.

Published online: 22 May 1971

Authors: Davison, A. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Analyses showed that excess salt persisted throughout the year near roadsides, probably influencing the vigour and species composition due to osmotic ...

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Statistical evaluation of geobotanical and biogeochemical data by discriminant analysis.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Nielsen, J. S. & Brooks, R. R. & Boswell, C. R. & Marshall, N. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field studies in sclerophyllous woodland in the Eastern Goldfields region of Western Australia showed that it was not visually evident whether any par...

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Contrasting responses of nitrogen: phosphorus stoichiometry in plants and soils under grazing: a global meta-analysis.

Published online: 22 May 2021

Authors: Yu RuiPeng & Zhang WeiPing & Fornara, D. A. & Li Long

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing by ungulate herbivores can greatly alter nitrogen ([N]) and phosphorus ([P]) concentrations in plants and soils. It is not clear, however, how...

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Combatting plant diseases with ant chemicals: a review and meta-analysis.

Published online: 09 Feb 2022

Authors: Offenberg, J. & Jensen, I. C. & Hansen, R. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant diseases are a growing threat to plant production and food security. An accumulating number of studies show that ants and their bacterial symbio...

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Lessons learned from invasive plant control experiments: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Kettenring, K. M. & Adams, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive plants can reduce biodiversity, alter ecosystem functions and have considerable economic impacts. Invasive plant control is therefore the foc...

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Factor analysis in botanical methods of exploration.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Yates, T. E. & Brooks, R. R. & Boswell, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

By means of factor analysis of concentrations of Cu and Zn in soil and of Cu, Zn, Fe and Mn in vegetation, the relationships between biogeochemistry, ...

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Coffee-banana system-black and white-cropping guide low res.

Published online: 31 Jan 2020

Content type: Miscellaneous

This guide provides details of coffee-banana cropping methods focusing on good agricultural practices for coffee-banana production that promote integr...

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Analysis of plant epidermis in faeces: a technique for studying the food preferences of grazing herbivores.

Published online: 13 Jan 1968

Authors: Stewart, D. R. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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Understorey removal effects on tree regeneration in temperate forests: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 04 Mar 2021

Authors: Lombaerde, E. de & Baeten, L. & Verheyen, K. & Perring, M. P. & Ma ShiYu & Landuyt, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The unwanted development of dense understorey vegetation composed of resource-acquisitive, tall plant species competing strongly with tree regeneratio...

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Effects of plant phylogenetic diversity on herbivory depend on herbivore specialization.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Castagneyrol, B. & Jactel, H. & Vacher, C. & Brockerhoff, E. G. & Koricheva, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pest regulation is an important ecosystem service provided by biodiversity, as plants growing in species-rich communities often experience association...

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