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Long-term residue management and irrigation practice effects on aggregate-derived particulate organic matter fractions in a wheat-soybean, double-crop system.

Published online: 09 Oct 2019

Authors: Desrochers, J. & Brye, K. R.

Content type: Bulletin article

Conventional agricultural management practices, such as repeated annual tillage and crop residue burning, can lead to reductions in soil carbon (C) st...

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Nitrogen mineralization, microbial biomass and crop yield as affected by wheat residue placement and fertilizer in a semi-arid tropical soil with minimum tillage.

Published online: 22 Sep 1995

Authors: Hema Singh

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of wheat residue placement and chemical fertilizer on microbial biomass, N-mineralization and crop yield were examined in a fallow-rice cv...

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Persistence in earthworms and potential hazards to birds of soil applied DDT, dieldrin and heptachlor.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Beyer, W. N. & Gish, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

DDT, dieldrin and heptachlor were applied to separate plots in a hay field at 0.6, 2.2 or 9.0 kg/ha. For 11 yr thereafter, soil and earthworms were an...

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Using life-cycle assessment to evaluate environmental impacts of briquette production from forest residues.

Published online: 17 Jul 2019

Authors: Alanya-Rosenbaum, S. & Bergman, R.

Content type: Bulletin

This report presents a life-cycle impact assessment analysis of near-woods processing of post-harvest forest residues into wood briquettes as an alter...

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Planting of neonicotinoid-treated maize poses risks for honey bees and other non-target organisms over a wide area without consistent crop yield benefit.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Krupke, C. H. & Holland, J. D. & Long, E. Y. & Eitzer, B. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Neonicotinoid insecticides are routinely used as seed treatments on most grain and oilseed crops in the USA, yet the extent and likelihood of spread o...

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Decomposition of slash residues in thinned regrowth eucalypt forest in Western Australia.

Published online: 04 Jul 1997

Authors: O'Connell, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Stand thinning is being used increasingly by forest managers to maximize wood production from regrowth eucalypt forests in Australia. Many of the ecol...

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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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Influence of harvesting intensity of logging residues on ground vegetation in coniferous forests.

Published online: 02 Nov 1995

Authors: Olsson, B. A. & Staaf, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ground-vegetation succession was analysed at 4 Swedish coniferous sites (dominated by Picea abies, Pinus sylvestris, or both species) 8-16 years after...

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Using life-cycle assessment to evaluate environmental impacts of torrefied briquette production from forest residues.

Published online: 17 Jul 2019

Authors: Alanya-Rosenbaum, S. & Bergman, R.

Content type: Bulletin

This report presents life-cycle impact assessment analysis of near-woods processing of post-harvest forest residues (a biomass raw material) into torr...

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Defoliation and burning effects on the tillering of Brachiaria decumbens.

Published online: 14 Jun 1988

Authors: Stür, W. W. & Humphreys, L. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Swards of B. decumbens cv. Basilisk were cut at 0 and 10 cm height and the cut material removed or cut, field-dried and burnt 0, 4 or 8 days after cut...

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