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Faunal and microbial diversity in three Welsh grassland soils under conventional and organic management regimes.

Published online: 30 Jul 1997

Authors: Yeates, G. W. & Bardgett, R. D. & Cook, R. & Hobbs, P. J. & Bowling, P. J. & Potter, J. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conventionally and organically managed Welsh grasslands on silty, loamy and sandy soils were sampled in September 1994 to assess effects of management...

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The distribution of slugs in a potato crop.

Published online: 15 Jul 1968

Authors: Stephenson, J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A method of detecting slugs below ground, using recoverable potato baits in a medium heavy silt soil, is described. Arion hortensis and Milax buda-pes...

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The effects of irrigation, cultivation and some insecticides on the soil arthropods of an East African dry grassland.

Published online: 15 Jul 1968

Authors: Burnett, G. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Investigations were made of arthropods in a silty, poorly drained, gray soil under dry grassland, irrigated sugar cane, and under natural grassland re...

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The impact of waterfowl foraging on the decomposition of rice straw: mutual benefits for rice growers and waterfowl.

Published online: 05 Jan 2001

Authors: Bird, J. A. & Pettygrove, G. S. & Eadie, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent legislation in California, USA, has restricted traditional open-field burning of rice straw residues, leading farmers to adopt alternative meth...

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