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Rare soil microbial taxa regulate the negative effects of land degradation drivers on soil organic matter decomposition.

Published online: 13 Oct 2021

Authors: Wu Ying & Chen DiMa & Saleem, M. & Wang Bing & Hu ShuiJin & Delgado-Baquerizo, M. & Bai YongFei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land degradation drivers, including loss in vegetation and eutrophication, are expected to impact soil biodiversity and functions in drylands world-wi...

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Short-term effects of chemical and mechanical cover management and decomposition processes in a grassland soil.

Published online: 22 May 1971

Authors: Malone, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a randomized plot experiment on Festuca arundinacea grassland on alluvial loam soil during 1968, plots were mowed and raked bi-weekly, mowed and sp...

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Numbers of nitrifying bacteria in some Rhodesian soils under natural grass improved pastures.

Published online: 22 May 1969

Authors: Meiklejohn, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soils under improved pastures of Giant Rhodes grass, of Beckeropsis uniseta and of a Panicum species, heavily fertilized and stocked, and soils under ...

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Even short-term revegetation complicates soil food webs and strengthens their links with ecosystem functions.

Published online: 21 Sep 2022

Authors: Wang Bing & Zhu YuHe & Chen Xiang & Chen DiMa & Wu Ying & Wu LiJi & Liu ShengEn & Yue LinYan & Wang Yang & Bai YongFei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Degradation of dryland ecosystems is a worldwide problem caused by climate change and human activities. To restore these degraded ecosystems, governme...

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Integrated soil quality assessment as an indicator for a successful conversion to organic agriculture.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Willekens, K. & Debode, J. & Waeyenberge, L. & Vandecasteele, B.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The results of an extensive soil quality assessment on conventionally managed fields were compared with the soil quality on a reference field as a res...

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Dispersal limitation relative to environmental filtering governs the vertical small-scale assembly of soil microbiomes during restoration.

Published online: 27 Jul 2020

Authors: Chen WeiMin & Jiao Shuo & Li QiaoPing & Du NiNi

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Uncovering the plant-soil feedback mechanisms underlying the assembly of belowground microbial communities is essential for terrestrial biodiversity c...

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Does restoration of plant diversity trigger concomitant soil microbiome changes in dryland ecosystems?

Published online: 14 Mar 2022

Authors: Yang, B. & Balazs, K. R. & Butterfield, B. J. & Laushman, K. M. & Munson, S. M. & Gornish, E. S. & Barberán, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Drylands are highly vulnerable to land degradation, and despite increasing efforts, restoration success remains low. Although often ignored in the des...

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Agronomic management controls microbial populations in soils of western Kenya.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Kihara, J. & Bolo, P. & Ayaga, G. & Mukulama, J. & Margenot, A. J. & Sommer, R.

Content type: Bulletin

The provision of food requirements for current and future generations can be guaranteed through agricultural intensification options that safeguard th...

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Microbial diversity regulates ecosystem multifunctionality during natural secondary succession.

Published online: 27 Dec 2021

Authors: Shi XiuZhen & Wang JianQing & Esteban Lucas-Borja, M. & Wang ZhenYu & Li Xue & Huang ZhiQun

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Natural forest succession after disturbances is one of the most important restoration strategies. However, the responses of ecosystem multifunctionali...

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Cover crops in arable lands increase functional complementarity and redundancy of bacterial communities.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Alahmad, A. & Decocq, G. & Spicher, F. & Kheirbeik, L. & Kobaissi, A. & Tetu, T. & Dubois, F. & Duclercq, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reducing the deleterious effects of intensive tillage and fertilization on ecosystem integrity and human health is challenging for sustainable agricul...

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