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Soil aggregate stability increase is strongly related to fungal community succession along an abandoned agricultural field chronosequence in the Bolivian Altiplano.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Duchicela, J. & Sullivan, T. S. & Bontti, E. & Bever, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil aggregate stability is an important ecosystem property which deteriorates overtime due to agricultural practices. The cessation of cultivation al...

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Long-term impacts of ski piste management on alpine vegetation and soils.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Roux-Fouillet, P. & Wipf, S. & Rixen, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Downhill skiing, the machine-grading of slopes and the use of artificial snow induce major disturbances to the environment of alpine ski resorts. Our ...

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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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Global meta-analysis reveals incomplete recovery of soil conditions and invertebrate assemblages after ecological restoration in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 28 Feb 2022

Authors: Parkhurst, T. & Prober, S. M. & Hobbs, R. J. & Standish, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of old fields in agricultural landscapes has become increasingly important for conservation of species and their habitats owing to habitat...

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A cultural ecosystem service perspective on the interactions between humans and soils in gardens.

Published online: 03 Nov 2021

Authors: Teuber, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Gardens are culturally shaped environments in which natural processes can be experienced. Thus, they offer insights into the relation people have with...

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Effects of burning on heathland soil chemical properties: an experimental study on the effect of heating and ash deposits.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Forgeard, F. & Frenot, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of heat and nutrient supply from ash after light and hot fires on Brittany (France) heathland soils (brown acidic soils) were studied in the ...

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Habitat classification and soil restoration assessment using analysis of microbiological and physico-chemical characteristics.

Published online: 02 Jun 1995

Authors: Bentham, H. & Harris, J. A. & Birch, P. & Short, K. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The identification of key microbiological and physicochemical soil characteristics which could be used to discriminate between different undisturbed h...

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In search for key biogeochemical factors affecting plant species persistence in heathland and acidic grasslands: a comparison of common and rare species.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Kleijn, D. & Bekker, R. M. & Bobbink, R. & Graaf, M. C. C. de & Roelofs, J. G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the last century, many plant species typical of heathland and nutrient-poor acidic grasslands have become rare whereas others have remained com...

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Revegetation of unreclaimed coal strip-mines in Oklahoma. I. Vegetation structure and soil properties.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Johnson, F. L. & Gibson, D. J. & Risser, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An investigation of 49 unreclaimed coal strip-mines between 10 and 70-yr old revealed that definite soil horizons had not yet formed but that chemical...

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Reclaiming contaminated land through biodiversity [in Chinese].

Published online: 16 Sep 2020

Authors: Cadotte, M.

Content type: Blog

This paper focuses on the importance of the sowing of a high diversity of plant assemblages and improving various biological, chemical and physical so...

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