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Abandoned pastures and restored savannas have distinct patterns of plant-soil feedback and nutrient cycling compared with native Brazilian savannas.

Published online: 21 Sep 2022

Authors: D'Angioli, A. M. & Giles, A. L. & Costa, P. B. & Wolfsdorf, G. & Pecoral, L. L. F. & Verona, L. & Piccolo, F. & Sampaio, A. B. & Schmidt, I. B. & Rowland, L. & Lambers, H. & Kandeler, E. & Oliveira, R. S. & Abrahão, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Around 40% of the original Brazilian savanna territory is occupied by pastures dominated by fast-growing exotic C4 grasses, which impact ecosystem nut...

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Effects of microplastics and drought on soil ecosystem functions and multifunctionality.

Published online: 31 May 2021

Authors: Lozano, Y. M. & Aguilar-Trigueros, C. A. & Onandia, G. & Maaß, S. & Zhao TingTing & Rillig, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Microplastics in soils have become an important threat for terrestrial systems as they may potentially alter the geochemical/biophysical soil environm...

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Resistance-recovery trade-off of soil microbial communities under altered rain regimes: an experimental test across European agroecosystems.

Published online: 21 Apr 2022

Authors: Piton, G. & Foulquier, A. & Martinez-García, L. B. & Legay, N. & Arnoldi, C. & Brussaard, L. & Hedlund, K. & Silva, P. M. da & Nascimento, E. & Reis, F. & Sousa, J. P. & Clément, J. C. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With the increased occurrence of climate extremes, there is an urgent need to better understand how management strategies affect the capacity of the s...

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Additional carbon sequestration benefits of grassland diversity restoration.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Deyn, G. B. de & Shiel, R. S. & Ostle, N. J. & McNamara, N. P. & Oakley, S. & Young, I. & Freeman, C. & Fenner, N. & Quirk, H. & Bardgett, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Europe, grassland agriculture is one of the dominant land uses. A major aim of European agri-environment policy is the management of grassland for ...

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Herbicide control of the invasive Amur honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii) does not alter soilmicrobial communities or activity.

Published online: 09 Aug 2022

Authors: James, J. J. & Bach, E. M. & Baker, K. & Barber, N. A. & Buck, R. & Shahrtash, M. & Brown, S. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Invasive plants are a major problem for land managers and have widespread and lasting environmental impacts. The invasive shrub Amur honeysuckle (Loni...

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A field study with genetically engineered alfalfa inoculated with recombinant Sinorhizobium meliloti: effects on the soil ecosystem.

Published online: 18 Feb 2000

Authors: Donegan, K. K. & Seidler, R. J. & Doyle, J. D. & Porteous, L. A. & Digiovanni, G. & Widmer, F. & Watrud, L. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Three genotypes of alfalfa [lucerne] (Medicago sativa) plants (parental, transgenic α-amylase-producing and transgenic lignin peroxidase-producing) we...

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Effect of soil carbon amendments in reversing the legacy effect of plant invasion.

Published online: 05 Mar 2021

Authors: Zhang ZiLiang & Bhowmik, P. C. & Suseela, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive plants are key drivers of global environmental changes leading to the disruption of ecosystems. Many invasive species engage in novel niche c...

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Two co-occurring invasive woody shrubs alter soil properties and promote subdominant invasive species.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Kuebbing, S. E. & Classen, A. T. & Simberloff, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Though co-occurrence of invasive plant species is common, few studies have compared the community and ecosystem impacts of invaders when they occur al...

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Contrasting effects of phylogenetic relatedness on plant invader success in experimental grassland communities.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Li ShaoPeng & Guo Tao & Cadotte, M. W. & Chen YongJian & Kuang JiaLiang & Hua ZhengShuang & Zeng Yi & Song Ying & Liu, Z. & Shu WenSheng & Li JinTian

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Identifying the factors determining the success of invasive species is critical for management of biological invasions. Darwin's naturalization conund...

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Spatial distribution and successional pattern of microbial activity and micro-faunal populations on decomposing barley roots.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Rønn, R. & Griffiths, B. S. & Ekelund, F. & Christensen, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in microbial activity and populations of Protozoa and nematodes were followed in decomposing barley root material buried in soil cores and in ...

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