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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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Factors controlling the distribution of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in relation to soil pH.

Published online: 01 Oct 1987

Authors: Porter, W. M. & Robson, A. D. & Abbott, L. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The aim of this study was to identify the particular soil properties which caused distinct populations of VA mycorrhizal fungi to occur at 2 adjacent ...

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Field survey of the distribution of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in relation to soil pH.

Published online: 01 Oct 1987

Authors: Porter, W. M. & Robson, A. D. & Abbott, L. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution and abundance of VA mycorrhizal fungi in the Merredin district of Western Australia was examined in relation to soil properties. Acau...

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Factors influencing survival of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhiza propagules during topsoil storage.

Published online: 13 May 1985

Authors: Miller, R. M. & Carnes, B. A. & Moorman, T. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The survival dynamics of VAM fungi were determined by bioassay for soils stored for 0.5-6 yr in topsoil stockpiles associated with a coal surface mine...

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Effects of between-site variation in soil microbial communities and plant-soil feedbacks on the productivity and composition of plant communities.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Bauer, J. T. & Blumenthal, N. & Miller, A. J. & Ferguson, J. K. & Reynolds, H. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A critical challenge in the science and practice of restoration ecology is to understand the drivers of variation in restoration outcomes. Soil microb...

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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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Soil microbial legacy drives crop diversity advantage: linking ecological plant-soil feedback with agricultural intercropping.

Published online: 24 Mar 2021

Authors: Wang GuangZhou & Bei ShuiKuan & Li JianPeng & Bao XingGuo & Zhang JiuDong & Schultz, P. A. & Li HaiGang & Li Long & Zhang FuSuo & Bever, J. D. & Zhang JunLing

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although the importance of the soil microbiome in mediating plant community structures and functions has been increasingly emphasized in ecological st...

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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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Added soil nitrogen does not allow Rumex obtusifolius to escape the effects of insect-fungus interactions.

Published online: 18 Jun 1997

Authors: Hatcher, P. E. & Paul, N. D. & Ayres, P. G. & Whittaker, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The rust fungus Uromyces rumicis and the chrysomelid beetle Gastrophysa viridula have been considered as biocontrol agents against Rumex obtusifolius....

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