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The missing link in grassland restoration: arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi inoculation increases plant diversity and accelerates succession.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Koziol, L. & Bever, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Because soil microbial communities are often altered by anthropogenic disturbance, successful plant community restoration may require the restoration ...

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Effects of earthworm inoculation upon the root growth of direct drilled cereals.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Edwards, C. A. & Lofty, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Normal field populations of deep-burrowing or shallow-working earthworms were inoculated into small plots that had been sterilized with dichloropropan...

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Preparing for the worst: utilizing stress-tolerant soil microbial communities to aid ecological restoration in the Anthropocene.

Published online: 01 Dec 2020

Authors: Valliere, J. M. & Wong, W. S. & Nevill, P. G. & Zhong, H. & Dixon, K. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Multiple drivers of environmental change pose a significant challenge for ecological restoration, including climate change, soil salinization and e...

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Responses of Salsola kali and Panicum virgatum to mycorrhizal fungi, phosphorus and soil organic matter: implications for reclamation.

Published online: 01 May 1998

Authors: Johnson, N. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Unreclaimed taconite mine tailings in Arizona, USA, were used as a mycorrhiza-free ecosystem to gain insights about the influence of vesicular-arbuscu...

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Seed inoculation with effective root-nodule bacteria enhances revegetation success.

Published online: 21 Sep 2005

Authors: Thrall, P. H. & Millsom, D. A. & Jeavons, A. C. & Waayers, M. & Harvey, G. R. & Bagnall, D. J. & Brockwell, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Extensive clearing of native vegetation in Australia has contributed to major environmental problems, including land degradation, dryland salinity, so...

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Changes in soil microbial communities due to biological invasions can reduce allelopathic effects.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Li YangPing & Feng YuLong & Kang ZongLi & Zheng YuLong & Zhang JiaoLin & Chen YaJun

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil microbes are important in mediating allelopathic interactions between invasive and native plants in the field. However, it was not known how thes...

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Mediating mutualisms: farm management practices and evolutionary changes in symbiont co-operation.

Published online: 13 Nov 2002

Authors: Kiers, E. T. & West, S. A. & Denison, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Root symbionts (rhizobia and arbuscular mycorrhizas) are often assumed to increase agricultural productivity consistently. However, rhizobial and myco...

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Relative importance of burning, mowing and species translocation in the restoration of a former boreal hayfield: responses of plant diversity and the microbial community.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Antonsen, H. & Olsson, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The extensive loss of species-rich grasslands in Europe as a result of agricultural intensification has triggered a desire to recreate more diverse an...

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Soil transfers from intact to disturbed boreal forests neither alter ectomycorrhizal fungal communities nor improve pine seedling performance.

Published online: 21 Oct 2022

Authors: Rodriguez-Ramos, J. C. & Cale, J. A. & Cahill, J. F., Jr. & Erbilgin, N. & Karst, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest disturbances can alter mycorrhizal fungal communities with consequences for subsequent plant establishment and growth. One possible mitigation ...

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Enhancing diversity of species-poor grasslands: an experimental assessment of multiple constraints.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Pywell, R. F. & Bullock, J. M. & Tallowin, J. B. & Walker, K. J. & Warman, E. A. & Masters, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many grasslands in north-west Europe are productive but species-poor communities resulting from intensive agriculture. Reducing the intensity of manag...

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