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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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Forecasting tillage and soil warming effects on earthworm populations.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Johnston, A. S. A. & Sibly, R. M. & Thorbek, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Healthy soils are crucial for sustainable food production, but tillage limits the biological regulation of essential ecosystem services. Better unders...

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The effects of flooding lowland wet grassland on soil macroinvertebrate prey of breeding wading birds.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Ausden, M. & Sutherland, W. J. & James, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lowland wet grassland in western Europe is often managed for breeding wading birds, especially lapwing Vanellus vanellus, redshank Tringa totanus, sni...

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The effects of conservation management of reed beds. I. The invertebrates.

Published online: 17 Apr 1993

Authors: Ditlhogo, M. K. M. & James, R. & Laurence, B. R. & Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A replicated experiment was conducted in 1988-89 in a stand of reeds (Phragmites australis) which were cut, burnt or left unmanaged on the Hundred Acr...

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Effects of high temperature and soil moisture on survival of first-instar larvae of the scarab Anoplognathus porosus (Dalman) (Coleoptera).

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Hassan, S. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A laboratory experiment testing survival of first instar larvae of Anoplognathus porosus (Dalm.) at high temperatures and various soil moistures is de...

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Soil processes as influenced by heavy metals and the composition of soil fauna.

Published online: 16 Jun 1995

Authors: Komulainen, M. & Mikola, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of heavy metals (Cu and Ni) on soil processes were studied experimentally in forest microcosms in Finland as a function of the presence of...

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Earthworm activity and availability for meadow birds is restricted in intensively managed grasslands.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Onrust, J. & Wymenga, E. & Piersma, T. & Olff, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Earthworms are an important prey for the endangered meadow birds of northwest Europe. Although intensive grassland management with high manure inputs ...

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The effects of sheep stocking level on invertebrate abundance, biomass and energy utilization in a temperate, sown grassland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Hutchinson, K. J. & King, K. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The results of the study are summarized as follows: (1) Sixteen groups of large invertebrates were sampled at 42-day intervals over 3 yr from six gras...

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Soil moisture from remote sensing to forecast desert locust presence.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Piou, C. & Gay, P. E. & Benahi, A. S. & Ebbe, M. A. O. B. & Chihrane, J. & Ghaout, S. & Cisse, S. & Diakite, F. & Lazar, M. & Cressman, K. & Merlin, O. & Escorihuela, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Preventive control of desert locusts is based on monitoring recession areas to detect outbreaks. Remote sensing has been increasingly used in the prev...

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Population density and biomass of earthworms in different types of Egyptian soils.

Published online: 16 Jul 1966

Authors: El-duweini, A. K. & Ghabbour, S. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Earthworms were sampled by hand-sorting at 14 localities in and near the Beheira Province. Soil was analysed for water content, texture, pH, total sol...

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