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Impacts of organic farming on soil organic matter.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Ghabbour, E. A. & Davies, G. & Alami, R. A. & Askounis, E. M. & Cuozzo, N. P. & Filice, A. J. & Haskell, J. M. & Moy, A. K. & Roach, A. C. & Misiewicz, T. M. & Shade, J.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Soil health is a critical component for developing Organic 3.0, which strives to place organic as a model sustainable food systems. However, the exten...

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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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Short-term effects of chemical and mechanical cover management and decomposition processes in a grassland soil.

Published online: 22 May 1971

Authors: Malone, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a randomized plot experiment on Festuca arundinacea grassland on alluvial loam soil during 1968, plots were mowed and raked bi-weekly, mowed and sp...

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Integrated soil quality assessment as an indicator for a successful conversion to organic agriculture.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Willekens, K. & Debode, J. & Waeyenberge, L. & Vandecasteele, B.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The results of an extensive soil quality assessment on conventionally managed fields were compared with the soil quality on a reference field as a res...

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The characterization of a lignin-derived organic matter fraction in soils developed under different vegetation types.

Published online: 27 Aug 1997

Authors: Sanger, L. J. & Cox, P. & Splatt, P. & Whelan, M. J. & Anderson, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil profiles developed under beech (Fagus sylvatica) woodland, spruce (Picea abies) woodland, pasture, and arable cropping in the UK were analysed fo...

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Crop photosynthesis and the flux of carbon dioxide below the canopy.

Published online: 22 May 1965

Authors: Monteith, J. L. & Szeicz, G. & Yabuki, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The upward flux of CO2 at the soil surface was calculated from the weight increase of soda lime granules exposed inside a glass tank covering 400 cm2 ...

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Unlocking the potential of soil organic carbon: outcome document.

Published online: 25 Oct 2017

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper reports the Global Symposium on Soil Organic Carbon (GSOC17), which was jointly organized by the: Food and Agriculture Organization of the ...

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Organic farming with livestock raising vs. stockless farming - development of soil organic matter stocks and cash crop yields.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Schulz, F. & Gattinger, A. & Brock, C. & Leithold, G.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

An organic long-term field experiment with two factors has been carried out since 1998 at the experimental station Gladbacherhof, University of Gieβen...

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Estimation of soil bulk-density from loss-on-ignition values.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Harrison, A. F. & Bocock, K. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The precision of estimates of soil bulk density from organic matter content, expressed as % loss-on-ignition of dry weight, was examined for eight gro...

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Crop photosynthesis and the flux of carbon dioxide below the canopy.

Published online: 18 Jan 1965

Authors: Monteith, J. L. & Szeicz, G. & Yabuki, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bare soil evolved a maximum of 7 g CO3/m2/day in summer and a minimum of 1 g/m2/day in winter; the Q10 was 3. Root respiration, i.e. the difference in...

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