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Microbial diversity regulates ecosystem multifunctionality during natural secondary succession.

Published online: 27 Dec 2021

Authors: Shi XiuZhen & Wang JianQing & Esteban Lucas-Borja, M. & Wang ZhenYu & Li Xue & Huang ZhiQun

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Natural forest succession after disturbances is one of the most important restoration strategies. However, the responses of ecosystem multifunctionali...

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Arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis increases phosphorus uptake and productivity of mixtures of maize varieties compared to monocultures.

Published online: 02 Dec 2020

Authors: Wang XinXin & Hoffland, E. & Feng Gu & Kuyper, T. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological intensification seeks to achieve crop yield increases by intensifying complementary or facilitative interactions between plant species or v...

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Soil microbial community coalescence and fertilization interact to drive the functioning of the legume-Rhizobium symbiosis.

Published online: 24 Dec 2021

Authors: Ramoneda, J. & Roux, J. le & Stadelmann, S. & Frossard, E. & Frey, B. & Gamper, H. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil microbial community coalescence, where entire microbial communities mix and interact under new conditions, is a widespread phenomenon whose appli...

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Managing plant symbiosis: fungal endophyte genotype alters plant community composition.

Published online: 07 Apr 2010

Authors: Rudgers, J. A. & Fischer, S. & Clay, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the extent to which plant genotype influences community composition has important conservation and management value. Here, we add a new ...

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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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A trait-based analysis of the role of phosphorus vs. nitrogen enrichment in plant species loss across North-west European grasslands.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Ceulemans, T. & Merckx, R. & Hens, M. & Honnay, O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Both nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) enrichment have been identified to drive plant species losses from nutrient-poor semi-natural grasslands. The rel...

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Variation in the effectiveness of symbiotic associations between native rhizobia and temperate Australian Acacia: within-species interactions.

Published online: 27 Sep 1999

Authors: Burdon, J. J. & Gibson, A. H. & Searle, S. D. & Woods, M. J. & Brockwell, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was conducted during 1993-95 to assess the ability of different rhizobial isolates collected from 67 populations of 22 species of Acacia acros...

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Variation in the effectiveness of symbiotic associations between native rhizobia and temperate Australian legumes: interactions within and between genera.

Published online: 26 Apr 2000

Authors: Thrall, P. H. & Burdon, J. J. & Woods, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tests of the effectiveness of rhizobia isolated from several common Acacia species showed significant variation among host populations in plant growth...

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Early impacts of forest restoration treatments on the ectomycorrhizal fungal community and fine root biomass in a mixed conifer forest.

Published online: 23 Nov 2005

Authors: Smith, J. E. & McKay, D. & Brenner, G. & McIver, J. & Spatafora, J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The obligate symbiosis formed between ectomycorrhizal fungi (EMF) and roots of tree species in the Pinaceae influences nutrient uptake and surrounding...

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