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Soil carbon under current and improved land management in Kenya, Ethiopia and India: dynamics and sequestration potentials.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Sommer, R. & Silva, M. da & Nyawira, S. & Abera, W. & Tamene, L. & Yaekob, T. & Kihara, J. & Piikki, K. & Söderström, M. & Margenot, A.

Content type: Bulletin

Agriculture is a major contributor to climate change, emitting the three major greenhouse gases (GHGs) - carbon dioxide (CO2), methane and nitrous oxi...

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Macroinvertebrate responses along broad stressor gradients of deposited fine sediment and dissolved nutrients: a stream mesocosm experiment.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Wagenhoff, A. & Townsend, C. R. & Matthaei, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Degradation of freshwater ecosystems is a major concern worldwide. Agriculture introduces multiple stressors to streams, presenting a challenge for fr...

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Modelling interactions of toxicants and density dependence in wildlife populations.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Schipper, A. M. & Hendriks, H. W. M. & Kauffman, M. J. & Hendriks, A. J. & Huijbregts, M. A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A major challenge in the conservation of threatened and endangered species is to predict population decline and design appropriate recovery measures. ...

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Identifying, preventing and mitigating ecological traps to improve the management of urban aquatic ecosystems.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Hale, R. & Coleman, R. & Pettigrove, V. & Swearer, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Urbanization alters the environmental characteristics of aquatic ecosystems, often reducing the availability and quality of habitats for animals. Impr...

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Effects of increased soil nitrogen on the dominance of alien annual plants in the Mojave Desert.

Published online: 21 May 2003

Authors: Brooks, M. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Deserts are one of the least invaded ecosystems by plants, possibly due to naturally low levels of soil nitrogen. Increased levels of soil nitrogen ca...

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Germination and establishment of halophytes on brine-affected soils.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Keiffer, C. H. & Ungar, I. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Contamination of soils with oilfield brines is a significant environmental problem in many oil-production areas. This study tested the feasibility ...

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Effects of species richness on cadmium removal efficiencies of algal microcosms.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Li ShaoPeng & Li JinTian & Kuang JiaLiang & Duan HongNan & Zeng Yi & Shu WenSheng

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An important factor limiting the wider application of constructed ecosystems for bioremediation of sites contaminated by toxic chemicals is their rela...

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Proceedings 26th German Conference on Weed Biology and Weed Control, Braunschweig, Germany, 11-13 March, 2014.

Published online: 07 Jan 2015

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

This proceedings contains papers discussing new research results and innovative methods in the area of weed science. Topics covered include: (i) weed ...

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Balancing risks of injury and disturbance to marine mammals when pile driving at offshore windfarms.

Published online: 02 Dec 2020

Authors: Thompson, P. M. & Graham, I. M. & Cheney, B. & Barton, T. R. & Farcas, A. & Merchant, N. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Offshore windfarms require construction procedures that minimize impacts on protected marine mammals. Uncertainty over the efficacy of existing guidel...

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Changes in pied kingfisher (Ceryle rudis) feeding related to endosulfan pollution from tsetse fly control operations in the Okavango Delta, Botswana.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Douthwaite, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Diet, feeding behaviour and number of pied kingfishers (Ceryle rudis) were monitored on the Mochaba River in Botswana when the area was treated with a...

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