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Plant traits of propagule banks and standing vegetation reveal flooding alleviates impacts of agriculture on wetland restoration.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Dawson, S. K. & Warton, D. I. & Kingsford, R. T. & Berney, P. & Keith, D. A. & Catford, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of degraded plant communities requires understanding of community assembly processes. Human land use can influence plant community assembl...

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Harvesting biofuel grasslands has mixed effects on natural enemy communities and no effects on biocontrol services.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Kim, T. N. & Fox, A. F. & Wills, B. D. & Meehan, T. D. & Landis, D. A. & Gratton, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Perennial bioenergy systems, such as switchgrass and restored prairies, are alternatives to commonly used annual monocultures such as maize. Perennial...

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Grazing alters ecosystem functioning and C:N:P stoichiometry of grasslands along a regional precipitation gradient.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Bai YongFei & Wu JianGuo & Clark, C. M. & Pan QingMin & Zhang LiXia & Chen ShiPing & Wang QiBing & Han XingGuo

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Eurasian steppe has long been subject to grazing by domestic ungulates at high levels, resulting in widespread deterioration of biodiversity and e...

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Grazing dampens the positive effects of shrub encroachment on ecosystem functions in a semi-arid woodland.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Eldridge, D. J. & Soliveres, S. & Bowker, M. A. & Val, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The encroachment of woody plants into grasslands, open woodlands and savannah has been widely reported over the past few decades. Overgrazing is a pro...

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Crop traits drive soil carbon sequestration under organic farming.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: García-Palacios, P. & Gattinger, A. & Bracht-Jørgensen, H. & Brussaard, L. & Carvalho, F. & Castro, H. & Clément, J. C. & Deyn, G. de & D'Hertefeldt, T. & Foulquier, A. & Hedlund, K. & Lavorel, S. & Legay, N. & Lori, M. & Mäder, P. & Martínez-García, L. B. & Silva, P. M. da & Muller, A. & Nascimento, E. & Reis, F. & Symanczik, S. & Sousa, J. P. & Milla, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organic farming (OF) enhances top soil organic carbon (SOC) stocks in croplands compared with conventional farming (CF), which can contribute to seque...

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Interaction between extreme weather events and mega-dams increases tree mortality and alters functional status of Amazonian forests.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Moser, P. & Simon, M. F. & Medeiros, M. B. de & Gontijo, A. B. & Costa, F. R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest responses to changes in drought frequency is a critical matter for the future of Amazon forests under climate change, but equally important is ...

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Effects of genetically modified, herbicide-tolerant crops and their management on soil food web properties and crop litter decomposition.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Powell, J. R. & Levy-Booth, D. J. & Gulden, R. H. & Asbil, W. L. & Campbell, R. G. & Dunfield, K. E. & Hamill, A. S. & Hart, M. M. & Lerat, S. & Nurse, R. E. & Pauls, K. P. & Sikkema, P. H. & Swanton, C. J. & Trevors, J. T. & Klironomos, J. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Genetically modified (GM), herbicide-tolerant crops have been adopted extensively worldwide, resulting in increased homogenization of agricultural pra...

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Ecosystem service and biodiversity trade-offs in two woody successions.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Dickie, I. A. & Yeates, G. W. & St. John, M. G. & Stevenson, B. A. & Scott, J. T. & Rillig, M. C. & Peltzer, D. A. & Orwin, K. H. & Kirschbaum, M. U. F. & Hunt, J. E. & Burrows, L. E. & Barbour, M. M. & Aislabie, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many grasslands worldwide are undergoing succession to woody vegetation, causing complex effects on carbon (C) sequestration, nutrient cycling and bio...

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Restoration of ecosystem function in an abandoned sandpit: plant and soil responses to paper de-inking sludge.

Published online: 30 Jun 1999

Authors: Fierro, A. & Angers, D. A. & Beauchamp, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In mine spoil reclamation, the establishment of a sustainable plant cover requires the improvement of limiting conditions and the re-initiation of car...

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Activity of forest specialist bats decreases towards wind turbines at forest sites.

Published online: 11 Nov 2022

Authors: Ellerbrok, J. S. & Delius, A. & Peter, F. & Farwig, N. & Voigt, C. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Worldwide, wind turbines are increasingly being built at forest sites to meet the goals of national climate strategies. Yet, the impact on biodiversit...

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