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Weed suppression greatly increased by plant diversity in intensively managed grasslands: a continental-scale experiment.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Connolly, J. & Sebastià, M. T. & Kirwan, L. & Finn, J. A. & Llurba, R. & Suter, M. & Collins, R. P. & Porqueddu, C. & Helgadóttir, Á. & Baadshaug, O. H. & Bélanger, G. & Black, A. & Brophy, C. & Čop, J. & Dalmannsdóttir, S. & Delgado, I. & Elgersma, A. & Fothergill, M. & Frankow-Lindberg, B. E. & Ghesquiere, A. & Golinski, P. & Grieu, P. & Gustavsson, A. M. & Höglind, M. & Huguenin-Elie, O. & Jørgensen, M. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grassland diversity can support sustainable intensification of grassland production through increased yields, reduced inputs and limited weed invasion...

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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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The AGRUM model network as an instrument for countrywide nutrient management in Lower Saxony.

Published online: 05 Apr 2017

Authors: Ackermann, A. & Heidecke, C. & Hirt, U. & Kreins, P. & Kuhr, P. & Kunkel, R. & Mahnkopf, J. & Schott, M. & Tetzlaff, B. & Venohr, M. & Wendland, F.

Content type: Bulletin

Since 2000 the Water Framework Directive defines water quality targets for groundwater, surface water bodies and coastal waters in the European Union....

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Transformations of nitrogen following the application of 15N-labelled cattle urine to an established grass sward.

Published online: 10 Nov 1990

Authors: Whitehead, D. C. & Bristow, A. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cattle urine, labelled with 15N urea, was applied in August 1987 at a rate equivalent to 74 g N/m2 to a series of confined microplots, at Hurley, UK, ...

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Response of grasses to nitrogen source.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Wiltshire, G. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Yield responses of various grasses to ammonium-N and nitrate-N were investigated in pot trials. Yields with nitrate-N as a percentage of those with am...

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Soil biota enhance agricultural sustainability by improving crop yield, nutrient uptake and reducing nitrogen leaching losses.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Bender, S. F. & Heijden, M. G. A. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Efficient resource use is a key factor for sustainable production and a necessity for meeting future global food demands. However, the factors that co...

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Leaf-fall in a tropical rain forest.

Published online: 11 Nov 1970

Authors: Cornforth, I. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measurements at monthly intervals showed that leaf-fall in the Mora excelsa rain forests of Trinidad was much greater in Aug. Oct. and in Feb. April t...

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Accounting for mitigation of N-fertiliser emissions at national and project scales.

Published online: 07 Feb 2019

Authors: Stirling, C. M.

Content type: Bulletin

This report provides an overview of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) reporting process for national greenhouse gas (...

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The value of pulverized refuse fines (PRF) as a substitute for topsoil in land reclamation. II. Lysimeter studies.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Chu, L. M. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The pattern of growth and leaching losses from UK wasteland materials (colliery spoil and brick waste) fertilized, topsoiled, or covered with pulveriz...

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Indirect effects of exotic grazers: livestock decreases the nutrient content of refuse dumps of leaf-cutting ants through vegetation impoverishment.

Published online: 19 Dec 2007

Authors: Tadey, M. & Farji-Brener, A. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We present evidence of how exotic grazers can indirectly change the nutrient availability on the soil surface by affecting the quality of refuse dumps...

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