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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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The control of Pieris rapae with DDT. III. Some changes in crop fauna.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Dempster, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following are virtually the author's summaries of these parts of a series on observations in central England [cf. RAE A 57 7969].
Some of the chan...

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Effects of vegetation management intensity on biodiversity and ecosystem services in vineyards: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Winter, S. & Bauer, T. & Strauss, P. & Kratschmer, S. & Paredes, D. & Popescu, D. & Landa, B. & Guzmán, G. & Gómez, J. A. & Guernion, M. & Zaller, J. G. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

At the global scale, vineyards are usually managed intensively to optimize wine production without considering possible negative impacts on biodiversi...

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Impact of China's Grain for Green Project on the landscape of vulnerable arid and semi-arid agricultural regions: a case study in northern Shaanxi Province.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Cao ShiXiong & Chen Li & Yu XinXiao

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

China's Grain for Green Project is a rapid landscape-scale shift in ground cover and land use with significant implications for biodiversity. From 199...

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Effects of agricultural management practices on earthworm populations and crop yield: validation and application of a mechanistic modelling approach.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Johnston, A. S. A. & Sibly, R. M. & Hodson, M. E. & Alvarez, T. & Thorbek, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is little consensus on how agriculture will meet future food demands sustainably. Soils and their biota play a crucial role by mediating ecosyst...

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Anthropogenic forcing on the spatial dynamics of an agricultural weed: the case of the common sunflower.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: Humston, R. & Mortensen, D. A. & Bjørnstad, O. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Establishment and spread are central in weed invasion. In this study we quantified the impact of harvest and weed management practices on these proces...

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Nitrogen mineralization, microbial biomass and crop yield as affected by wheat residue placement and fertilizer in a semi-arid tropical soil with minimum tillage.

Published online: 22 Sep 1995

Authors: Hema Singh

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of wheat residue placement and chemical fertilizer on microbial biomass, N-mineralization and crop yield were examined in a fallow-rice cv...

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Land health surveillance for identifying land constraints and targeting land management options in smallholder farming systems in Western Cameroon.

Published online: 22 Mar 2017

Authors: Takoutsing, B. & Ayenkulu, E. & Tchoundjeu, Z. & Coe, R. & Denis, N. & Shepherd, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Quantitative and up-to-date information on ecosystem characteristics and land health constraints are needed to understand land degradation trends and ...

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Quantifying the impacts of bioenergy crops on pollinating insect abundance and diversity: a field-scale evaluation reveals taxon-specific responses.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Stanley, D. A. & Stout, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Global declines in pollinating insects have been linked with agricultural intensification and land-use change. Increased production of novel crops for...

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