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Root penetration of Lolium perenne on colliery shale in response to reclamation treatments.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Fitter, A. H. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Perennial ryegrass cv. S23 was grown on 13 shales in a glasshouse and at 3 field sites with 0, 125 or 625 kg 17-17-17 (NPK) fertilizer/ha (field) or 6...

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Site-specific nutrient management: implementation guidance for policymakers and investors.

Published online: 13 Dec 2018

Authors: Richards, M. B. & Butterbach-Bahl, K. & Jat, M. L. & Lipinski, B. & Ortiz-Monasterio, I. & Sapkota, T.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This brief discusses site-specific nutrient management (SSNM), which provides guidance relevant to the context of farmers' fields. SSNM maintains or e...

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Input and output of minerals for a small watercress bed fed by chalk water.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Crisp, D. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The input and output of water, Na, K, Ca, P and N were measured over a 14 month period in a 45 m2 watercress bed containing 6927 kg of a soil/gravel m...

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Plant trait-based approaches to improve nitrogen cycling in agroecosystems.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Abalos, D. & Groenigen, J. W. van & Philippot, L. & Lubbers, I. M. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive agriculture is dominated by monocultures of high-yielding plants that receive large applications of nitrogen (N) fertilizers to boost plant ...

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The influence of nitrogenous fertilizer on the grassland Auchenorrhyncha (Homoptera).

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Prestidge, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Samples of Auchenorrhyncha were collected from fertilized plots in southern England between April 1978 and November 1979. Twenty-nine species were rec...

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Fertilizer quantity and type alter mycorrhizae-conferred growth and resistance to herbivores.

Published online: 24 May 2021

Authors: Getman-Pickering, Z. L. & Stack, G. M. & Thaler, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plants face a constant struggle to acquire nutrients and defend themselves against herbivores. Mycorrhizae are fungal mutualists that provide nutrient...

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Potential of a root bioassay for determining P-deficiency in high altitude grassland.

Published online: 31 Aug 1991

Authors: Harrison, A. F. & Taylor, K. & Hatton, J. C. & Dighton, J. & Howard, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The significance of P deficiency in limiting sward production was assessed in an altitudinal sequence of Agrosto-Festucetum grasslands at the Moor Hou...

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Soil microbial community, fertility, vegetation and diversity as targets in the restoration management of a meadow grassland.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Smith, R. S. & Shiel, R. S. & Bardgett, R. D. & Millward, D. & Corkhill, P. & Rolph, G. & Hobbs, P. J. & Peacock, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The enhancement of biodiversity in meadow grassland, an environmental aim of European agricultural policy, requires definition of appropriate manageme...

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Indirect effects of grazing and nutrient addition on the hemipteran community of heather moorlands.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Hartley, S. E. & Gardner, S. M. & Mitchell, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Moorlands dominated by heather Calluna vulgaris are of international conservation importance, but are declining as a result of increased grazing press...

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Can above-ground ecosystem services compensate for reduced fertilizer input and soil organic matter in annual crops?

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Gils, S. van & Putten, W. H. van der & Kleijn, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Above-ground and below-ground environmental conditions influence crop yield by pollination, pest pressure and resource supply. However, little is know...

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