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Soil aggregate stability increase is strongly related to fungal community succession along an abandoned agricultural field chronosequence in the Bolivian Altiplano.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Duchicela, J. & Sullivan, T. S. & Bontti, E. & Bever, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil aggregate stability is an important ecosystem property which deteriorates overtime due to agricultural practices. The cessation of cultivation al...

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Faunal and microbial diversity in three Welsh grassland soils under conventional and organic management regimes.

Published online: 30 Jul 1997

Authors: Yeates, G. W. & Bardgett, R. D. & Cook, R. & Hobbs, P. J. & Bowling, P. J. & Potter, J. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conventionally and organically managed Welsh grasslands on silty, loamy and sandy soils were sampled in September 1994 to assess effects of management...

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Long-term outcome of nitrogen immobilization to restore endemic sand grassland in Hungary.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Török, K. & Szitár, K. & Halassy, M. & Szabó, R. & Szili-Kovács, T. & Baráth, N. & Paschke, M. W. & Kardol, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil nitrogen immobilization by carbon amendment is a management technique used for conservation purposes to increase the competitive ability of late-...

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Food supplementation affects gut microbiota and immunological resistance to parasites in a wild bird species.

Published online: 28 Jul 2020

Authors: Knutie, S. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Supplemental feeding can increase the overall health of animals but also can have varying consequences for animals dealing with parasites. Furthermore...

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Spatial distribution and successional pattern of microbial activity and micro-faunal populations on decomposing barley roots.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Rønn, R. & Griffiths, B. S. & Ekelund, F. & Christensen, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in microbial activity and populations of Protozoa and nematodes were followed in decomposing barley root material buried in soil cores and in ...

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Microbial respiration in a temperate sown grassland grazed by sheep.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Hutchinson, K. J. & King, K. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Prediction models were developed for calculating microbial respiration of surface residues and soil (0-15 cm) for a sown temperate pasture grazed at 1...

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Trait-based selection of nurse plants to restore ecosystem functions in mine tailings.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Navarro-Cano, J. A. & Verdú, M. & Goberna, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Metal mining in drylands generates waste tailings with high toxicity, physical instability, as well as water and thermal stresses that hamper their bi...

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Winter cover crop legacy effects on litter decomposition act through litter quality and microbial community changes.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Barel, J. M. & Kuyper, T. W. & Paul, J. & Boer, W. de & Cornelissen, J. H. C. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In agriculture, winter cover crop (WCC) residues are incorporated into the soil to improve soil quality, as gradual litter decomposition can improve f...

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Agronomic management controls microbial populations in soils of western Kenya.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Kihara, J. & Bolo, P. & Ayaga, G. & Mukulama, J. & Margenot, A. J. & Sommer, R.

Content type: Bulletin

The provision of food requirements for current and future generations can be guaranteed through agricultural intensification options that safeguard th...

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The state of the world's biodiversity for food and agriculture.

Published online: 19 Jun 2019

Authors: Bélanger, J. & Pilling, D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report presents the first global assessment of biodiversity for food and agriculture (BFA). It complements other global assessments prepared unde...

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