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A trait-based analysis of the role of phosphorus vs. nitrogen enrichment in plant species loss across North-west European grasslands.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Ceulemans, T. & Merckx, R. & Hens, M. & Honnay, O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Both nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) enrichment have been identified to drive plant species losses from nutrient-poor semi-natural grasslands. The rel...

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Long-term effects of burning slash on plant communities and arbuscular mycorrhizae in a semi-arid woodland.

Published online: 16 Jun 2004

Authors: Haskins, K. E. & Gehring, C. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Burning of slash (woody debris) piles resulting from the harvest of fuel wood is a common management technique designed to reduce fire risk and increa...

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Relative importance of burning, mowing and species translocation in the restoration of a former boreal hayfield: responses of plant diversity and the microbial community.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Antonsen, H. & Olsson, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The extensive loss of species-rich grasslands in Europe as a result of agricultural intensification has triggered a desire to recreate more diverse an...

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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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Phosphorus uptake from soil by Lolium perenne during and after severe drought.

Published online: 25 Oct 1988

Authors: Jupp, A. P. & Newman, E. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mature Lolium perenne plants grown in pots of P deficient soil were subjected to gradually increasing drought, and uptake of P was determined during a...

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Changes in understorey vegetation and fine root quantity following thinning of 30-year Pinus radiata in central North island, New Zealand.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: McQueen, D. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes a study in two-36-year-old stands of P. radiata to determine the effects of a heavy thinning in one of them at 30 years of age on the unders...

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Woodland ectomycorrhizal fungi benefit from large-scale reduction in nitrogen deposition in the Netherlands.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Strien, A. J. van & Boomsluiter, M. & Noordeloos, M. E. & Verweij, R. J. T. & Kuyper, T. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Woodland ectomycorrhizal (ECM) fungal species declined considerably in the Netherlands in the late 20th century, mainly due to raised levels of atmosp...

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Mycorrhizal infection in Pennine grassland. 1. Levels of infection in the field.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Sparling, G. P. & Tinker, P. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Roots collected from 3 contrasting types of permanent grassland in the Pennines were consistently infected by vesicular-arbuscular (VA) mycorrhizal fu...

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Field survey of the distribution of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in relation to soil pH.

Published online: 01 Oct 1987

Authors: Porter, W. M. & Robson, A. D. & Abbott, L. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution and abundance of VA mycorrhizal fungi in the Merredin district of Western Australia was examined in relation to soil properties. Acau...

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Factors controlling the distribution of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in relation to soil pH.

Published online: 01 Oct 1987

Authors: Porter, W. M. & Robson, A. D. & Abbott, L. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The aim of this study was to identify the particular soil properties which caused distinct populations of VA mycorrhizal fungi to occur at 2 adjacent ...

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