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Goose faeces: a source of nitrogen for plant growth in a grazed salt marsh.

Published online: 30 Nov 1988

Authors: Bazely, D. R. & Jefferies, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effects of goose faeces on salt marsh vegetation at La Pérouse Bay, Manitoba together with the processes of faecal decay, were studied in order to det...

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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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Elements of a functional definition of oligotroph humus based on the nitrogen nutrition of forest stands.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Praag, H. J. van & Weissen, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes a study of the oligotrophic humus of sols brun acides under forest in the Belgian Ardennes [cf. FA 30, 5110; 33, 1896]. Three incubation tec...

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Biodiversity effects on grape quality depend on variety and management intensity.

Published online: 04 Aug 2021

Authors: Steiner, M. & Grace, J. B. & Bacher, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Interactions between plants can be beneficial, detrimental or neutral. In agricultural systems, competition between crop and spontaneous vegetation is...

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Effect of nitrogen supply on nutrients in litter fall and crown leaching in a stand of Corsican pine.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Miller, H. G. & Cooper, J. M. & Miller, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nitrogen fertilizer applied over three years to Corsican pine in Moray Forest increased the weight of needle fall, increased the levels of nitrogen an...

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Studies on the nitrate nutrition of two indigenous Rhodesian grasses.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Bate, G. C. & Heelas, B. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The mean nitrate reductase activity (NRA) of leaf tissue, from various nitrogen environments, was four times greater in Sporobolus pyramidalis than in...

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Differences in the quality of food eaten by red deer (Cervus elaphus) stags and hinds in winter.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Staines, B. W. & Crisp, J. M. & Parish, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Differences in the quality of food eaten by male and female red deer in winter were studied at Glenfeshie, in the central highlands of Scotland. Hinds...

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Above- and below-ground competition between intercropped winter wheat Triticum aestivum and white clover Trifolium repens.

Published online: 17 May 2006

Authors: Thorsted, M. D. & Weiner, J. & Olesen, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intercropping of white clover and cereals has recently been promoted for low-input farming systems because it offers several benefits for sustainabili...

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Restoration of a ponderosa pine forest increases soil CO2 efflux more than either water or nitrogen additions.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Selmants, P. C. & Hart, S. C. & Boyle, S. I. & Gehring, C. A. & Hungate, B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological restoration often involves returning ecosystem structure to some predisturbance reference state, but ecosystem function must also recover i...

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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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