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Integrated soil quality assessment as an indicator for a successful conversion to organic agriculture.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Willekens, K. & Debode, J. & Waeyenberge, L. & Vandecasteele, B.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The results of an extensive soil quality assessment on conventionally managed fields were compared with the soil quality on a reference field as a res...

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Uptake and above- and below-ground allocation of soil mineral-N and fertilizer-15N in a perennial grass ley (Festuca pratensis).

Published online: 31 Mar 1990

Authors: Hanson, A. C. & Pettersson, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A perennial Festuca pratensis ley was grown during 3 years in a field experiment at Kjettslinge, Sweden. N uptake, defined as the flow of N into the c...

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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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The maintenance of grassland on smelter wastes in the Lower Swansea Valley. II. Copper smelter waste.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Goodman, G. T. & Gemmell, R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large-scale grassland trials, using applications of organic materials and pulverized fuel ash on copper smelter waste, were set up in the Lower Swanse...

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The effects of organic agriculture on biodiversity and abundance: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Bengtsson, J. & Ahnström, J. & Weibull, A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The efficiency of agricultural subsidy programmes for preserving biodiversity and improving the environment has been questioned in recent years. Organ...

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Manure helps feed the world: integrated manure management demonstrates manuare is a valuable resource.

Published online: 13 Dec 2018

Authors: Teenstra, E. & Andeweg, K. & Vellinga, T.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Overview of Integrated Manure Management: Integrated Manure Management is the optimal handling of livestock manure from collection, through storage an...

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Crop traits drive soil carbon sequestration under organic farming.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: García-Palacios, P. & Gattinger, A. & Bracht-Jørgensen, H. & Brussaard, L. & Carvalho, F. & Castro, H. & Clément, J. C. & Deyn, G. de & D'Hertefeldt, T. & Foulquier, A. & Hedlund, K. & Lavorel, S. & Legay, N. & Lori, M. & Mäder, P. & Martínez-García, L. B. & Silva, P. M. da & Muller, A. & Nascimento, E. & Reis, F. & Symanczik, S. & Sousa, J. P. & Milla, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organic farming (OF) enhances top soil organic carbon (SOC) stocks in croplands compared with conventional farming (CF), which can contribute to seque...

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Phosphorus balance of contrasting farming systems, past and present. Can food production be sustainable?

Published online: 27 May 1998

Authors: Newman, E. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Phosphorus inputs and losses are calculated for contrasting farming systems: cereals were a major product in all systems. In typical modern British wh...

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Relative performance of native and exotic grass species in response to amendment of drastically disturbed serpentine substrates.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: O'Dell, R. E. & Claassen, V. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Limited information exists on approaches to effectively revegetate severely disturbed, barren, subgrade (unconsolidated parent material) serpentine su...

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The management of lowland neutral grasslands in Britain: effects of agricultural practices on birds and their food resources.

Published online: 10 Oct 2001

Authors: Vickery, J. A. & Tallowin, J. R. & Feber, R. E. & Asteraki, E. J. & Atkinson, P. W. & Fuller, R. J. & Brown, V. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of agricultural intensification on biodiversity in arable systems of western Europe have received a great deal of attention. However, the ...

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