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Unlocking the potential of soil organic carbon: outcome document.

Published online: 25 Oct 2017

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper reports the Global Symposium on Soil Organic Carbon (GSOC17), which was jointly organized by the: Food and Agriculture Organization of the ...

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The restoration of coastal shingle vegetation: effects of substrate composition on the establishment of container-grown plants.

Published online: 18 Jun 1997

Authors: Walmsley, C. A. & Davy, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of container-grown plants in restoring shingle beach vegetation was investigated at Sizewell, Suffolk, UK, where the vegetation had been destr...

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The restoration of coastal shingle vegetation: effects of substrate composition on the establishment of seedlings.

Published online: 18 Jun 1997

Authors: Walmsley, C. A. & Davy, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shingle beach vegetation at Sizewell, Suffolk, UK, was extensively damaged by the construction of a power station. The feasibility of restoring the ve...

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The characterization of a lignin-derived organic matter fraction in soils developed under different vegetation types.

Published online: 27 Aug 1997

Authors: Sanger, L. J. & Cox, P. & Splatt, P. & Whelan, M. J. & Anderson, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil profiles developed under beech (Fagus sylvatica) woodland, spruce (Picea abies) woodland, pasture, and arable cropping in the UK were analysed fo...

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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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Responses of Salsola kali and Panicum virgatum to mycorrhizal fungi, phosphorus and soil organic matter: implications for reclamation.

Published online: 01 May 1998

Authors: Johnson, N. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Unreclaimed taconite mine tailings in Arizona, USA, were used as a mycorrhiza-free ecosystem to gain insights about the influence of vesicular-arbuscu...

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Role of the earthworm, Eisenia foetida, in affecting organic matter decomposition in microcosms of sludge-amended soil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Mitchell, M. J. & Parkinson, C. M. & Hamilton, W. E. & Dindal, D. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organic matter decomposition was monitored for 49 days at 15 deg C by measuring CO2 fluxes from microcosms in the form of soil cores. Microcosms were ...

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Enhanced ecosystem functioning following stream restoration: the roles of habitat heterogeneity and invertebrate species traits.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Frainer, A. & Polvi, L. E. & Jansson, R. & McKie, B. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat restoration is increasingly undertaken in degraded streams and rivers to help improve biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. Follow-up assess...

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Herbaceous vegetation enhancement increases biodiversity in a wine-producing vineyard in Israel, promoting shifts in agricultural practices in other vineyards.

Published online: 12 Sep 2018

Authors: Shapira, I. & Rosenfeld, A. & Rothschild, A. & Ackerman, M. & Eshel, G. & Keasar, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

We tested the effects of herbaceous vegetation enhancement on the abundance and richness of plants and arthropods in a wine-producing vineyard in Isra...

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Effect of stemflow on beech forest soils and vegetation in southern Sweden.

Published online: 16 Dec 1989

Authors: Falkengren-Grerup, U.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study of 64 radial transects around individual Fagus sylvatica trees, each extending 250 cm from the stem base. Results suggest that stemflow reduce...

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