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Plant trait-based approaches to improve nitrogen cycling in agroecosystems.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Abalos, D. & Groenigen, J. W. van & Philippot, L. & Lubbers, I. M. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive agriculture is dominated by monocultures of high-yielding plants that receive large applications of nitrogen (N) fertilizers to boost plant ...

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Effects of water-saving rice cultivation methods on yield, water use, and water-use efficiency.

Published online: 03 Oct 2019

Authors: Gaspar, J. P. & Henry, C. G. & Anders, M. M. & Duren, M. & Hendrix, D. & Horton, A. P.

Content type: Bulletin article

Water available for irrigation is declining in many rice-growing regions around the world. Global populations continue to rise increasing crop product...

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Effects of three different alternate wetting and drying regimes in rice cultivation on yield, water use, and water use efficiency in a clay soil during a wet year.

Published online: 09 Oct 2019

Authors: Gaspar, J. P. & Henry, C. G. & Duren, M. W. & Horton, A. P. & James, H.

Content type: Bulletin article

Water available for irrigation is declining in many rice-growing regions around the world. Global populations continue to rise, increasing crop produc...

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Site-specific nutrient management: implementation guidance for policymakers and investors.

Published online: 13 Dec 2018

Authors: Richards, M. B. & Butterbach-Bahl, K. & Jat, M. L. & Lipinski, B. & Ortiz-Monasterio, I. & Sapkota, T.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This brief discusses site-specific nutrient management (SSNM), which provides guidance relevant to the context of farmers' fields. SSNM maintains or e...

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Surface dust impacts on gas exchange in Mojave Desert shrubs.

Published online: 19 Sep 1997

Authors: Sharifi, M. R. & Gibson, A. C. & Rundel, P. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Windblown dust, an environmental problem in many disturbed arid lands, has the potential to affect the physiological performance of desert shrubs. Phy...

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Mountain lions reducemovement, increase efficiency during the COVID-19 shutdown.

Published online: 02 May 2022

Authors: Benson, J. F. & Abernathy, H. N. & Sikich, J. A. & Riley, S. P. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Wildlife strongly alter behaviour in response to human disturbance; however, fundamental questions remain regarding the influence of human infrastruct...

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The control of tsetse flies in relation to fly movement and trapping efficacy.

Published online: 27 Feb 1993

Authors: Williams, B. & Dransfield, R. & Brightwell, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The control of tsetse fly (Glossina) populations using traps or targets depends on the movement patterns of the flies, which determines how many flies...

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The water footprint in Morocco: the added value of water footprint assessment for national water policy.

Published online: 05 Oct 2016

Authors: Schyns, J. F. & Hoekstra, A. Y.

Content type: Bulletin

Morocco is a semiarid country in the Mediterranean facing water scarcity and deteriorating water quality. Its limited water resources constrain the ac...

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Foliar nutrient dynamics and nutrient use efficiency of four deciduous tree species in relation to site fertility.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Boerner, R. E. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seasonal foliar nutrient dynamics of four deciduous forest tree species, Quercus prinus, Q. alba, Acer rubrum and Fagus grandifolia, were examined in ...

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The effect of phosphorus and potassium on transpiration, leaf diffusive resistance and water-use efficiency in Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) seedlings.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Bradbury, I. K. & Malcolm, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sitka spruce seedlings were grown in horticultural peat supplied with either large or small amounts of P and K. K decreased the transpiration rate per...

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