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Agricultural intensification and the functional capacity of soil microbes on smallholder African farms.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Wood, S. A. & Bradford, M. A. & Gilbert, J. A. & McGuire, K. L. & Palm, C. A. & Tully, K. L. & Zhou, J. Z. & Naeem, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fertilization may impact ecosystem processes that sustain agriculture, such as nutrient cycling, by altering the composition of soil microbial communi...

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A field study with genetically engineered alfalfa inoculated with recombinant Sinorhizobium meliloti: effects on the soil ecosystem.

Published online: 18 Feb 2000

Authors: Donegan, K. K. & Seidler, R. J. & Doyle, J. D. & Porteous, L. A. & Digiovanni, G. & Widmer, F. & Watrud, L. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Three genotypes of alfalfa [lucerne] (Medicago sativa) plants (parental, transgenic α-amylase-producing and transgenic lignin peroxidase-producing) we...

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Effects of predator specialization, host plant and climate on biological control of aphids by natural enemies: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Diehl, E. & Sereda, E. & Wolters, V. & Birkhofer, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Aphids are among the most severe invertebrate pests of crops and cause high economic losses. The control of aphids by natural enemies is an essential ...

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Acetylene reduction (N2-fixation) by jarrah forest legumes following fire and phosphate application.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Hingston, F. J. & Malajczuk, N. & Grove, T. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In glasshouse experiments, applications of phosphorus to nitrogen-free yellow sand and to surface soil from three forest sites significantly increased...

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Optimizing breeding strategies and crop management for enhancing legume ecosystem services in organic farming.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Suso, M. J. & Mateos, C.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Legumes may facilitate the diversification on the agroecosystem both directly, e.g. via growing legumes in association with cereals, and indirectly by...

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Soil carbon addition affects plant growth in a species-specific way.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Eschen, R. & Müller-Schärer, H. & Schaffner, U.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of ex-arable land to species-rich habitats has become common practice in Europe as a result of Agri-Environment Regulations. The results, ...

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Functional traits in cover crop mixtures: biological nitrogen fixation and multifunctionality.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Blesh, J. & Martin, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cover crop mixtures with complementary plant functional traits including biological nitrogen fixation (BNF) may supply nitrogen (N) to farm fields whi...

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Soil temperatures during experimental bushfires in relation to fire intensity: consequences for legume germination and fire management in south-eastern Australia.

Published online: 16 Jun 1995

Authors: Bradstock, R. A. & Auld, T. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experimental fires were used to determine the influence of fire intensity and subcomponents of intensity (fuel consumption and rate of spread) on soil...

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Plant dynamics of New Zealand tussock grassland infested with Hieracium pilosella. I. Effects of seasonal grazing, fertilizer and overdrilling.

Published online: 29 Apr 1990

Authors: Scott, D. & Robertson, J. S. & Archie, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field trials were conducted in Mackenzie Country, South Island, New Zealand in 1975-82 at a low fertility site dominated by Festuca novae-zelandiae wi...

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Growth, nitrogen accumulation and nitrogen transfer by legume species established on mine spoils.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Jefferies, R. A. & Bradshaw, A. D. & Putwain, P. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Growth and N uptake of 22 legume spp. on (a) china clay sand waste at Maggie Pie, Cornwall and (b) colliery spoil at Abram, Manchester amended with li...

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