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Fungi in ecosystems.

Published online: 03 Sep 1972

Authors: Harley, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In this presidential address to the British Ecological Society, 5 Jan. 1971, the roles played by fungi in terrestrial ecosystems are discussed with re...

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Relationships of plant traits and soil biota to soil functions change as nitrogen fertiliser rates increase in an intensively managed agricultural system.

Published online: 21 Apr 2022

Authors: Orwin, K. H. & Mason, N. W. H. & Aalders, L. & Bell, N. L. & Schon, N. & Mudge, P. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Because plant and soil systems are strongly inter-linked, manipulating plant traits in intensively managed agricultural systems could be used to impro...

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Simplification of shade tree diversity reduces nutrient cycling resilience in coffee agroforestry.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Nesper, M. & Kueffer, C. & Krishnan, S. & Kushalappa, C. G. & Ghazoul, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agroforestry systems are refuges for biodiversity and provide multiple ecosystem functions and services. Diverse multispecies shade tree canopies are ...

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Winter cover crop legacy effects on litter decomposition act through litter quality and microbial community changes.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Barel, J. M. & Kuyper, T. W. & Paul, J. & Boer, W. de & Cornelissen, J. H. C. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In agriculture, winter cover crop (WCC) residues are incorporated into the soil to improve soil quality, as gradual litter decomposition can improve f...

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Season and dominant species effects on plant trait-ecosystem function relationships in intensively grazed grassland.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Orwin, K. H. & Mason, N. W. H. & Jordan, O. M. & Lambie, S. M. & Stevenson, B. A. & Mudge, P. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazed pasture managers are increasingly being asked to enhance productivity while simultaneously reducing environmental impacts. Using plant traits t...

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Resistance-recovery trade-off of soil microbial communities under altered rain regimes: an experimental test across European agroecosystems.

Published online: 21 Apr 2022

Authors: Piton, G. & Foulquier, A. & Martinez-García, L. B. & Legay, N. & Arnoldi, C. & Brussaard, L. & Hedlund, K. & Silva, P. M. da & Nascimento, E. & Reis, F. & Sousa, J. P. & Clément, J. C. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With the increased occurrence of climate extremes, there is an urgent need to better understand how management strategies affect the capacity of the s...

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Carbon dioxide evolution from two temperate, deciduous woodland soils.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Anderson, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes a study in Bleans Woods National Nature Reserve, north-east Kent, to investigate the effects of seasonal and temporal variations in soil tem...

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Intensive forest harvesting increases susceptibility of northern forest soils to carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus loss.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Hume, A. M. & Chen, H. Y. H. & Taylor, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the impact of forest harvesting is critical to sustainable forest management, yet there remains much uncertainty regarding how harvestin...

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Moisture controls on Sphagnum growth and CO2 exchange on a cutover bog.

Published online: 21 May 2003

Authors: McNeil, P. & Waddington, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abandoned cutover peatlands are persistent sources of atmospheric CO2. Net ecosystem CO2 exchange and Sphagnum net primary production of an abandoned ...

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Herbivore grazing mitigates the negative effects of nitrogen deposition on soil organic carbon in low-diversity grassland.

Published online: 29 Apr 2022

Authors: Li GuangYin & Cai JinTing & Song XuXin & Pan XiaoBin & Pan DuoFeng & Jiang ShiCheng & Sun JinYan & Zhang MinNa & Wang Ling

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in soil carbon (C) sequestration in grassland ecosystems have important impacts on the global C cycle. As such, it is important that researche...

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