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A study of succession on lowland heaths in Dorset, southern England: changes in vegetation and soil chemical properties.

Published online: 22 Apr 1998

Authors: Mitchell, R. J. & Marrs, R. H. & Duc, M. G. le & Auld, M. H. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lowland heaths are high-profile ecosystems for conservation action in The UK, but they are under threat from invasion by Betula spp., Pinus sylvestris...

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Control of bracken and the restoration of heathland. IV. Effects of bracken control and heathland restoration treatments on nutrient distribution and soil chemistry.

Published online: 18 Jul 1992

Authors: Marrs, R. H. & Lowday, J. E. & Jarvis, L. & Gough, M. W. & Rowland, A. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field trials were conducted on Calluna and grassland heaths in the UK (Cavenham and Weeting Heaths, resp.) to compare bracken [Pteridium aquilinum] co...

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Elemental and fibre contents of savanna grasses: variation with grazing, soil type, season and species.

Published online: 23 Oct 1990

Authors: Georgiadis, N. J. & McNaughton, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Green leaf samples of Cenchrus ciliaris, Chloris roxburghiana, Chrysopogon plumulosus, Digitaria macroblephara, Eustachys paspaloides, Kyllinga alba, ...

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Are old varieties less productive than modern ones? Dismantling a myth.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Carranza, G. & Guzmán, G. I. & Torremocha, E. & Aguilera, E. & González de Molina, M.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Breeding programs of the Green Revolution based their success on increasing the production of harvestable biomass, in relation with non-commercial par...

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High-nature-value grasslands have the capacity to cope with nutrient impoverishment induced by mowing and livestock grazing.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Mládková, P. & Mládek, J. & Hejduk, S. & Hejcman, M. & Cruz, P. & Jouany, C. & Pakeman, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management of high-nature-value (HNV) grasslands follows agri-environmental schemes across large areas of Europe. Long-term agreements and restriction...

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Fluctuations in abundance of a stem-boring moth damaging shoots of Phragmites australis: causes and effects of overexploitation of food in a late-successional grass monoculture.

Published online: 21 Sep 1990

Authors: Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fluctuations in the abundance of the noctuid Archanara geminipuncta, which causes damage to the silicate-rich shoots of common reed (Phragmites austra...

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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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Spatial variability in the potential for symbiotic N2 fixation by woody plants in a subtropical savanna ecosystem.

Published online: 07 May 1997

Authors: Zitzer, S. F. & Archer, S. R. & Boutton, T. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Root infection by symbiotic N2-fixing Frankia and Rhizobium strains was quantified in relation to light and soil properties for seedlings of 12 woody ...

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Plant diversity ameliorates the evolutionary development of fungicide resistance in an agricultural ecosystem.

Published online: 28 Dec 2021

Authors: Yang LiNa & Nkurikiyimfura, O. & Pan ZheChao & Wang YanPing & Waheed, A. & Chen RueyShyang & Burdon, J. J. & Sui QiJun & Zhan JiaSui

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The evolution of fungicide resistance in agricultural and natural ecosystems is associated with the biology of pathogens, the chemical property and ap...

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Litterfall and nitrogen cycling following invasion by Chrysanthemoides monilifera ssp. rotundata in coastal Australia.

Published online: 23 Nov 2005

Authors: Lindsay, E. A. & French, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

On the south-east coast of Australia there are extensive infestations of the environmental weed bitou bush Chrysanthemoides monilifera ssp. rotundata....

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