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Role of bamboos in nutrient conservation during secondary succession following slash and burn agriculture (jhum) in north-east India.

Published online: 12 Jan 1990

Authors: Rao, K. S. & Ramakrishnan, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study in 5, 10 and 15-yr-old 'fallow' stands at 3 sites at 200-300 m altitude, in the Garo and Khasi hills (Meghalaya) and the Naga hills (Nagaland)...

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Changes in ionic composition of media during culture of Bulinus tropicus and the relationship between ion concentrations and inhibition of growth and egg-laying.

Published online: 14 Oct 1991

Authors: James, D. R. & Morgan, E. & Candy, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in media composition were monitored during conditioning by B. tropicus, B. truncatus, B. globosus and Biomphalaria glabrata maintained under a...

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Integrated soil quality assessment as an indicator for a successful conversion to organic agriculture.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Willekens, K. & Debode, J. & Waeyenberge, L. & Vandecasteele, B.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The results of an extensive soil quality assessment on conventionally managed fields were compared with the soil quality on a reference field as a res...

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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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Global meta-analysis reveals incomplete recovery of soil conditions and invertebrate assemblages after ecological restoration in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 28 Feb 2022

Authors: Parkhurst, T. & Prober, S. M. & Hobbs, R. J. & Standish, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of old fields in agricultural landscapes has become increasingly important for conservation of species and their habitats owing to habitat...

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The nutrient budget of colliery spoil tip sites. I. Nutrient input in rainfall and nutrient losses in surface run-off.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Dennington, V. N. & Chadwick, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nutrient input in rainfall was determined at three colliery spoil heaps in Yorkshire and at a rural site. The only major difference between sites ...

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Organic management in apple orchards: higher impacts on biological control than on pollination.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Porcel, M. & Andersson, G. K. S. & Pålsson, J. & Tasin, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive agricultural management negatively affects both natural enemies of pests and pollinators. Such management also has the potential to adversel...

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A study of the restoration of heathland on successional sites: changes in vegetation and soil chemical properties.

Published online: 19 Nov 1999

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 many areas have been invaded by Betula spp., Pinus sylvestris, Pteri...

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Predicting soil properties from floristic composition in western Amazonian rain forests: performance of k-nearest neighbour estimation and weighted averaging calibration.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Suominen, L. & Ruokolainen, K. & Tuomisto, H. & Llerena, N. & Higgins, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil quality is an important determinant of primary productivity and species occurrence patterns. Therefore, plant species composition can be used as ...

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Correlates of biological soil crust abundance across a continuum of spatial scales: support for a hierarchical conceptual model.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Bowker, M. A. & Belnap, J. & Davidson, D. W. & Goldstein, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Desertification negatively impacts a large proportion of the global human population and >30% of the terrestrial land surface. Better methods are n...

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