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Grassland biodiversity restoration increases resistance of carbon fluxes to drought.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Cole, A. J. & Griffiths, R. I. & Ward, S. E. & Whitaker, J. & Ostle, N. J. & Bardgett, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Evidence suggests that the restoration of plant diversity in grasslands not only brings benefits for biodiversity conservation, but also the delivery ...

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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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Effects of between-site variation in soil microbial communities and plant-soil feedbacks on the productivity and composition of plant communities.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Bauer, J. T. & Blumenthal, N. & Miller, A. J. & Ferguson, J. K. & Reynolds, H. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A critical challenge in the science and practice of restoration ecology is to understand the drivers of variation in restoration outcomes. Soil microb...

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Plant, soil and microbial controls on grassland diversity restoration: a long-term, multi-site mesocosm experiment.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Fry, E. L. & Pilgrim, E. S. & Tallowin, J. R. B. & Smith, R. S. & Mortimer, S. R. & Beaumont, D. A. & Simkin, J. & Harris, S. J. & Shiel, R. S. & Quirk, H. & Harrison, K. A. & Lawson, C. S. & Hobbs, P. J. & Bardgett, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The success of grassland biodiversity restoration schemes is determined by many factors; as such their outcomes can be unpredictable. There is a need ...

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How common road salts and organic additives alter freshwater food webs: in search of safer alternatives.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Schuler, M. S. & Hintz, W. D. & Jones, D. K. & Lind, L. A. & Mattes, B. M. & Stoler, A. B. & Sudol, K. A. & Relyea, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The application of deicing road salts began in the 1940s and has increased drastically in regions where snow and ice removal is critical for transport...

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Inorganic fungicides as routinely applied in organic and conventional agriculture can increase palatability but reduce microbial decomposition of leaf litter.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Zubrod, J. P. & Feckler, A. & Englert, D. & Koksharova, N. & Rosenfeldt, R. R. & Seitz, F. & Schulz, R. & Bundschuh, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The application of fungicides is considered an indispensable measure to secure crop production. These substances, however, may unintentionally enter s...

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Subordinate plants sustain the complexity and stability of soil micro-food webs in natural bamboo forest ecosystems.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Shao YuanHu & Wang XiaoLi & Zhao Jie & Wu JianPing & Zhang WeiXin & Neher, D. A. & Li YanXia & Lou YiPing & Fu ShengLei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Subordinate plants have a significant impact on soil organisms in primary successional floodplains and grassland ecosystems, but their role in subtrop...

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Assessing patterns in introduction pathways of alien species by linking major invasion data bases.

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Saul, W. C. & Roy, H. E. & Booy, O. & Carnevali, L. & Chen HsuanJu & Genovesi, P. & Harrower, C. A. & Hulme, P. E. & Pagad, S. & Pergl, J. & Jeschke, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Preventing the arrival of invasive alien species (IAS) is a major priority in managing biological invasions. However, information on introduction path...

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Ecosystem service and biodiversity trade-offs in two woody successions.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Dickie, I. A. & Yeates, G. W. & St. John, M. G. & Stevenson, B. A. & Scott, J. T. & Rillig, M. C. & Peltzer, D. A. & Orwin, K. H. & Kirschbaum, M. U. F. & Hunt, J. E. & Burrows, L. E. & Barbour, M. M. & Aislabie, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many grasslands worldwide are undergoing succession to woody vegetation, causing complex effects on carbon (C) sequestration, nutrient cycling and bio...

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Changes in soil microbial communities due to biological invasions can reduce allelopathic effects.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Li YangPing & Feng YuLong & Kang ZongLi & Zheng YuLong & Zhang JiaoLin & Chen YaJun

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil microbes are important in mediating allelopathic interactions between invasive and native plants in the field. However, it was not known how thes...

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