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The Potential Contribution of Agroforestry to Net Zero Objectives [updated Nov 2022].

Published online: 06 Jan 2023

Published by: Woodland Trust

Authors: Burgess, P. J. & Graves, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The aim of this report is to examine the potential contribution of agroforestry to net zero objectives in the United Kingdom over the next 40-50 years...

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Grassland soil microbial biomass and accumulation of potentially toxic metals from long-term slurry application.

Published online: 16 Mar 1991

Authors: Christie, P. & Beattie, J. A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Quantities of C and N in the microbial biomass of soils receiving long term applications of pig and cow slurries were compared, and changes in soil pH...

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Special Profile: Integrating ecology and the social sciences.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Philipson, J. & Lowe, P. & Bullock, J. M.

Content type: Journal issue

This special issue contains 10 papers providing information on the integration between ecology and social sciences. Topics covered include: contrastin...

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Peatland carbon finance scoping study.

Published online: 12 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Tribe, N. & Drake, D. & Isaac, D. & Scholz, E. M. & Worfolk, C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Peat soils in England store a vast quantity of organic material that has the potential to emit greenhouse gases (GHG) (HMG. 2021c). Emissions from deg...

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Additional carbon sequestration benefits of grassland diversity restoration.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Deyn, G. B. de & Shiel, R. S. & Ostle, N. J. & McNamara, N. P. & Oakley, S. & Young, I. & Freeman, C. & Fenner, N. & Quirk, H. & Bardgett, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Europe, grassland agriculture is one of the dominant land uses. A major aim of European agri-environment policy is the management of grassland for ...

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Improved forest management as a natural climate solution: a review.

Published online: 31 May 2022

Authors: Kaarakka, L. & Cornett, M. & Domke, G. & Ontl, T. & Dee, L. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Natural climate solutions (NCS), a set of land management, conservation and restoration practices aimed at mitigating climate change, have been introd...

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Urban cultivation in allotments maintains soil qualities adversely affected by conventional agriculture.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Edmondson, J. L. & Davies, Z. G. & Gaston, K. J. & Leake, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modern agriculture, in seeking to maximize yields to meet growing global food demand, has caused loss of soil organic carbon (SOC) and compaction, imp...

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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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Dynamics and contribution to carbon flows of Enchytraeidae (Oligochaeta) under four cropping systems.

Published online: 20 Apr 1990

Authors: Lagerlöf, J. & Andrén, O. & Paustian, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Enchytraeids were sampled in 1980-85 in an agricultural field experiment with four cropping systems: barley without nitrogen fertilization (B0); barle...

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Chronic low level hydrocarbon amendments stimulate plant growth and microbial activity in salt-marsh microcosms.

Published online: 06 Apr 1991

Authors: Li, Y. & Morris, J. T. & Yoch, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Salt-marsh microcosms containing the halophyte Spartina alterniflora were maintained in a greenhouse for 2 years and given daily dosages of a hydrocar...

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