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Assessment of measures to reduce the water footprint of cotton farming in India.

Published online: 05 Oct 2016

Authors: Pahlow, M. & Krol, M. S. & Hoekstra, A. Y.

Content type: Bulletin

Based on the findings presented in this report, general recommendations regarding measures and strategies to decrease the water footprint (WF) of cott...

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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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Organic fertilisation enhances generalist predators and suppresses aphid growth in the absence of specialist predators.

Published online: 23 Jul 2021

Authors: Aguilera Guillermo & Riggi Laura & Miller Kirsten & Roslin Tomas & Bommarco Riccardo

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological control by natural enemies is a valuable ecosystem service. The predator community in a crop field is a combination of predators dwelling i...

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Carbon market incentives to conserve, restore and enhance soil carbon.

Published online: 19 Dec 2018

Authors: Unger, M. von & Emmer, I.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report focuses on carbon finance opportunities for enhancing soil organic carbon stocks across the globe and moving towards low-carbon, sustainab...

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Iodine in the U.K. environment with particular reference to agriculture.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Whitehead, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The iodine content of the top 15 cm of 132 soils formed from a variety of parent materials within the UK ranged from 0.5 to 98.2 mu g g-1 on a dry wei...

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The management of grass pastures for brent geese.

Published online: 24 Jun 1994

Authors: Vickery, J. A. & Sutherland, W. J. & Lane, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Encouraging geese onto pasture where they cause less conflict with agriculture than when on arable crops was investigated. The grazing intensity of wi...

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The maintenance of grassland on smelter wastes in the Lower Swansea Valley. 3. Zinc smelter waste.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Gemmell, R. P. & Goodman, G. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large-scale trials, using applications of organic materials and pulverized fuel ash on Zn smelter waste, were set up in the Lower Swansea Valley, UK, ...

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Nutrient and microbial changes in the peat profile beneath Sphagnum magellanicum in response to additions of ammonium nitrate.

Published online: 28 Nov 1997

Authors: Williams, B. L. & Silcock, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Applications of ammonium nitrate (NH4NO3) to cores of Sphagnum magellanicumin situ at 2-week intervals for 20 weeks from mid-June at a raised mire in ...

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The maintenance of grassland on smelter wastes in the Lower Swansea Valley. I. Blast furnace slag.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Gemmell, R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large-scale revegetation trials on blast furnace slag in the Lower Swansea Valley were observed from 1965 to 1970. A mixed sward grew best in the long...

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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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