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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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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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Charcoal function and management in boreal ecosystems.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Hart, S. & Luckai, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Charcoal plays an important role in soil function and carbon storage in fire-prone ecosystems. Charcoal is present in most boreal forest soils as a re...

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Nonlinear variation of stream-forest linkage along a stream-size gradient: an assessment using biogeochemical proxies of in-stream fine particulate organic matter.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Sakamaki, T. & Richardson, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spatial scale of processes is necessary information to design appropriate ecosystem research and management. In-stream ecological processes are tightl...

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Organic matter intake, diet digestibility and feeding behaviour of goats, red deer and South American camelids feeding on three contrasting Scottish vegetation communities.

Published online: 23 Jul 1997

Authors: Fraser, M. D. & Gordon, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With changes in the agricultural policy for rural areas in the UK, there is increased pressure to develop management protocols for indigenous and sown...

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A brief overview of the 25-year-old long-term soil productivity study in the south.

Published online: 24 Feb 2016

Authors: Scott, D. A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The international Long-Term Soil Productivity experiment began in 1989 in response to the need for Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture mana...

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Comparisons of understorey vegetation and soil fertility in plantations and adjacent natural forests in the Ethiopian highlands.

Published online: 21 Oct 1996

Authors: Michelsen, A. & Lisanework, N. & Friis, I. & Holst, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Herbaceous plant cover and biomass, species richness, and soil physical and chemical characteristics were analysed in 83 plantations and adjacent natu...

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Functional traits in cover crop mixtures: biological nitrogen fixation and multifunctionality.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Blesh, J. & Martin, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cover crop mixtures with complementary plant functional traits including biological nitrogen fixation (BNF) may supply nitrogen (N) to farm fields whi...

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The added value of including key microbial traits to determine nitrogen-related ecosystem services in managed grasslands.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Pommier, T. & Cantarel, A. A. M. & Grigulis, K. & Lavorel, S. & Legay, N. & Baxendale, C. & Bardgett, R. D. & Bahn, M. & Poly, F. & Clément, J. C. & Isaac, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite playing central roles in nutrient cycles and plant growth, soil microbes are generally neglected in the study of ecosystem services (ES), due ...

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Legacy effects of diversity in space and time driven by winter cover crop biomass and nitrogen concentration.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Barel, J. M. & Kuyper, T. W. & Boer, W. de & Douma, J. C. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant diversity can increase nitrogen cycling and decrease soil-borne pests, which are feedback mechanisms influencing subsequent plant growth. The re...

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