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Seed inoculation with effective root-nodule bacteria enhances revegetation success.

Published online: 21 Sep 2005

Authors: Thrall, P. H. & Millsom, D. A. & Jeavons, A. C. & Waayers, M. & Harvey, G. R. & Bagnall, D. J. & Brockwell, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Extensive clearing of native vegetation in Australia has contributed to major environmental problems, including land degradation, dryland salinity, so...

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Agricultural land-use history and restoration impact soil microbial biodiversity.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Turley, N. E. & Bell-Dereske, L. & Evans, S. E. & Brudvig, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human land uses, such as agriculture, can leave long-lasting legacies as ecosystems recover. As a consequence, active restoration may be necessary to ...

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Nitrogen fixation and crop productivity enhancements co-driven by intercrop root exudates and key rhizosphere bacteria.

Published online: 03 Nov 2021

Authors: Hu HengYu & Li Hong & Hao MinMin & Ren YaNan & Zhang MengKun & Liu RuYue & Zhang Yin & Li Geng & Chen JianSheng & Ning, T. Y. & Kuzyakov, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Crop diversity management is widely used to increase agricultural productivity and sustainability. Recent studies have demonstrated that maize root ex...

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Soil factors preventing revegetation of a denuded area near an abandoned zinc smelter in Oklahoma.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Pancholy, S. K. & Rice, E. L. & Turner, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Watkins & Rice (1974) concluded that the denuded area probably remained bare because of the high concentrations of cadmium and zinc combined with ...

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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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Spatial variability in the potential for symbiotic N2 fixation by woody plants in a subtropical savanna ecosystem.

Published online: 07 May 1997

Authors: Zitzer, S. F. & Archer, S. R. & Boutton, T. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Root infection by symbiotic N2-fixing Frankia and Rhizobium strains was quantified in relation to light and soil properties for seedlings of 12 woody ...

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The impact of even-aged and uneven-aged forest management on regional biodiversity of multiple taxa in European beech forests.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Schall, P. & Gossner, M. M. & Heinrichs, S. & Fischer, M. & Boch, S. & Prati, D. & Jung, K. & Baumgartner, V. & Blaser, S. & Böhm, S. & Buscot, F. & Daniel, R. & Goldmann, K. & Kaiser, K. & Kahl, T. & Lange, M. & Müller, J. & Overmann, J. & Renner, S. C. & Schulze, E. D. & Sikorski, J. & Tschapka, M. & Türke, M. & Weisser, W. W. & Wemheuer, B. & Wubet, T. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

For managed temperate forests, conservationists and policymakers favour fine-grained uneven-aged (UEA) management over more traditional coarse-grained...

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Organic farming promotes biotic resistance to foodborne human pathogens.

Published online: 24 Aug 2020

Authors: Jones, M. S. & Fu Zhen & Reganold, J. P. & Karp, D. S. & Besser, T. E. & Tylianakis, J. M. & Snyder, W. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Farmland biodiversity benefits pollination, biological control and other key ecosystem services. Food safety has been seen as an exception to this bro...

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Plant diversity enhances the reclamation of degraded lands by stimulating plant-soil feedbacks.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Jia Pu & Liang JieLiang & Yang ShengXiang & Zhang ShengChang & Liu Jun & Liang ZhiWei & Li FengMei & Zeng QingWei & Fang Zhou & Liao Bin & Shu WenSheng & Cadotte, M. W. & Li JinTian

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite a rich history of theoretical and empirical work showing that increasing biodiversity results in higher ecosystem function, this research has ...

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Testing genetically engineered potato, producing the lectins GNA and Con A, on non-target soil organisms and processes.

Published online: 04 May 2000

Authors: Griffiths, B. S. & Geoghegan, I. E. & Robertson, W. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two lectins, concanavalin A (Con A) and Galanthus nivalis agglutinin (GNA), have anti-feedant properties that suggest a potential for the control of i...

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