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Soil biota enhance agricultural sustainability by improving crop yield, nutrient uptake and reducing nitrogen leaching losses.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Bender, S. F. & Heijden, M. G. A. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Efficient resource use is a key factor for sustainable production and a necessity for meeting future global food demands. However, the factors that co...

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Mycorrhizal infection in Pennine grassland. 1. Levels of infection in the field.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Sparling, G. P. & Tinker, P. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Roots collected from 3 contrasting types of permanent grassland in the Pennines were consistently infected by vesicular-arbuscular (VA) mycorrhizal fu...

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Co-introduction of native mycorrhizal fungi and plant seeds accelerates restoration of post-mining landscapes.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Vahter, T. & Bueno, C. G. & Davison, J. & Herodes, K. & Hiiesalu, I. & Kasari-Toussaint, L. & Oja, J. & Olsson, P. A. & Sepp, S. K. & Zobel, M. & Vasar, M. & Öpik, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grasslands are among the most threatened terrestrial biomes, and habitat conservation alone will be insufficient to meet biodiversity goals. While res...

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Effects of fungal pathogens on seeds of native and exotic plants: a test using congeneric pairs.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Blaney, C. S. & Kotanen, P. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It has previously been hypothesized that low rates of attack by natural enemies may contribute to the invasiveness of exotic plants. We tested this hy...

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Fungicide levels and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in golf putting greens.

Published online: 30 Mar 2005

Authors: Bary, F. & Gange, A. C. & Crane, M. & Hagley, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Annual meadow grass Poa annua is the most problematic weed within sports turf in temperate climates. It is so abundant that herbicides cannot be used ...

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The effect of transgenic nematode resistance on non-target organisms in the potato rhizosphere.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Cowgill, S. E. & Bardgett, R. D. & Kiezebrink, D. T. & Atkinson, H. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant-parasitic nematodes are important pests of agriculture, and transgenic plants with potential for nematode control are currently being developed....

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Faunal and microbial diversity in three Welsh grassland soils under conventional and organic management regimes.

Published online: 30 Jul 1997

Authors: Yeates, G. W. & Bardgett, R. D. & Cook, R. & Hobbs, P. J. & Bowling, P. J. & Potter, J. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conventionally and organically managed Welsh grasslands on silty, loamy and sandy soils were sampled in September 1994 to assess effects of management...

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Spatial distribution and successional pattern of microbial activity and micro-faunal populations on decomposing barley roots.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Rønn, R. & Griffiths, B. S. & Ekelund, F. & Christensen, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in microbial activity and populations of Protozoa and nematodes were followed in decomposing barley root material buried in soil cores and in ...

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Mycorrhizal infection in Pennine grassland. 2. Effects of mycorrhizal infection on the growth of some upland grasses on gamma -irradiated soils.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Sparling, G. P. & Tinker, P. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of mycorrhizal infection on the growth of 5 upland grass spp. (Anthoxanthum odoratum, Cynosurus cristatus, Festuca rubra, Nardus stricta a...

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Effect of decaying couch grass rhizomes on the growth of barley.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Penn, D. J. & Lynch, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In pot experiments, the growth of barley seedlings was significantly retarded by the presence of live rhizomes of Agropyron repens near their roots. D...

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