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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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Simple measures of climate, soil properties and plant traits predict national-scale grassland soil carbon stocks.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Manning, P. & Vries, F. T. de & Tallowin, J. R. B. & Smith, R. & Mortimer, S. R. & Pilgrim, E. S. & Harrison, K. A. & Wright, D. G. & Quirk, H. & Benson, J. & Shipley, B. & Cornelissen, J. H. C. & Kattge, J. & Bönisch, G. & Wirth, C. & Bardgett, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil carbon (C) storage is a key ecosystem service. Soil C stocks play a vital role in soil fertility and climate regulation, but the factors that con...

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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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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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Long-term residue management and irrigation practice effects on aggregate-derived particulate organic matter fractions in a wheat-soybean, double-crop system.

Published online: 09 Oct 2019

Authors: Desrochers, J. & Brye, K. R.

Content type: Bulletin article

Conventional agricultural management practices, such as repeated annual tillage and crop residue burning, can lead to reductions in soil carbon (C) st...

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The restoration of coastal shingle vegetation: effects of substrate composition on the establishment of seedlings.

Published online: 18 Jun 1997

Authors: Walmsley, C. A. & Davy, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shingle beach vegetation at Sizewell, Suffolk, UK, was extensively damaged by the construction of a power station. The feasibility of restoring the ve...

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Responses of Salsola kali and Panicum virgatum to mycorrhizal fungi, phosphorus and soil organic matter: implications for reclamation.

Published online: 01 May 1998

Authors: Johnson, N. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Unreclaimed taconite mine tailings in Arizona, USA, were used as a mycorrhiza-free ecosystem to gain insights about the influence of vesicular-arbuscu...

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Effects of burning on heathland soil chemical properties: an experimental study on the effect of heating and ash deposits.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Forgeard, F. & Frenot, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of heat and nutrient supply from ash after light and hot fires on Brittany (France) heathland soils (brown acidic soils) were studied in the ...

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Soil organic carbon accumulation modes between pioneer and old-growth forest ecosystems.

Published online: 06 Jan 2021

Authors: Xiong Xin & Zhou GuoYi & Zhang DeQiang

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing evidence suggests that high biomass and litterfall do not necessarily bring about soil organic carbon (SOC) sinks, contrary to the assumpti...

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Top soil removal reduces water pollution from phosphorus and dissolved organic matter and lowers methane emissions from rewetted peatlands.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Zak, D. & Goldhammer, T. & Cabezas, A. & Gelbrecht, J. & Gurke, R. & Wagner, C. & Reuter, H. & Augustin, J. & Klimkowska, A. & McInnes, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A valid strategy to mitigate the eutrophication of water bodies due to non-point source phosphorus (P) pollution and to reduce the emissions of greenh...

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