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The impact of vehicles on dune and grassland vegetation on a south-eastern North Carolina barrier beach.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Hosier, P. E. & Eaton, T. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two barrier beaches in southeastern North Carolina were compared with respect to vegetation patterns and soil compaction. One had been widely used by ...

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Effects of physical disturbance on arctic vegetation in the Queen Elizabeth Islands.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Babb, T. A. & Bliss, L. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil disturbance (vehicle tracks, carcass sites, etc.) did not generally cause serious erosion and thermokarst arising from increased soil heat flux. ...

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Field survey of the distribution of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in relation to soil pH.

Published online: 01 Oct 1987

Authors: Porter, W. M. & Robson, A. D. & Abbott, L. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution and abundance of VA mycorrhizal fungi in the Merredin district of Western Australia was examined in relation to soil properties. Acau...

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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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Using Ellenberg indicator values to assess soil quality in British forests from ground vegetation: a pilot study.

Published online: 30 Jul 1997

Authors: Hawkes, J. C. & Pyatt, D. G. & White, I. M. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As a pilot study, descriptions of the vegetation and soil sampling were carried out on 20 British forest sites to investigate the soil factors likely ...

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The effect of human trampling on a sand dune ecosystem dominated by Empetrum nigrum.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Hylgaard, T. & Liddle, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The influence of trampling was studied on the outer dune heath of Skallingen, southwest Jutland. The total number of passages and the period of time o...

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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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Two co-occurring invasive woody shrubs alter soil properties and promote subdominant invasive species.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Kuebbing, S. E. & Classen, A. T. & Simberloff, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Though co-occurrence of invasive plant species is common, few studies have compared the community and ecosystem impacts of invaders when they occur al...

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Factors controlling the distribution of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in relation to soil pH.

Published online: 01 Oct 1987

Authors: Porter, W. M. & Robson, A. D. & Abbott, L. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The aim of this study was to identify the particular soil properties which caused distinct populations of VA mycorrhizal fungi to occur at 2 adjacent ...

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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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