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Non-random species extinction and plant production: implications for ecosystem functioning.

Published online: 30 Mar 2005

Authors: Schläpfer, F. & Pfisterer, A. B. & Schmid, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding ecosystem responses to plant species loss is essential for the optimal management of grasslands. Recent studies have examined the effect...

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Taxonomic and functional diversity in Mediterranean pastures: insights on the biodiversity-productivity trade-off.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Rolo, V. & Rivest, D. & Lorente, M. & Kattge, J. & Moreno, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification is one of the main causes of biodiversity loss world-wide. The inclusion of semi-natural features in agricultural landsca...

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A model of production and turnover of roots in shortgrass prairie.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Parton, W. J. & Singh, J. S. & Coleman, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A mathematical model was constructed to simulate various above-ground and below-ground compartments of the producer subsystem for a shortgrass prairie...

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Aboveground biomass of understorey and overstorey in an age sequence of four Douglas-Fir stands.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Long, J. N. & Turner, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Estimates for various components of above-ground biomass are presented for naturally regenerated stands of Pseudotsuga menziesii, 22, 30, 42 and 73 ye...

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Effects of simulated grazing by below-ground herbivores on growth, CO2 exchange, and carbon allocation patterns of Bouteloua gracilis.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Detling, J. K. & Winn, D. T. & Procter-Gregg, C. & Painter, E. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A series of root-pruning experiments was performed to simulate the effects of grazing by root-feeding herbivores on B. gracilis. Approx. 37% (c. 22 mg...

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Agglomerating seeds to enhance native seedling emergence and growth.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Madsen, M. D. & Davies, K. W. & Williams, C. J. & Svejcar, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration in rangelands is constrained by low establishment of species sown from seed. Non-biotic soil-surface crust is one of the major factors lim...

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Combining methods to estimate ecosystem integrity and ecosystem service potentials and flows for crop production in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

Published online: 21 May 2020

Authors: Zelený, J. & Bicking, S. & Kinh Bac Dang & Müller, F.

Content type: Bulletin

Human well-being is highly dependent on nature, especially with respect to food provision. This study has been developed in the ecosystem service fram...

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Biomass and nitrogen responses to grazing of upland steppe on Yellowstone's northern winter range.

Published online: 31 Aug 1991

Authors: Coughenour, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The responses of herbaceous vegetation on upland steppe of Yellowstone National Park's N. winter rangeland to winter grazing by elk were investigated ...

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Net primary production of a perennial grass ley (Festuca pratensis) assessed with different methods and compared with a lucerne ley (Medicago sativa).

Published online: 15 Dec 1990

Authors: Pettersson, R. & Hansson, A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The aboveground production of an established F. pratensis ley in central Sweden was analysed by repeated clipping during 1982 and 1983. Standing veget...

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Production and dynamics of salt marsh vegetation and the effects of experimental treatment with sewage sludge. Biomass, production and species composition.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Valiela, I. & Teal, J. M. & Sass, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fertilization with a sewage sludge fertilizer containing 10-6-4 NPK increased the total peak standing crops of salt marsh vegetation, despite the pres...

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