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Grazer effects on soil carbon storage vary by herbivore assemblage in a semi-arid grassland.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Chang Qing & Wang Ling & Ding ShiWen & Xu TongTong & Li ZhiQiang & Song XuXin & Zhao Xuan & Wang DeLi & Pan DuoFeng

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accounting for 10%-30% of global soil organic carbon, grassland soils potentially present a large reservoir for storing atmospheric CO2. Livestock gra...

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Carbon sink function of sedge and Sphagnum patches in a restored cut-away peatland: increased functional diversity leads to higher production.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Kivimäki, S. K. & Yli-petäys, M. & Tuittila, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cut-away peatlands devoid of vegetation form a persistent source of carbon (C) to the atmosphere. The restoration of the C sink function in such areas...

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Habitat context influences nitrogen removal by restored oyster reefs.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Smyth, A. R. & Piehler, M. F. & Grabowski, J. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Like many ecosystem functions in marine and terrestrial environments, nutrient processing varies dramatically over small spatial scales, making effort...

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The physiology of drought resistance in the soy-bean plant (Glycine max). 1. The relationship between drought resistance and growth.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Read, D. J. & Bartlett, E. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soyabeans were grown in pots at 20, 40, 60, 80 or 100% of field capacity or were allowed to wilt 1-5 times during the growth cycle. Small decreases in...

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Special Profile: Integrating ecology and the social sciences.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Philipson, J. & Lowe, P. & Bullock, J. M.

Content type: Journal issue

This special issue contains 10 papers providing information on the integration between ecology and social sciences. Topics covered include: contrastin...

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Mixed afforestation of young subtropical trees promotes nitrogen acquisition and retention.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Lang, A. C. & Oheimb, G. von & Scherer-Lorenzen, M. & Yang Bo & Trogisch, S. & Bruelheide, H. & Ma KePing & Härdtle, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Afforestation is globally increasing to produce timber and pulp wood, but also to enhance ecosystem services such as carbon sequestration, nutrient re...

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Functional response of plant communities to clearcutting: management impacts differ between forest vegetation zones.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Kusumoto, B. & Shiono, T. & Miyoshi, M. & Maeshiro, R. & Fujii, S. & Kuuluvainen, T. & Kubota, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding of the ecological impacts of logging practices on biodiversity and associated ecosystem processes is essential for developing sustainabl...

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Soil nutrient losses in an altered ecosystem are associated with native ungulate grazing.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Gass, T. M. & Binkley, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Protected natural areas often inherit legacies of altered habitat and predator-prey dynamics. Extirpation of top predators and ecosystem engineers mod...

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Agricultural intensification and the functional capacity of soil microbes on smallholder African farms.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Wood, S. A. & Bradford, M. A. & Gilbert, J. A. & McGuire, K. L. & Palm, C. A. & Tully, K. L. & Zhou, J. Z. & Naeem, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fertilization may impact ecosystem processes that sustain agriculture, such as nutrient cycling, by altering the composition of soil microbial communi...

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Nonlinear variation of stream-forest linkage along a stream-size gradient: an assessment using biogeochemical proxies of in-stream fine particulate organic matter.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Sakamaki, T. & Richardson, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spatial scale of processes is necessary information to design appropriate ecosystem research and management. In-stream ecological processes are tightl...

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