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Impacts of an aggressive riparian invader on community structure and ecosystem functioning in stream food webs.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Hladyz, S. & Åbjörnsson, K. & Giller, P. S. & Woodward, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bioassessment in running waters has focused primarily on the impacts of organic pollution on community structure. Other stressors (e.g. invasive speci...

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Effects of microplastics and drought on soil ecosystem functions and multifunctionality.

Published online: 31 May 2021

Authors: Lozano, Y. M. & Aguilar-Trigueros, C. A. & Onandia, G. & Maaß, S. & Zhao TingTing & Rillig, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Microplastics in soils have become an important threat for terrestrial systems as they may potentially alter the geochemical/biophysical soil environm...

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Leaf litter from insect-resistant transgenic trees causes changes in aquatic insect community composition.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Axelsson, E. P. & Hjältén, J. & LeRoy, C. J. & Whitham, T. G. & Julkunen-Tiitto, R. & Wennström, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent research has addressed how transgenic residues from arable crops may influence adjacent waterways, aquatic consumers and important ecosystem pr...

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Multiple stressors and stream ecosystem functioning: climate warming and agricultural stressors interact to affect processing of organic matter.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Piggott, J. J. & Niyogi, D. K. & Townsend, C. R. & Matthaei, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measures of organic matter processing have been proposed as indices of stream ecosystem function to complement structural measures (water quality, tax...

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Below-ground plant production in a perennial grass ley (Festuca pratensis Huds.) assessed with different methods.

Published online: 16 Dec 1986

Authors: Hansson, A. C. & Andrén, O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a 2nd year F. pratensis ley 5 values for belowground production (BGP) were estimated using 2 field methods: soil coring and ingrowth mesh bags. Soi...

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Effects of herbivore assemblage on the spatial heterogeneity of soil nitrogen in eastern eurasian steppe.

Published online: 28 Nov 2020

Authors: Zhang MinNa & Li GuangYin & Liu Bai & Liu JuShan & Wang Ling & Wang DeLi

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spatial heterogeneity of soil limiting resources is one of the most important factors maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem functions. There is a...

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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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Weight and calcium losses from decomposing tree leaves on land and in water.

Published online: 22 May 1971

Authors: Thomas, W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a spring-fed perennial stream, complete decomposition of Acer leaves required up to 24 weeks and that of Liriodendron and Quercus leaves less than ...

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Effects of a coal mine effluent on aquatic hyphomycetes. I. Field study.

Published online: 29 Aug 1997

Authors: Bermingham, S. & Maltby, L. & Cooke, R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of a discharge from an abandoned coal mine on the structure and functioning of aquatic hyphomycete assemblages colonizing leaf material was...

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Reclaiming contaminated land through biodiversity.

Published online: 16 Sep 2020

Authors: Cadotte, M.

Content type: Blog

This paper focuses on the negative effects of land degradation on the sustainability, biodiversity and global ecosystem functioning and in reducing th...

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