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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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Can above-ground ecosystem services compensate for reduced fertilizer input and soil organic matter in annual crops?

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Gils, S. van & Putten, W. H. van der & Kleijn, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Above-ground and below-ground environmental conditions influence crop yield by pollination, pest pressure and resource supply. However, little is know...

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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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Biogeochemical properties of fine particulate organic matter as an indicator of local and catchment impacts on forested streams.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The magnitude and spatial scales of human effects on stream habitats need to be correctly measured to achieve sound ecosystem management. We investiga...

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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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Effects of agricultural management practices on earthworm populations and crop yield: validation and application of a mechanistic modelling approach.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Johnston, A. S. A. & Sibly, R. M. & Hodson, M. E. & Alvarez, T. & Thorbek, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is little consensus on how agriculture will meet future food demands sustainably. Soils and their biota play a crucial role by mediating ecosyst...

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Assessing restoration success by predicting time to recovery - but by which metric?

Published online: 25 Jul 2020

Authors: Rydgren, K. & Auestad, I. & Halvorsen, R. & Hamre, L. N. & Jongejans, E. & Töpper, J. P. & Sulavik, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of degraded ecosystems may take decades or even centuries. Accordingly, information about the current direction and speed of recovery prov...

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Quantum-based agriculture: the final frontier?

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Wright, J. & Kieft, H. & Diest, S. von

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Organic farming already meets multiple sustainability goals, and factors limiting its mainstreaming are social rather than technical. What is the next...

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Forestry as a natural climate solution: the positive outcomes of negative carbon emissions.

Published online: 05 Jun 2020

Authors: Watts, A. & D'amore, D. & McGuire, A. D.

Content type: Bulletin

Forests are considered a natural solution for mitigating climate change because they absorb and store atmospheric carbon. With Alaska boasting 129 mil...

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Model-based assessment of soil organic carbon dynamics and potentials for carbon sequestration under integrated soil fertility management and conservation agriculture in Western Kenya.

Published online: 10 Oct 2018

Authors: Sommer, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

A key message of the 2015 International Year of Soils was that 'soils help to combat and adapt to climate change by playing a key role in the carbon c...

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