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Soil microbial legacy drives crop diversity advantage: linking ecological plant-soil feedback with agricultural intercropping.

Published online: 24 Mar 2021

Authors: Wang GuangZhou & Bei ShuiKuan & Li JianPeng & Bao XingGuo & Zhang JiuDong & Schultz, P. A. & Li HaiGang & Li Long & Zhang FuSuo & Bever, J. D. & Zhang JunLing

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although the importance of the soil microbiome in mediating plant community structures and functions has been increasingly emphasized in ecological st...

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Birds and butterflies respond to soil-induced habitat heterogeneity in experimental plantings of tallgrass prairie species managed as agroenergy crops in Iowa, USA.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Myers, M. C. & Mason, J. T. & Hoksch, B. J. & Cambardella, C. A. & Pfrimmer, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The maintenance of habitat heterogeneity in agricultural landscapes has been promoted as a key strategy to conserve biodiversity. Animal response to g...

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Metacommunities, metaecosystems and the environmental fate of chemical contaminants.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Schiesari, L. & Leibold, M. A. & Burton, G. A., Jr.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although pollution is a major driver of ecosystem change, models predicting the environmental fate of contaminants suffer from critical uncertainties ...

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Conditions favouring Bromus tectorum dominance of endangered sagebrush steppe ecosystems.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Reisner, M. D. & Grace, J. B. & Pyke, D. A. & Doescher, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecosystem invasibility is determined by combinations of environmental variables, invader attributes, disturbance regimes, competitive abilities of res...

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Seasonal variation in the abundance, biomass and biodiversity of earthworms in soils contaminated with metal emissions from a primary smelting works.

Published online: 16 Jun 1999

Authors: Spurgeon, D. J. & Hopkin, S. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Earthworms (Annelida: Oligochaeta) were sampled on four occasions (spring, summer, autumn and winter) at 14 sites along two transects from a primary l...

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Ecological patterns of plant diversity in a plantation forest managed by clearfelling.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Eycott, A. E. & Watkinson, A. R. & Dolman, P. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Commercial forests represent an important but often neglected biological resource. This study related the understorey plant species composition of a c...

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The removal of woody encroachment restores biophysical gradients in Midwestern oak savannas.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Brudvig, L. A. & Asbjornsen, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Savannas throughout the world are characterized by spatial gradients of resources created by scattered overstorey trees. These gradients are important...

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Ant-hill heterogeneity and grassland management.

Published online: 14 May 2021

Authors: King, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

In many grasslands, some ants act as ecological engineers to produce long-lasting soil structures which have a considerable influence on the patterns ...

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Nitrogen fixation and biomass accumulation in plant communities dominated by Cytisus scoparius L. in Oregon and Scotland.

Published online: 25 Aug 1987

Authors: Wheeler, C. T. & Helgerson, O. T. & Perry, D. A. & Gordon, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nitrogenase activity of C. scoparius measured at indigenous soil temp. at intervals during the year showed 2 apparent maxima, in early and late sp...

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Community structure of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in a series of habitats associated with citrus.

Published online: 04 Jul 1984

Authors: Samways, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A transect of forty-four pitfall traps passing through eleven point habitats associated with citrus in South Africa captured 10 488 individuals compri...

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