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Soil conditioning affects interactions between native and invasive exotic perennials of semi-natural grasslands.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Vink, S. N. & Jordan, N. R. & Aldrich-Wolfe, L. & Huerd, S. C. & Sheaffer, C. C. & Kinkel, L. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Semi-natural perennial grasslands are of increasing importance as components of multifunctional agroecosystems, combining biomass production with prov...

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The use of nutrient resources from arable fields by plants in field boundaries.

Published online: 06 Aug 1997

Authors: Kleijn, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of a nutrient-rich arable field on the biomass production of the bordering field boundary vegetation was examined. Biomass transects were m...

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Field boundary vegetation and the effects of agrochemical drift: botanical change caused by low levels of herbicide and fertilizer.

Published online: 17 Apr 1998

Authors: Kleijn, D. & Snoeijing, G. I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field studies were conducted in the Netherlands during 1993-96 to assess the effects of herbicide drift and fertilizer misplacement on the botanical d...

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Mixture of cultivars: pilot field trial of an ecological alternative to improve production or quality of wheat (Triticum aestivum).

Published online: 25 Jun 1995

Authors: Sarandon, S. J. & Sarandon, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a field study in La Plata, Argentina, mixtures of wheat cultivars were tested as an ecological alternative to pure culture, for producing either a ...

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Intraspecific regulation of populations of the clonal herb, Cyperus esculentus.

Published online: 30 Nov 1988

Authors: Lapham, J. & Drennan, D. S. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The influence of competition on ramet populations of C. esculentus was studied experimentally at a site near Harare, Zimbabwe. A range of ramet densit...

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Plant functional traits shape multiple ecosystem services, their trade-offs and synergies in grasslands.

Published online: 27 Nov 2020

Authors: Hanisch, M. & Schweiger, O. & Cord, A. F. & Volk, M. & Knapp, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Functional traits offer promising avenues to investigate how community composition and diversity define ecosystem functioning and service delivery. In...

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Evaluation of closed areas for fish stock conservation.

Published online: 06 Apr 1999

Authors: Horwood, J. W. & Nichols, J. H. & Milligan, S.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

A quantitative approach to estimating the effects of potential closed areas on fish spawning biomass and yields is presented. The focus for evaluation...

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Morphoecological characteristics of grasses used to restore degraded semi-arid African rangelands.

Published online: 26 May 2022

Authors: Mganga, K. Z. & Kaindi, E. & Ndathi, A. J. N. & Bosma, L. & Kioko, T. & Kadenyi, N. & Wambua, S. M. & Steenbergen, F. van & Musimba, N. K. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Progressive loss of productivity and plant diversity is a concern in global rangelands. In African rangelands, this process is partly attributed to he...

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Geographical variation in carbon dioxide fluxes from soils in agro-ecosystems and its implications for life-cycle assessment.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Koerber, G. R. & Edwards-Jones, G. & Hill, P. W. & Milài Canals, L. & Nyeko, P. & York, E. H. & Jones, D. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Exchange of carbon dioxide (CO2) from soils can contribute significantly to the global warming potential (GWP) of agro-ecosystems. Due to variations i...

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Savanna woody plants responses to mammalian herbivory and implications for management of livestock-wildlife landscape.

Published online: 07 Oct 2021

Authors: Kibet, S. & Nyangito, M. & MacOpiyo, L. & Kenfack, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

The need to address wildlife conservation outside of protected areas has become more urgent than ever before to meet environmental and socio-economic ...

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