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Soil biota enhance agricultural sustainability by improving crop yield, nutrient uptake and reducing nitrogen leaching losses.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Bender, S. F. & Heijden, M. G. A. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Efficient resource use is a key factor for sustainable production and a necessity for meeting future global food demands. However, the factors that co...

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Seed germination after short-duration light exposure: implications for the photo-control of weeds.

Published online: 09 Apr 1997

Authors: Milberg, P. & Andersson, L. & Noronha, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A soil disturbance treatment often results in more annual weed seedlings emerging when conducted in light than when conducted in darkness, suggesting ...

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Seasonal variation in the availability of plant nutrients in acid colliery spoil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Williams, P. J. & Chadwick, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The pH, percentage moisture, and temperature of colliery spoil, and the K, Ca, Mg, Na, Fe, Zn, Cu, Mn and Al concentration of saturation paste extract...

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Effects of clear-cutting on the enchytraeids in a Scots pine forest soil in central Sweden.

Published online: 05 Jun 1984

Authors: Lundkvist, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The enchytraeid populations of soil samples were recorded for 4 yr in a newly felled area and untreated control area (Sept. 1975-79) and for 2 yr (197...

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Comparison of moose browsing on Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) and lodgepole pine (P. contorta).

Published online: 11 Apr 1989

Authors: Niemelä, P. & Danell, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Trees of two Scots pine phenotypes (poor and fertile soils) and lodgepole pine (intermediate) were exposed side by side in a field study. Biomass cons...

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A nutrient index quantifying productivity of agaves and cacti.

Published online: 16 Mar 1991

Authors: Nobel, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant productivity is influenced by water status, temperature, and photosynthetically active radiation, the effects of which provide an environmental ...

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Restoration of endangered fen communities: the ambiguity of iron-phosphorus binding and phosphorus limitation.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Emsens, W. J. & Aggenbach, C. J. S. & Smolders, A. J. P. & Zak, D. & Diggelen, R. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Low phosphorus (P) availability limits plant biomass production in fens, which is a prerequisite for the persistence of many endangered plant species....

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The effect of transgenic nematode resistance on non-target organisms in the potato rhizosphere.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Cowgill, S. E. & Bardgett, R. D. & Kiezebrink, D. T. & Atkinson, H. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant-parasitic nematodes are important pests of agriculture, and transgenic plants with potential for nematode control are currently being developed....

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Effects of roadside conditions on plants and insects. II. Soil conditions.

Published online: 01 Nov 1988

Authors: Spencer, H. J. & Port, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The performance of Lolium perenne plants grown in roadside soil in the absence of roadside atmospheric conditions was studied. Significantly fewer pla...

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Legacy effects of diversity in space and time driven by winter cover crop biomass and nitrogen concentration.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Barel, J. M. & Kuyper, T. W. & Boer, W. de & Douma, J. C. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant diversity can increase nitrogen cycling and decrease soil-borne pests, which are feedback mechanisms influencing subsequent plant growth. The re...

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