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Forecasting tillage and soil warming effects on earthworm populations.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Johnston, A. S. A. & Sibly, R. M. & Thorbek, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Healthy soils are crucial for sustainable food production, but tillage limits the biological regulation of essential ecosystem services. Better unders...

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Agronomic management controls microbial populations in soils of western Kenya.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Kihara, J. & Bolo, P. & Ayaga, G. & Mukulama, J. & Margenot, A. J. & Sommer, R.

Content type: Bulletin

The provision of food requirements for current and future generations can be guaranteed through agricultural intensification options that safeguard th...

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Input and output of minerals for a small watercress bed fed by chalk water.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Crisp, D. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The input and output of water, Na, K, Ca, P and N were measured over a 14 month period in a 45 m2 watercress bed containing 6927 kg of a soil/gravel m...

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Grassland invasions: effects of manipulations of climate and management.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Buckland, S. M. & Thompson, K. & Hodgson, J. G. & Grime, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change, in combination with the impacts of land use, will give rise to new opportunities for grassland invasion. This paper reports on the rep...

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Variation in the effects of vertebrate grazing on fire potential between grassland structural types.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Leonard, S. & Kirkpatrick, J. & Marsden-Smedley, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetation fires can have major social, economic and ecological consequences. Research into fire behaviour has aimed to give managers greater ability ...

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Alternative states models provide an effective framework for invasive species control and restoration of native communities.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Firn, J. & House, A. P. N. & Buckley, Y. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Identifying the mechanisms that facilitate invasion is crucial for the design of preventative measures and understanding the invasion process, but not...

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Application of the fire-grazing interaction to restore a shifting mosaic on tallgrass prairie.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Fuhlendorf, S. D. & Engle, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management of rangelands has long operated under the paradigm of minimizing spatially discrete disturbances, often under the objective of reducing inh...

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Development of Sphagnum fallax diaspores on bare peat with implications for the restoration of cut-over bogs.

Published online: 13 May 1999

Authors: Buttler, A. & Grosvernier, P. & Matthey, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The growth of Sphagnum fallax was studied in a greenhouse experiment. Capitulum diaspores of S. fallax were cultivated on 5 different types of bare pe...

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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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Earthworm activity and availability for meadow birds is restricted in intensively managed grasslands.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Onrust, J. & Wymenga, E. & Piersma, T. & Olff, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Earthworms are an important prey for the endangered meadow birds of northwest Europe. Although intensive grassland management with high manure inputs ...

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