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Plant dispersal: the role of man.

Published online: 17 Apr 1998

Authors: Hodkinson, D. J. & Thompson, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Studies were conducted to determine which plant species are commonly dispersed by the following vectors: soil carried on motor vehicles; topsoil; suga...

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Long-term changes in the flora of the cereal ecosystem on the Sussex Downs, England, focusing on the years 1968-2005.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Potts, G. R. & Ewald, J. A. & Aebischer, N. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There has been a surge of interest in the effects of modern agriculture on biodiversity but studies of farmland flora have lacked continuity and histo...

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Does topsoil removal in grassland restoration benefit both soil nematode and plant communities?

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Resch, M. C. & Schütz, M. & Graf, U. & Wagenaar, R. & Putten, W. H. van der & Risch, A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Successful restoration of semi-natural grasslands on grasslands previously subject to intensive management needs to overcome manifold barriers. These ...

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Ecological intensification and arbuscular mycorrhizas: a meta-analysis of tillage and cover crop effects.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Bowles, T. M. & Jackson, L. E. & Loeher, M. & Cavagnaro, T. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reliance on ecosystem services instead of synthetic, non-renewable inputs is increasingly seen as key to achieving food security in an environmentally...

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Can arable field margins be managed to enhance their biodiversity, conservation and functional value for soil macrofauna?

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Smith, J. & Potts, S. G. & Woodcock, B. A. & Eggleton, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The establishment of grassy strips at the margins of arable fields is an agri-environment scheme that aims to provide resources for native flora and f...

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Effect of soil carbon amendments in reversing the legacy effect of plant invasion.

Published online: 05 Mar 2021

Authors: Zhang ZiLiang & Bhowmik, P. C. & Suseela, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive plants are key drivers of global environmental changes leading to the disruption of ecosystems. Many invasive species engage in novel niche c...

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Agricultural land-use history and restoration impact soil microbial biodiversity.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Turley, N. E. & Bell-Dereske, L. & Evans, S. E. & Brudvig, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human land uses, such as agriculture, can leave long-lasting legacies as ecosystems recover. As a consequence, active restoration may be necessary to ...

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The effects of trees on their physical, chemical, and biological environments in a semi-arid savanna in Kenya.

Published online: 21 May 1990

Authors: Belsky, A. J. & Amundson, R. G. & Duxbury, J. M. & Riha, S. J. & Ali, A. R. & Mwonga, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Isolated mature trees of Acacia tortilis and Adansonia digitata in Tsavo National Park were studied for herbaceous-layer composition and productivity,...

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Bush-control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. 2. An evaluation of the Holt IXa "bush breaker" in Tarchonanthus/ Acacia thicket.

Published online: 13 Jan 1967

Authors: Pratt, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effects were studied of machine-clearing of mature Tarchonanthus/Acacia thicket factorially combined with sowing 2.5 lb/ac of a seeds mixture mainly c...

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Nitrogen fixation and crop productivity enhancements co-driven by intercrop root exudates and key rhizosphere bacteria.

Published online: 03 Nov 2021

Authors: Hu HengYu & Li Hong & Hao MinMin & Ren YaNan & Zhang MengKun & Liu RuYue & Zhang Yin & Li Geng & Chen JianSheng & Ning, T. Y. & Kuzyakov, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Crop diversity management is widely used to increase agricultural productivity and sustainability. Recent studies have demonstrated that maize root ex...

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