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Simplification of shade tree diversity reduces nutrient cycling resilience in coffee agroforestry.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Nesper, M. & Kueffer, C. & Krishnan, S. & Kushalappa, C. G. & Ghazoul, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agroforestry systems are refuges for biodiversity and provide multiple ecosystem functions and services. Diverse multispecies shade tree canopies are ...

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Inorganic fungicides as routinely applied in organic and conventional agriculture can increase palatability but reduce microbial decomposition of leaf litter.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Zubrod, J. P. & Feckler, A. & Englert, D. & Koksharova, N. & Rosenfeldt, R. R. & Seitz, F. & Schulz, R. & Bundschuh, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The application of fungicides is considered an indispensable measure to secure crop production. These substances, however, may unintentionally enter s...

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Species-rich dung beetle communities buffer ecosystem services in perturbed agro-ecosystems.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Beynon, S. A. & Mann, D. J. & Slade, E. M. & Lewis, O. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many studies document high levels of functional redundancy in ecosystems, suggesting that species extinctions will not be detrimental to ecosystem fun...

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Soil organic carbon accumulation modes between pioneer and old-growth forest ecosystems.

Published online: 06 Jan 2021

Authors: Xiong Xin & Zhou GuoYi & Zhang DeQiang

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing evidence suggests that high biomass and litterfall do not necessarily bring about soil organic carbon (SOC) sinks, contrary to the assumpti...

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Decomposition of genetically engineered tobacco under field conditions: persistence of the proteinase inhibitor I product and effects on soil microbial respiration and protozoa, nematode and microarthropod populations.

Published online: 26 Sep 1997

Authors: Donegan, K. K. & Seidler, R. J. & Fieland, V. J. & Schaller, D. L. & Palm, C. J. & Ganio, L. M. & Cardwell, D. M. & Steinberger, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To evaluate the potential effects of genetically engineered (transgenic) plants on soil ecosystems, litter bags containing leaves of non-engineered (p...

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Net primary production of a perennial grass ley (Festuca pratensis) assessed with different methods and compared with a lucerne ley (Medicago sativa).

Published online: 15 Dec 1990

Authors: Pettersson, R. & Hansson, A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The aboveground production of an established F. pratensis ley in central Sweden was analysed by repeated clipping during 1982 and 1983. Standing veget...

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Predicting straw decomposition by a four-species fungal community: a cellular automaton model.

Published online: 21 Oct 1996

Authors: Halley, J. M. & Robinson, C. H. & Comins, H. N. & Dighton, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A cellular automaton model based on the measured and inferred properties of the fungal saprophytes, Mucor hiemalis (MH), Agrocybe gibberosa (AG), Chae...

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Comparing the precision and cost-effectiveness of faecal pellet group count methods.

Published online: 19 Jan 2005

Authors: Campbell, D. & Swanson, G. M. & Sales, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Faecal pellet group (FPG) count data are widely used to estimate animal abundance, with two alternative methods normally employed. Faecal accumulation...

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Winter management of Californian rice fields for waterbirds.

Published online: 01 May 1998

Authors: Elphick, C. S. & Oring, L. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent legislation designed to reduce air pollution has restricted Californian rice-farmers from burning rice stubble after harvest. Intentional flood...

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Sampling termite assemblages in tropical forests: testing a rapid biodiversity assessment protocol.

Published online: 20 Apr 2000

Authors: Jones, D. T. & Eggleton, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Termites play a key role in decomposition processes in tropical ecosystems. Rapid assessment of local termite assemblages requires a standardized samp...

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