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Can management compensate for atmospheric nutrient deposition in heathland ecosystems?

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Härdtle, W. & Niemeyer, M. & Niemeyer, T. & Assmann, T. & Fottner, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Atmospheric nutrient deposition has contributed to widespread changes in heathlands throughout Europe. As a consequence, management is now being consi...

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Mycorrhizal infection in Pennine grassland. 2. Effects of mycorrhizal infection on the growth of some upland grasses on gamma -irradiated soils.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Sparling, G. P. & Tinker, P. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of mycorrhizal infection on the growth of 5 upland grass spp. (Anthoxanthum odoratum, Cynosurus cristatus, Festuca rubra, Nardus stricta a...

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Mycorrhizal infection in Pennine grassland. 3. Effects of mycorrhizal infection on the growth of white clover.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Sparling, G. P. & Tinker, P. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of mycorrhizal infection on the growth of white clover were assessed, using gamma -irradiated soil of the Malham series amended with P fer...

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Litter-fall in a Pinus radiata forest: the effect of irrigation and fertilizer treatments.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Cromer, R. N. & Tompkins, D. & Barr, N. J. & Williams, E. R. & Stewart, H. T. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A 15 year-old Pinus radiata plantation near Sale, Victoria, Australia, was irrigated with waste-water for 3 years. A litter-fall of 400 g m-2 year-1 w...

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Foliar nutrient dynamics and nutrient use efficiency of four deciduous tree species in relation to site fertility.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Boerner, R. E. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seasonal foliar nutrient dynamics of four deciduous forest tree species, Quercus prinus, Q. alba, Acer rubrum and Fagus grandifolia, were examined in ...

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Use of nitrogen to phosphorus ratios in plant tissue as an indicator of nutrient limitation and nitrogen saturation.

Published online: 27 Aug 2003

Authors: Tessier, J. T. & Raynal, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ratios of nitrogen to phosphorus (N:P) in plant foliage have been used to assess nutrient limitation in wetland ecosystems and to indicate nitrogen sa...

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A trait-based analysis of the role of phosphorus vs. nitrogen enrichment in plant species loss across North-west European grasslands.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Ceulemans, T. & Merckx, R. & Hens, M. & Honnay, O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Both nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) enrichment have been identified to drive plant species losses from nutrient-poor semi-natural grasslands. The rel...

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Restoration of ecosystem function in an abandoned sandpit: plant and soil responses to paper de-inking sludge.

Published online: 30 Jun 1999

Authors: Fierro, A. & Angers, D. A. & Beauchamp, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In mine spoil reclamation, the establishment of a sustainable plant cover requires the improvement of limiting conditions and the re-initiation of car...

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Shifts from complementarity to selection effects maintain high productivity in maize/legume intercropping systems.

Published online: 14 Dec 2021

Authors: Zhang WeiPing & Gao SaiNan & Li ZhaoXin & Xu HuaSen & Yang Hao & Yang Xin & Fan HongXia & Su Ye & Fornara, D. & Li Long

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Complementarity (CE) and selection effects (SE) have been either invoked to explain the positive diversity-productivity relationship in natural and se...

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Spatial, temporal and experimental: three study design cornerstones for establishing defensible numeric criteria in freshwater ecosystems.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Taylor, J. M. & Back, J. A. & Brooks, B. W. & King, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nutrient over-enrichment increasingly threatens global water resources. Stressor-response studies specifically designed to identify levels of nutrient...

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