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Grazing-induced shifts in community functional composition and soil nutrient availability in Tibetan alpine meadows.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Niu KeChang & He JinSheng & Lechowicz, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The functional structure of plant communities can be altered by grazing through two main mechanisms: species turnover (i.e. changes in species occurre...

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Covariation of soil nutrients drives occurrence of exotic and native plant species.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Driscoll, D. A. & Strong, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nutrient enrichment with phosphorus (P) and nitrogen (N) threatens biodiversity globally, particularly because it drives invasion by exotic plant spec...

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Relative performance of native and exotic grass species in response to amendment of drastically disturbed serpentine substrates.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: O'Dell, R. E. & Claassen, V. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Limited information exists on approaches to effectively revegetate severely disturbed, barren, subgrade (unconsolidated parent material) serpentine su...

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Long-term, livestock-mediated redistribution of nitrogen and phosphorus in an East African savanna.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Augustine, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of livestock on African rangelands has been a major focus of recent research, but little attention has been paid to the way livestock affec...

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First-year development of plant communities originating from forest topsoils placed on southern Appalachian minesoils.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Farmer, R. E., Jr. & Cunningham, M. & Barnhill, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In microplots, forest topsoils from mixed deciduous stands in the Cumberland Mountains of eastern Tennessee were spread over surface minesoils from th...

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Food selection by skylarks and grazing damage to sugar beet seedlings.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Green, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Observations were made on sugar beet fields in Cambridgeshire and West Suffolk, UK, in April-May 1977 and 1978 from emergence of seedlings until they ...

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Early seral communities in a limestone quarry: an experimental study of treatment effects on cover and richness of vegetation.

Published online: 28 Oct 1985

Authors: Davis, B. N. K. & Lakhani, K. H. & Brown, M. C. & Park, D. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Oolitic limestone workings on the Leicestershire/Lincolnshire border were sown in 1981 with Brachypodium sylvaticum and Lotus corniculatus; in a facto...

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Factors affecting nitrogen fixation by white clover (Trifolium repens) on colliery spoil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Palmer, J. P. & Iverson, L. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

N fixation by white clover established on colliery spoil in S. Yorkshire was measured weekly between May and Nov. Residual spoil P levels from 2 rates...

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Natural reseeding and Trifolium repens demography in grazed hill pastures. 1. Flowerhead appearance and fate, and seed dynamics.

Published online: 25 Oct 1988

Authors: Chapman, D. F. & Anderson, C. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The appearance and fate (removal by livestock vs. natural ripening and eventual seed deposition) of Trifolium repens flowerheads were measured for 3 y...

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Tolerance of heavy metals and the reclamation of industrial waste.

Published online: 12 Jan 1970

Authors: Gadgil, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Zn and Cu tolerance of populations of Agrostis tenuis, A. stolonifera, Anthoxanthum odoratum, Festuca rubra and F. ovina was tested on root growth...

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