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A comparative study of nitrogen flows in two similar meadows affected by different groundwater levels.

Published online: 30 Mar 1995

Authors: Berendse, F. & Oomes, M. J. M. & Altena, H. J. & Visser, W. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A comparative study was carried out on nitrogen flows in two meadow ecosystems that were similar at the beginning of the experiment. In the wet meadow...

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Breakdown of four litters of contrasting quality in a tropical Australian rainforest.

Published online: 17 May 1988

Authors: Spain, A. V. & Feuvre, R. P. le

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Litter bag studies in a lowland tropical rain forest in NE Queensland, Australia, showed that breakdown rates decreased in the order: Eucalyptus alba ...

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Participatory research methods in environmental science: local and scientific knowledge of a limnological phenomenon in the Pantanal wetland of Brazil.

Published online: 18 Oct 2000

Authors: Calheiros, D. F. & Seidl, A. F. & Ferreira, C. J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Participatory research methodologies incorporating local knowledge are important to the success of ecological research and the sustainable management ...

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Special Profile: River restoration.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Giller, P. S.

Content type: Journal issue

This special issue contains 6 papers entitled: Standards for ecologically successful river restoration; Stating mechanisms and refining criteria for e...

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Soil processes as influenced by heavy metals and the composition of soil fauna.

Published online: 16 Jun 1995

Authors: Komulainen, M. & Mikola, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of heavy metals (Cu and Ni) on soil processes were studied experimentally in forest microcosms in Finland as a function of the presence of...

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Seasonal and spatial variation in living and dead plant material in a grazed grassland as related to plant species diversity.

Published online: 31 Aug 1991

Authors: Heerdt, G. N. J. ter & Bakker, J. P. & Leeuw, J. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In field studies at Westerholt, Netherlands, (a) an Agrostis capillaris stand lightly grazed by sheep, (b) a moderately grazed Holcus lanatus stand an...

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Plant diversity enhances the reclamation of degraded lands by stimulating plant-soil feedbacks.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Jia Pu & Liang JieLiang & Yang ShengXiang & Zhang ShengChang & Liu Jun & Liang ZhiWei & Li FengMei & Zeng QingWei & Fang Zhou & Liao Bin & Shu WenSheng & Cadotte, M. W. & Li JinTian

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite a rich history of theoretical and empirical work showing that increasing biodiversity results in higher ecosystem function, this research has ...

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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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Harvesting biofuel grasslands has mixed effects on natural enemy communities and no effects on biocontrol services.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Kim, T. N. & Fox, A. F. & Wills, B. D. & Meehan, T. D. & Landis, D. A. & Gratton, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Perennial bioenergy systems, such as switchgrass and restored prairies, are alternatives to commonly used annual monocultures such as maize. Perennial...

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Leaf-fall in a tropical rain forest.

Published online: 11 Nov 1970

Authors: Cornforth, I. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measurements at monthly intervals showed that leaf-fall in the Mora excelsa rain forests of Trinidad was much greater in Aug. Oct. and in Feb. April t...

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