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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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Crop traits drive soil carbon sequestration under organic farming.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: García-Palacios, P. & Gattinger, A. & Bracht-Jørgensen, H. & Brussaard, L. & Carvalho, F. & Castro, H. & Clément, J. C. & Deyn, G. de & D'Hertefeldt, T. & Foulquier, A. & Hedlund, K. & Lavorel, S. & Legay, N. & Lori, M. & Mäder, P. & Martínez-García, L. B. & Silva, P. M. da & Muller, A. & Nascimento, E. & Reis, F. & Symanczik, S. & Sousa, J. P. & Milla, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organic farming (OF) enhances top soil organic carbon (SOC) stocks in croplands compared with conventional farming (CF), which can contribute to seque...

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Long-term interval burning alters fine root and mycorrhizal dynamics in a ponderosa pine forest.

Published online: 21 Sep 2005

Authors: Hart, S. C. & Classen, A. T. & Wright, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant roots and their mycorrhizal symbionts are critical components of forest ecosystems, being largely responsible for soil resource acquisition by p...

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