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Even short-term revegetation complicates soil food webs and strengthens their links with ecosystem functions.

Published online: 21 Sep 2022

Authors: Wang Bing & Zhu YuHe & Chen Xiang & Chen DiMa & Wu Ying & Wu LiJi & Liu ShengEn & Yue LinYan & Wang Yang & Bai YongFei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Degradation of dryland ecosystems is a worldwide problem caused by climate change and human activities. To restore these degraded ecosystems, governme...

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Trait-based selection of nurse plants to restore ecosystem functions in mine tailings.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Navarro-Cano, J. A. & Verdú, M. & Goberna, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Metal mining in drylands generates waste tailings with high toxicity, physical instability, as well as water and thermal stresses that hamper their bi...

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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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The impact of waterfowl foraging on the decomposition of rice straw: mutual benefits for rice growers and waterfowl.

Published online: 05 Jan 2001

Authors: Bird, J. A. & Pettygrove, G. S. & Eadie, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent legislation in California, USA, has restricted traditional open-field burning of rice straw residues, leading farmers to adopt alternative meth...

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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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Changes in alder fens following a decrease in the ground water table: results of a geographical information system application.

Published online: 16 Jun 1995

Authors: Kazda, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large-scale decreases in the groundwater table in western parts of the lower Rhine area, Germany, have led to changes in species composition of Alnus ...

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Assessment of forest management influences on total live aboveground tree biomass in William B. Bankhead National Forest, Alabama.

Published online: 15 Apr 2015

Authors: Schweitzer, C. & Lemke, D. & Wubishet Tadesse & Wang, Y.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Forests contain a large amount of carbon (C) stored as tree biomass (above and below ground), detritus, and soil organic material. The aboveground tre...

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Livestock grazing promotes ecosystem multifunctionality of a coastal salt marsh.

Published online: 03 Nov 2021

Authors: Zhang Pei & Yang ZaiChao & Wu JiHua

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of livestock grazing on grasslands have garnered much attention; however, little is known about how grazing affects ecosystems' ability to...

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