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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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Effect of components of 'acid rain' on the contribution of soil microarthropods to ecosystem function.

Published online: 04 Sep 1997

Authors: Heneghan, L. & Bolger, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The consequences of stressing microarthropod assemblages (Acari and Collembola) in a Norway spruce (Picea abies) forest soil with the chronic proton a...

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Microclimate and habitat heterogeneity as the major drivers of beetle diversity in dead wood.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Seibold, S. & Bässler, C. & Brandl, R. & Büche, B. & Szallies, A. & Thorn, S. & Ulyshen, M. D. & Müller, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resource availability and habitat heterogeneity are principle drivers of biodiversity, but their individual roles often remain unclear since both fact...

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Effects of delayed hay removal on the nutrient balance of roadside plant communities.

Published online: 08 Oct 1998

Authors: Schaffers, A. P. & Vesseur, M. C. & Sýkora, K. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Weight and nutrient losses from fresh roadside cuttings were studied in the field in the Netherlands during a 6-week period between 24 May and 6 July ...

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Effects of invasive alien acacias on nutrient cycling in the coastal lowlands of the Cape fynbos.

Published online: 09 Oct 1992

Authors: Witkowski, E. T. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Production, N and P return, and decomposition of leaf litter of the invasive alien Acacia saligna were compared with that of the indigenous sclerophyl...

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The effects of the intensification of agriculture on northern temperate dung beetle communities.

Published online: 04 Feb 2004

Authors: Hutton, S. A. & Giller, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is growing concern that the intensification of agriculture within southern Ireland is having detrimental effects on Irish fauna through habitat ...

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Testing genetically engineered potato, producing the lectins GNA and Con A, on non-target soil organisms and processes.

Published online: 04 May 2000

Authors: Griffiths, B. S. & Geoghegan, I. E. & Robertson, W. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two lectins, concanavalin A (Con A) and Galanthus nivalis agglutinin (GNA), have anti-feedant properties that suggest a potential for the control of i...

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Functional microbial diversity in regenerating cutover peatlands responds to vegetation succession.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Artz, R. R. E. & Chapman, S. J. & Siegenthaler, A. & Mitchell, E. A. D. & Buttler, A. & Bortoluzzi, E. & Gilbert, D. & Yli-Petays, M. & Vasander, H. & Francez, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While establishment of vegetation is the most visual indicator of regeneration on cutover peatland, the reinstatement of belowground functions is less...

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Effects of stream restoration on ecosystem functioning: detritus retentiveness and decomposition.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Lepori, F. & Palm, D. & Malmqvist, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing degradation of ecological conditions in streams because of human activities has prompted widespread restoration attempts; however, the ecol...

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