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Agricultural practices for food safety threaten pest control services for fresh produce.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Karp, D. S. & Moses, R. & Gennet, S. & Jones, M. S. & Joseph, S. & M'Gonigle, L. K. & Ponisio, L. C. & Snyder, W. E. & Kremen, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over the past decade, several foodborne disease outbreaks provoked widespread reforms to the fresh produce industry. Subsequent concerns about wildlif...

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Land health surveillance for identifying land constraints and targeting land management options in smallholder farming systems in Western Cameroon.

Published online: 22 Mar 2017

Authors: Takoutsing, B. & Ayenkulu, E. & Tchoundjeu, Z. & Coe, R. & Denis, N. & Shepherd, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Quantitative and up-to-date information on ecosystem characteristics and land health constraints are needed to understand land degradation trends and ...

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Effects of storage on the soluble phosphorus and potassium content of some Derbyshire soils.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Gupta, P. L. & Rorison, I. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Samples from three soils were analysed weekly during six weeks of storage at 5 deg C; at 20 deg C and at field capacity; at 20 deg C after air-drying,...

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Soil development on colliery waste tips in relation to age. I. Introduction and physical factors. II. Chemical factors.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Down, C. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Chronological changes in the physical composition of colliery waste were studied on nine tips of ages 0-178 years, in the Somerset Coalfield.Surface i...

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Iodine in the U.K. environment with particular reference to agriculture.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Whitehead, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The iodine content of the top 15 cm of 132 soils formed from a variety of parent materials within the UK ranged from 0.5 to 98.2 mu g g-1 on a dry wei...

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Some relations between forest litter and growth of Sitka Spruce on poorly drained soils.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Adams, S. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was made in 1971-72 of leaf litter from 119 inventory plots, each of 0.025 ha, in Picea sitchensis plantations (8-42 years old) on gleyed soil...

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Phosphorus balance of contrasting farming systems, past and present. Can food production be sustainable?

Published online: 27 May 1998

Authors: Newman, E. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Phosphorus inputs and losses are calculated for contrasting farming systems: cereals were a major product in all systems. In typical modern British wh...

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Effects of riparian forest harvest on streams: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Richardson, J. S. & Béraud, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Riparian forest harvesting impacts streams in many ways, from altering temperature regimes, shifting geomorphic structure, increasing sediment fluxes ...

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Ecology of forest soils: an exploratory study on ecological functioning of forest soils on sandy soils.

Published online: 26 Aug 2015

Authors: Jong, J. J. de & Bloem, J. & Delft, S. P. J. v. & Hommel, P. W. F. M. & Oosterbaan, A. & Waal, R. W. de

Content type: Bulletin

The soil of a forest is a driving factor for the functioning of the forest as a production system of ecosystem. It is the medium where soil organisms ...

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Phosphorus adsorption by soils from heathlands in southern England in relation to successional change.

Published online: 16 Mar 1991

Authors: Chapman, S. B. & Rose, R. J. & Basanta, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Determinations of the phosphorus adsorption characteristics of a range of heathland soils are described and related to differences in phosphorus econo...

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