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Heavy metal stress can prime for herbivore-induced plant volatile emission
(Blackwell Publishing Inc., 2012-07)
Heavy metals are important pollutants that can severely impact ecological foodwebs. In addition to direct toxic effects, these contaminants have been suggested to disrupt chemical communication channels between plants and ...
Can the application of rare earth elements improve yield and decrease the uptake of cadmium in ryegrass-dominated pastures?
(CSIRO Publishing, 2015)
© 2015 CSIRO. Rare earth elements (REEs) have been linked to increases and decreases in plant growth and the uptake of biotoxic metals such as Cadmium (Cd). We hypothesised that under the right soil and climatic conditions ...
Effect of urine, potassium and dicyandiamide application on pasture production from a free-draining Canterbury dairy pasture soil
(Taylor & Francis on behalf of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 2014)
A cut-and-carry trial was conducted on a low quick-test potassium (QTK ≤ 4) Lismore soil during 2012-13 in Springston, Canterbury to test the responsiveness of a dairy pasture to urine, dicyandiamide (DCD) and potassium ...
Nitrosospira cluster 8a plays a predominant role in the nitrification process of a subtropical Ultisol under long-term inorganic and organic fertilization
(American Society for Microbiology, 2018-09)
Long-term effects of inorganic and organic fertilization on nitrification activity (NA) and the abundances and community structures of ammoniaoxidizing bacteria (AOB) and ammonia-oxidizing archaea (AOA) were investigated ...