Goede De R. G. M.

Goede De R. G. M.
Wageningen University & Research | WUR · Department of Soil Quality

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In three dairy grasslands on peat, minerals were added to manipulate the soil Ca:Mg ratio with or without effect on pH. The responses of soil properties and grass N yield were measured. CaCO3 application led to higher soil Ca:Mg ratio and pHKCl compared to the untreated control, decreased Ntotal and Ctotal, and increased P availability. Grass N yie...
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Permanent grassland soils can act as a sink for carbon and may therefore positively contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation. We compared young (5‐15 years since latest grassland renewal) with old (>20 years since latest grassland renewal) permanent grassland soils in terms of carbon stock, carbon sequestration, drought tolerance and...
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Assessing soil microbial functionality has the potential to reveal meaningful effects of soil management on soil processes influencing soil quality. We used MicroResp™ to assess microbial respiration upon the addition of six carbon substrates (glucose, alanine, aminobutyric acid, N-acetyl glucosamine, alpha-ketoglutaric acid, and lignin). From this...
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Soils are indispensable for the provision of several functions. Agricultural intensification and its focus on increasing primary productivity (PP) poses a threat to soil quality, due to increases in nutrient loads, greenhouse gas emissions and declining biodiversity. The EU Horizon 2020 Landmark project has developed multi‐criteria decision models...
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As the most abundant animals on earth, nematodes are a dominant component of the soil community. They play critical roles in regulating biogeochemical cycles and vegetation dynamics within and across landscapes and are an indicator of soil biological activity. Here, we present a comprehensive global dataset of soil nematode abundance and functional...
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Renewing agricultural grasslands for improved yields and forage quality generally involves eliminating standing vegetation with herbicides, ploughing and reseeding. However, grassland renewal may negatively affect soil quality and related ecosystem services. On clay soil in the north of the Netherlands, we measured grass productivity and soil chemi...
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Assessment of the suitability of different labile carbon fractions as soil quality indicators for agricultural management in 10 European long-term field experiments. We tested their sensitivity to agricultural management and linkage with various soil parameters. The concentration of labile carbon fractions were increased in reduced tillage and high...
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Soil nematode communities and food web indices can inform about the complexity, nutrient flows and decomposition pathways of soil food webs, reflecting soil quality. Relative abundance of nematode feeding and life‐history groups are used for calculating food web indices, i.e. maturity index (MI), enrichment index (EI), structure index (SI) and chan...
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1.The ecosystem services that humans obtain from the soil are strongly linked to the soil's biota. There is ample evidence that intensive agriculture has a negative effect on the soil's biological diversity. While in other ecosystems, habitat specialists are at a higher risk of extinction due to human impacts than generalists, we have no evidence o...
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Earthworms are important for soil functioning in arable cropping systems and earthworm species differ in their response to soil tillage and crop residue management. Lumbricus terrestris (Linnaeus, 1758) are rare in intensively tilled arable fields. In two parallel field trials with either non-inversion (NIT) or conventional tillage (CT), we investi...
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Soil suppressiveness to pathogens is defined as the capacity of soil to regulate soil-borne pathogens. It can be managed by agricultural practices, but the effects reported so far remain inconsistent. Soil suppressiveness is difficult to predict and for this reason different soil properties have been linked to it with the aim to find informative in...
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Considerable nitrogen (N) mineralization occurs in drained peat soils in use for dairy grassland, due to aerobic decomposition of soil organic matter (SOM). N losses may be limited by matching grass N uptake with N mineralization and by adapting on-farm fertilization schemes to soil N supply (SNS) and apparent N recovery (ANR). Previous attempts to...
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Earthworms play an important role in soil organic matter (SOM) dynamics and soil structure formation, including soil porosity and aggregate stability. Earthworms feed on organic inputs such as crop residues (CR) which are displaced by mouldboard ploughing. In a 61-day mesocosm experiment, we investigated the effects of CR placement (surface-applied...
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Sampling and analysis or visual examination of soil to assess its status and use potential is widely practiced from plot to national scales. However, the choice of relevant soil attributes and interpretation of measurements are not straightforward, because of the complexity and site-specificity of soils, legacy effects of previous land use, and tra...
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In this paper we present effects of four paired agricultural management practices (organic matter (OM) addition versus no organic matter input, no-tillage (NT) versus conventional tillage, crop rotation versus monoculture, and organic agriculture versus conventional agriculture) on five key soil quality indicators, i.e., soil organic matter (SOM) c...
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En de boer hij ploegde voort. Algemeen wordt aangenomen dat ploegen noodzakelijk is om de bodem geschikt te maken voor een optimale gewasproductie. Maar ploegen versnelt de afbraak van organische stof en verandert het bodemleven. In deze bijdrage worden ervaringen met acht veldexperimenten gebruikt om effecten op biodiversiteit en gerelateerde bode...
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p>Peat wetlands are of major importance for ecosystem services such as carbon storage, water regulation and maintenance of biodiversity. However, peat drainage for farming leads to CO<sub>2</sub> emission, soil subsidence and biodiversity losses. In the peat areas in the Netherlands, solutions are sought in reducing drainage, adapting farming to we...
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Agricultural intensification has negative impacts on biodiversity at spatial scales from field to landscape. Earthworms are important for soil functioning, so it is crucial to understand the responses of earthworm communities to agricultural management and land use. We aimed to: 1) investigate whether earthworm communities differed between relative...
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Plant roots have a profound effect on soil microbial activity, particularly in the rhizosphere. Hence, it is important to understand the potential effects of genetically modified (GM) crops on soil microbial activity and related processes such as litter decomposition. In this study, we compared the effects of GM potato Modena on soil microbial acti...
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Belowground organisms often display a shift in their massabundance scaling relationships due to environmental factors such as soil chemistry and atmospheric deposition. Here we present new empirical data that show strong differences in allometric scaling according to whether the resolution at the local scale is based on a taxonomic or a functional...
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The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility of controlling the potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida through biofumigation with glucosinolate-rich Brassica juncea genotypes. The main glucosinolate of B. juncea is 2-propenyl glucosinolate which is the precursor of 2-propenyl isothiocyanate. Toxicity of 2-propenyl isothiocyanate to encysted...
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Trivariate data (body mass, numerical abundance, and biomass) and environmental data (soil pH and total soil C, N, P contents) for the organisms belonging to 135 OTUs from 9 (3 x 3) soil biota with their corresponding functional traits. For the description of any abbreviation, see the README.txt file that lists all the variables defined in the comp...
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While most soil biota play an essential role in ecosystem services, the plant-pathogenic fraction may have a large, negative economic impact on food and feed production. For decades, the use of so-called fumigants (= general biocides) has been a common practice for controlling soil pathogens, including plant-parasitic nematodes. Due to their negati...
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Grondgebonden landbouw is afhankelijk van de ecosysteemdiensten die het natuurlijk kapitaal van de bodem levert. Een gezonde bodem maakt voedingsstoffen vrij, geeft water door, heeft een goede bodemstructuur en het vermogen om ziekten en plagen te onderdrukken. Door gebruik te maken van deze diensten kunnen boeren een aanzienlijke agrarische produc...
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Om ecosysteemdiensten te beoordelen zijn ook fysische en systeemgerichte indicatoren nodig. Dit rapport is de uitkomst van een multicriteria-analyse waarin de bruikbaarheid van indicatoren voor toepassing in een meetnet werd geschat door twaalf deskundigen in de bodemkunde, de bodemecologie en het agrarische bodemadvies. De indicatoren zijn ook bru...
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Agricultural intensification is known to impact the soil biota community. In a previous study, the impact of agricultural intensification on total abundances and functional group structure of major soil biota groups were measured. In this study we address the effects of conversion of extensively managed grassland to arable land on taxonomic diversi...
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Sustainable production and biodiversity conservation can be mutually supportive in providing multiple ecosystem services to farmers and society. This study aimed to determine the contribution of agroforestry systems, as tested by family farmers in the Brazilian Rainforest region since 1993, to tree biodiversity and evaluated farmers’ criteria for t...
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We tested the effect of legume species on soil fungal and bacterial biomass. In a field experiment, soils below pure grass (Lolium perenne) swards and binary grass-legume mixtures with Trifolium repens, Trifolium pratense and Medicago sativa were sampled 4 years after establishment. Despite earlier aboveground biomass differences, there were few si...
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Op verzoek van de provincie Noord-Brabant heeft het RIVM gegevens over de bodembiodiversiteit op kaarten weergegeven. De kaarten zullen aan de Bodemwijzer van de provincie worden toegevoegd. In dit instrument wordt kennis over de bodem verzameld en toegankelijk gemaakt om duurzaam bodemgebruik na te kunnen streven. Hiermee kan namelijk worden geïnv...
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Bodemindicatoren voor duurzaam bodemgebruik in de veenweiden : ecosysteemdiensten van landbouw- en natuurpercelen in het veenweidegebied van Zuid-Holland, Noord-Holland en Utrecht. De veenweiden van West Nederland vormen een oud en uniek landschap, zowel wat betreft landbouw als biodiversiteit en natuur. Het organische karakter van de bodem onder d...
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The RIVM has developed with the Wageningen University (WUR) a new technique by which the soil quality can be determined accurately, the so-called nematode DNA barcode tool. This molecular method provides faster and more detailed information about disturbances in soil quality and the possible causes. This can be done because this novel information i...
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Earthworm and termite diversity were studied in 12 long-term agricultural field trials across the sub-humid to semi-arid tropical zones of Eastern and Western Africa. In each trial, treatments with high and low soil organic C were chosen to represent contrasts in long-term soil management effects, including tillage intensity, organic matter and nut...
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Biotic soil parameters have so far seldom played a role in practical soil assessment and management of grasslands. However, the ongoing reduction of external inputs in agriculture would imply an increasing reliance on ecosystem self-regulating processes. Since soil biota play an important role in these processes and in the provision of ecosystem se...
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Understanding the impacts of agricultural intensification and extensification on soil biota communities is useful in order to preserve and restore biological diversity in agricultural soils and enhance the role of soil biota in agroecosystem functioning. Over four consecutive years, we investigated the effects of agricultural intensification and ex...
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We tested the effect different legumes on soil fungal and bacterial biomass in a field experiment with Lolium perenne in monoculture and in binary combinations with the legumes Trifolium repens, Trifolium pratense and Medicago sativa. Fungal biomass was higher in grass monocultures than in grass-legume mixtures, which coincided with lower inorganic...
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In the Netherlands soil biological measurements are undertaken in a nationwide monitoring programme. The measurements are combined in the Biological Indicator of Soil Quality (BISQ). About 300 locations were selected in a random stratified design comprising stringent combinations of land use and soil type. All locations were sampled in a six-year c...
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The introduction of N2-fixing white clover (Trifolium repens) in grassland is a management measure that may contribute to sustainable grassland systems by making them less dependent on inorganic fertilizers. However, little is known about the impact of this measure on soil biota and ecosystem services. We investigated earthworms, nematodes, bacteri...
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We studied the effect of five fertilizers (including two adjusted manure slurries) and an untreated control on soil biota and explored the effect on the ecosystem services they provided. Our results suggest that the available N (NO 3− and NH 4+) in the soil plays a central role in the effect of fertilizers on nematodes and microorganisms. Microorga...
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Bij een deel van de melkveehouderijbedrijven in de Noordelijke Friese Wouden (NFW) leeft de wens om mest bovengronds te mogen uitrijden. Een aantal bedrijven volgt daartoe een zogeheten alternatief spoor. Deze strategie bestaat uit een combinatie van maatregelen als een verlaging van de kunstmestgift en het voeren van een eiwitarm en structuurrijk...
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Insight is needed into how management influences soil biota when sustainable grassland systems are developed. A crop rotation of grass and maize can be sustainable in terms of efficient nutrient use. However, there is lack of information on the effect of such a crop rotation on soil biological quality. Earthworms, nematodes, bacteria and fungi were...
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Heavy metal polluted soils usually contain mixtures of different metals, whereas legislation is derived from concentrations of individual metals. The mixture toxicity of the Dutch floodplain Afferdensche and Deestsche Waarden was estimated to be high (msPAF ranged from 67-94%). Analyses of nematode community based bioindicators (Maturity Index, tax...
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Microarthropods show considerable small-scale spatial variation, which on statistical grounds demands the use of numerous samples per experimental unit to obtain a representative density estimate. To avoid the identification of all individuals in these samples a sub-sampling technique is desirable. Due to various factors, existing sub-sampling meth...
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Aan de orde komen: gewasbeschadiging en bodemstructuur; bodemleven: effecten op bodemorganismen; weidevogels en agrarisch landgebruik
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Het RIVM heeft samen met diverse kennisinstituten tien veel voorkomende bodems gekarakteriseerd waar de bodemkwaliteit op orde is, zogeheten referenties voor biologische bodemkwaliteit (RBB). Hier bestonden nog geen criteria voor. Deze referenties kunnen als streefbeeld gebruikt worden om bodemgebruik duurzamer te maken.De referenties zijn bepaald...
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Knowledge of the effects of cow diet on manure composition is required to improve nutrient use efficiency and to decrease emissions of N to the environment. Therefore, we performed an experiment with nonlactating cows to determine the consequences of changes in cow rations for the chemical characteristics and the traits of the microbial community i...
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We studied the effects of two slurry manure application methods, broadcasting manure slurry (MB) and manure slit injection (SMI), on soil faunal communities 1 week and 4 or 5 weeks after application in the spring of 2002 and the summer of 2003. No effect on total numbers of Enchytraeidae and nematodes was found. Enrichment opportunistic nematodes (...
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Environmental protection organisations involved in farmland-bird conservation promote the use of organic fertilisers, especially farmyard manure, to enhance the availability of earthworms, which are an important prey for farmland-birds. We studied changes in earthworm numbers in a field experiment on a semi-natural grassland with three different ty...