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Inter- and intra-species intercropping of barley cultivars and legume species, as affected by soil phosphorus availability

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Inter- and intra-species intercropping of barley cultivars and legume species, as affected by soil phosphorus availability. / Darch, Tegan; Giles, Courtney D.; Blackwell, Martin S. A.; George, Timothy S.; Brown, Lawrie K.; Blackburn, Daniel; Shand, Charles A.; Stutter, Marc Ian; Lumsdon, David G.; Mezeli, Malika; Wendler, Renate; Zhang, Hao; Wearing, Catherine Louise; Cooper, Patricia; Haygarth, Philip Matthew.

In: Plant and Soil, Vol. 427, No. 1-2, 06.2018, p. 125-138.

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Darch, T, Giles, CD, Blackwell, MSA, George, TS, Brown, LK, Blackburn, D, Shand, CA, Stutter, MI, Lumsdon, DG, Mezeli, M, Wendler, R, Zhang, H, Wearing, CL, Cooper, P & Haygarth, PM 2018, 'Inter- and intra-species intercropping of barley cultivars and legume species, as affected by soil phosphorus availability', Plant and Soil, vol. 427, no. 1-2, pp. 125-138. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-017-3365-z

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Darch, T., Giles, C. D., Blackwell, M. S. A., George, T. S., Brown, L. K., Blackburn, D., Shand, C. A., Stutter, M. I., Lumsdon, D. G., Mezeli, M., Wendler, R., Zhang, H., Wearing, C. L., Cooper, P., & Haygarth, P. M. (2018). Inter- and intra-species intercropping of barley cultivars and legume species, as affected by soil phosphorus availability. Plant and Soil, 427(1-2), 125-138. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-017-3365-z

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Darch, Tegan ; Giles, Courtney D. ; Blackwell, Martin S. A. ; George, Timothy S. ; Brown, Lawrie K. ; Blackburn, Daniel ; Shand, Charles A. ; Stutter, Marc Ian ; Lumsdon, David G. ; Mezeli, Malika ; Wendler, Renate ; Zhang, Hao ; Wearing, Catherine Louise ; Cooper, Patricia ; Haygarth, Philip Matthew. / Inter- and intra-species intercropping of barley cultivars and legume species, as affected by soil phosphorus availability. In: Plant and Soil. 2018 ; Vol. 427, No. 1-2. pp. 125-138.

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title = "Inter- and intra-species intercropping of barley cultivars and legume species, as affected by soil phosphorus availability",
abstract = "Aims Intercropping can improve plant yields and soil phosphorus (P) use efficiency. This studycompares inter- and intra-species intercropping, and determines whether P uptake and shoot biomass accumulation in intercrops are affected by soil P availability.Methods Four barley cultivars (Hordeum vulgare L.) and three legume species (Trifolium subterreneum, Ornithopus sativus and Medicago truncatula) were selected on the basis of their contrasting root exudation and morphological responses to P deficiency. Monoculturesand barley-barley and barley-legume intercrops were grown for 6 weeks in a pot trial at very limiting, slightly limiting and excess available soil P. Aboveground biomass and shoot P were measured.Results Barley-legume intercrops had 10–70% greater P accumulation and 0–40% greater biomassthan monocultures, with the greatest gains occurring at or below the sub-critical P requirement forbarley. No benefit of barley-barley intercropping was observed. The plant combination had no significant effect on biomass and P uptake observed in intercropped treatments.Conclusions Barley-legume intercropping shows promise for sustainable production systems, especiallyat low soil P. Gains in biomass and P uptake come from inter- rather than intra-speciesintercropping, indicating that plant diversity resulted in decreased competition between plants for P.",
keywords = "Legume , Barley , Phosphorus availability , Plant diversity, Yield , Phosphorus uptake ",
author = "Tegan Darch and Giles, {Courtney D.} and Blackwell, {Martin S. A.} and George, {Timothy S.} and Brown, {Lawrie K.} and Daniel Blackburn and Shand, {Charles A.} and Stutter, {Marc Ian} and Lumsdon, {David G.} and Malika Mezeli and Renate Wendler and Hao Zhang and Wearing, {Catherine Louise} and Patricia Cooper and Haygarth, {Philip Matthew}",
year = "2018",
month = jun,
doi = "10.1007/s11104-017-3365-z",
language = "English",
volume = "427",
pages = "125--138",
journal = "Plant and Soil",
issn = "0032-079X",
publisher = "Springer International Publishing AG",
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TY - JOUR

T1 - Inter- and intra-species intercropping of barley cultivars and legume species, as affected by soil phosphorus availability

AU - Darch, Tegan

AU - Giles, Courtney D.

AU - Blackwell, Martin S. A.

AU - George, Timothy S.

AU - Brown, Lawrie K.

AU - Blackburn, Daniel

AU - Shand, Charles A.

AU - Stutter, Marc Ian

AU - Lumsdon, David G.

AU - Mezeli, Malika

AU - Wendler, Renate

AU - Zhang, Hao

AU - Wearing, Catherine Louise

AU - Cooper, Patricia

AU - Haygarth, Philip Matthew

PY - 2018/6

Y1 - 2018/6

N2 - Aims Intercropping can improve plant yields and soil phosphorus (P) use efficiency. This studycompares inter- and intra-species intercropping, and determines whether P uptake and shoot biomass accumulation in intercrops are affected by soil P availability.Methods Four barley cultivars (Hordeum vulgare L.) and three legume species (Trifolium subterreneum, Ornithopus sativus and Medicago truncatula) were selected on the basis of their contrasting root exudation and morphological responses to P deficiency. Monoculturesand barley-barley and barley-legume intercrops were grown for 6 weeks in a pot trial at very limiting, slightly limiting and excess available soil P. Aboveground biomass and shoot P were measured.Results Barley-legume intercrops had 10–70% greater P accumulation and 0–40% greater biomassthan monocultures, with the greatest gains occurring at or below the sub-critical P requirement forbarley. No benefit of barley-barley intercropping was observed. The plant combination had no significant effect on biomass and P uptake observed in intercropped treatments.Conclusions Barley-legume intercropping shows promise for sustainable production systems, especiallyat low soil P. Gains in biomass and P uptake come from inter- rather than intra-speciesintercropping, indicating that plant diversity resulted in decreased competition between plants for P.

AB - Aims Intercropping can improve plant yields and soil phosphorus (P) use efficiency. This studycompares inter- and intra-species intercropping, and determines whether P uptake and shoot biomass accumulation in intercrops are affected by soil P availability.Methods Four barley cultivars (Hordeum vulgare L.) and three legume species (Trifolium subterreneum, Ornithopus sativus and Medicago truncatula) were selected on the basis of their contrasting root exudation and morphological responses to P deficiency. Monoculturesand barley-barley and barley-legume intercrops were grown for 6 weeks in a pot trial at very limiting, slightly limiting and excess available soil P. Aboveground biomass and shoot P were measured.Results Barley-legume intercrops had 10–70% greater P accumulation and 0–40% greater biomassthan monocultures, with the greatest gains occurring at or below the sub-critical P requirement forbarley. No benefit of barley-barley intercropping was observed. The plant combination had no significant effect on biomass and P uptake observed in intercropped treatments.Conclusions Barley-legume intercropping shows promise for sustainable production systems, especiallyat low soil P. Gains in biomass and P uptake come from inter- rather than intra-speciesintercropping, indicating that plant diversity resulted in decreased competition between plants for P.

KW - Legume

KW - Barley

KW - Phosphorus availability

KW - Plant diversity

KW - Yield

KW - Phosphorus uptake

U2 - 10.1007/s11104-017-3365-z

DO - 10.1007/s11104-017-3365-z

M3 - Journal article

VL - 427

SP - 125

EP - 138

JO - Plant and Soil

JF - Plant and Soil

SN - 0032-079X

IS - 1-2

ER -