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The reclamation of acidic colliery spoil. III. Problems associated with the use of high rates of limestone.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Costigan, P. A. & Bradshaw, A. D. & Gemmell, R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Growth of Trifolium repens in acidic colliery spoil (pH 2.5) was suppressed by >90% when agricultural ground calcitic limestone was applied at >...

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The reclamation of acidic colliery spoil. I. Acid production potential.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Costigan, P. A. & Bradshaw, A. D. & Gemmell, R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Chemical analyses of spoil from twenty sites showed a considerable range of variation in pyrite content and acid neutralizing capacity (calcium carbon...

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The reclamation of acidic colliery spoil. II. The use of lime wastes.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Gemmell, R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of 3 different lime wastes at rates of 10-200 t/ha in combination with 45-220 kg superphosphate/ha on reclamation of acid mine spoil by (a...

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The reclamation of acidic colliery spoil. IV. The effects of limestone particle size and depth of incorporation.

Published online: 31 Aug 1984

Authors: Costigan, P. A. & Bradshaw, A. D. & Gemmell, R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of different grades of limestone, up to 2.4 mm diam., and incorporation depths of 15 and 25 cm, on growth of Lolium perenne cv. S23 was in...

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The maintenance of grassland on smelter wastes in the Lower Swansea Valley. 3. Zinc smelter waste.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Gemmell, R. P. & Goodman, G. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large-scale trials, using applications of organic materials and pulverized fuel ash on Zn smelter waste, were set up in the Lower Swansea Valley, UK, ...

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The introduction of native plant species on industrial waste heaps: a test of immigration and other factors affecting primary succession.

Published online: 15 Apr 1994

Authors: Ash, H. J. & Gemmell, R. P. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Industrial waste heaps in NW England have become colonized by interesting floras which include regionally uncommon species. However, the range of spec...

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The maintenance of grassland on smelter wastes in the Lower Swansea Valley. II. Copper smelter waste.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Goodman, G. T. & Gemmell, R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large-scale grassland trials, using applications of organic materials and pulverized fuel ash on copper smelter waste, were set up in the Lower Swanse...

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The maintenance of grassland on smelter wastes in the Lower Swansea Valley. I. Blast furnace slag.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Gemmell, R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large-scale revegetation trials on blast furnace slag in the Lower Swansea Valley were observed from 1965 to 1970. A mixed sward grew best in the long...

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