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Ecosystem development on reclaimed china clay wastes. I. Assessment of vegetation and capture of nutrients.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Marrs, R. H. & Roberts, R. D. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a survey of 68 reclaimed china clay wastes, the grass/clover vegetation was scored for overall cover, legume cover and the number of ingressed spp....

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Ecosystem development on reclaimed china clay wastes. II. Nutrient compartmentation and nitrogen mineralization.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Roberts, R. D. & Marrs, R. H. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The accumulation of biomass and nutrients in 3 compartments (plant shoots, roots and surface soil) in developing grass/clover ecosystems in 2 types of...

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Ecosystem development of reclaimed china clay wastes. IV. Recycling of above-ground plant nutrients.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Marrs, R. H. & Granlund, I. H. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The accumulation of nutrients in the standing crop and standing dead material in naturally grazed and sheep-grazed grass/clover vegetation on reclaime...

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Ecosystem development on reclaimed china clay wastes. III. Leaching of nutrients.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Marrs, R. H. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Losses of nutrients from young grass/clover swards in an establishing phase and older swards in a maintenance phase on china clay wastes were examined...

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The effect of Lupinus arboreus on the nitrogen status of china clay wastes.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Palaniappan, V. M. & Marrs, R. H. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lupinus arboreus rapidly colonizes micaceous china clay wastes, which are deficient in N, P, Ca and K. N accumulated at rates of about 180 Kg ha-1y-1 ...

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