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The salinity of motorway soils. I. Variation in time and between regions in the salinity of soils on central reserves.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Thompson, J. R. & Rutter, A. J. & Ridout, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sodium chloride is used as the standard de-icing agent on motorways in England at annual application rates varying from 2 to 20 tonnes per lane km. So...

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Population density and biomass of earthworms in different types of Egyptian soils.

Published online: 16 Jul 1966

Authors: El-duweini, A. K. & Ghabbour, S. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Earthworms were sampled by hand-sorting at 14 localities in and near the Beheira Province. Soil was analysed for water content, texture, pH, total sol...

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The salinity of motorway soils. IV. Effects of sodium chloride on some native British shrub species, and the possibility of establishing shrubs on the central reserves of motorways.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Thompson, J. R. & Rutter, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Individuals of eleven native British shrub species growing in containers out of doors were subjected to sodium chloride solutions of different concent...

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Revegetation of unreclaimed coal strip-mines in Oklahoma. I. Vegetation structure and soil properties.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Johnson, F. L. & Gibson, D. J. & Risser, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An investigation of 49 unreclaimed coal strip-mines between 10 and 70-yr old revealed that definite soil horizons had not yet formed but that chemical...

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The salinity of motorway soils. II. Distance from the carriageway and other sources of local variation in salinity.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Thompson, J. R. & Rutter, A. J. & Ridout, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The variation of soil sodium concentration with distance from the carriageway on central reserves and verges was studied on a number of motorway sites...

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The salinity of motorway soils. III. Simulation of the effects of salt usage and rainfall on sodium and chloride concentrations in the soil of central reserves.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Rutter, A. J. & Thompson, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Transfer to the central reserve of salt applied to motorway carriageways and the leaching of sodium and chloride ions from the soil of the reserve are...

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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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Natural reestablishment of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizae following stripmine reclamation in Wyoming.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Bach-Allen, E. & Allen, M. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil spore counts of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizae in six reclaimed stripmine sites in Wyoming were lower than in undisturbed prairie, while counts...

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The ecology of some soil mites from coal shale tips.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Luxton, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Acari were sampled from experimental plots on coal-shale tips undergoing reclamation. Cryptostigmata were the dominant mite order. Acid and more basic...

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Colonization of industrial reclamation sites by Acari, Collembola and other invertebrates.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Hutson, B. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The soil fauna colonizing four reclaimed coal pit heap sites at different stages of reclamation in Northumberland, England, were sampled monthly for 2...

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