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The potential for heathland restoration on formerly arable land at a site in Drenthe, the Netherlands.

Published online: 14 Mar 1996

Authors: Aerts, R. & Huiszoon, A. & Oostrum, J. H. A. van & Vijver, C. A. D. M. van de & Willems, J. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The suitability of formerly arable land for heathland restoration was studied on sandy soils in the Netherlands. For this purpose, nutrient (N, P) ava...

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Habitat selection by song thrushes in stable and declining farmland populations.

Published online: 16 Jun 2004

Authors: Peach, W. J. & Denny, M. & Cotton, P. A. & Hill, I. F. & Gruar, D. & Barritt, D. & Impey, A. & Mallord, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Losses of farmland birds from the wider countryside have become a major conservation issue in the UK and Europe. Song thrush Turdus philomelos populat...

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A field investigation of germination from the seed bank of a chalk grassland ley on former arable land.

Published online: 14 Jun 1988

Authors: Graham, D. J. & Hutchings, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of the seed bank and seed rain as an inoculum for the establishment of vegetation was investigated on permanently exposed soil and on soil wi...

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Carbon addition alters vegetation composition on ex-arable fields.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Eschen, R. & Mortimer, S. R. & Lawson, C. S. & Edwards, A. R. & Brook, A. J. & Igual, J. M. & Hedlund, K. & Schaffner, U.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent changes in European agricultural policy have led to measures to reverse the loss of species-rich grasslands through the creation of new areas o...

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Dispersal limitation relative to environmental filtering governs the vertical small-scale assembly of soil microbiomes during restoration.

Published online: 27 Jul 2020

Authors: Chen WeiMin & Jiao Shuo & Li QiaoPing & Du NiNi

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Uncovering the plant-soil feedback mechanisms underlying the assembly of belowground microbial communities is essential for terrestrial biodiversity c...

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Studies of the feasibility of re-creating chalk grassland vegetation on ex-arable land. II. Germination and early survivorship of seedlings under different management regimes.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Hutchings, M. J. & Booth, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Germination and establishment of the chalk grassland perennials Pimpinella saxifraga, Scabiosa columbaria, Plantago media and Achillea millefolium wer...

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Studies on the feasibility of re-creating chalk grassland vegetation on ex-arable land. I. The potential roles of the seed bank and the seed rain.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Hutchings, M. J. & Booth, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential of the seed bank and the seed rain to promote the re-establishment of chalk grassland vegetation was investigated on an ex-arable site w...

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The characterization of a lignin-derived organic matter fraction in soils developed under different vegetation types.

Published online: 27 Aug 1997

Authors: Sanger, L. J. & Cox, P. & Splatt, P. & Whelan, M. J. & Anderson, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil profiles developed under beech (Fagus sylvatica) woodland, spruce (Picea abies) woodland, pasture, and arable cropping in the UK were analysed fo...

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Acidifying peat as an aid to the reconstruction of lowland heath on arable soil: lysimeter experiments.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Davy, A. J. & Dunsford, S. J. & Free, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil acidification is prerequisite for the reconstruction of lowland heath communities dominated by Calluna vulgaris on land that has been cultivated ...

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Can arable field margins be managed to enhance their biodiversity, conservation and functional value for soil macrofauna?

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Smith, J. & Potts, S. G. & Woodcock, B. A. & Eggleton, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The establishment of grassy strips at the margins of arable fields is an agri-environment scheme that aims to provide resources for native flora and f...

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