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A bioassay for comparing phosphorus availability in soils.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Harrison, A. F. & Helliwell, D. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bioassay based on the uptake of 32P from 5 X 10-6 M phosphate solution during a 15 min period was tested on birch (Betula verrucosa Ehrh.) and sycamor...

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Potential of a root bioassay for determining P-deficiency in high altitude grassland.

Published online: 31 Aug 1991

Authors: Harrison, A. F. & Taylor, K. & Hatton, J. C. & Dighton, J. & Howard, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The significance of P deficiency in limiting sward production was assessed in an altitudinal sequence of Agrosto-Festucetum grasslands at the Moor Hou...

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Comparative size, fecundity and ecophysiology of roadside plants of Banksia hookeriana.

Published online: 15 Apr 1994

Authors: Lamont, B. B. & Rees, R. G. & Witkowski, E. T. F. & Whitten, V. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of road verges in SW Australia for conservation of indigenous species was investigated in B. hookeriana, a shrub which is a major food source ...

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Factors influencing survival of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhiza propagules during topsoil storage.

Published online: 13 May 1985

Authors: Miller, R. M. & Carnes, B. A. & Moorman, T. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The survival dynamics of VAM fungi were determined by bioassay for soils stored for 0.5-6 yr in topsoil stockpiles associated with a coal surface mine...

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Changes in ionic composition of media during culture of Bulinus tropicus and the relationship between ion concentrations and inhibition of growth and egg-laying.

Published online: 14 Oct 1991

Authors: James, D. R. & Morgan, E. & Candy, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in media composition were monitored during conditioning by B. tropicus, B. truncatus, B. globosus and Biomphalaria glabrata maintained under a...

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Role of nitrogen in herbage production by Agrostis-Festuca hill grassland.

Published online: 24 Jun 1994

Authors: Harrison, A. F. & Taylor, K. & Hatton, J. C. & Howard, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of N in limiting herbage production was assessed in an altitudinal sequence of Agrostis-Festuca grasslands in the Moor House National Nature ...

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Long-term effects of burning slash on plant communities and arbuscular mycorrhizae in a semi-arid woodland.

Published online: 16 Jun 2004

Authors: Haskins, K. E. & Gehring, C. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Burning of slash (woody debris) piles resulting from the harvest of fuel wood is a common management technique designed to reduce fire risk and increa...

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Field boundary vegetation and the effects of agrochemical drift: botanical change caused by low levels of herbicide and fertilizer.

Published online: 17 Apr 1998

Authors: Kleijn, D. & Snoeijing, G. I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field studies were conducted in the Netherlands during 1993-96 to assess the effects of herbicide drift and fertilizer misplacement on the botanical d...

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Interactions between herbivores and endophyte-infected Festuca rubra from the Scottish islands of St. Kilda, Benbecula and Rum.

Published online: 05 Feb 1998

Authors: Bazely, D. R. & Vicari, M. & Emmerich, S. & Filip, L. & Lin, D. & Inman, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hirta, an island in the St. Kilda group, is grazed by a population of feral Soay sheep which crashes every 3-5 years with up to 60% mortality. Fungal ...

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Enhanced yeast feeding following mating facilitates control of the invasive fruit pest Drosophila suzukii.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Mori, B. A. & Whitener, A. B. & Leinweber, Y. & Revadi, S. & Beers, E. H. & Witzgall, P. & Becher, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The highly invasive spotted wing Drosophila Drosophila suzukii is a key pest of soft fruit and berries in Europe and North America, and development of...

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