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Activity of the microbial decomposer community in metal-contaminated roadside soils.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Post, R. D. & Beeby, A. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rates of decomposition were measured in roadside soils of high and low metal concentration in SW London, UK, to determine whether metal contamination ...

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Vegetation and soil development on coal mine spoils at high elevation in the Canadian Rockies.

Published online: 30 Nov 1988

Authors: Fyles, J. W. & Fyles, I. H. & Bell, M. A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ecological development of reclaimed coal mine waste near the timberline in southeastern British Columbia was examined by comparing six sites reveg...

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Decomposition of tall fescue (Festuca elatior var. arundinacea) and cellulose litter on surface mines and a tallgrass prairie in central Missouri, U.S.A.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Wieder, R. K. & Carrel, J. E. & Rapp, J. K. & Kucerna, C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In studies on decomposition of 14C-labelled and unlabelled tall fescue, and of pure cellulose litter on non-vegetated and vegetated coal surface-mine ...

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Decomposition of tall fescue (Festuca elatior var. arundinacea) and cellulose litter on surface mines and a tallgrass prairie in central Missouri, U.S.A.

Published online: 04 Jul 1984

Authors: Wieder, R. K. & Carrel, J. E. & Rapp, J. K. & Kucera, C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Decomposition of 14C-labelled and unlabelled fescue, and of pure cellulose litter in non-vegetated and vegetated coal surface mine spoils and on a tal...

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The effect of open drainage ditches on the plant and invertebrate communities of moorland and on the decomposition of peat.

Published online: 10 Nov 1990

Authors: Coulson, J. C. & Butterfield, J. E. L. & Henderson, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model of the function of open drainage ditches (grips) on peat moorland in northern England is described. The model makes the following predictions:...

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Establishment of Ammophila arenaria (marram grass) from culms, seeds and rhizomes.

Published online: 29 Apr 1990

Authors: Putten, W. H. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In field trials on the coastal foredune ridge of Voorne Island, Netherlands in 1984, A. arenaria was sown with a mixture of nurse crops (Secale cereal...

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Seasonal and spatial variation in living and dead plant material in a grazed grassland as related to plant species diversity.

Published online: 31 Aug 1991

Authors: Heerdt, G. N. J. ter & Bakker, J. P. & Leeuw, J. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In field studies at Westerholt, Netherlands, (a) an Agrostis capillaris stand lightly grazed by sheep, (b) a moderately grazed Holcus lanatus stand an...

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Experimentally simulating warmer and wetter climate additively improves rangeland quality on the Tibetan Plateau.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Xu Wei & Zhu MengYao & Zhang ZhenHua & Ma ZhiYuan & Liu HuiYing & Chen LiTong & Cao GuangMin & Zhao XinQuan & Schmid, B. & He JinSheng

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The vast expanses of rangeland on the Tibetan Plateau, which support the livelihood of c. 9.8 million local inhabitants, have experienced rapid climat...

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Plant diversity enhances the reclamation of degraded lands by stimulating plant-soil feedbacks.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Jia Pu & Liang JieLiang & Yang ShengXiang & Zhang ShengChang & Liu Jun & Liang ZhiWei & Li FengMei & Zeng QingWei & Fang Zhou & Liao Bin & Shu WenSheng & Cadotte, M. W. & Li JinTian

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite a rich history of theoretical and empirical work showing that increasing biodiversity results in higher ecosystem function, this research has ...

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Predicting straw decomposition by a four-species fungal community: a cellular automaton model.

Published online: 21 Oct 1996

Authors: Halley, J. M. & Robinson, C. H. & Comins, H. N. & Dighton, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A cellular automaton model based on the measured and inferred properties of the fungal saprophytes, Mucor hiemalis (MH), Agrocybe gibberosa (AG), Chae...

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