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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 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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Coastal plain soils and geomorphology: a key to understanding forest hydrology.

Published online: 10 Feb 2016

Authors: Williams, T. M. & Amatya, D. M.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

In the 1950s, Coile published a simple classification of southeastern coastal soils using three characteristics: drainage class, sub-soil depth, and s...

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Potential emission reduction of greenhouse gases in Frisian peat meadow area: water management and soil management measures to limit greenhouse gas emissions.

Published online: 04 Jul 2019

Authors: Akker, J. J. H. van den & Massop, H. T. L. & Rietra, R. P. J. J.

Content type: Bulletin

In Friesland, the total area of peat soils is 58 569 ha, of which 22 197 ha has a thin clay deck and 36 342 without clay deck. Peat soils with a thin ...

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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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Ecological studies of the Sudan. III. The effect of simulated rainfall distribution at different isohyets on the regeneration of Acacia senegal (L.) Willd. on clay and sandy soils.

Published online: 24 Feb 1970

Authors: Obeid, M. & Seif el Din, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes an experiment in which simulated June rainfalls of 200-500 mm. were applied on sandy soils, and of 300-600 mm. on clay soils. Results showed...

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Waterholes in Tsavo National Park, Kenya.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Ayeni, J. S. O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The evolution of natural waterholes is attributed to the erosion of surrounding termitaria by wildlife. The physico-chemical characteristics of soil f...

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Simplified procedures for routine soil analyses.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Tomlinson, P. R. & Beckett, P. H. T. & Bannister, P. & Marsden, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A schedule of simplified procedures for soil analysis is presented which enables over 100 prepared soil samples to be analysed for soluble salts, carb...

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Nitrogen fixation by plants grown on reclaimed china clay waste.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Skeffington, R. A. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

N fixation rates associated with various plant spp. growing on china clay waste materials were estimated using the acetylene reduction technique. Rate...

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