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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 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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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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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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Effects of soil type on crop yield-weed density relationships between winter wheat and Bromus sterilis.

Published online: 16 Mar 1991

Authors: Firbank, L. G. & Cousens, R. & Mortimer, A. M. & Smith, R. G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A range of densities of B. sterilis were sown in pots with winter wheat cv. Avalon in 4 soils; a heavy clay loam and a lighter, sandy soil from Oxford...

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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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Chemical aspects of heather burning.

Published online: 22 May 1965

Authors: Allen, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In laboratory experiments mineral nutrients, particularly K, were readily dissolved from the ash left when heather was burnt but the rate of solution ...

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Agglomerating seeds to enhance native seedling emergence and growth.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Madsen, M. D. & Davies, K. W. & Williams, C. J. & Svejcar, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration in rangelands is constrained by low establishment of species sown from seed. Non-biotic soil-surface crust is one of the major factors lim...

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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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