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Inhibition of nitrifiers by grass root extracts.

Published online: 28 Aug 1967

Authors: Munro, P. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Extracts of the roots of Hyparrhenia filipéndula and other grasses were tested against soil enrichment cultures of NH3-and NO2 oxidizers, by measuring...

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Inhibition of nitrifiers by grass root extracts.

Published online: 13 Jan 1967

Authors: Munro, P. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Roots of Hyparrhenia filipéndula contained a water-soluble, heat-labile and dialysable substance which inhibited nitrifying bacteria. Alcohol extracts...

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Allelopathic effects of Aristida adscensionis on Rhizobium.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Murthy, M. S. & Nagodra, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Extracts and leachates of the grass Aristida adscensionis inhibited the growth in culture conditions of Rhizobium extracted from Indigofera cordifolia...

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Phenolic compounds in soil as influenced by the growth of different plant species.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Whitehead, D. C. & Dibb, H. & Hartley, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soils in which 4 grasses, 8 broadleaved species and 2 ferns had been grown individually for 16 yr were examined for p-hydroxybenzoic, vanillic, p-coum...

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The importance of flavour in determining the feeding preferences of bullfinches (Pyrrhula pyrrhula) for the buds of two pear cultivars.

Published online: 19 Mar 1986

Authors: Greig-Smith, P. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wild bullfinches feeding on the buds of orchard pear trees are known to prefer the cultivar 'Conference' to 'Doyenne du Comice', which differs in many...

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Seed shed in the making of hay from mesotrophic grassland in a field in Northern England: effects of hay cut date, grazing and fertilizer in a split-split-plot experiment.

Published online: 13 Nov 1996

Authors: Smith, R. S. & Pullan, S. & Shiel, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A hay crop was cut at three different dates in 1990 from a mesotrophic (meadow) grassland in Upper Teesdale, under various fertilizer, grazing and cut...

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Influence of certain fungi on seed germination and seedling survival of four colonizing annuals.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Kirkpatrick, B. L. & Bazzaz, F. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The association between seeds of Abutilon theophrasti, Datura stramonium, Ipomoea hederacea and Polygonum pensylvanicum and their mycoflora was examin...

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A three-dimensional wet sieve for extracting Tipulidae (Diptera) larvae from pasture soil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Stewart, K. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This apparatus utilized an array of rods to remove vegetation; larvae were then separated from the soil/stones fraction by flotation in saturated brin...

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Estimating population size by genotyping remotely plucked hair: the Eurasian badger.

Published online: 17 Nov 2004

Authors: Frantz, A. C. & Schaul, M. & Pope, L. C. & Fack, F. & Schley, L. & Muller, C. P. & Roper, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Size is a basic attribute of any population but it is often difficult to estimate, especially if the species under investigation is rare or cryptic. F...

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Allelopathic effects of Aristida adscensionis on Rhizobium.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Sreedhara Murthy, M. & Nagodra, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Extracts and leachates of the grass Aristida adscensionis inhibited the growth of Rhizobium in sterile culture. The results confirm previous studies o...

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