Search

All content is free for everyone to browse, read and share. You’ll find peer-reviewed journal articles and non-peer reviewed grey literature. Type keywords into the search box or use the filtering options below to browse the content.

Filter by...

Showing 93 results

The legacy of forest disturbance on stream ecosystem functioning.

Published online: 23 Jul 2021

Authors: Frainer, A. & McKie, B. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest clearance is a pervasive disturbance worldwide, but many of its impacts are regarded as transient, diminishing in intensity as forest recovers....

Read more

Soil organic carbon accumulation modes between pioneer and old-growth forest ecosystems.

Published online: 06 Jan 2021

Authors: Xiong Xin & Zhou GuoYi & Zhang DeQiang

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing evidence suggests that high biomass and litterfall do not necessarily bring about soil organic carbon (SOC) sinks, contrary to the assumpti...

Read more

Some relations between forest litter and growth of Sitka Spruce on poorly drained soils.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Adams, S. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was made in 1971-72 of leaf litter from 119 inventory plots, each of 0.025 ha, in Picea sitchensis plantations (8-42 years old) on gleyed soil...

Read more

Leaf-fall in a tropical rain forest.

Published online: 11 Nov 1970

Authors: Cornforth, I. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measurements at monthly intervals showed that leaf-fall in the Mora excelsa rain forests of Trinidad was much greater in Aug. Oct. and in Feb. April t...

Read more

Litter decomposition following forest fire in northeastern Minnesota.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Grigal, D. F. & McColl, J. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Litter bags, containing aspen or aster leaf litter, were used to compare decomposition in burned and adjacent unburned areas in forests in northeaster...

Read more

Breakdown of four litters of contrasting quality in a tropical Australian rainforest.

Published online: 17 May 1988

Authors: Spain, A. V. & Feuvre, R. P. le

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Litter bag studies in a lowland tropical rain forest in NE Queensland, Australia, showed that breakdown rates decreased in the order: Eucalyptus alba ...

Read more

Leaf litter from insect-resistant transgenic trees causes changes in aquatic insect community composition.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Axelsson, E. P. & Hjältén, J. & LeRoy, C. J. & Whitham, T. G. & Julkunen-Tiitto, R. & Wennström, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent research has addressed how transgenic residues from arable crops may influence adjacent waterways, aquatic consumers and important ecosystem pr...

Read more

A preliminary study of spatial patterns in the accession of conifer litter fall.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Spain, A. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In continued work [see preceding abstract] the weight and nutrient status of litter from the four species were related to the size of the trees surrou...

Read more

Weight and Calcium losses from decomposing tree leaves on land and in water.

Published online: 11 Nov 1970

Authors: Thomas, W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Losses of weight and Ca from decomposing leaves of Acer rubrum, Liriodendron tulipifera and Quercus alba proceeded at much greater rates in a perennia...

Read more

The effects of carbaryl and DDT on the litter fauna of a Corsican pine (Pinus nigra var. maritima) forest: a multivariate comparison.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Spain, A. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of two levels of the insecticides carbaryl (0.11 and 1.13 g/m2) and DDT (0.56 and 5.60 g/m2) on the litter fauna of a closed canopy stand ...

Read more