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Control of vegetation succession by means of soil fabrics.

Published online: 22 May 1971

Authors: Grime, J. P. & Loach, K. & Peckham, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a glasshouse experiment, galvanised iron wires or woven fibre-glass strands placed 3 cm below the soil surface constricted the tap roots of Quercus...

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Restoration of endangered fen communities: the ambiguity of iron-phosphorus binding and phosphorus limitation.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Emsens, W. J. & Aggenbach, C. J. S. & Smolders, A. J. P. & Zak, D. & Diggelen, R. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Low phosphorus (P) availability limits plant biomass production in fens, which is a prerequisite for the persistence of many endangered plant species....

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Effects of a coal mine effluent on aquatic hyphomycetes. I. Field study.

Published online: 29 Aug 1997

Authors: Bermingham, S. & Maltby, L. & Cooke, R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of a discharge from an abandoned coal mine on the structure and functioning of aquatic hyphomycete assemblages colonizing leaf material was...

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Utilization of waste products and inorganic fertilizer in the restoration of iron-mine tailings.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Borgegård, S. O. & Rydin, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of sewage sludge, horse dung, NPK-fertilizer, and NPK-fertilizer plus bark to improve yields of grasses and clover sown on iron-mine tailings ...

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Control of vegetation succession by means of soil fabrics.

Published online: 07 Sep 1972

Authors: Grime, J. P. & Loach, K. & Peckham, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Placement of fabric of appropriate mesh-size on or under the soil surface was examined as a possible means of constraining seedling growth and root pe...

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Acidifying peat as an aid to the reconstruction of lowland heath on arable soil: lysimeter experiments.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Davy, A. J. & Dunsford, S. J. & Free, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil acidification is prerequisite for the reconstruction of lowland heath communities dominated by Calluna vulgaris on land that has been cultivated ...

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The reclamation of acidic colliery spoil. I. Acid production potential.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Costigan, P. A. & Bradshaw, A. D. & Gemmell, R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Chemical analyses of spoil from twenty sites showed a considerable range of variation in pyrite content and acid neutralizing capacity (calcium carbon...

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Iodine in the U.K. environment with particular reference to agriculture.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Whitehead, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The iodine content of the top 15 cm of 132 soils formed from a variety of parent materials within the UK ranged from 0.5 to 98.2 mu g g-1 on a dry wei...

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Portable rainfall simulator and plot unit for use in field studies of infiltration, runoff and erosion.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Costin, A. B. & Gilmour, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The equipment described uses 6 in. wide mild-steel plates for top and jointed side-sections to form a 10 × 6 ft plot with an angle-iron collecting dra...

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Growth of seedlings of pasture grasses and legumes deprived of single mineral nutrients.

Published online: 31 Mar 1990

Authors: Fenner, M. & Lee, W. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effective internal supply of specific nutrient elements in the seeds of 7 grass and 5 legume pasture species was quantified by growing newly germi...

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