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The reclamation of acidic colliery spoil. IV. The effects of limestone particle size and depth of incorporation.

Published online: 31 Aug 1984

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of different grades of limestone, up to 2.4 mm diam., and incorporation depths of 15 and 25 cm, on growth of Lolium perenne cv. S23 was in...

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Early seral communities in a limestone quarry: an experimental study of treatment effects on cover and richness of vegetation.

Published online: 28 Oct 1985

Authors: Davis, B. N. K. & Lakhani, K. H. & Brown, M. C. & Park, D. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Oolitic limestone workings on the Leicestershire/Lincolnshire border were sown in 1981 with Brachypodium sylvaticum and Lotus corniculatus; in a facto...

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Soil seed bank of an upland calcareous grassland after 6 years of climate and management manipulations.

Published online: 20 Jan 1999

Authors: Akinola, M. O. & Thompson, K. & Buckland, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The soil seed bank of limestone grassland plots near Buxton, Derbyshire, UK, was investigated after 6 years of manipulation of soil temperature, rainf...

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Nitrogen mineralization and nitrification in amended colliery spoils.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Williams, P. J. & Cooper, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mineral nitrogen concentrations were greater in acid spoils (pH<5) than in limed or neutral spoils. In acid spoils, the predominant form was NH4-N....

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Root penetration of Lolium perenne on colliery shale in response to reclamation treatments.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Fitter, A. H. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Perennial ryegrass cv. S23 was grown on 13 shales in a glasshouse and at 3 field sites with 0, 125 or 625 kg 17-17-17 (NPK) fertilizer/ha (field) or 6...

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Nutrient limitation after long-term nitrogen fertilizer application in cut grasslands.

Published online: 14 Oct 1994

Authors: Woude, B. J. van der & Pegtel, D. M. & Bakker, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a field trial in the Drentsche A Nature Reserve in the Netherlands, a grassland reclaimed from a heathland in 1950 and taken out of agricultural pr...

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Role of nitrogen in herbage production by Agrostis-Festuca hill grassland.

Published online: 24 Jun 1994

Authors: Harrison, A. F. & Taylor, K. & Hatton, J. C. & Howard, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of N in limiting herbage production was assessed in an altitudinal sequence of Agrostis-Festuca grasslands in the Moor House National Nature ...

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Seasonal variation in the availability of plant nutrients in acid colliery spoil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Williams, P. J. & Chadwick, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The pH, percentage moisture, and temperature of colliery spoil, and the K, Ca, Mg, Na, Fe, Zn, Cu, Mn and Al concentration of saturation paste extract...

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The early effects of excluding sheep from high-level grasslands in the north Pennines.

Published online: 18 Jan 1965

Authors: Welsh, D. & Rawes, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of exclosure for 7 years on the botanical composition of 3 high-altitude Pennine grasslands were assessed by using vertical-pomi-quadrat a...

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Nutrient deficiencies and the aftercare of reclaimed derelict land.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Bloomfield, H. E. & Handley, J. F. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fourteen grass swards which had been reclaimed from colliery spoil and urban clearance materials 1-7 years previously were dressed with nitrogen, phos...

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