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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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Nutrient leaching from fertilized forest watersheds in Scotland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Harriman, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Leaching of fertilizers into streams was studied in several forested catchments. In Braes of Angus Forest, fertilized catchments were compared with un...

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The nutrient budget of colliery spoil tip sites. I. Nutrient input in rainfall and nutrient losses in surface run-off.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Dennington, V. N. & Chadwick, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nutrient input in rainfall was determined at three colliery spoil heaps in Yorkshire and at a rural site. The only major difference between sites ...

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Effects of burning on heathland soil chemical properties: an experimental study on the effect of heating and ash deposits.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Forgeard, F. & Frenot, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of heat and nutrient supply from ash after light and hot fires on Brittany (France) heathland soils (brown acidic soils) were studied in the ...

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Estimation of soil bulk-density from loss-on-ignition values.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Harrison, A. F. & Bocock, K. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The precision of estimates of soil bulk density from organic matter content, expressed as % loss-on-ignition of dry weight, was examined for eight gro...

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Growth and water use of Lolium perenne. 1. Water transport.

Published online: 08 Jan 1972

Authors: Lawlor, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water absorption and transpiration are considered in relation to the gradients of water potential between the soil and the leaves of Lolium perenne gr...

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Soil biota enhance agricultural sustainability by improving crop yield, nutrient uptake and reducing nitrogen leaching losses.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Bender, S. F. & Heijden, M. G. A. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Efficient resource use is a key factor for sustainable production and a necessity for meeting future global food demands. However, the factors that co...

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Soil processes as influenced by heavy metals and the composition of soil fauna.

Published online: 16 Jun 1995

Authors: Komulainen, M. & Mikola, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of heavy metals (Cu and Ni) on soil processes were studied experimentally in forest microcosms in Finland as a function of the presence of...

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Studies on the water relations of Pinus sylvestris in plantation conditions. IV. Direct observations on the rates of transpiration, evaporation of intercepted water, and evaporation from the soil surface.

Published online: 11 Dec 1966

Authors: Rutter, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

cf. F.A. 27 No. 106.] The total evaporation from a plantation of Pinus sylvestris at Crowthorne, Berkshire, was estimated on 44 randomly chosen sample...

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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...

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