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Controlled experiments on soil compaction produced by off-road vehicles in the Mojave Desert, California.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Adams, J. A. & Endo, A. S. & Stolzy, L. H. & Rowlands, P. G. & Johnson, H. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vehicle tracks were made by up to 100 motorcycle and four-wheel drive passes in the Mojave Desert of California on a Typic Haplargid and a Typic Torri...

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The microclimate of sand dune tracks: the relative contribution of vegetation removal and soil compression.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Liddle, M. J. & Moore, K. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In both wet and dry areas, diurnal soil and air temperature ranges under high incident radiation were increased by track formation, due to the effects...

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A survey of tracks and paths in a sand dune ocosystem. I. Soils. II Vegetation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Liddle, M. J. & Greig-Smith, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bulk density and soil penetration resistance was linearly related to the log of the number of passages of a car, up to 256 passages, and of walkers, u...

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The impact of vehicles on dune and grassland vegetation on a south-eastern North Carolina barrier beach.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Hosier, P. E. & Eaton, T. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two barrier beaches in southeastern North Carolina were compared with respect to vegetation patterns and soil compaction. One had been widely used by ...

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Movements of Helianthus annuus leaves and heads.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Lang, A. R. G. & Begg, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Diurnal movements of heads and leaves of sunflower cv. Hysun 30 were determined from 3-dimensional maps of the organs. Dirunal E.-W. oscillations of t...

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Improving the food policy process: lessons from capacity strengthening of parliamentarians in Ghana.

Published online: 22 Apr 2015

Authors: Chhokar, J. S. & Babu, S. C. & Kolavalli, S.

Content type: Bulletin

Evidence-based policymaking has been a critical aspect of development strategy for more than 20 years in developing countries. Yet the assumption that...

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Aspects of the population dynamics of the weed Alopecurus myosuroides Huds. in winter cereal crops.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Naylor, R. E. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

See also W.A. 20, 2439 and 2892. Experimental simulation of the theoretical effects of ploughing, both to different depths, and at different times of ...

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The effect of human trampling on a sand dune ecosystem dominated by Empetrum nigrum.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Hylgaard, T. & Liddle, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The influence of trampling was studied on the outer dune heath of Skallingen, southwest Jutland. The total number of passages and the period of time o...

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Changes in soil properties and vegetation following disturbance of Alaskan arctic tundra.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Chapin, F. S., III & Shaver, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil characteristics and vegetation were studied in vehicle tracks and adjacent undisturbed tundra along local moisture gradients at four sites in nor...

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Dry season weed communities in the upper Belize valley.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Kellman, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Weed communities sampled at 78 sites on farmland in the upper Belize Valley, British Honduras, showed 148 different weeds present, of which 103 were i...

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