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Resilience and regime shifts: do novel communities impede ecological recovery in a historically metal-contaminated stream?

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Wolff, B. A. & Duggan, S. B. & Clements, W. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Novel communities that result from exposure to contaminants and other anthropogenic stressors often persist in ecosystems that have experienced regime...

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Activity of the microbial decomposer community in metal-contaminated roadside soils.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Post, R. D. & Beeby, A. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rates of decomposition were measured in roadside soils of high and low metal concentration in SW London, UK, to determine whether metal contamination ...

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Abundance and diversity of wild bees along gradients of heavy metal pollution.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Moroń, D. & Grześ, I. M. & Skórka, P. & Szentgyörgyi, H. & Laskowski, R. & Potts, S. G. & Woyciechowski, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wild bees are one of the most important groups of pollinators in the temperate zone. Therefore, population declines have potentially negative impacts ...

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Urban heavy metal contamination limits bumblebee colony growth.

Published online: 06 Dec 2020

Authors: Sivakoff, F. S. & Prajzner, S. P. & Gardiner, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Post-industrial shrinking cities contain abundant vacant land and are increasingly recognized for their pollinator conservation potential. At the same...

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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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The effects of elevated host-plant cadmium and copper on the performance of the aphid Aphis fabae (Homoptera: Aphididae).

Published online: 05 Oct 1995

Authors: Crawford, L. A. & Hodkinson, I. D. & Lepp, N. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The uptake patterns of cadmium and copper by Aphis fabae from its food plant, Vicia faba, grown under control and elevated metal treatments, were comp...

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Regional differences in the deposition of heavy metals over Scandinavia.

Published online: 22 May 1971

Authors: Rühling, Å. & Tyler, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Metal concentrations in Hypnum cupressiforme, Hylocomium splendens and Sphagnum magellanicum from different parts of Scandinavia were studied. The con...

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Quantifying restoration success and recovery in a metal-polluted stream: a 17-year assessment of physicochemical and biological responses.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Clements, W. H. & Vieira, N. K. M. & Church, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Evaluating the effectiveness of stream restoration is often challenging because of the lack of pre-treatment data, narrow focus on physicochemical mea...

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The use of metal tolerant plant populations for the reclamation of metalliferous wastes.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Smith, R. A. H. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

High concentrations of toxic metals appear to be the major cause of the sparse vegetation cover of metalliferous mine wastes in the UK, but comparison...

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Tolerance of heavy metals and the reclamation of industrial waste.

Published online: 12 Jan 1970

Authors: Gadgil, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Zn and Cu tolerance of populations of Agrostis tenuis, A. stolonifera, Anthoxanthum odoratum, Festuca rubra and F. ovina was tested on root growth...

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