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The microdistribution of Agrostis tenuis on colliery spoil in relation to spoil chemical variability.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Tasker, A. & Chadwick, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spoil samples were collected from 5 colliery spoil heaps in N. England. Relationships between the microdistribution of A. tenuis and 17 spoil chemical...

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The reclamation of acidic colliery spoil. III. Problems associated with the use of high rates of limestone.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Growth of Trifolium repens in acidic colliery spoil (pH 2.5) was suppressed by >90% when agricultural ground calcitic limestone was applied at >...

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The reclamation of acidic colliery spoil. II. The use of lime wastes.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Gemmell, R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of 3 different lime wastes at rates of 10-200 t/ha in combination with 45-220 kg superphosphate/ha on reclamation of acid mine spoil by (a...

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Decomposition of tall fescue (Festuca elatior var. arundinacea) and cellulose litter on surface mines and a tallgrass prairie in central Missouri, U.S.A.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Wieder, R. K. & Carrel, J. E. & Rapp, J. K. & Kucerna, C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In studies on decomposition of 14C-labelled and unlabelled tall fescue, and of pure cellulose litter on non-vegetated and vegetated coal surface-mine ...

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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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Decomposition of tall fescue (Festuca elatior var. arundinacea) and cellulose litter on surface mines and a tallgrass prairie in central Missouri, U.S.A.

Published online: 04 Jul 1984

Authors: Wieder, R. K. & Carrel, J. E. & Rapp, J. K. & Kucera, C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Decomposition of 14C-labelled and unlabelled fescue, and of pure cellulose litter in non-vegetated and vegetated coal surface mine spoils and on a tal...

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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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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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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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Factors affecting nitrogen fixation by white clover (Trifolium repens) on colliery spoil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Palmer, J. P. & Iverson, L. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

N fixation by white clover established on colliery spoil in S. Yorkshire was measured weekly between May and Nov. Residual spoil P levels from 2 rates...

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