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Land restoration in China.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Guo, H. C. & Wu, D. R. & Zhu, H. X.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Present land use in China is described. Problems include: desertification; erosion; salinization; underdeveloped land; and mining dereliction. Remedia...

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Optimal management and productivity of Eucalyptus grandis on former phosphate mined and citrus lands in central and southern Florida: influence of genetics and spacing.

Published online: 24 Feb 2016

Authors: Fabbro, K. W. & Rockwood, D. L.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Eucalyptus short rotation woody crops (SRWC) with superior genotypes are promising in central and south Florida due to their fast growth, freeze resil...

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Limited biomass recovery from gold mining in Amazonian forests.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Kalamandeen, M. & Gloor, E. & Johnson, I. & Agard, S. & Katow, M. & Vanbrooke, A. & Ashley, D. & Batterman, S. A. & Ziv, G. & Holder-Collins, K. & Phillips, O. L. & Brondizio, E. S. & Vieira, I. & Galbraith, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Gold mining has rapidly increased across the Amazon Basin in recent years, especially in the Guiana shield, where it is responsible for >90% of tot...

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First-year development of plant communities originating from forest topsoils placed on southern Appalachian minesoils.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Farmer, R. E., Jr. & Cunningham, M. & Barnhill, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In microplots, forest topsoils from mixed deciduous stands in the Cumberland Mountains of eastern Tennessee were spread over surface minesoils from th...

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Survival and growth of selected clones of birch and willow on restored opencast coal sites.

Published online: 19 Apr 1988

Authors: Good, J. E. G. & Williams, T. G. & Moss, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Results are presented from trials with Betula pendula, B. pubescens, Salix caprea and S. cinerea at 6 sites throughout Britain; the selected clones we...

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Effect of storage and reinstatement procedures on earthworm populations in soils affected by opencast coal mining.

Published online: 28 Jun 1988

Authors: Scullion, J. & Mohammed, A. R. A. & Richardson, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Earthworm populations were estimated in topsoil stored during opencast mining for coal and in replaced soil. Soil from the surface of storage heaps wa...

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Plant diversity enhances the reclamation of degraded lands by stimulating plant-soil feedbacks.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Jia Pu & Liang JieLiang & Yang ShengXiang & Zhang ShengChang & Liu Jun & Liang ZhiWei & Li FengMei & Zeng QingWei & Fang Zhou & Liao Bin & Shu WenSheng & Cadotte, M. W. & Li JinTian

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite a rich history of theoretical and empirical work showing that increasing biodiversity results in higher ecosystem function, this research has ...

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'Traditional peoples' and the struggle for inclusive land governance in Brazil.

Published online: 07 Sep 2016

Authors: Shankland, A. & Sullivan, Z. & Dayrell, C. A. & Alvarenga, A. C. & Rocha, D. F. B.

Content type: Bulletin

In recent decades, Brazil has attracted international interest both for the intensity of its land conflicts and for the extent of its land governance ...

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Assessment of topsoil handling techniques for rehabilitation of sites mined for bauxite within the jarrah forest of Western Australia.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Tacey, W. H. & Glossop, B. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Topsoil handling strategies used in bauxite mine rehabilitation were evaluated for their effects on seedling numbers, diversity and cover. These were ...

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Vegetation and soil development on coal mine spoils at high elevation in the Canadian Rockies.

Published online: 30 Nov 1988

Authors: Fyles, J. W. & Fyles, I. H. & Bell, M. A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ecological development of reclaimed coal mine waste near the timberline in southeastern British Columbia was examined by comparing six sites reveg...

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