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Peat bog restoration by floating raft formation: the effects of groundwater and peat quality.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Smolders, A. J. P. & Tomassen, H. B. M. & Lamers, L. P. M. & Lomans, B. P. & Roelofs, J. G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. A prerequisite for the restoration of desiccated bog remnants is rewetting the peat surface. Frequently in Europe, extensive areas are flooded in o...

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Development of Sphagnum fallax diaspores on bare peat with implications for the restoration of cut-over bogs.

Published online: 13 May 1999

Authors: Buttler, A. & Grosvernier, P. & Matthey, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The growth of Sphagnum fallax was studied in a greenhouse experiment. Capitulum diaspores of S. fallax were cultivated on 5 different types of bare pe...

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Acidifying peat as an aid to the reconstruction of lowland heath on arable soil: a field experiment.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Dunsford, S. J. & Free, A. J. & Davy, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential of naturally pyritic peat as a soil amendment for the reconstruction of lowland heath on land with a long history of arable cultivation ...

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Potential emission reduction of greenhouse gases in Frisian peat meadow area: water management and soil management measures to limit greenhouse gas emissions.

Published online: 04 Jul 2019

Authors: Akker, J. J. H. van den & Massop, H. T. L. & Rietra, R. P. J. J.

Content type: Bulletin

In Friesland, the total area of peat soils is 58 569 ha, of which 22 197 ha has a thin clay deck and 36 342 without clay deck. Peat soils with a thin ...

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Cut-over peatland regeneration assessment using organic matter and microbial indicators (bacteria and testate amoebae).

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Laggoun-Défarge, F. & Mitchell, E. & Gilbert, D. & Disnar, J. R. & Comont, L. & Warner, B. G. & Buttler, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cut-over peatlands cover large surfaces of high potential value for enhancing biodiversity and carbon sequestration if successfully restored. Unfortun...

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Input and output of minerals for an area of Pennine moorland: The importance of precipitation, drainage, peat erosion and animals.

Published online: 28 Aug 1967

Authors: Crisp, D. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An outline balance sheet for water, Na, K, Ca, P and N was constructed for a stream catchment of 83 ha. The catchment surface comprised 11-20% eroding...

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Factors affecting the longevity of earthworms stored in peat.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Satchell, J. E. & Dottie, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The weight loss of the dung worm, Eisenia fetida, stored in a variety of peats ranging in pH from 3.6 to 7.2 was compared. Worms in acid peats of pH 3...

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Acidifying peat as an aid to the reconstruction of lowland heath on arable soil: lysimeter experiments.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Davy, A. J. & Dunsford, S. J. & Free, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil acidification is prerequisite for the reconstruction of lowland heath communities dominated by Calluna vulgaris on land that has been cultivated ...

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Changes in alder fens following a decrease in the ground water table: results of a geographical information system application.

Published online: 16 Jun 1995

Authors: Kazda, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large-scale decreases in the groundwater table in western parts of the lower Rhine area, Germany, have led to changes in species composition of Alnus ...

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Peat temperature regime of a Minnesota bog and the effect of canopy removal.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Brown, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Temperatures were measured at four depths in a strip clear-cut black spruce bog to determine the effect of forest canopy removal. Canopy removal had n...

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