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Reclaiming contaminated land through biodiversity.

Published online: 16 Sep 2020

Authors: Cadotte, M.

Content type: Blog

This paper focuses on the negative effects of land degradation on the sustainability, biodiversity and global ecosystem functioning and in reducing th...

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Agricultural development and the conservation of avian biodiversity on the Eurasian steppes: a comparison of land-sparing and land-sharing approaches.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Kamp, J. & Urazaliev, R. & Balmford, A. & Donald, P. F. & Green, R. E. & Lamb, A. J. & Phalan, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The break-up of the Soviet Union in 1991 led to the abandonment of >40 million ha of cropland, a collapse in livestock numbers and the recovery of ...

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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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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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Greening of grey infrastructure should not be used as a Trojan horse to facilitate coastal development.

Published online: 22 Nov 2020

Authors: Firth, L. B. & Airoldi, L. & Bulleri, F. & Challinor, S. & Chee SuYin & Evans, A. J. & Hanley, M. E. & Knights, A. M. & O'Shaughnessy, K. & Thompson, R. C. & Hawkins, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change and coastal urbanization are driving the replacement of natural habitats with artificial structures and reclaimed land globally. These ...

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Nutrient limitation after long-term nitrogen fertilizer application in cut grasslands.

Published online: 14 Oct 1994

Authors: Woude, B. J. van der & Pegtel, D. M. & Bakker, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a field trial in the Drentsche A Nature Reserve in the Netherlands, a grassland reclaimed from a heathland in 1950 and taken out of agricultural pr...

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The effect of low phosphorus on nine grass cultivars for derelict land reclamation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Elias, C. O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Growth of 9 commercially available grass cv. was studied with 0.003, 0.06, 1.25, or 25 mu g P/ml in flowing sol. culture. At the lowest P level which ...

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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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The effect of coal surface mine reclamation on diurnal lepidopteran conservation.

Published online: 05 Sep 1996

Authors: Holl, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Diurnal lepidopteran and vegetational communities were surveyed on 18 reclaimed coal surface mines and 5 hardwood sites in Virginia during 1992 and 19...

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Microsite availability and establishment of native species on degraded and reclaimed sites.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Elmarsdottir, A. & Aradottir, A. L. & Trlica, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of native plant communities on previously disturbed land requires the identification and modification of environmental factors that impede...

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