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The influence on soil development of the invertebrate fauna colonizing industrial reclamation sites.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Hutson, B. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Leaves of oak (Quercus robur) were confined in nylon bags of three mesh sizes, and buried from July until February on four recently reclaimed coal pit...

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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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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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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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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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Reclamation strategies for mined forest soils and overstorey drive understorey vegetation.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Chen, H. Y. H. & Biswas, S. R. & Sobey, T. M. & Brassard, B. W. & Bartels, S. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understorey vegetation accounts for the majority of plant diversity in boreal forest ecosystems and contributes to ecosystem functioning. In restorati...

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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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Colonization of industrial reclamation sites by Acari, Collembola and other invertebrates.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Hutson, B. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The soil fauna colonizing four reclaimed coal pit heap sites at different stages of reclamation in Northumberland, England, were sampled monthly for 2...

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Growth characteristics of grass and legume cultivars and their potential for land reclamation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Elias, C. O. & Chadwick, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Significant differences in relative growth rate were found among cultivars of Festuca rubra and Agrostis tenuis grown under nonlimiting nutrient suppl...

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The value of pulverized refuse fines (PRF) as a substitute for topsoil in land reclamation. I. Field studies.

Published online: 13 Nov 1996

Authors: Chu, L. M. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The suitability of pulverized refuse fines (PRF) as a topsoil substitute in the reclamation of colliery spoil and urban clearance areas was studied in...

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