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Comparative size, fecundity and ecophysiology of roadside plants of Banksia hookeriana.

Published online: 15 Apr 1994

Authors: Lamont, B. B. & Rees, R. G. & Witkowski, E. T. F. & Whitten, V. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of road verges in SW Australia for conservation of indigenous species was investigated in B. hookeriana, a shrub which is a major food source ...

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The effects of de-icing salt on roadside verges. I. Soil and plant analysis.

Published online: 22 May 1971

Authors: Davison, A. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Analyses showed that excess salt persisted throughout the year near roadsides, probably influencing the vigour and species composition due to osmotic ...

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Activity of the microbial decomposer community in metal-contaminated roadside soils.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Post, R. D. & Beeby, A. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rates of decomposition were measured in roadside soils of high and low metal concentration in SW London, UK, to determine whether metal contamination ...

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Effects of roadside conditions on plants and insects. I. Atmospheric conditions.

Published online: 01 Nov 1988

Authors: Spencer, H. J. & Scott, N. E. & Port, G. R. & Davison, A. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effects of the roadside atmosphere were investigated by placing pots of Lolium perenne 0.5, 1.5, 3.5 or 9 m from the roadside. At each distance, pots ...

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Effects of roadside conditions on plants and insects. II. Soil conditions.

Published online: 01 Nov 1988

Authors: Spencer, H. J. & Port, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The performance of Lolium perenne plants grown in roadside soil in the absence of roadside atmospheric conditions was studied. Significantly fewer pla...

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Vegetation-site relationships of roadside plant communities in West Virginia, USA.

Published online: 30 Mar 2005

Authors: Rentch, J. S. & Fortney, R. H. & Stephenson, S. L. & Adams, H. S. & Grafton, W. N. & Anderson, J. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In mountainous regions, road construction is accompanied by large-scale physical disturbance associated with cut and fill operations that drastically ...

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Roadside diversity in relation to age and surrounding source habitat: evidence for long time lags in valuable green infrastructure.

Published online: 15 Sep 2020

Authors: Auffret, A. G. & Lindgren, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

The severe and ongoing decline in semi-natural grassland habitat during the past two centuries means that it is important to consider how other, margi...

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Age structure and density of red-capped robin populations vary with habitat size and shape.

Published online: 26 Jan 2000

Authors: Major, R. E. & Christie, F. J. & Gowing, G. & Ivison, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In order to determine the influence of habitat shape on aspects of the population dynamics of birds, 196 male red-capped robins (Petroica goodenovii) ...

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Outbreaks of insect herbivores on plants along motorways in the United Kingdom.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Port, G. R. & Thompson, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent outbreaks of defoliating insects on trees and shrubs used for landscaping major roads in the UK are reported. The reasons for some outbreaks we...

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How traffic facilitates population expansion of invasive species along roads: the case of common ragweed in Germany.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Lemke, A. & Kowarik, I. & Lippe, M. von der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Because common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia L., henceforth Ambrosia) has negative effects on human health, it is a common focus for management, wh...

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