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The concept of a root demand coefficient.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Nye, P. H. & Tinker, P. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

If the "root absorbing power" (α) for a nutrient is given by the flux across the root surface divided by a concentration in solution at the root surfa...

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Effects of water supply on partitioning of dry matter between roots and shoots in Lolium perenne.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Gales, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

When perennial ryegrass plants were subjected to 1 cycle of soil drying, to repeated cycles of drying, or when they were grown in dry soils, the RGR o...

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The measurement of length and distribution of onion roots in the field and the laboratory.

Published online: 20 Oct 1972

Authors: Baldwin, J. P. & Tinker, P. B. & Marriott, F. H. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The 'Quantimet' Image Analysing Computer was used to measure the length of roots washed out from soil, and a new autoradiographic (32P) method for mea...

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Root distribution of two tree species under a heterogeneous nutrient environment.

Published online: 08 Aug 1997

Authors: Mou, P. & Mitchell, R. J. & Jones, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Potted sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua) and loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) seedlings were grown for 4 months in a greenhouse to test the effects of soi...

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Interspecific transfer of inorganic materials by root systems of woody plants.

Published online: 24 Feb 1970

Authors: Woods, F. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The interspecific transfer of inorganic materials by exudation from and reabsorption by roots of plants growing in mixed hardwood/Pine forest in the S...

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Changes in understorey vegetation and fine root quantity following thinning of 30-year Pinus radiata in central North island, New Zealand.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: McQueen, D. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes a study in two-36-year-old stands of P. radiata to determine the effects of a heavy thinning in one of them at 30 years of age on the unders...

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An empirical mathematical model to describe plant root systems.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Gerwitz, A. & Page, E. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An empirical model used to standardize data on root investigations was P = 100 (1-e-fx) where P was the percentage of roots in x cm of soil, and f was...

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Root dynamics, production and distribution in agroecosystems on the Georgia Piedmont using minirhizotrons.

Published online: 29 Oct 1990

Authors: Cheng, W. & Coleman, D. C. & Box, J. E., Jr.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Growth rates, death rates and distribution of grain sorghum and weed roots in conventional tillage (CT) and no-tillage (NT) plots were measured in fie...

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Nitrogen fixation and crop productivity enhancements co-driven by intercrop root exudates and key rhizosphere bacteria.

Published online: 03 Nov 2021

Authors: Hu HengYu & Li Hong & Hao MinMin & Ren YaNan & Zhang MengKun & Liu RuYue & Zhang Yin & Li Geng & Chen JianSheng & Ning, T. Y. & Kuzyakov, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Crop diversity management is widely used to increase agricultural productivity and sustainability. Recent studies have demonstrated that maize root ex...

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The influence of soil water content on the uptake of ions by roots. III. Phosphate, potassium, calcium and magnesium uptake and concentration gradients in soil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Dunham, R. J. & Nye, P. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Concentration gradients of phosphate, K, Ca and Mg were measured near a plane of onion seedling roots at a range of soil water contents, in a special ...

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