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A method of estimating the total length of root in a sample.

Published online: 16 Jul 1966

Authors: Newman, E. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The roots are laid on a flat surface and the number of intersections between the roots and random straight lines are counted. Total root length is the...

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Inhibition of nitrite-oxi-dizers by roots of grass.

Published online: 13 Jan 1967

Authors: Munro, P. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A heat-labile substance toxic to nitrite-oxidizing bacteria was present in the outer tissues of roots of Hyparrhenia filipéndula; in the summer (Nov.-...

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Studies in the water relations of Pinus sylvestris in plantation conditions. III. A comparison of soil water changes and estimates of total evaporation on four afforested sites and one grass-covered site.

Published online: 26 Feb 1965

Authors: Rutter, A. J. & Fourt, D. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

cf. F.A. 26 No. 1678.] Gypsum electrical-resistance blocks were used to follow changes in soil moisture on four forested sites and one grass-covered s...

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Transport of water in the soil-plant-atmosphere system.

Published online: 03 Nov 1965

Authors: Cowan, I. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water movement in response to gradients of water potential in the soil-plant-atmosphere catena is considered. An approximate solution is presented of ...

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Studies in the water relations of Pinus sylvestris in plantation conditions. III. A comparison of soil water changes and estimates of total evaporation on four afforested sites and one grass-covered site.

Published online: 22 May 1965

Authors: Rutter, A. J. & Fourt, D. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

(S. & F. XXVIII [657]). Soil-moisture changes were followed for three years; the plantations varied in age from 20 to 32 years and were on soils d...

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Transport of water in the soil-plant-atmosphere system.

Published online: 22 May 1965

Authors: Cowan, I. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An approximate solution is presented of the differential equation describing soil-moisture flow towards a root absorbing water at a periodically varyi...

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A model of production and turnover of roots in shortgrass prairie.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Parton, W. J. & Singh, J. S. & Coleman, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A mathematical model was constructed to simulate various above-ground and below-ground compartments of the producer subsystem for a shortgrass prairie...

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Seedling growth and survival of Oryzopsis holciformis (ricegrass) sown at different densities and moisture levels.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Ellern, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Oryzopsis holciformis (M.B.). Hack. (hairy ricegrass) was sown in loess soil in containers 60 cm deep at densities of between 160 and 3200 seedlings/m...

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A non-destructive stain technique for investigating root growth dynamics.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Carman, J. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A non-destructive stain technique for quantifying root growth was developed. Red, blue and yellow chlorotriazinyl dyes are individually applied as a s...

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Studies in the water relations of Pinus sylvestris in plantation conditions. 2. The annual cycle of soil moisture change and derived estimates of evaporation.

Published online: 08 Jan 1964

Authors: Rutter, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In continued work [cf. F.A. 25 No. 54], tensiometers and electrical resistance blocks were used to measure water tension and, indirectly, water conten...

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