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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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Below-ground plant production in a perennial grass ley (Festuca pratensis Huds.) assessed with different methods.

Published online: 16 Dec 1986

Authors: Hansson, A. C. & Andrén, O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a 2nd year F. pratensis ley 5 values for belowground production (BGP) were estimated using 2 field methods: soil coring and ingrowth mesh bags. Soi...

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The influence of soil water content on the uptake of ions by roots. I. Soil water content gradients near a plane of onion roots.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water content and ion concentration gradients were measured in soil near a plane of onion seedling roots. Using the water content-matric potential rel...

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Inhibition of nitrifiers by grass root extracts.

Published online: 28 Aug 1967

Authors: Munro, P. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Extracts of the roots of Hyparrhenia filipéndula and other grasses were tested against soil enrichment cultures of NH3-and NO2 oxidizers, by measuring...

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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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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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The effects of decomposing roots on the growth of grassland plants.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Newbery, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthoxanthum odoratum, Holcus lanatus, Hypochoeris radicata, Lolium perenne, Plantago lanceolata and Rumex acetosa ('treatment' spp.) were grown separ...

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Effects of simulated grazing by below-ground herbivores on growth, CO2 exchange, and carbon allocation patterns of Bouteloua gracilis.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Detling, J. K. & Winn, D. T. & Procter-Gregg, C. & Painter, E. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A series of root-pruning experiments was performed to simulate the effects of grazing by root-feeding herbivores on B. gracilis. Approx. 37% (c. 22 mg...

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Inhibition of nitrifiers by grass root extracts.

Published online: 13 Jan 1967

Authors: Munro, P. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Roots of Hyparrhenia filipéndula contained a water-soluble, heat-labile and dialysable substance which inhibited nitrifying bacteria. Alcohol extracts...

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