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Particle selection by snail hosts of human schistosomes in relation to their survival strategies and possible control by 'environmental antibodies'.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: Thomas, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experiments were undertaken with Biomphalaria glabrata to elucidate the mechanisms used for selecting, regulating and utilizing sand particles and eva...

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Restoration of riverine inland sand dune complexes: implications for the conservation of wild bees.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Exeler, N. & Kratochwil, A. & Hochkirch, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The evaluation of restoration measures is an important task of conservation biology. Inland sand dunes and dry, oligotrophic grasslands have become ra...

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Sand dynamics in coastal dune landscapes constrain diversity and life-history characteristics of spiders.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Bonte, D. & Lens, L. & Maelfait, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In fragmented landscapes where natural disturbance acts at the local level, community composition can be altered either by 'species-by-species matchin...

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Simplified procedures for routine soil analyses.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Tomlinson, P. R. & Beckett, P. H. T. & Bannister, P. & Marsden, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A schedule of simplified procedures for soil analysis is presented which enables over 100 prepared soil samples to be analysed for soluble salts, carb...

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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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The development of a hydraulic seeding technique for unstable sand slopes. 1. Effects of fertilizers, mulches and stabilizers.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Sheldon, J. C. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hydraulic sowing is used to establish vegetation on steep slopes, but the technique is not reliable. The effects of individual components of the techn...

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Effects of mechanical cockle harvesting on intertidal communities.

Published online: 01 Nov 2000

Authors: Ferns, P. N. & Rostron, D. M. & Siman, H. Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A tractor-towed cockle harvester was used to extract cockles from intertidal plots of muddy sand and clean sand in order to investigate the effects on...

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Comparison of potassium uptake by four plant species grown in sand and in flowing solution culture.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Wild, A. & Skarlou, V. & Clement, C. R. & Snaydon, R. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In trials in flowing solution culture, the growth rate of Anthoxanthum odoratum was similar over the entire range of K concentrations tested (0.1-3.3 ...

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Arthropods as indicators of the effects of fluoride pollution on the succession following sand mining.

Published online: 04 Jun 1998

Authors: Madden, K. E. & Fox, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This study examined the effect of fluoride pollution on arthropod recolonization of sites after sand mining at Tomago, New South Wales, Australia. Thi...

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Improvement of red acid sands by the neem tree (Azadirachta indica) in Sokoto, North-Western State of Nigeria.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Radwanski, S. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Neem trees planted on infertile acid sands improved the nutrient content and physical condition of the soil.

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