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Coastal plain soils and geomorphology: a key to understanding forest hydrology.

Published online: 10 Feb 2016

Authors: Williams, T. M. & Amatya, D. M.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

In the 1950s, Coile published a simple classification of southeastern coastal soils using three characteristics: drainage class, sub-soil depth, and s...

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Effects of soil type on crop yield-weed density relationships between winter wheat and Bromus sterilis.

Published online: 16 Mar 1991

Authors: Firbank, L. G. & Cousens, R. & Mortimer, A. M. & Smith, R. G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A range of densities of B. sterilis were sown in pots with winter wheat cv. Avalon in 4 soils; a heavy clay loam and a lighter, sandy soil from Oxford...

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Ecological studies of the Sudan. III. The effect of simulated rainfall distribution at different isohyets on the regeneration of Acacia senegal (L.) Willd. on clay and sandy soils.

Published online: 24 Feb 1970

Authors: Obeid, M. & Seif el Din, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes an experiment in which simulated June rainfalls of 200-500 mm. were applied on sandy soils, and of 300-600 mm. on clay soils. Results showed...

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Growth and water use of Lolium perenne. 1. Water transport.

Published online: 08 Jan 1972

Authors: Lawlor, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water absorption and transpiration are considered in relation to the gradients of water potential between the soil and the leaves of Lolium perenne gr...

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Ecology of forest soils: an exploratory study on ecological functioning of forest soils on sandy soils.

Published online: 26 Aug 2015

Authors: Jong, J. J. de & Bloem, J. & Delft, S. P. J. v. & Hommel, P. W. F. M. & Oosterbaan, A. & Waal, R. W. de

Content type: Bulletin

The soil of a forest is a driving factor for the functioning of the forest as a production system of ecosystem. It is the medium where soil organisms ...

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Growth and water use of Lolium perenne. I. Water transport.

Published online: 07 Jul 1972

Authors: Lawlor, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water absorption and transpiration were considered in relation to the gradients of water potential between the soil and leaves of ryegrass (Lolium per...

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Chemical aspects of heather burning.

Published online: 22 May 1965

Authors: Allen, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In laboratory experiments mineral nutrients, particularly K, were readily dissolved from the ash left when heather was burnt but the rate of solution ...

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Long-term dynamics of standing crop and species composition after the cessation of fertilizer application to mown grassland.

Published online: 21 Mar 1992

Authors: Olff, H. & Bakker, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In field studies in the Drentse A nature reserve, Netherlands, standing crop and species composition of three different fields cut for hay were studie...

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Effects of dominant trees and anthropogenic disturbances on species richness and floristic composition of secondary communities in southern Poland.

Published online: 04 Oct 1997

Authors: Dzwonko, Z. & Loster, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Woodland vegetation can be restored via natural succession in sites that are adjacent to woods which can act as seed sources for trees, shrubs and woo...

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Agglomerating seeds to enhance native seedling emergence and growth.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Madsen, M. D. & Davies, K. W. & Williams, C. J. & Svejcar, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration in rangelands is constrained by low establishment of species sown from seed. Non-biotic soil-surface crust is one of the major factors lim...

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