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The salinity of motorway soils. I. Variation in time and between regions in the salinity of soils on central reserves.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Thompson, J. R. & Rutter, A. J. & Ridout, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sodium chloride is used as the standard de-icing agent on motorways in England at annual application rates varying from 2 to 20 tonnes per lane km. So...

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The salinity of motorway soils. II. Distance from the carriageway and other sources of local variation in salinity.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Thompson, J. R. & Rutter, A. J. & Ridout, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The variation of soil sodium concentration with distance from the carriageway on central reserves and verges was studied on a number of motorway sites...

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Selective breeding of rats for resistance to sodium monofluoroacetate.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Howard, W. E. & Marsh, R. E. & Palmateer, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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The salinity of motorway soils. III. Simulation of the effects of salt usage and rainfall on sodium and chloride concentrations in the soil of central reserves.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Rutter, A. J. & Thompson, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Transfer to the central reserve of salt applied to motorway carriageways and the leaching of sodium and chloride ions from the soil of the reserve are...

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The salinity of motorway soils. IV. Effects of sodium chloride on some native British shrub species, and the possibility of establishing shrubs on the central reserves of motorways.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Thompson, J. R. & Rutter, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Individuals of eleven native British shrub species growing in containers out of doors were subjected to sodium chloride solutions of different concent...

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Evidence of pesticide resistance in medium-sized mammalian pests: a case study with 1080 poison and Australian rabbits.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Twigg, L. E. & Martin, G. R. & Lowe, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Toxicant resistance is a potential, or very real, problem with many pest control programmes worldwide. However, apart from rodents, pesticide resistan...

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How common road salts and organic additives alter freshwater food webs: in search of safer alternatives.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Schuler, M. S. & Hintz, W. D. & Jones, D. K. & Lind, L. A. & Mattes, B. M. & Stoler, A. B. & Sudol, K. A. & Relyea, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The application of deicing road salts began in the 1940s and has increased drastically in regions where snow and ice removal is critical for transport...

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Lamb predation and fox control in south-eastern Australia.

Published online: 10 Apr 2002

Authors: Greentree, C. & Saunders, G. & Mcleod, L. & Hone, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Wild predators sometimes kill livestock. In Australia the red fox kills lambs, but there are limited experimental data to demonstrate the effects o...

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Contamination of the freshwater ecosystem by pesticides.

Published online: 05 Mar 1967

Authors: Cope, O. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Contains data giving the relative toxicities to rainbow trout (Salmo gairdneri[Oncorhynchus mykiss]) and bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus), a stonefly ny...

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Waterholes in Tsavo National Park, Kenya.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Ayeni, J. S. O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The evolution of natural waterholes is attributed to the erosion of surrounding termitaria by wildlife. The physico-chemical characteristics of soil f...

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