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The development of a bioindicator system for soil acidity based on arthropod pH preferences.

Published online: 27 Aug 1997

Authors: Straalen, N. M. van & Verhoef, H. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A bioindicator system that supported the interpretation of acidity-related changes in soil chemistry was developed, using the tendencies of soil arthr...

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Acidity fluctuations at a broadland site in Norfolk.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Gosling, L. M. & Baker, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In November 1970 the acidity of Calthorpe broad in Norfolk, and some adjacent ditches, changed abruptly from near-neutrality to just above pH 3. Most ...

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Effects of nutrient addition and acidification on plant species diversity and seed germination in heathland.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Roem, W. J. & Klees, H. & Berendse, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The atmospheric deposition of sulfur and nitrogen compounds in the Netherlands has been responsible for decreasing plant species diversity in heathlan...

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Factors of importance for the epiphytic vegetation of aspen Populus tremula with special emphasis on bark chemistry and soil chemistry.

Published online: 04 Aug 1995

Authors: Gustafsson, L. & Eriksson, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The epiphytic vegetation of 60 stems of aspen (Populus tremula) was studied in a 16-ha forest area near Uppsala, Sweden. The cover of bryophytes and o...

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In search for key biogeochemical factors affecting plant species persistence in heathland and acidic grasslands: a comparison of common and rare species.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Kleijn, D. & Bekker, R. M. & Bobbink, R. & Graaf, M. C. C. de & Roelofs, J. G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the last century, many plant species typical of heathland and nutrient-poor acidic grasslands have become rare whereas others have remained com...

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The mangrove swamps of Keneba. lower Gambia river basin. II. Sulphur and pH in the profiles of swamp soils.

Published online: 16 Jul 1966

Authors: Thornton, I. & Giglioli, M. E. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

See S. & F. XXVIII [3120]). Soils under Rhizophora racemosa, Avicennia germinans and Sesuvium portulacastrum and soils of four barren flats associ...

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Acidifying peat as an aid to the reconstruction of lowland heath on arable soil: lysimeter experiments.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Davy, A. J. & Dunsford, S. J. & Free, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil acidification is prerequisite for the reconstruction of lowland heath communities dominated by Calluna vulgaris on land that has been cultivated ...

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The role of ecosystems and their management in regulating climate, and soil, water and air quality.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Smith, P. & Ashmore, M. R. & Black, H. I. J. & Burgess, P. J. & Evans, C. D. & Quine, T. A. & Thomson, A. M. & Hicks, K. & Orr, H. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecosystems have a critical role in regulating climate, and soil, water and air quality, but management to change an ecosystem process in support of on...

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The distribution of white clover (Trifolium repens L.) and grasses within six sown hill swards.

Published online: 25 Aug 1987

Authors: Simpson, D. & Wilman, D. & Adams, W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution of T. repens and grasses was examined in 6 hill swards in mid-Wales sown 10-39 years before with seed mixtures containing T. repens a...

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Studies in sheep populations and environment in the mountains of north-west Wales. 2. Contemporary distribution of sheep populations and environment.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Hughes, R. E. & Dale, J. & Mountford, M. D. & Williams, I. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Average summer sheep population densities in ewe units/ha at 56 sites in Snowdonia in 1957-68 were 4.99-10.65 on herb-rich Agrostis tenuis/Festuca ovi...

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