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The microclimate of sand dune tracks: the relative contribution of vegetation removal and soil compression.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Liddle, M. J. & Moore, K. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In both wet and dry areas, diurnal soil and air temperature ranges under high incident radiation were increased by track formation, due to the effects...

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Controlled experiments on soil compaction produced by off-road vehicles in the Mojave Desert, California.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Adams, J. A. & Endo, A. S. & Stolzy, L. H. & Rowlands, P. G. & Johnson, H. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vehicle tracks were made by up to 100 motorcycle and four-wheel drive passes in the Mojave Desert of California on a Typic Haplargid and a Typic Torri...

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A survey of tracks and paths in a sand dune ocosystem. I. Soils. II Vegetation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Liddle, M. J. & Greig-Smith, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bulk density and soil penetration resistance was linearly related to the log of the number of passages of a car, up to 256 passages, and of walkers, u...

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Soil impedance as a factor reducing crop seedling emergence, and its relation to soil conditions at sowing, and to applied water.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Hegarty, T. W. & Royle, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seeds of calabrese, carrot, onion and sugar beet were sown in the field on successive occasions. Soil integral impedance (work done in penetrating the...

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The impact of vehicles on dune and grassland vegetation on a south-eastern North Carolina barrier beach.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Hosier, P. E. & Eaton, T. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two barrier beaches in southeastern North Carolina were compared with respect to vegetation patterns and soil compaction. One had been widely used by ...

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A brief overview of the 25-year-old long-term soil productivity study in the south.

Published online: 24 Feb 2016

Authors: Scott, D. A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The international Long-Term Soil Productivity experiment began in 1989 in response to the need for Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture mana...

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How grazing management can maximize erosion resistance of salt marshes.

Published online: 23 Jul 2021

Authors: Marin-Diaz, B. & Govers, L. L. & Wal, D. van der & Olff, H. & Bouma, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Combining natural saltmarsh habitats with conventional barriers can provide a sustainable and cost-effective alternative for fully engineered flood pr...

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The effect of trampling on a chalk grassland ecosystem.

Published online: 07 Jul 1972

Authors: Chappell, H. G. & Ainsworth, J. F. & Cameron, R. A. D. & Et Al.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The area, subjected to pressure by pedestrians and vehicles, was divided into 3 zones according to the intensity of wear. Significant differences in t...

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Urban cultivation in allotments maintains soil qualities adversely affected by conventional agriculture.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Edmondson, J. L. & Davies, Z. G. & Gaston, K. J. & Leake, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modern agriculture, in seeking to maximize yields to meet growing global food demand, has caused loss of soil organic carbon (SOC) and compaction, imp...

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Changes in soil properties and vegetation following disturbance of Alaskan arctic tundra.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Chapin, F. S., III & Shaver, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil characteristics and vegetation were studied in vehicle tracks and adjacent undisturbed tundra along local moisture gradients at four sites in nor...

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