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Phytometric assessment of the fertility of undrained rich-fen soils.

Published online: 15 Jul 1993

Authors: Wheeler, B. D. & Shaw, S. C. & Cook, R. E. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To evaluate suitable methods for comparing soil fertility across a large number of undrained rich-fen sites the relationships between soil chemical co...

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Reafforestation and nutrient reserves in the humid tropics.

Published online: 11 Nov 1970

Authors: Cornforth, I. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measurements were made of the changes in reserves of plant nutrients in leaf litter and surface soil that occur when tropical evergreen forests and ma...

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Effects of burning on heathland soil chemical properties: an experimental study on the effect of heating and ash deposits.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Forgeard, F. & Frenot, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of heat and nutrient supply from ash after light and hot fires on Brittany (France) heathland soils (brown acidic soils) were studied in the ...

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Correlates of biological soil crust abundance across a continuum of spatial scales: support for a hierarchical conceptual model.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Bowker, M. A. & Belnap, J. & Davidson, D. W. & Goldstein, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Desertification negatively impacts a large proportion of the global human population and >30% of the terrestrial land surface. Better methods are n...

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Model-based assessment of soil organic carbon dynamics and potentials for carbon sequestration under integrated soil fertility management and conservation agriculture in Western Kenya.

Published online: 10 Oct 2018

Authors: Sommer, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

A key message of the 2015 International Year of Soils was that 'soils help to combat and adapt to climate change by playing a key role in the carbon c...

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Improvement of red acid sands by the Neem tree (Azadirachta indica) in Sokoto, north-western state of Nigeria.

Published online: 13 Nov 1969

Authors: Radwanski, S. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Analytical data (tabulated) show that A. indica has considerably improved the nutrient content and physical condition of the infertile acid sands on w...

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A degradation threshold for irreversible loss of soil productivity: a long-term case study in China.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Gao Yang & Zhong BingLin & Yue Hui & Wu Bin & Cao ShiXiong

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the past three decades, conservation and restoration biologists have increasingly recognized that ecological communities are likely to exhibit ...

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Recreation of lowland heathland on ex-arable land: assessing the limiting processes on two sites with contrasting soil fertility and pH.

Published online: 18 Jul 2007

Authors: Walker, K. J. & Warman, E. A. & Bhogal, A. & Cross, R. B. & Pywell, R. F. & Meek, B. R. & Chambers, B. J. & Pakeman, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

European heathlands are of high conservation value but have declined as a result of agricultural intensification. Heathland recreation is currently be...

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Functional traits in cover crop mixtures: biological nitrogen fixation and multifunctionality.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Blesh, J. & Martin, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cover crop mixtures with complementary plant functional traits including biological nitrogen fixation (BNF) may supply nitrogen (N) to farm fields whi...

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The effect of Lupinus arboreus on the nitrogen status of china clay wastes.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Palaniappan, V. M. & Marrs, R. H. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lupinus arboreus rapidly colonizes micaceous china clay wastes, which are deficient in N, P, Ca and K. N accumulated at rates of about 180 Kg ha-1y-1 ...

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