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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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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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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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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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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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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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The effect of human trampling on a sand dune ecosystem dominated by Empetrum nigrum.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Hylgaard, T. & Liddle, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The influence of trampling was studied on the outer dune heath of Skallingen, southwest Jutland. The total number of passages and the period of time o...

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The nutrient-budget of horse tracks on an English lowland heath.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Liddle, M. J. & Chitty, L. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The soils and vegetation of horse tracks which passed through Pteridium aquilinum or Calluna vulgaris dominated sites, with underlying podsols, were s...

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Emergence and longevity of seeds of annual weeds in cultivated and undisturbed soil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Roberts, H. A. & Feast, P. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In three experiments, begun in successive years, seeds of twenty species of annual weeds were mixed with 15 cm of soil confined in cylinders sunk in t...

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Aspects of the population dynamics of the weed Alopecurus myosuroides Huds. in winter cereal crops.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Naylor, R. E. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

See also W.A. 20, 2439 and 2892. Experimental simulation of the theoretical effects of ploughing, both to different depths, and at different times of ...

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