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Development of a risk assessment tool to assess the significance of septic tanks around freshwater SSSIs: Phase 1 - Understanding better the retention of phosphorus in the drainage field.

Published online: 02 Feb 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: May, L. & Withers, P. J. & Stratford, C. & Bowes, M. & Robinson, D. & Gozzard, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This project was undertaken to investigate some of the processes to protect SSSIs and provide information to underpin the development a 'family' of bu...

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Effects of microplastics and drought on soil ecosystem functions and multifunctionality.

Published online: 31 May 2021

Authors: Lozano, Y. M. & Aguilar-Trigueros, C. A. & Onandia, G. & Maaß, S. & Zhao TingTing & Rillig, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Microplastics in soils have become an important threat for terrestrial systems as they may potentially alter the geochemical/biophysical soil environm...

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Chemical aspects of heather burning.

Published online: 22 May 1965

Authors: Allen, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In laboratory experiments mineral nutrients, particularly K, were readily dissolved from the ash left when heather was burnt but the rate of solution ...

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Nitrogen saturation in UK moorlands: the critical role of bryophytes and lichens in determining retention of atmospheric N deposition.

Published online: 23 Nov 2005

Authors: Curtis, C. J. & Emmett, B. A. & Grant, H. & Kernan, M. & Reynolds, B. & Shilland, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthropogenic nitrogen (N) deposition may have several impacts on upland moorland ecosystems, including changes in vegetation composition, eutrophicat...

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Physical-water attributes in the surface layer of soils at different locations in the landscape and sugarcane harvesting systems in Coruripe, AL.

Published online: 31 Jan 2019

Authors: Amaral, A. J. do & Marques, F. A. & Parahyba, R. da B. V. & Oliveira Neto, M. B. de & Silva, A. B. da & Barros, A. H. C. & Nascimento, A. F. do & Ivo, W. M. P. de M.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper presents the results of a study conducted to determine the physical-water attributes in the surface layer of the soil as quality indicators...

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Depth-to-water mediates bryophyte response to harvesting in boreal forests.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Bartels, S. F. & James, R. S. & Caners, R. T. & MacDonald, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Site moisture is an important component of the forest landscape for maintaining biodiversity, including forest-floor bryophytes. However, little is kn...

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Review: potential roles of soil fauna in improving the efficiency of rain gardens used as natural stormwater treatment systems.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Mehring, A. S. & Levin, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Natural treatment systems such as rain gardens aim to overcome the negative effects of urbanization on water quality, availability, and freshwater and...

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Forecasting tillage and soil warming effects on earthworm populations.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Johnston, A. S. A. & Sibly, R. M. & Thorbek, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Healthy soils are crucial for sustainable food production, but tillage limits the biological regulation of essential ecosystem services. Better unders...

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Aquatic ecosystem functions of an isolated floodplain and their implications for flood retention and management.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Reckendorfer, W. & Funk, A. & Gschöpf, C. & Hein, T. & Schiemer, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We used an isolated floodplain of the river Danube as a model system to gain an understanding on the functioning of retention areas to predict future ...

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Impacts of organic farming on soil organic matter.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Ghabbour, E. A. & Davies, G. & Alami, R. A. & Askounis, E. M. & Cuozzo, N. P. & Filice, A. J. & Haskell, J. M. & Moy, A. K. & Roach, A. C. & Misiewicz, T. M. & Shade, J.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Soil health is a critical component for developing Organic 3.0, which strives to place organic as a model sustainable food systems. However, the exten...

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