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The reclamation of acidic colliery spoil. II. The use of lime wastes.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Gemmell, R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of 3 different lime wastes at rates of 10-200 t/ha in combination with 45-220 kg superphosphate/ha on reclamation of acid mine spoil by (a...

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Ecosystem development on reclaimed china clay wastes. II. Nutrient compartmentation and nitrogen mineralization.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Roberts, R. D. & Marrs, R. H. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The accumulation of biomass and nutrients in 3 compartments (plant shoots, roots and surface soil) in developing grass/clover ecosystems in 2 types of...

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Arbuscular mycorrhizas in the anthracite and bituminous coal wastes of Pennsylvania.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Daft, M. J. & Hacskaylo, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Most of the herbaceous plants sampled from these sites had arbuscular mycorrhizas. Gigaspora gigantea, isolated from anthracite waste, stimulated the ...

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Land reclamation and river pollution problems in the Croal Valley caused by waste from chromate manufacture.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Breeze, V. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Waste from chromate manufacture was toxic to plants, and in mixture with 7 parts of soil to 1 of waste would not support perennial ryegrass or Agrosti...

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Conversion to ecology - what does it cost?

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Thorsen, A. V. & Jensen, J. D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

A study from DTU FOOD in 2014 showed that the food waste could be significantly reduced in connection with an organic conversion - the study did not s...

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The use of metal tolerant plant populations for the reclamation of metalliferous wastes.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Smith, R. A. H. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

High concentrations of toxic metals appear to be the major cause of the sparse vegetation cover of metalliferous mine wastes in the UK, but comparison...

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The maintenance of grassland on smelter wastes in the Lower Swansea Valley. 3. Zinc smelter waste.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Gemmell, R. P. & Goodman, G. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large-scale trials, using applications of organic materials and pulverized fuel ash on Zn smelter waste, were set up in the Lower Swansea Valley, UK, ...

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Perspectives on wastewater treatment wetlands and waterbird conservation.

Published online: 29 Sep 2010

Authors: Murray, C. G. & Hamilton, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With the global loss of natural wetlands, waterbirds have become increasingly dependent on alternative and artificial habitats, but the use of such we...

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Tolerance of heavy metals and the reclamation of industrial waste.

Published online: 12 Jan 1970

Authors: Gadgil, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Zn and Cu tolerance of populations of Agrostis tenuis, A. stolonifera, Anthoxanthum odoratum, Festuca rubra and F. ovina was tested on root growth...

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The introduction of native plant species on industrial waste heaps: a test of immigration and other factors affecting primary succession.

Published online: 15 Apr 1994

Authors: Ash, H. J. & Gemmell, R. P. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Industrial waste heaps in NW England have become colonized by interesting floras which include regionally uncommon species. However, the range of spec...

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