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The influence on soil development of the invertebrate fauna colonizing industrial reclamation sites.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Hutson, B. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Leaves of oak (Quercus robur) were confined in nylon bags of three mesh sizes, and buried from July until February on four recently reclaimed coal pit...

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The reclamation of acidic colliery spoil. IV. The effects of limestone particle size and depth of incorporation.

Published online: 31 Aug 1984

Authors: Costigan, P. A. & Bradshaw, A. D. & Gemmell, R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of different grades of limestone, up to 2.4 mm diam., and incorporation depths of 15 and 25 cm, on growth of Lolium perenne cv. S23 was in...

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The microdistribution of Agrostis tenuis on colliery spoil in relation to spoil chemical variability.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Tasker, A. & Chadwick, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spoil samples were collected from 5 colliery spoil heaps in N. England. Relationships between the microdistribution of A. tenuis and 17 spoil chemical...

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Seasonal variation in the availability of plant nutrients in acid colliery spoil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Williams, P. J. & Chadwick, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The pH, percentage moisture, and temperature of colliery spoil, and the K, Ca, Mg, Na, Fe, Zn, Cu, Mn and Al concentration of saturation paste extract...

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The maintenance of grassland on smelter wastes in the Lower Swansea Valley. II. Copper smelter waste.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large-scale grassland trials, using applications of organic materials and pulverized fuel ash on copper smelter waste, were set up in the Lower Swanse...

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Nutrient deficiencies and the aftercare of reclaimed derelict land.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Bloomfield, H. E. & Handley, J. F. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fourteen grass swards which had been reclaimed from colliery spoil and urban clearance materials 1-7 years previously were dressed with nitrogen, phos...

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Factors affecting nitrogen fixation by white clover (Trifolium repens) on colliery spoil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Palmer, J. P. & Iverson, L. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

N fixation by white clover established on colliery spoil in S. Yorkshire was measured weekly between May and Nov. Residual spoil P levels from 2 rates...

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Recolonization by ants in bauxite mines rehabilitated by a number of different methods.

Published online: 22 Jul 1985

Authors: Majer, J. D. & Day, J. E. & Kabay, E. D. & Perriman, W. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ant faunas of 30 bauxite mines in Western Australia that had been rehabilitated by various methods, and 3 forest controls, were surveyed in the su...

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The nutrient budget of colliery spoil tip sites. I. Nutrient input in rainfall and nutrient losses in surface run-off.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Dennington, V. N. & Chadwick, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nutrient input in rainfall was determined at three colliery spoil heaps in Yorkshire and at a rural site. The only major difference between sites ...

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Efficiency of lead and cadmium excretion in populations of Orchesella cincta (Collembola) from various contaminated forest soils.

Published online: 15 Nov 1988

Authors: Straalen, N. M. van & Burghouts, T. B. A. & Doornhof, M. J. & Groot, G. M. & Janssen, M. P. M. & Joosse, E. N. G. & Meerendonk, J. H. van & Theeuwen, J. P. J. J. & Verhoef, H. A. & Zoomer, H. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Population differentiation in the collembolan Orchesella cincta under the influence of metal soil pollution was studied by measuring Pb and Cd excreti...

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