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Revegetation of unreclaimed coal strip-mines in Oklahoma. I. Vegetation structure and soil properties.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Johnson, F. L. & Gibson, D. J. & Risser, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An investigation of 49 unreclaimed coal strip-mines between 10 and 70-yr old revealed that definite soil horizons had not yet formed but that chemical...

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Tree performance on minespoils in the South Wales coalfield.

Published online: 28 Jan 2000

Authors: Bending, N. A. D. & Moffat, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Variable growth of Larix leptolepis [L. kaempferi] (Japanese larch) has been observed on restored opencast coal workings in South Wales, UK. A study o...

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In search for key biogeochemical factors affecting plant species persistence in heathland and acidic grasslands: a comparison of common and rare species.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Kleijn, D. & Bekker, R. M. & Bobbink, R. & Graaf, M. C. C. de & Roelofs, J. G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the last century, many plant species typical of heathland and nutrient-poor acidic grasslands have become rare whereas others have remained com...

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Abandoned pastures and restored savannas have distinct patterns of plant-soil feedback and nutrient cycling compared with native Brazilian savannas.

Published online: 21 Sep 2022

Authors: D'Angioli, A. M. & Giles, A. L. & Costa, P. B. & Wolfsdorf, G. & Pecoral, L. L. F. & Verona, L. & Piccolo, F. & Sampaio, A. B. & Schmidt, I. B. & Rowland, L. & Lambers, H. & Kandeler, E. & Oliveira, R. S. & Abrahão, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Around 40% of the original Brazilian savanna territory is occupied by pastures dominated by fast-growing exotic C4 grasses, which impact ecosystem nut...

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Review: the content of bioactive compounds in different berry fruits from organic and conventional production.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Hallmann, E. & Średnicka-Tober, D. & Kazimierczak, R. & Rembiałkowska, E.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The berry fruits are one of the best sources of bioactive compounds. Polyphenols abundant in berries belong to different chemical groups: phenolic aci...

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Contextualizing UK moorland burning studies with geographical variables and sponsor identity.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Brown, L. E. & Holden, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It has been claimed that geographical variability could alter conclusions from some studies examining the impacts of prescribed moorland burning, incl...

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A study of the restoration of heathland on successional sites: changes in vegetation and soil chemical properties.

Published online: 19 Nov 1999

Authors: Mitchell, R. J. & Marrs, R. H. & Duc, M. G. le & Auld, M. H. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lowland heaths are high-profile ecosystems for conservation action in the UK, but many areas have been invaded by Betula spp., Pinus sylvestris, Pteri...

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Land health surveillance for identifying land constraints and targeting land management options in smallholder farming systems in Western Cameroon.

Published online: 22 Mar 2017

Authors: Takoutsing, B. & Ayenkulu, E. & Tchoundjeu, Z. & Coe, R. & Denis, N. & Shepherd, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Quantitative and up-to-date information on ecosystem characteristics and land health constraints are needed to understand land degradation trends and ...

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Cover crops in arable lands increase functional complementarity and redundancy of bacterial communities.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Alahmad, A. & Decocq, G. & Spicher, F. & Kheirbeik, L. & Kobaissi, A. & Tetu, T. & Dubois, F. & Duclercq, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reducing the deleterious effects of intensive tillage and fertilization on ecosystem integrity and human health is challenging for sustainable agricul...

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The effect of precipitation chemistry upon anion and cation fluxes from the surface layer of ombrotrophic mires in the UK.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Sanger, L. J. & Billett, M. F. & Cresser, M. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Replicate cores and monoliths bearing intact vegetation were sampled from the acrotelm and surface litter layer of ombrotrophic mires across a gradien...

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