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A culture of conservation: how an ancient forest plantation turned into an old growth forest reserve - the story of the Wamulin forest.

Published online: 13 Oct 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Yang ZhiJie & Zheng QunRui & Zhou MingXiu & Zeng HongDa & Hogan, J. A. & Lin TengChiu

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper determines the ecological and cultural role of forest plantation and how it turns into an old growth forest reserve. A case study of a very...

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Factors affecting the longevity of earthworms stored in peat.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Satchell, J. E. & Dottie, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The weight loss of the dung worm, Eisenia fetida, stored in a variety of peats ranging in pH from 3.6 to 7.2 was compared. Worms in acid peats of pH 3...

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Control of evaporation and surface-accumulation of nutrients in sand-culture experiments with oak seedlings.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Brookes, P. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A layer of polystyrene beads on the surface of sand in sand-culture experiments greatly reduced evaporation, prevented surface salt-accumulation, inhi...

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Potential of a root bioassay for determining P-deficiency in high altitude grassland.

Published online: 31 Aug 1991

Authors: Harrison, A. F. & Taylor, K. & Hatton, J. C. & Dighton, J. & Howard, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The significance of P deficiency in limiting sward production was assessed in an altitudinal sequence of Agrosto-Festucetum grasslands at the Moor Hou...

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Spatial aggregation of herbivores and predators enhances tri-trophic cascades in paddy fields: rice monoculture versus rice-fish co-culture.

Published online: 07 Oct 2022

Authors: Wan NianFeng & Cavalieri, A. & Siemann, E. & Dainese, M. & Li WenWei & Jiang JieXian

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rice-fish co-culture system has a history of more than 2,000 years in Asia and has been recognized as one of FAO's Globally Important Agricultural Her...

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Social adaptation can reduce the strength of social-ecological feedbacks from ecosystem degradation.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Bartelet, H. A. & Barnes, M. L. & Zoeller, K. C. & Cumming, G. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Feedbacks between people and ecosystems are central to the study of social-ecological systems (SES) but remain poorly understood. It is commonly assum...

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Inhibition of nitrifiers by grass root extracts.

Published online: 28 Aug 1967

Authors: Munro, P. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Extracts of the roots of Hyparrhenia filipéndula and other grasses were tested against soil enrichment cultures of NH3-and NO2 oxidizers, by measuring...

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Effects of acidity on in vitro germination and tube growth of pollen from declining Fagus sylvatica.

Published online: 24 Apr 1996

Authors: Paoletti, E. & Raddi, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollen from beech (Fagus sylvatica) trees about 100 yr old, belonging to different damage (forest decline) classes in a wood at Pian di Novello, centr...

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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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A bioassay for comparing phosphorus availability in soils.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Harrison, A. F. & Helliwell, D. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bioassay based on the uptake of 32P from 5 X 10-6 M phosphate solution during a 15 min period was tested on birch (Betula verrucosa Ehrh.) and sycamor...

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