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Tolerance of heavy metals and the reclamation of industrial waste.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Gadgil, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Cu or Zn tolerance of populations of Agrostis tenuis[Agrostis capillaris], A. stolonifera, Festuca rubra, F. ovina and Anthoxanthum odoratum from ...

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Plant regulation of essential and non-essential heavy metals.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Leavitt, S. W. & Dueser, R. D. & Goodell, H. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Along two traverses near Mineral, Virginia (USA) (where soil metal concentrations vary greatly because of the natural weathering of sulphide mineral d...

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Monitoring of ecological risks with active soil management for filled ditches in the Krimpenerwaard. Final report T1-monitoring Ecology.

Published online: 05 Oct 2016

Authors: Lange, H. J. de & Hout, A. van der & Faber, J. H.

Content type: Bulletin

Ditches in this area in the province of Zuid-Holland, Netherlands, are often causing soil pollution due to the use of contaminated materials (includin...

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Biomass, root penetration and heavy metal uptake in birch in a soil cover over copper tailings.

Published online: 12 Jan 1990

Authors: Borgegård, S. O. & Rydin, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study of naturally colonizing Betula pubescens and B. pendula on 10-yr-old soil cover up to 1 m deep on a 32-ha tailing near Garpenberg, Sweden. The...

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A review of the use of organic manures on lowland grassland pastures in the UK.

Published online: 20 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Chalmers, A. & Kirkham, F. & McLaren, R. & Smith, K. & Downie, L. & Goodlass, G.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This review discusses the use of organic manures on lowland grassland pastures in the UK. This review covers a range of topics, including: (1) current...

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Definition of favourable conservation status for calaminarian grassland.

Published online: 19 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Jefferson, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper sets out Natural England's view on Favourable Conservation Status (FCS) for calaminarian grassland (generally referred to as 'grassland on ...

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Quantifying restoration success and recovery in a metal-polluted stream: a 17-year assessment of physicochemical and biological responses.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Clements, W. H. & Vieira, N. K. M. & Church, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Evaluating the effectiveness of stream restoration is often challenging because of the lack of pre-treatment data, narrow focus on physicochemical mea...

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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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Parasitism and host sensitivity to cadmium: an acanthocephalan infection of the freshwater amphipod Gammarus pulex.

Published online: 06 Aug 1990

Authors: Brown, A. F. & Pascoe, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Of 600 G. pulex removed as a single sample from the River Teme, Herefordshire, UK, 52% were infected with Pomphorhynchus laevis, 20% contained larvae,...

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Grassland soil microbial biomass and accumulation of potentially toxic metals from long-term slurry application.

Published online: 16 Mar 1991

Authors: Christie, P. & Beattie, J. A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Quantities of C and N in the microbial biomass of soils receiving long term applications of pig and cow slurries were compared, and changes in soil pH...

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