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Role of nitrogen in herbage production by Agrostis-Festuca hill grassland.

Published online: 24 Jun 1994

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of N in limiting herbage production was assessed in an altitudinal sequence of Agrostis-Festuca grasslands in the Moor House National Nature ...

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The value of pulverized refuse fines (PRF) as a substitute for topsoil in land reclamation. II. Lysimeter studies.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Chu, L. M. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The pattern of growth and leaching losses from UK wasteland materials (colliery spoil and brick waste) fertilized, topsoiled, or covered with pulveriz...

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Soil history as a primary control on plant invasion in abandoned agricultural fields.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Kulmatiski, A. & Beard, K. H. & Stark, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abandoned agricultural (AA) fields are often invaded by exotic plants. This observation has been difficult to explain because agricultural practices c...

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Role of the earthworm, Eisenia foetida, in affecting organic matter decomposition in microcosms of sludge-amended soil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Mitchell, M. J. & Parkinson, C. M. & Hamilton, W. E. & Dindal, D. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organic matter decomposition was monitored for 49 days at 15 deg C by measuring CO2 fluxes from microcosms in the form of soil cores. Microcosms were ...

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The value of pulverized refuse fines (PRF) as a substitute for topsoil in land reclamation. I. Field studies.

Published online: 13 Nov 1996

Authors: Chu, L. M. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The suitability of pulverized refuse fines (PRF) as a topsoil substitute in the reclamation of colliery spoil and urban clearance areas was studied in...

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Chronic low level hydrocarbon amendments stimulate plant growth and microbial activity in salt-marsh microcosms.

Published online: 06 Apr 1991

Authors: Li, Y. & Morris, J. T. & Yoch, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Salt-marsh microcosms containing the halophyte Spartina alterniflora were maintained in a greenhouse for 2 years and given daily dosages of a hydrocar...

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Soil processes as influenced by heavy metals and the composition of soil fauna.

Published online: 16 Jun 1995

Authors: Komulainen, M. & Mikola, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of heavy metals (Cu and Ni) on soil processes were studied experimentally in forest microcosms in Finland as a function of the presence of...

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Changes in soil properties and vegetation following disturbance of Alaskan arctic tundra.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Chapin, F. S., III & Shaver, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil characteristics and vegetation were studied in vehicle tracks and adjacent undisturbed tundra along local moisture gradients at four sites in nor...

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The impact of waterfowl foraging on the decomposition of rice straw: mutual benefits for rice growers and waterfowl.

Published online: 05 Jan 2001

Authors: Bird, J. A. & Pettygrove, G. S. & Eadie, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent legislation in California, USA, has restricted traditional open-field burning of rice straw residues, leading farmers to adopt alternative meth...

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Season and dominant species effects on plant trait-ecosystem function relationships in intensively grazed grassland.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Orwin, K. H. & Mason, N. W. H. & Jordan, O. M. & Lambie, S. M. & Stevenson, B. A. & Mudge, P. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazed pasture managers are increasingly being asked to enhance productivity while simultaneously reducing environmental impacts. Using plant traits t...

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