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Using healthy estuaries to provide a morphological characterisation of the Dee Estuary and the estuaries in and adjacent to Morecambe Bay.

Published online: 16 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Brew, D. & Dawks, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This study used existing data to characterize the functioning of the Dee Estuary and the estuaries within and immediately outside Morecambe Bay under ...

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Leaf volume: a simple method for measurement and some notes on its use in studies of leaf growth.

Published online: 24 Oct 1971

Authors: Huxley, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A liquid displacement method is described for rapidly measuring the volumes of individual detached leaves or other small plant parts. It is accurate t...

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The dynamics of foliage distribution within a forest canopy.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Kinerson, R. S. & Higginbotham, K. O. & Chapman, R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Presents a quantitative study of canopy morphology based on data collected during and after the 1971 growing season, in a 14-year-old stand of Pinus t...

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Production and dynamics of salt marsh vegetation and the effects of experimental treatment with sewage sludge. Biomass, production and species composition.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Valiela, I. & Teal, J. M. & Sass, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fertilization with a 10-6-4 sewage sludge fertilizer increased the total peak standing crops of salt marsh vegetation, in spite of the presence of con...

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Biocrust morphogroups provide an effective and rapid assessment tool for drylands.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Read, C. F. & Duncan, D. H. & Vesk, P. A. & Elith, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological soil crusts (biocrusts) occur across most of the world's drylands and are sensitive indicators of dryland degradation. Accounting for shift...

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Eddy-correlation measurements of carbon dioxide efflux from the floor of a deciduous forest.

Published online: 17 May 1988

Authors: Baldocchi, D. D. & Verma, S. B. & Matt, D. R. & Anderson, D. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The technique seemed a promising alternative to dynamic or static chamber techniques in a cooperative study of CO2 exchange above and below a fully-le...

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Breakdown of four litters of contrasting quality in a tropical Australian rainforest.

Published online: 17 May 1988

Authors: Spain, A. V. & Feuvre, R. P. le

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Litter bag studies in a lowland tropical rain forest in NE Queensland, Australia, showed that breakdown rates decreased in the order: Eucalyptus alba ...

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Plant trait-based approaches to improve nitrogen cycling in agroecosystems.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Abalos, D. & Groenigen, J. W. van & Philippot, L. & Lubbers, I. M. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive agriculture is dominated by monocultures of high-yielding plants that receive large applications of nitrogen (N) fertilizers to boost plant ...

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An automatic system for measuring shoot length in Sitka spruce and other plant species.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Milne, R. & Smith, S. K. & Ford, E. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The device, which does not require attachment to the shoot apex, includes a light transmitter/receiver system that can be continually repositioned ove...

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Effects of total solar radiation and temperature on vegetative growth in the East of Scotland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Hegarty, T. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effects of total solar radiation and temperature on the early vegetative growth of Helianthus annuus cv. Polestar and Phaseolus vulgaris cv. Canadian ...

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