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The nutrient budget of colliery spoil tip sites. I. Nutrient input in rainfall and nutrient losses in surface run-off.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Dennington, V. N. & Chadwick, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nutrient input in rainfall was determined at three colliery spoil heaps in Yorkshire and at a rural site. The only major difference between sites ...

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An ecological perspective on human densities in the central African forests.

Published online: 25 Jul 1997

Authors: Barnes, R. F. W. & Lahm, S. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Factors determining human densities in the central African forests are examined and compared with the predictions from an agronomic model by the Food ...

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Nutrient stripping: the global disparity between food security and soil nutrient stocks.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Jones, D. L. & Cross, P. & Withers, P. J. A. & DeLuca, T. H. & Robinson, D. A. & Quilliam, R. S. & Harris, I. M. & Chadwick, D. R. & Edwards-Jones, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Green Revolution successfully increased food production but in doing so created a legacy of inherently leaky and unsustainable agricultural system...

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Grazing-induced shifts in community functional composition and soil nutrient availability in Tibetan alpine meadows.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Niu KeChang & He JinSheng & Lechowicz, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The functional structure of plant communities can be altered by grazing through two main mechanisms: species turnover (i.e. changes in species occurre...

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Nutrient losses from commercial picking and cockatoo removal of Banksia hookeriana blooms at the organ, plant and site levels.

Published online: 06 Jun 1996

Authors: Witkowski, E. T. F. & Lamont, B. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Losses of dry mass and mineral nutrients (N, P, K, Ca, Mg and Na), occurring through the commercial picking of blooms and their removal by cockatoos, ...

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High-nature-value grasslands have the capacity to cope with nutrient impoverishment induced by mowing and livestock grazing.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Mládková, P. & Mládek, J. & Hejduk, S. & Hejcman, M. & Cruz, P. & Jouany, C. & Pakeman, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management of high-nature-value (HNV) grasslands follows agri-environmental schemes across large areas of Europe. Long-term agreements and restriction...

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A comparative study of nitrogen flows in two similar meadows affected by different groundwater levels.

Published online: 30 Mar 1995

Authors: Berendse, F. & Oomes, M. J. M. & Altena, H. J. & Visser, W. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A comparative study was carried out on nitrogen flows in two meadow ecosystems that were similar at the beginning of the experiment. In the wet meadow...

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Diet quality and intake requirements of adult female caribou of the Denali herd, Alaska.

Published online: 31 Aug 1990

Authors: Boertje, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Empirical, derived, and theoretical values of diet digestibility, DM intake requirements (DMI), diet nutrient content, and nitrogen and phosphorus bal...

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Less visible but yet vital for human health: nutrient-dense indigenous vegetables and their need for urgent promotion in balanced diets.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Keatinge, J. D. H. & Holmer, R. J. & Ebert, A. W. & Hughes, J. A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This paper describes the importance of indigenous vegetables in traditional food systems with a particular focus on Southeast Asia. Many indigenous ve...

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Aquatic ecosystem functions of an isolated floodplain and their implications for flood retention and management.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Reckendorfer, W. & Funk, A. & Gschöpf, C. & Hein, T. & Schiemer, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We used an isolated floodplain of the river Danube as a model system to gain an understanding on the functioning of retention areas to predict future ...

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