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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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Understanding the influence of nutrients on stream ecosystems in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 04 Jul 2019

Authors: Munn, M. D. & Frey, J. W. & Tesoriero, A. J. & Black, R. W. & Duff, J. H. & Lee, K. E. & Maret, T. R. & Mebane, C. A. & Waite, I. R. & Zelt, R. B.

Content type: Bulletin

Sustaining the quality of the Nation's water resources and the health of our diverse ecosystems depends on the availability of sound water-resources d...

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Effects of burning on heathland soil chemical properties: an experimental study on the effect of heating and ash deposits.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Forgeard, F. & Frenot, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of heat and nutrient supply from ash after light and hot fires on Brittany (France) heathland soils (brown acidic soils) were studied in the ...

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A method of estimating root efficiency.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Hunt, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A method of estimating root efficiency or specific absorption rate, A, in terms of the amount of mineral nutrient taken up per unit root per unit time...

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Litterfall and nitrogen cycling following invasion by Chrysanthemoides monilifera ssp. rotundata in coastal Australia.

Published online: 23 Nov 2005

Authors: Lindsay, E. A. & French, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

On the south-east coast of Australia there are extensive infestations of the environmental weed bitou bush Chrysanthemoides monilifera ssp. rotundata....

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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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Leaf-fall in a tropical rain forest.

Published online: 11 Nov 1970

Authors: Cornforth, I. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measurements at monthly intervals showed that leaf-fall in the Mora excelsa rain forests of Trinidad was much greater in Aug. Oct. and in Feb. April t...

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Long-term, livestock-mediated redistribution of nitrogen and phosphorus in an East African savanna.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Augustine, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of livestock on African rangelands has been a major focus of recent research, but little attention has been paid to the way livestock affec...

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Nutrients in soil and vegetation around two artificial waterpoints in Eastern Botswana.

Published online: 25 Oct 1988

Authors: Tolsma, D. J. & Ernst, W. H. O. & Verwey, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A comparison of the vegetation and soil was made around 2 boreholes, differing in cattle density and exploitation period, in the dry savanna of E. Bot...

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Individual and combined responses of stream ecosystems to multiple stressors.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Townsend, C. R. & Uhlmann, S. S. & Matthaei, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Managers must understand the effects of stressors on ecosystems in order to identify thresholds of harm but, to be meaningful, thresholds will usually...

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