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How do soil properties influence carbon storage and sequestration in newly established woodland across the UK?

Published online: 13 Oct 2021

Published by: Woodland Trust

Authors: Bavin, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The aim of this review is to synthesize the current evidence on how pre-afforestation soil properties can impact the carbon balance of an area of wood...

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Associations between soil type, lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) provenance, and the abundance of the pine beauty moth, Panolis flammea.

Published online: 15 Mar 1988

Authors: Leather, S. R. & Barbour, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a study at Craigellachie Forest, Scotland, during 1978-79, covering 5 soil types and 5 provenances planted in the early 1960s, pupal numbers of Pan...

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Iodine in the U.K. environment with particular reference to agriculture.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Whitehead, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The iodine content of the top 15 cm of 132 soils formed from a variety of parent materials within the UK ranged from 0.5 to 98.2 mu g g-1 on a dry wei...

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Soil drainage facilitates earthworm invasion and subsequent carbon loss from peatland soil.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Wu XinWei & Cao Rui & Wei Xue & Xi XinQiang & Shi PeiLi & Eisenhauer, N. & Sun ShuCun

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human activities have been a significant driver of environmental changes with tremendous consequences for carbon (C) dynamics. Peatlands are critical ...

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Effects of stress-induced changes in plant quality and host-plant species on the population dynamics of the pine beauty moth in Scotland: partial life tables of natural and manipulated populations.

Published online: 24 May 1988

Authors: Watt, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The population behaviour of Panolis flammea was observed to determine whether the association between outbreaks and trees growing in deep peat sites i...

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Factors affecting the vegetation of ditch banks in peat areas in the western Netherlands.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Strien, A. J. van & Linden, J. van der & Melman, T. C. P. & Noordervliet, M. A. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of various environmental factors on the ditch bank vegetation in peat areas in the western Netherlands were studied to find the best manag...

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Assisted revegetation trials in degraded salt-marshes.

Published online: 26 Feb 2001

Authors: Handa, I. T. & Jefferies, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

At coastal sites adjacent to the Hudson Bay lowlands, intensive foraging by increasing numbers of lesser snow geese Anser caerulescens caerulescens ha...

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Regeneration of heather (Calluna vulgaris (L.) Hull) at different ages and seasons in north-east Scotland.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Miller, G. R. & Miles, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

2-37 year old plots of heather on peat podzols were burned or cut either in the autumn or in the spring. Regeneration was most satisfactory from 6-10 ...

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Creating fen initiation conditions: a new approach for peatland reclamation in the oil sands region of Alberta.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Borkenhagen, A. & Cooper, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reclaiming peatland ecosystems is challenging our understanding of how to rebuild functioning landscapes. Assisted succession may provide a practical ...

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Carbon storage by habitat: review of the evidence of the impacts of management decisions and condition of carbon stores and sources.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Alonso, I. & Weston, K. & Gregg, R. & Morecroft, M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The aims of this Natural England cross-cutting Evidence project were: (1) To collate information and identify knowledge gaps on carbon stocks (both in...

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