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A simple device for recording maximum and minimum water-table levels in soils.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Boggie, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A hole (10 cm diam.) made in the ground to below the min. expected depth of water table and lined with wire mesh contains a polythene bottle 'float' t...

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Development of a risk assessment tool to assess the significance of septic tanks around freshwater SSSIs: Phase 1 - Understanding better the retention of phosphorus in the drainage field.

Published online: 02 Feb 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: May, L. & Withers, P. J. & Stratford, C. & Bowes, M. & Robinson, D. & Gozzard, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This project was undertaken to investigate some of the processes to protect SSSIs and provide information to underpin the development a 'family' of bu...

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Functional microbial diversity in regenerating cutover peatlands responds to vegetation succession.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Artz, R. R. E. & Chapman, S. J. & Siegenthaler, A. & Mitchell, E. A. D. & Buttler, A. & Bortoluzzi, E. & Gilbert, D. & Yli-Petays, M. & Vasander, H. & Francez, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While establishment of vegetation is the most visual indicator of regeneration on cutover peatland, the reinstatement of belowground functions is less...

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Rewetting prolongs root growing season in minerotrophic peatlands and mitigates negative drought effects.

Published online: 07 Oct 2022

Authors: Schwieger, S. & Kreyling, J. & Peters, B. & Gillert, A. & Lukas, U. F. von & Jurasinski, G. & Köhn, D. & Blume-Werry, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Root phenology influences the timing of plant resource acquisition and carbon fluxes into the soil. This is particularly important in fen peatlands...

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Dynamics of seed populations of Rumex crispus and Rumex obtusifolius (Polygonaceae) in disturbed and undisturbed soil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Weaver, S. E. & Cavers, P. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed longevity and germination in various situations were examined in Rumex crispus and R. obtusifolius. The % germination of both spp. was significan...

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Pattern of distribution of Townsville stylo, annual grasses and perennial grasses in relation to soil variation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: McCown, R. L. & Murtha, G. G. & Field, J. B. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The patterns of variation of soil conditions and vegetation were mapped on a mosiac area (4 ha) of solodized-solonetz and solodic soils at Lansdown, Q...

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Simulation of nitrogen mineralization in the below-ground food webs of two winter wheat fields.

Published online: 12 Apr 1995

Authors: Ruiter, P. C. de & Moore, J. C. & Zwart, K. B. & Bouwman, L. A. & Hassink, J. & Bloem, J. & Vos, J. A. de & Marinissen, J. C. Y. & Didden, W. A. M. & Lebbink, G. & Brussaard, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Food webs in conventional (high-input) and integrated (reduced-input) farming systems were simulated to estimate the contribution of soil microbes and...

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The effect of cultivation on the vertical distribution of seeds in the soil.

Published online: 12 Jan 1969

Authors: Soriano, A. & Zeiger, E. & Servy, E. & Suero, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a study on the distribution of weed seeds in soil, seeds of lucerne and oilseed flax, which differ markedly in size, shape and seed-coat properties...

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The effect of cultivation on the vertical distribution of seeds in the soil.

Published online: 03 Jan 1969

Authors: Soriano, A. & Zeiger, E. & Servy, E. & Suero, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a study on the distribution of weed seeds in soil, seeds of lucerne and oilseed flax, which differ markedly in size, shape and seed-coat properties...

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Biomass, root penetration and heavy metal uptake in birch in a soil cover over copper tailings.

Published online: 12 Jan 1990

Authors: Borgegård, S. O. & Rydin, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study of naturally colonizing Betula pubescens and B. pendula on 10-yr-old soil cover up to 1 m deep on a 32-ha tailing near Garpenberg, Sweden. The...

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