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Population density and biomass of earthworms in different types of Egyptian soils.

Published online: 16 Jul 1966

Authors: El-duweini, A. K. & Ghabbour, S. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Earthworms were sampled by hand-sorting at 14 localities in and near the Beheira Province. Soil was analysed for water content, texture, pH, total sol...

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Vehicle tracks on high Arctic tundra: their effects on the soil, vegetation, and soil arthropods.

Published online: 04 Nov 1995

Authors: Kevan, P. G. & Forbes, B. C. & Kevan, S. M. & Behan-Pelletier, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Examination of the effects of vehicle and pedestrian tracks of known age (13 or more years) and intensity of use (single to multiple passages) on vege...

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Ecotoxicology of copper and cadmium in a contaminated grassland ecosystem. II. Invertebrates.

Published online: 01 Oct 1987

Authors: Hunter, B. A. & Johnson, M. S. & Thompson, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invertebrates from contaminated and semi-contaminated grasslands in the vicinity of a major copper refinery housing copper/cadmium alloying plant all ...

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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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The distribution of slugs in a potato crop.

Published online: 15 Jul 1968

Authors: Stephenson, J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A method of detecting slugs below ground, using recoverable potato baits in a medium heavy silt soil, is described. Arion hortensis and Milax buda-pes...

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Colonization of industrial reclamation sites by Acari, Collembola and other invertebrates.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Hutson, B. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The soil fauna colonizing four reclaimed coal pit heap sites at different stages of reclamation in Northumberland, England, were sampled monthly for 2...

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Even short-term revegetation complicates soil food webs and strengthens their links with ecosystem functions.

Published online: 21 Sep 2022

Authors: Wang Bing & Zhu YuHe & Chen Xiang & Chen DiMa & Wu Ying & Wu LiJi & Liu ShengEn & Yue LinYan & Wang Yang & Bai YongFei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Degradation of dryland ecosystems is a worldwide problem caused by climate change and human activities. To restore these degraded ecosystems, governme...

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Review: potential roles of soil fauna in improving the efficiency of rain gardens used as natural stormwater treatment systems.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Mehring, A. S. & Levin, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Natural treatment systems such as rain gardens aim to overcome the negative effects of urbanization on water quality, availability, and freshwater and...

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Changes in decomposition rates and Collembola densities during the forestry cycle in conifer plantations.

Published online: 30 Jun 1999

Authors: Butterfield, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conifers have a tendency to produce detrimental changes in the soil that suppress decomposition. It is also possible that clear-felling and the short ...

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Direct measurement of ant predation of weed seeds in wheat cropping.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Evans, T. A. & Gleeson, P. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ecosystem service of predation of weed seeds by naturally occurring seed-eating animals, including ants, in agricultural fields has been suggested...

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