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The characterization of a lignin-derived organic matter fraction in soils developed under different vegetation types.

Published online: 27 Aug 1997

Authors: Sanger, L. J. & Cox, P. & Splatt, P. & Whelan, M. J. & Anderson, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil profiles developed under beech (Fagus sylvatica) woodland, spruce (Picea abies) woodland, pasture, and arable cropping in the UK were analysed fo...

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The decline of heathland seed populations following the conversion to agriculture.

Published online: 17 Sep 1997

Authors: Pywell, R. F. & Putwain, P. D. & Webb, N. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The composition and size of the germinable seed populations of undisturbed heathland soils in SE Dorset were compared to those of adjacent farmland wh...

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The relationship between soil aeration, stability and growth of Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis (Bong.) Carr.) on upland peaty gleys.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Armstrong, W. & Booth, T. C. & Priestley, P. & Read, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes studies in a stand of P. sitchensis planted in 1947 in Northumberland, UK and showing early signs of windthrow when studies began in 1970. S...

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Dispersal limitation relative to environmental filtering governs the vertical small-scale assembly of soil microbiomes during restoration.

Published online: 27 Jul 2020

Authors: Chen WeiMin & Jiao Shuo & Li QiaoPing & Du NiNi

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Uncovering the plant-soil feedback mechanisms underlying the assembly of belowground microbial communities is essential for terrestrial biodiversity c...

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Shifts in plant composition mediate grazing effects on carbon cycling in grasslands.

Published online: 11 Mar 2021

Authors: Liang MaoWei & Smith, N. G. & Chen JiQuan & Wu YanTao & Guo ZhiWei & Gornish, E. S. & Liang CunZhu

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Carbon cycling in grasslands can be impacted by livestock grazing, partially as an indirect result of herbivory-induced compositional shifts in the pl...

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A preliminary study of successional changes in vegetation and soil development on unamended flyash (PFA) in southern England.

Published online: 02 Jun 1995

Authors: Shaw, P. J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetation cover and soil development were studied on abandoned PFA (pulverized fuel ash) lagoons in southern England, covering 7-24 years. The plant ...

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The use of water by cotton crops in Abyan, South Arabia.

Published online: 16 Jul 1966

Authors: Rijks, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fifteen, 45, 60 and 90 cm water were applied before sowing cotton; after irrigation there were 10, 28, 45 and 60 cm of available water respectively in...

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Studies in the water relations of Pinus sylvestris in plantation conditions. 2. The annual cycle of soil moisture change and derived estimates of evaporation.

Published online: 08 Jan 1964

Authors: Rutter, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In continued work [cf. F.A. 25 No. 54], tensiometers and electrical resistance blocks were used to measure water tension and, indirectly, water conten...

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Soil organic carbon accumulation modes between pioneer and old-growth forest ecosystems.

Published online: 06 Jan 2021

Authors: Xiong Xin & Zhou GuoYi & Zhang DeQiang

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing evidence suggests that high biomass and litterfall do not necessarily bring about soil organic carbon (SOC) sinks, contrary to the assumpti...

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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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