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Habitat classification and soil restoration assessment using analysis of microbiological and physico-chemical characteristics.

Published online: 02 Jun 1995

Authors: Bentham, H. & Harris, J. A. & Birch, P. & Short, K. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The identification of key microbiological and physicochemical soil characteristics which could be used to discriminate between different undisturbed h...

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Agronomic management controls microbial populations in soils of western Kenya.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Kihara, J. & Bolo, P. & Ayaga, G. & Mukulama, J. & Margenot, A. J. & Sommer, R.

Content type: Bulletin

The provision of food requirements for current and future generations can be guaranteed through agricultural intensification options that safeguard th...

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Soil impedance as a factor reducing crop seedling emergence, and its relation to soil conditions at sowing, and to applied water.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Hegarty, T. W. & Royle, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seeds of calabrese, carrot, onion and sugar beet were sown in the field on successive occasions. Soil integral impedance (work done in penetrating the...

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Predicting soil properties from floristic composition in western Amazonian rain forests: performance of k-nearest neighbour estimation and weighted averaging calibration.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Suominen, L. & Ruokolainen, K. & Tuomisto, H. & Llerena, N. & Higgins, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil quality is an important determinant of primary productivity and species occurrence patterns. Therefore, plant species composition can be used as ...

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In search for key biogeochemical factors affecting plant species persistence in heathland and acidic grasslands: a comparison of common and rare species.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Kleijn, D. & Bekker, R. M. & Bobbink, R. & Graaf, M. C. C. de & Roelofs, J. G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the last century, many plant species typical of heathland and nutrient-poor acidic grasslands have become rare whereas others have remained com...

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A survey of tracks and paths in a sand dune ocosystem. I. Soils. II Vegetation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Liddle, M. J. & Greig-Smith, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bulk density and soil penetration resistance was linearly related to the log of the number of passages of a car, up to 256 passages, and of walkers, u...

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Development of Sphagnum fallax diaspores on bare peat with implications for the restoration of cut-over bogs.

Published online: 13 May 1999

Authors: Buttler, A. & Grosvernier, P. & Matthey, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The growth of Sphagnum fallax was studied in a greenhouse experiment. Capitulum diaspores of S. fallax were cultivated on 5 different types of bare pe...

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A tale of two studies: detection and attribution of the impacts of invasive plants in observational surveys.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Mueller, K. E. & Lodge, A. G. & Roth, A. M. & Whitfeld, T. J. S. & Hobbie, S. E. & Reich, P. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Short-term experiments cannot characterize how long-lived, invasive shrubs influence ecological properties that can be slow to change, including nativ...

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The concept of a root demand coefficient.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Nye, P. H. & Tinker, P. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

If the "root absorbing power" (α) for a nutrient is given by the flux across the root surface divided by a concentration in solution at the root surfa...

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Growth of Atriplex amnicola on salt-affected soils in Western Australia.

Published online: 16 Apr 1997

Authors: Davidson, N. J. & Galloway, R. & Lazarescu, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

On a broad scale, growth of Atriplex amnicola declined greatly in response to reduced depth to the water table during the summer. On a micro-environme...

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