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The effect of ground water level on water movement in peat : a study using tritiated water.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Knight, A. H. & Boggie, R. & Shepherd, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water table levels in 5 plots were maintained at different heights (0 to 0.34 m below surface) by a system of ditches and weirs. Water containing 40 m...

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The microdistribution of Agrostis tenuis on colliery spoil in relation to spoil chemical variability.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Tasker, A. & Chadwick, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spoil samples were collected from 5 colliery spoil heaps in N. England. Relationships between the microdistribution of A. tenuis and 17 spoil chemical...

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The interrelation of climate, mangrove soils and population densities of Anopheles gambiae melas in the Gambia.

Published online: 22 May 1965

Authors: Giglioli, M. E. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Summary only. Chloride content of the soils and groundwater was very high and varied in different parts of the swamp but each profile showed little se...

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Nature potentials of plots at the Willinks Weust: additional ecopedological and soil chemical research PAS/Natura 2000 Willinks Weust.

Published online: 04 Jul 2019

Authors: Delft, S. P. J. van

Content type: Bulletin

With a view of establishing five plots (10.4 ha) at the Natura 2000 area of Willinks Weust (municipality of Winterswijk) as part of PAS measures, Wage...

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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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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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Factors affecting the longevity of earthworms stored in peat.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Satchell, J. E. & Dottie, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The weight loss of the dung worm, Eisenia fetida, stored in a variety of peats ranging in pH from 3.6 to 7.2 was compared. Worms in acid peats of pH 3...

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Factors of importance for the epiphytic vegetation of aspen Populus tremula with special emphasis on bark chemistry and soil chemistry.

Published online: 04 Aug 1995

Authors: Gustafsson, L. & Eriksson, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The epiphytic vegetation of 60 stems of aspen (Populus tremula) was studied in a 16-ha forest area near Uppsala, Sweden. The cover of bryophytes and o...

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Nitrogen mobilization by earthworms in limed peat soils under Picea sitchensis.

Published online: 13 Mar 1993

Authors: Robinson, C. H. & Ineson, P. & Piearce, T. G. & Rowland, A. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Laboratory experiments were conducted to determine whether common species of earthworms could survive and grow in limed peat for several months. Survi...

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The effect of precipitation chemistry upon anion and cation fluxes from the surface layer of ombrotrophic mires in the UK.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Sanger, L. J. & Billett, M. F. & Cresser, M. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Replicate cores and monoliths bearing intact vegetation were sampled from the acrotelm and surface litter layer of ombrotrophic mires across a gradien...

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