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Revegetation of unreclaimed coal strip-mines in Oklahoma. I. Vegetation structure and soil properties.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Johnson, F. L. & Gibson, D. J. & Risser, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An investigation of 49 unreclaimed coal strip-mines between 10 and 70-yr old revealed that definite soil horizons had not yet formed but that chemical...

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Radioecological observations on plants of the Lower BuIIer Gorge region of New Zealand and their significance for biogeochemical prospecting.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Whitehead, N. E. & Brooks, R. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The trees Nothofagus fusca and Wienmannia racemosa and the shrubs Coprosma australis and Quintinia acutifolia were found to have an α activity and U c...

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Grassland soil microbial biomass and accumulation of potentially toxic metals from long-term slurry application.

Published online: 16 Mar 1991

Authors: Christie, P. & Beattie, J. A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Quantities of C and N in the microbial biomass of soils receiving long term applications of pig and cow slurries were compared, and changes in soil pH...

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Activity of the microbial decomposer community in metal-contaminated roadside soils.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Post, R. D. & Beeby, A. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rates of decomposition were measured in roadside soils of high and low metal concentration in SW London, UK, to determine whether metal contamination ...

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Regional differences in the deposition of heavy metals over Scandinavia.

Published online: 22 May 1971

Authors: Rühling, Å. & Tyler, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Metal concentrations in Hypnum cupressiforme, Hylocomium splendens and Sphagnum magellanicum from different parts of Scandinavia were studied. The con...

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Simplification of shade tree diversity reduces nutrient cycling resilience in coffee agroforestry.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Nesper, M. & Kueffer, C. & Krishnan, S. & Kushalappa, C. G. & Ghazoul, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agroforestry systems are refuges for biodiversity and provide multiple ecosystem functions and services. Diverse multispecies shade tree canopies are ...

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Nutrient stripping: the global disparity between food security and soil nutrient stocks.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Jones, D. L. & Cross, P. & Withers, P. J. A. & DeLuca, T. H. & Robinson, D. A. & Quilliam, R. S. & Harris, I. M. & Chadwick, D. R. & Edwards-Jones, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Green Revolution successfully increased food production but in doing so created a legacy of inherently leaky and unsustainable agricultural system...

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Correlates of biological soil crust abundance across a continuum of spatial scales: support for a hierarchical conceptual model.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Bowker, M. A. & Belnap, J. & Davidson, D. W. & Goldstein, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Desertification negatively impacts a large proportion of the global human population and >30% of the terrestrial land surface. Better methods are n...

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Seasonal variation in the abundance, biomass and biodiversity of earthworms in soils contaminated with metal emissions from a primary smelting works.

Published online: 16 Jun 1999

Authors: Spurgeon, D. J. & Hopkin, S. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Earthworms (Annelida: Oligochaeta) were sampled on four occasions (spring, summer, autumn and winter) at 14 sites along two transects from a primary l...

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Abundance and diversity of wild bees along gradients of heavy metal pollution.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Moroń, D. & Grześ, I. M. & Skórka, P. & Szentgyörgyi, H. & Laskowski, R. & Potts, S. G. & Woyciechowski, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wild bees are one of the most important groups of pollinators in the temperate zone. Therefore, population declines have potentially negative impacts ...

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