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Litter decomposition following forest fire in northeastern Minnesota.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Grigal, D. F. & McColl, J. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Litter bags, containing aspen or aster leaf litter, were used to compare decomposition in burned and adjacent unburned areas in forests in northeaster...

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Weight and Calcium losses from decomposing tree leaves on land and in water.

Published online: 11 Nov 1970

Authors: Thomas, W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Losses of weight and Ca from decomposing leaves of Acer rubrum, Liriodendron tulipifera and Quercus alba proceeded at much greater rates in a perennia...

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Role of the earthworm, Eisenia foetida, in affecting organic matter decomposition in microcosms of sludge-amended soil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Mitchell, M. J. & Parkinson, C. M. & Hamilton, W. E. & Dindal, D. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organic matter decomposition was monitored for 49 days at 15 deg C by measuring CO2 fluxes from microcosms in the form of soil cores. Microcosms were ...

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The effect of open drainage ditches on the plant and invertebrate communities of moorland and on the decomposition of peat.

Published online: 10 Nov 1990

Authors: Coulson, J. C. & Butterfield, J. E. L. & Henderson, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model of the function of open drainage ditches (grips) on peat moorland in northern England is described. The model makes the following predictions:...

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Effects of sewage effluent application on litter fall and litter decomposition in cypress swamps.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Deghi, G. S. & Ewel, K. C. & Mitsch, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In an investigation of the effects of recycling secondarily treated sewage effluent through cypress (Taxodium distichum) domes in Florida, it was foun...

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Root nodule age-class transition, production and decomposition in an age sequence of Alnus nepalensis plantation stands in the eastern Himalayas.

Published online: 17 May 1988

Authors: Eklabya Sharma & Ambasht, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

For 5 plantation stands (age 7-56 yr) in the Kalimpong forest district in the hills of Darjeeling, data are presented on the age transition of nodules...

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Decomposition of slash residues in thinned regrowth eucalypt forest in Western Australia.

Published online: 04 Jul 1997

Authors: O'Connell, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Stand thinning is being used increasingly by forest managers to maximize wood production from regrowth eucalypt forests in Australia. Many of the ecol...

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Disentangling relationships between plant diversity and decomposition processes under forest restoration.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Fujii, S. & Mori, A. S. & Koide, D. & Makoto, K. & Matsuoka, S. & Osono, T. & Isbell, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biodiversity has been elucidated to be one of the major factors sustaining ecosystem functioning. The vast majority of studies showing a relationship ...

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Application of a variance decomposition method to compare satellite and aerial inventory data: a tool for evaluating wildlife-habitat relationships.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Brown, G. S. & Rettie, W. J. & Mallory, F. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Researchers frequently rely on forest inventories derived for other purposes when characterizing wildlife-habitat associations. When studied populatio...

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Effects of pentachlorophenol on soil organisms and decomposition in forest soil.

Published online: 27 Aug 1997

Authors: Salminen, J. & Haimi, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To find a more reliable basis for ecotoxicological risk assessment, two microcosm experiments, one in the laboratory and another in the field (lysimet...

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