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Importance of regional species pools and functional traits in colonization processes: predicting re-colonization after large-scale destruction of ecosystems.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Kirmer, A. & Tischew, S. & Ozinga, W. A. & Lampe, M. von & Baasch, A. & Groenendael, J. M. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large-scale destruction of ecosystems caused by surface mining provides an opportunity for the study of colonization processes starting with primary s...

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Recolonization by ants in bauxite mines rehabilitated by a number of different methods.

Published online: 22 Jul 1985

Authors: Majer, J. D. & Day, J. E. & Kabay, E. D. & Perriman, W. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ant faunas of 30 bauxite mines in Western Australia that had been rehabilitated by various methods, and 3 forest controls, were surveyed in the su...

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Wasteland management and restoration in Western Europe.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Because of early industrialization, Western Europe has a large legacy of wasteland produced by mining and industry. Most of this is close to centres o...

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The value of pulverized refuse fines (PRF) as a substitute for topsoil in land reclamation. I. Field studies.

Published online: 13 Nov 1996

Authors: Chu, L. M. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The suitability of pulverized refuse fines (PRF) as a topsoil substitute in the reclamation of colliery spoil and urban clearance areas was studied in...

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Utilization of waste products and inorganic fertilizer in the restoration of iron-mine tailings.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Borgegård, S. O. & Rydin, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of sewage sludge, horse dung, NPK-fertilizer, and NPK-fertilizer plus bark to improve yields of grasses and clover sown on iron-mine tailings ...

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Responses of Lolium perenne and Agrostis tenuis to phosphate and other nutritional factors in the reclamation of colliery shale.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Fitter, A. H. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In an NPKCa factorial experiment with L. perenne cv. S23 and A. tenuis cv. American Highland Bent on 5 colliery shales, P was deficient on all 5 subst...

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Root penetration of Lolium perenne on colliery shale in response to reclamation treatments.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Fitter, A. H. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Perennial ryegrass cv. S23 was grown on 13 shales in a glasshouse and at 3 field sites with 0, 125 or 625 kg 17-17-17 (NPK) fertilizer/ha (field) or 6...

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Adaptive restoration of sand-mined areas for biological conservation.

Published online: 30 Mar 2005

Authors: Cummings, J. & Reid, N. & Davies, I. & Grant, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Adaptive management approaches to ecological restoration are current best practice. The usefulness of such an approach was tested in this study by imp...

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The use of metal tolerant plant populations for the reclamation of metalliferous wastes.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Smith, R. A. H. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

High concentrations of toxic metals appear to be the major cause of the sparse vegetation cover of metalliferous mine wastes in the UK, but comparison...

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Long-term vegetation recovery on reclaimed coal surface mines in the eastern USA.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Holl, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While reclamation of degraded landscapes is becoming increasingly common, few studies have investigated the long-term effects of reclamation efforts o...

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