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The reclamation of acidic colliery spoil. III. Problems associated with the use of high rates of limestone.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Costigan, P. A. & Bradshaw, A. D. & Gemmell, R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Growth of Trifolium repens in acidic colliery spoil (pH 2.5) was suppressed by >90% when agricultural ground calcitic limestone was applied at >...

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Simulation of the long-term impact of atmospheric deposition on dune ecosystems in the Netherlands.

Published online: 30 Mar 1995

Authors: Vries, W. de & Klijn, J. A. & Kros, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The long-term impact of present levels of acid deposition on sandy soils in dune areas was simulated for calcareous and non-calcareous (coastal) dune ...

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Population density and biomass of earthworms in different types of Egyptian soils.

Published online: 16 Jul 1966

Authors: El-duweini, A. K. & Ghabbour, S. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Earthworms were sampled by hand-sorting at 14 localities in and near the Beheira Province. Soil was analysed for water content, texture, pH, total sol...

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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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Peat bog restoration by floating raft formation: the effects of groundwater and peat quality.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Smolders, A. J. P. & Tomassen, H. B. M. & Lamers, L. P. M. & Lomans, B. P. & Roelofs, J. G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. A prerequisite for the restoration of desiccated bog remnants is rewetting the peat surface. Frequently in Europe, extensive areas are flooded in o...

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An analysis of competition between plants of Trifolîum repens L. populations collected from contrasting soils.

Published online: 08 Jan 1972

Authors: Snaydon, R. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

2 populations of white clover from acid soil and 2 from calcareous soil were grown in partitioned containers of soil, pH 4.6 and 8.2, to give all comb...

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Effects of acidity on in vitro germination and tube growth of pollen from declining Fagus sylvatica.

Published online: 24 Apr 1996

Authors: Paoletti, E. & Raddi, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollen from beech (Fagus sylvatica) trees about 100 yr old, belonging to different damage (forest decline) classes in a wood at Pian di Novello, centr...

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Nitrogen mineralization and nitrification in amended colliery spoils.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Williams, P. J. & Cooper, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mineral nitrogen concentrations were greater in acid spoils (pH<5) than in limed or neutral spoils. In acid spoils, the predominant form was NH4-N....

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Importance of soil solution chemistry to field performance of Galium odoratum and Stellaria nemorum.

Published online: 30 Mar 1995

Authors: Falkengren-Grerup, U.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Six Swedish beech forest sites, representing the range of pH for soils which support Galium odoratum and Stellaria nemorum, were sampled during 1 year...

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