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Creating fen initiation conditions: a new approach for peatland reclamation in the oil sands region of Alberta.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Borkenhagen, A. & Cooper, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reclaiming peatland ecosystems is challenging our understanding of how to rebuild functioning landscapes. Assisted succession may provide a practical ...

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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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Regeneration of heather (Calluna vulgaris (L.) Hull) at different ages and seasons in north-east Scotland.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Miller, G. R. & Miles, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

2-37 year old plots of heather on peat podzols were burned or cut either in the autumn or in the spring. Regeneration was most satisfactory from 6-10 ...

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Iodine in the U.K. environment with particular reference to agriculture.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Whitehead, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The iodine content of the top 15 cm of 132 soils formed from a variety of parent materials within the UK ranged from 0.5 to 98.2 mu g g-1 on a dry wei...

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Associations between soil type, lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) provenance, and the abundance of the pine beauty moth, Panolis flammea.

Published online: 15 Mar 1988

Authors: Leather, S. R. & Barbour, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a study at Craigellachie Forest, Scotland, during 1978-79, covering 5 soil types and 5 provenances planted in the early 1960s, pupal numbers of Pan...

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How do soil properties influence carbon storage and sequestration in newly established woodland across the UK?

Published online: 13 Oct 2021

Published by: Woodland Trust

Authors: Bavin, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The aim of this review is to synthesize the current evidence on how pre-afforestation soil properties can impact the carbon balance of an area of wood...

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Nutrient and microbial changes in the peat profile beneath Sphagnum magellanicum in response to additions of ammonium nitrate.

Published online: 28 Nov 1997

Authors: Williams, B. L. & Silcock, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Applications of ammonium nitrate (NH4NO3) to cores of Sphagnum magellanicumin situ at 2-week intervals for 20 weeks from mid-June at a raised mire in ...

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Plant functional diversity and nutrient availability can improve restoration of floating fens via facilitation, complementarity and selection effects.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Zuidam, J. P. van & Leeuwen, C. H. A. van & Bakker, E. S. & Verhoeven, J. T. A. & Ijff, S. & Peeters, E. T. H. M. & Zuidam, B. G. van & Soons, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Peat-forming wetlands, particularly floating fens that form the initial stages of these ecosystems, are declining globally due to excavation, dehydrat...

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Prescribed burning, atmospheric pollution and grazing effects on peatland vegetation composition.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Noble, A. & Palmer, S. M. & Glaves, D. J. & Crowle, A. & Brown, L. E. & Holden, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Peatlands are valued for ecosystem services including carbon storage, water provision and biodiversity. However, there are concerns about the impacts ...

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Effects of mechanical ditch management on the vegetation of ditch banks in Dutch peat areas.

Published online: 11 Jan 1992

Authors: Strien, A. J. van & Burg, T. van der & Rip, W. J. & Strucker, R. C. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of cleaning frequency, cleaning method and dredging on ditch bank vegetation were studied in peat areas in Zuid-Holland and the western pa...

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