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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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Soil seed bank composition in relation to the above-ground vegetation in fertilized and unfertilized hay meadows on a Somerset peat moor.

Published online: 17 Sep 1997

Authors: Kirkham, F. W. & Kent, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a study on a peat moor in Somerset (SW England, 51°12′N, 2°49′W) in 1991, assessments were made of the soil seed bank in March, and of the abovegro...

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Contextualizing UK moorland burning studies with geographical variables and sponsor identity.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Brown, L. E. & Holden, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It has been claimed that geographical variability could alter conclusions from some studies examining the impacts of prescribed moorland burning, incl...

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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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Catchment-scale peatland restoration benefits stream ecosystem biodiversity.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Ramchunder, S. J. & Brown, L. E. & Holden, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Drainage of peat-dominated catchments across the world has caused widespread degradation of peat and freshwater ecosystem services. In the UK, an esti...

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Effects of moor-draining on the hydrology and vegetation of northern Pennine blanket bog.

Published online: 25 Apr 1992

Authors: Stewart, A. J. A. & Lance, A. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water-table depths on high-level blanket bog were compared at different distances from moor-drains and with depths on nearby undrained bog. Cover-abun...

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Functional microbial diversity in regenerating cutover peatlands responds to vegetation succession.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Artz, R. R. E. & Chapman, S. J. & Siegenthaler, A. & Mitchell, E. A. D. & Buttler, A. & Bortoluzzi, E. & Gilbert, D. & Yli-Petays, M. & Vasander, H. & Francez, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While establishment of vegetation is the most visual indicator of regeneration on cutover peatland, the reinstatement of belowground functions is less...

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Towards climate-responsible peatlands management.

Published online: 27 Apr 2016

Authors: Biancalani, R. & Avagyan, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Peatlands are lands with a naturally accumulated peat layer at their surface. In their natural state, peatlands support a large range of habitats and ...

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The effects of afforestation on upland plant communities: an application of the British National Vegetation Classification.

Published online: 22 Jun 1994

Authors: Wallace, H. L. & Good, J. E. G. & Williams, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The British National Vegetation Classification (NVC) was used to describe the vegetation of a 49 000 ha conifer (Picea abies, P. sitchensis) plantatio...

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The development of a hydraulic seeding technique for unstable sand slopes. 1. Effects of fertilizers, mulches and stabilizers.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Sheldon, J. C. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hydraulic sowing is used to establish vegetation on steep slopes, but the technique is not reliable. The effects of individual components of the techn...

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