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Top soil removal reduces water pollution from phosphorus and dissolved organic matter and lowers methane emissions from rewetted peatlands.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Zak, D. & Goldhammer, T. & Cabezas, A. & Gelbrecht, J. & Gurke, R. & Wagner, C. & Reuter, H. & Augustin, J. & Klimkowska, A. & McInnes, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A valid strategy to mitigate the eutrophication of water bodies due to non-point source phosphorus (P) pollution and to reduce the emissions of greenh...

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Factors affecting the species composition of arable field boundary vegetation.

Published online: 16 Aug 2000

Authors: Kleijn, D. & Verbeek, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To determine the most important factors related to the species composition of arable field boundaries, the vegetation composition of 105 1-m wide herb...

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Effects of delayed hay removal on the nutrient balance of roadside plant communities.

Published online: 08 Oct 1998

Authors: Schaffers, A. P. & Vesseur, M. C. & Sýkora, K. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Weight and nutrient losses from fresh roadside cuttings were studied in the field in the Netherlands during a 6-week period between 24 May and 6 July ...

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Spatial and temporal patterns of Best Management Practice implementation in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, 1985-2014.

Published online: 25 Sep 2019

Authors: Sekellick, A. J. & Devereux, O. H. & Keisman, J. L. D. & Sweeney, J. S. & Blomquist, J. D.

Content type: Bulletin

Efforts to restore water quality in Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries often include extensive Best Management Practice (BMP) implementation on agricu...

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Lake restoration: successes, failures and long-term effects.

Published online: 19 Dec 2007

Authors: Søndergaard, M. & Jeppesen, E. & Lauridsen, T. L. & Skov, C. & Nes, E. H. van & Roijackers, R. & Lammens, E. & Portielje, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Eutrophication constitutes a serious threat to many European lakes and many approaches have been used during the past 20-30 years to improve lake wate...

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Development of a risk assessment tool to assess the significance of septic tanks around freshwater SSSIs: Phase 1 - Understanding better the retention of phosphorus in the drainage field.

Published online: 02 Feb 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: May, L. & Withers, P. J. & Stratford, C. & Bowes, M. & Robinson, D. & Gozzard, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This project was undertaken to investigate some of the processes to protect SSSIs and provide information to underpin the development a 'family' of bu...

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The effects of nitrogen, potassium and phosphorus addition on the vegetation of a Somerset peat moor under cutting management.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Kirkham, F. W. & Mountford, J. O. & Wilkins, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A range of nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) fertilizer treatments was applied for 4 years in a randomized block experiment to a species-...

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Sustaining recreational quality of European lakes: minimizing the health risks from algal blooms through phosphorus control.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Carvalho, L. & McDonald, C. & Hoyos, C. de & Mischke, U. & Phillips, G. & Borics, G. & Poikane, S. & Skjelbred, B. & Solheim, A. L. & Wichelen, J. van & Cardoso, A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A safe, clean water supply is critical for sustaining many important ecosystem services provided by freshwaters. The development of cyanobacterial blo...

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Nutrient deficiencies and the aftercare of reclaimed derelict land.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Bloomfield, H. E. & Handley, J. F. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fourteen grass swards which had been reclaimed from colliery spoil and urban clearance materials 1-7 years previously were dressed with nitrogen, phos...

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Effects of storage on the soluble phosphorus and potassium content of some Derbyshire soils.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Gupta, P. L. & Rorison, I. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Samples from three soils were analysed weekly during six weeks of storage at 5 deg C; at 20 deg C and at field capacity; at 20 deg C after air-drying,...

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