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Root growth of a barley crop estimated by sampling with portable powered soil-coring equipment.

Published online: 03 Jan 1969

Authors: Welbank, P. J. & Williams, E. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The shoots and roots of a barley crop were sampled periodically from 46 days after sowing up to the ripe stage (130 days after sowing). Root weights w...

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A method of estimating the total length of root in a sample.

Published online: 13 Jan 1967

Authors: Newman, E. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In this technique the roots are laid out on a flat surface and a count is made of the number of intersections between the roots and random straight li...

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The measurement of length and distribution of onion roots in the field and the laboratory.

Published online: 20 Oct 1972

Authors: Baldwin, J. P. & Tinker, P. B. & Marriott, F. H. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The 'Quantimet' Image Analysing Computer was used to measure the length of roots washed out from soil, and a new autoradiographic (32P) method for mea...

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The effect of mowing regime on an amenity grassland ecosystem: above and below-ground components.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Dickinson, N. M. & Polwart, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of mowing frequency and cessation of mowing on ecosystem structure in a semi-permanent grassland (Agrostis tenuis, Holcus lanatus, Anthoxa...

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The influence of soil water content on the uptake of ions by roots. III. Phosphate, potassium, calcium and magnesium uptake and concentration gradients in soil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Dunham, R. J. & Nye, P. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Concentration gradients of phosphate, K, Ca and Mg were measured near a plane of onion seedling roots at a range of soil water contents, in a special ...

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Effects of earthworm inoculation upon the root growth of direct drilled cereals.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Edwards, C. A. & Lofty, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Normal field populations of deep-burrowing or shallow-working earthworms were inoculated into small plots that had been sterilized with dichloropropan...

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A model of the root biomass dynamics of a shortgrass prairie dominated by blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis).

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Ares, J. & Singh, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A compartment model is described which simulates the root biomass dynamics of shortgrass prairie; fluxes between compartments are treated as time-vary...

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Studies in the water relations of Pinus sylvestris in plantation conditions. III. A comparison of soil water changes and estimates of total evaporation on four afforested sites and one grass-covered site.

Published online: 26 Feb 1965

Authors: Rutter, A. J. & Fourt, D. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

cf. F.A. 26 No. 1678.] Gypsum electrical-resistance blocks were used to follow changes in soil moisture on four forested sites and one grass-covered s...

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Studies in the water relations of Pinus sylvestris in plantation conditions. III. A comparison of soil water changes and estimates of total evaporation on four afforested sites and one grass-covered site.

Published online: 22 May 1965

Authors: Rutter, A. J. & Fourt, D. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

(S. & F. XXVIII [657]). Soil-moisture changes were followed for three years; the plantations varied in age from 20 to 32 years and were on soils d...

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A non-destructive stain technique for investigating root growth dynamics.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Carman, J. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A non-destructive stain technique for quantifying root growth was developed. Red, blue and yellow chlorotriazinyl dyes are individually applied as a s...

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