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Assemblages of soil macrofauna across a Scottish land-use intensification gradient: influences of habitat quality, heterogeneity and area.

Published online: 04 Jan 2006

Authors: Eggleton, P. & Vanbergen, A. J. & Jones, D. T. & Lambert, M. C. & Rockett, C. & Hammond, P. M. & Beccaloni, J. & Marriott, D. & Ross, E. & Giusti, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land-use intensification strongly influences biodiversity by altering habitat heterogeneity, the distribution of habitat types and their extent. This ...

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Urban cultivation in allotments maintains soil qualities adversely affected by conventional agriculture.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Edmondson, J. L. & Davies, Z. G. & Gaston, K. J. & Leake, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modern agriculture, in seeking to maximize yields to meet growing global food demand, has caused loss of soil organic carbon (SOC) and compaction, imp...

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Dynamics of shrub encroachment in an African savanna: relative influences of fire, herbivory, rainfall and density dependence.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Roques, K. G. & O'Connor, T. G. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shrub encroachment has been widely observed in savanna regions. This study analysed the causes of shrub encroachment in the lowveld savanna of north-e...

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Agglomerating seeds to enhance native seedling emergence and growth.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Madsen, M. D. & Davies, K. W. & Williams, C. J. & Svejcar, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration in rangelands is constrained by low establishment of species sown from seed. Non-biotic soil-surface crust is one of the major factors lim...

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The microclimate of sand dune tracks: the relative contribution of vegetation removal and soil compression.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Liddle, M. J. & Moore, K. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In both wet and dry areas, diurnal soil and air temperature ranges under high incident radiation were increased by track formation, due to the effects...

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Ecotypic differences in Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers. related to weed-crop interference.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Ramakrishnan, P. S. & Gupta, U.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

See also W.A. 21, 1371. The interference between wheat and 3 edaphic ecotypes of Cynodon dactylon (naturally occurring at Chandigarh, Shiwalik and Mal...

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Dynamics of seed populations of Rumex crispus and Rumex obtusifolius (Polygonaceae) in disturbed and undisturbed soil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Weaver, S. E. & Cavers, P. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed longevity and germination in various situations were examined in Rumex crispus and R. obtusifolius. The % germination of both spp. was significan...

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Formulating a general statistical model for Betula spp. invasion of lowland heath ecosystems.

Published online: 04 Jan 2006

Authors: Manning, P. & Putwain, P. D. & Webb, N. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Numerous studies describe thresholds at which transitions between alternate ecosystem states occur but few quantitatively delimit these conditions and...

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Heather burning and soil erosion on the North Yorkshire moors.

Published online: 22 May 1971

Authors: Imeson, A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Where Calluna was recolonizing burnt ground, the rate of soil erosion correlated negatively with the height and density of the vegetation. Where the C...

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Transport of water in the soil-plant-atmosphere system.

Published online: 22 May 1965

Authors: Cowan, I. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An approximate solution is presented of the differential equation describing soil-moisture flow towards a root absorbing water at a periodically varyi...

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