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Temperature and leaf growth in Lolium perenne. 1. The thermal microclimate: its measurement and relation to crop growth.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Peacock, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Temperatures were measured in a perennial ryegrass crop in the field and an attempt was made to relate temperature to growth. The instruments used are...

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Studies in the water relations of Pinus srlvestris in plantation conditions. II. The annual cycle of soil moisture change and derived estimates of evaporation.

Published online: 22 May 1965

Authors: Rutter, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tensiometers and electrical-resistance blocks were used to measure water tensions and, indirectly, water contents of a sandy-clay soil under a 16-year...

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Improvement of red acid sands by the Neem tree (Azadirachta indica) in Sokoto, north-western state of Nigeria.

Published online: 13 Nov 1969

Authors: Radwanski, S. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Analytical data (tabulated) show that A. indica has considerably improved the nutrient content and physical condition of the infertile acid sands on w...

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Growth of Atriplex amnicola on salt-affected soils in Western Australia.

Published online: 16 Apr 1997

Authors: Davidson, N. J. & Galloway, R. & Lazarescu, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

On a broad scale, growth of Atriplex amnicola declined greatly in response to reduced depth to the water table during the summer. On a micro-environme...

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The mangrove swamps of Kaneba, lower Gambia river basin. I. Descriptive notes on the climate, the mangrove swamps and the physical composition of their soils.

Published online: 22 May 1965

Authors: Giglioli, M. E. C. & Thornton, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The swamps consist mainly of areas under Rhizo-phora racemosa and Avicennia germinans mangroves, Sesuvium portulacastrum lawns, and barren mud flats. ...

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Ecotoxicology of copper and cadmium in a contaminated grassland ecosystem. I. Soil and vegetation contamination.

Published online: 01 Oct 1987

Authors: Hunter, B. A. & Johnson, M. S. & Thompsom, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Emissions of cadmium and copper from a metal refinery caused widespread contamination of soil and vegetation. Dispersal followed an exponential decay ...

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The effects of flooding lowland wet grassland on soil macroinvertebrate prey of breeding wading birds.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Ausden, M. & Sutherland, W. J. & James, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lowland wet grassland in western Europe is often managed for breeding wading birds, especially lapwing Vanellus vanellus, redshank Tringa totanus, sni...

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Soil history as a primary control on plant invasion in abandoned agricultural fields.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Kulmatiski, A. & Beard, K. H. & Stark, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abandoned agricultural (AA) fields are often invaded by exotic plants. This observation has been difficult to explain because agricultural practices c...

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Earthworm activity and availability for meadow birds is restricted in intensively managed grasslands.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Onrust, J. & Wymenga, E. & Piersma, T. & Olff, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Earthworms are an important prey for the endangered meadow birds of northwest Europe. Although intensive grassland management with high manure inputs ...

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The restoration of coastal shingle vegetation: effects of substrate composition on the establishment of container-grown plants.

Published online: 18 Jun 1997

Authors: Walmsley, C. A. & Davy, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of container-grown plants in restoring shingle beach vegetation was investigated at Sizewell, Suffolk, UK, where the vegetation had been destr...

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