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Reclaiming contaminated land through biodiversity [in Chinese].

Published online: 16 Sep 2020

Authors: Cadotte, M.

Content type: Blog

This paper focuses on the importance of the sowing of a high diversity of plant assemblages and improving various biological, chemical and physical so...

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Global meta-analysis reveals incomplete recovery of soil conditions and invertebrate assemblages after ecological restoration in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 28 Feb 2022

Authors: Parkhurst, T. & Prober, S. M. & Hobbs, R. J. & Standish, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of old fields in agricultural landscapes has become increasingly important for conservation of species and their habitats owing to habitat...

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The characterization of a lignin-derived organic matter fraction in soils developed under different vegetation types.

Published online: 27 Aug 1997

Authors: Sanger, L. J. & Cox, P. & Splatt, P. & Whelan, M. J. & Anderson, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil profiles developed under beech (Fagus sylvatica) woodland, spruce (Picea abies) woodland, pasture, and arable cropping in the UK were analysed fo...

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Calcium and magnesium in plants and soil from a serpentine area on Unst, Shetland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Shewry, P. R. & Peterson, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soils derived from serpentine rock (including those developed on spoil heaps around chromite mines) on Unst, Shetland are similar in calcium and magne...

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Some relations between forest litter and growth of Sitka Spruce on poorly drained soils.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Adams, S. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was made in 1971-72 of leaf litter from 119 inventory plots, each of 0.025 ha, in Picea sitchensis plantations (8-42 years old) on gleyed soil...

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Shifts in plant composition mediate grazing effects on carbon cycling in grasslands.

Published online: 11 Mar 2021

Authors: Liang MaoWei & Smith, N. G. & Chen JiQuan & Wu YanTao & Guo ZhiWei & Gornish, E. S. & Liang CunZhu

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Carbon cycling in grasslands can be impacted by livestock grazing, partially as an indirect result of herbivory-induced compositional shifts in the pl...

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Long-term outcome of nitrogen immobilization to restore endemic sand grassland in Hungary.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Török, K. & Szitár, K. & Halassy, M. & Szabó, R. & Szili-Kovács, T. & Baráth, N. & Paschke, M. W. & Kardol, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil nitrogen immobilization by carbon amendment is a management technique used for conservation purposes to increase the competitive ability of late-...

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Chronic low level hydrocarbon amendments stimulate plant growth and microbial activity in salt-marsh microcosms.

Published online: 06 Apr 1991

Authors: Li, Y. & Morris, J. T. & Yoch, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Salt-marsh microcosms containing the halophyte Spartina alterniflora were maintained in a greenhouse for 2 years and given daily dosages of a hydrocar...

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Effects of grazing by mountain hares and red deer on the production and chemical composition of heather.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Moss, R. & Welch, D. & Rothery, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Heather was protected from grazing for 5 years at 2 moors in north-east Scotland, one grazed largely by mountain hares (Lepus timidus) and one grazed ...

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The nutrient budget of colliery spoil tip sites. I. Nutrient input in rainfall and nutrient losses in surface run-off.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Dennington, V. N. & Chadwick, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nutrient input in rainfall was determined at three colliery spoil heaps in Yorkshire and at a rural site. The only major difference between sites ...

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