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Vertical gradients of water potential and tissue water relations in Sitka Spruce trees measured with the pressure chamber.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Hellkvist, J. & Richards, G. P. & Jarvis, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reports a study in 1970-71 on 23-year-old trees of Picea sitchensis growing on a NE-facing slope at Fetteresso Forest, Kincardineshire, Scotland, in w...

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Growth and water use of Lolium perenne. 1. Water transport.

Published online: 08 Jan 1972

Authors: Lawlor, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water absorption and transpiration are considered in relation to the gradients of water potential between the soil and the leaves of Lolium perenne gr...

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Indices of plant water status: some comparisons within and between crop species.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Shepherd, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Relationships between leaf relative water content (RWC), esmotic potential ( pi ), leaf water potential ( psi ) and leaf diffusion resistance (LDR) ar...

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The effects of decomposing roots on the growth of grassland plants.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Newbery, D. McC.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthoxanthum odoratum, Holcus lanatus, Hypochoeris radicata, Lolium perenne, Plantago lanceolata and Rumex acetosa (i.e. 'treatment' species) were gro...

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Ecohydrological changes in the Murray-Darling Basin. II. Development and tests of a water balance model.

Published online: 21 Jun 1995

Authors: Hatton, T. J. & Pierce, L. L. & Walker, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The hydrological part of the FOREST-BGC model was originally developed to estimate evaporation (ET) loss from coniferous forests in the USA. Applicati...

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Studies on the nitrate nutrition of two indigenous Rhodesian grasses.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Bate, G. C. & Heelas, B. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The mean nitrate reductase activity (NRA) of leaf tissue, from various nitrogen environments, was four times greater in Sporobolus pyramidalis than in...

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The effects of irrigation, cultivation and some insecticides on the soil arthropods of an East African dry grassland.

Published online: 02 Jul 1969

Authors: Burnett, G. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based on the authors summary of this account of investigations on the changes in the soil arthropod fauna of an area of dry grassland...

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Correlates of biological soil crust abundance across a continuum of spatial scales: support for a hierarchical conceptual model.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Bowker, M. A. & Belnap, J. & Davidson, D. W. & Goldstein, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Desertification negatively impacts a large proportion of the global human population and >30% of the terrestrial land surface. Better methods are n...

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Soil drainage facilitates earthworm invasion and subsequent carbon loss from peatland soil.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Wu XinWei & Cao Rui & Wei Xue & Xi XinQiang & Shi PeiLi & Eisenhauer, N. & Sun ShuCun

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human activities have been a significant driver of environmental changes with tremendous consequences for carbon (C) dynamics. Peatlands are critical ...

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Native grass ground covers provide multiple ecosystem services in Californian vineyards.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Daane, K. M. & Hogg, B. N. & Wilson, H. & Yokota, G. Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mechanisms responsible for the success or failure of agricultural diversification are often unknown. Most studies of arthropod pest management focus o...

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