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Recreation of lowland heathland on ex-arable land: assessing the limiting processes on two sites with contrasting soil fertility and pH.

Published online: 18 Jul 2007

Authors: Walker, K. J. & Warman, E. A. & Bhogal, A. & Cross, R. B. & Pywell, R. F. & Meek, B. R. & Chambers, B. J. & Pakeman, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

European heathlands are of high conservation value but have declined as a result of agricultural intensification. Heathland recreation is currently be...

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Agronomic management controls microbial populations in soils of western Kenya.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Kihara, J. & Bolo, P. & Ayaga, G. & Mukulama, J. & Margenot, A. J. & Sommer, R.

Content type: Bulletin

The provision of food requirements for current and future generations can be guaranteed through agricultural intensification options that safeguard th...

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Restoration of grassland after magnesian limestone quarrying.

Published online: 22 Jul 1986

Authors: Richardson, J. A. & Evans, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dactylis glomerata, 18 other grass spp. and 5 legume spp. were grown in mixtures and in pure stands on magnesian limestone waste from 1971. In the gre...

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Litter-fall in a Pinus radiata forest: the effect of irrigation and fertilizer treatments.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Cromer, R. N. & Tompkins, D. & Barr, N. J. & Williams, E. R. & Stewart, H. T. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A 15 year-old Pinus radiata plantation near Sale, Victoria, Australia, was irrigated with waste-water for 3 years. A litter-fall of 400 g m-2 year-1 w...

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Restoration of ecosystem function in an abandoned sandpit: plant and soil responses to paper de-inking sludge.

Published online: 30 Jun 1999

Authors: Fierro, A. & Angers, D. A. & Beauchamp, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In mine spoil reclamation, the establishment of a sustainable plant cover requires the improvement of limiting conditions and the re-initiation of car...

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Carbon and nitrogen budgets of four agro-ecosystems with annual and perennial crops, with and without N fertilization.

Published online: 29 Apr 1990

Authors: Paustian, K. & Andrén, O. & Clarholm, M. & Hansson, A. C. & Johansson, G. & Lagerlöf, J. & Lindberg, T. & Petterson, R. & Sohlenius, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In field trials at Kjettslinge near Uppsala in 1980-85, annual C and N budgets were calculated for the following systems: (a) barley without fertilize...

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Shifts from complementarity to selection effects maintain high productivity in maize/legume intercropping systems.

Published online: 14 Dec 2021

Authors: Zhang WeiPing & Gao SaiNan & Li ZhaoXin & Xu HuaSen & Yang Hao & Yang Xin & Fan HongXia & Su Ye & Fornara, D. & Li Long

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Complementarity (CE) and selection effects (SE) have been either invoked to explain the positive diversity-productivity relationship in natural and se...

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Has Danish agriculture maintained farmland bird populations?

Published online: 14 Jul 2004

Authors: Fox, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rapid agricultural change in western Europe has occurred in the last three decades, at cost to farmland biodiversity, particularly birds. This study r...

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The value of pulverized refuse fines (PRF) as a substitute for topsoil in land reclamation. I. Field studies.

Published online: 13 Nov 1996

Authors: Chu, L. M. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The suitability of pulverized refuse fines (PRF) as a topsoil substitute in the reclamation of colliery spoil and urban clearance areas was studied in...

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Production and diversity of enchytraeids, earthworms and plants in fertilized hay meadow plots.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Standen, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Random soil samples were used to estimate the number and weight of each species of enchytraeid and lumbricid at fourteen long-established experimental...

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