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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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Eggshell pigmentation indicates pesticide contamination.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Jagannath, A. & Shore, R. F. & Walker, L. A. & Ferns, P. N. & Gosler, A. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Persistent pesticide residues remain a significant environmental pollutant, reducing breeding success of predatory birds even where such pesticides ha...

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A study of the restoration of heathland on successional sites: changes in vegetation and soil chemical properties.

Published online: 19 Nov 1999

Authors: Mitchell, R. J. & Marrs, R. H. & Duc, M. G. le & Auld, M. H. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lowland heaths are high-profile ecosystems for conservation action in the UK, but many areas have been invaded by Betula spp., Pinus sylvestris, Pteri...

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Predicting soil properties from floristic composition in western Amazonian rain forests: performance of k-nearest neighbour estimation and weighted averaging calibration.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Suominen, L. & Ruokolainen, K. & Tuomisto, H. & Llerena, N. & Higgins, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil quality is an important determinant of primary productivity and species occurrence patterns. Therefore, plant species composition can be used as ...

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The effect of sprays on the fauna of apple trees. II. Some aspects of the interaction between populations of Blepharidopterus angulatus (Fall.) (Heteroptera: Miridae) and its prey, Panonychus ulmi (Koch) (Acarina: Tetranychidae).

Published online: 04 Jul 1965

Authors: Muir, R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

These two parts of a series deal with studies in an apple orchard in south-eastern England in 1953-59 on the effect of routine sprays of winter wash (...

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Large predators can mitigate nutrient losses associated with off-site removal of animals from a wildlife reserve.

Published online: 18 Aug 2021

Authors: Abraham, A. J. & Webster, A. B. & Prys-Jones, T. O. & Roux, E. le & Smith, D. & McFayden, D. & Jager, P. C. de & Clauss, M. & Doughty, C. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Animals concentrate key nutrients in their bodies. In fenced wildlife reserves where nutrient input and/or retention is low, the off-site removal of a...

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Can management compensate for atmospheric nutrient deposition in heathland ecosystems?

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Härdtle, W. & Niemeyer, M. & Niemeyer, T. & Assmann, T. & Fottner, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Atmospheric nutrient deposition has contributed to widespread changes in heathlands throughout Europe. As a consequence, management is now being consi...

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Mitigation or disturbance? Effects of liming on macroinvertebrate assemblage structure and leaf-litter decomposition in the humic streams of northern Sweden.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: McKie, B. G. & Petrin, Z. & Malmqvist, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Stream liming can alleviate the effects of anthropogenic acidification but itself constitutes a substantial ecosystem-level perturbation. Acidity in t...

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The effect of sprays on the fauna of apple trees. I. The influence of winter wash, captan, and lime-sulphur on the interaction of populations of Panonychus ulmi (Koch) (Acariña: Tetranychidae) and its predator, Blepharidopterus angulatus (Fall.) (Heteroptera: Miridae).

Published online: 03 Nov 1965

Authors: Muir, R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Part 1: The influence of routine sprays of winter wash (0.1 % DNOC+3.0% petroleum oil), lime-sulphur and captan on populations of P. ulmi and its pred...

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Long-term, livestock-mediated redistribution of nitrogen and phosphorus in an East African savanna.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Augustine, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of livestock on African rangelands has been a major focus of recent research, but little attention has been paid to the way livestock affec...

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