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Towards climate-responsible peatlands management.

Published online: 27 Apr 2016

Authors: Biancalani, R. & Avagyan, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Peatlands are lands with a naturally accumulated peat layer at their surface. In their natural state, peatlands support a large range of habitats and ...

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Iodine in the U.K. environment with particular reference to agriculture.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Whitehead, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The iodine content of the top 15 cm of 132 soils formed from a variety of parent materials within the UK ranged from 0.5 to 98.2 mu g g-1 on a dry wei...

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Restoration of wet features for breeding waders on lowland grassland.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Eglington, S. M. & Gill, J. A. & Bolton, M. & Smart, M. A. & Sutherland, W. J. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over the last century, the loss of around half of the world's wetlands, principally through drainage and conversion to agriculture, has been one of th...

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New opportunities for an old method: using fluorescent colours to measure seed dispersal.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Lemke, A. & Lippe, M. von der & Kowarik, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed dispersal is of high applied relevance as it governs colonization processes in rare species and during plant invasions. Seed tracking is a powerf...

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Physical-water attributes in the surface layer of soils at different locations in the landscape and sugarcane harvesting systems in Coruripe, AL.

Published online: 31 Jan 2019

Authors: Amaral, A. J. do & Marques, F. A. & Parahyba, R. da B. V. & Oliveira Neto, M. B. de & Silva, A. B. da & Barros, A. H. C. & Nascimento, A. F. do & Ivo, W. M. P. de M.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper presents the results of a study conducted to determine the physical-water attributes in the surface layer of the soil as quality indicators...

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Organic matter changes in an age series of Pinus radiata plantations [in Australia.

Published online: 16 Nov 1969

Authors: Forrest, W. G. & Ovington, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data are given on the above-ground biomass of trees, ground flora and litter for a series of young P. radiata plantations 3, 5, 7, 9 and 12 years old ...

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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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Cycling of fluoride in a mangrove community near a fluoride emission source.

Published online: 25 Mar 1988

Authors: Murray, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A comparison of stands of immature (15 yr old) Avicennia marina growing near a fluoride chemical installation and a relatively unpolluted area showed ...

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Forecasting tillage and soil warming effects on earthworm populations.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Johnston, A. S. A. & Sibly, R. M. & Thorbek, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Healthy soils are crucial for sustainable food production, but tillage limits the biological regulation of essential ecosystem services. Better unders...

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Review: potential roles of soil fauna in improving the efficiency of rain gardens used as natural stormwater treatment systems.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Mehring, A. S. & Levin, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Natural treatment systems such as rain gardens aim to overcome the negative effects of urbanization on water quality, availability, and freshwater and...

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