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Decomposition of tall fescue (Festuca elatior var. arundinacea) and cellulose litter on surface mines and a tallgrass prairie in central Missouri, U.S.A.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Wieder, R. K. & Carrel, J. E. & Rapp, J. K. & Kucerna, C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In studies on decomposition of 14C-labelled and unlabelled tall fescue, and of pure cellulose litter on non-vegetated and vegetated coal surface-mine ...

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Chemical variation and vegetation distribution on a coal waste tip.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Kimber, A. J. & Pulford, I. D. & Duncan, H. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Colliery waste on a regraded Scottish tip was classified as 'burnt' and 'unburnt', and the latter subdivided into 'pre-acid' or 'acid' on the basis of...

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Pattern of distribution of Townsville stylo, annual grasses and perennial grasses in relation to soil variation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: McCown, R. L. & Murtha, G. G. & Field, J. B. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The patterns of variation of soil conditions and vegetation were mapped on a mosiac area (4 ha) of solodized-solonetz and solodic soils at Lansdown, Q...

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The effect of trampling on a chalk grassland ecosystem.

Published online: 07 Jul 1972

Authors: Chappell, H. G. & Ainsworth, J. F. & Cameron, R. A. D. & Et Al.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The area, subjected to pressure by pedestrians and vehicles, was divided into 3 zones according to the intensity of wear. Significant differences in t...

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Biomass, root penetration and heavy metal uptake in birch in a soil cover over copper tailings.

Published online: 12 Jan 1990

Authors: Borgegård, S. O. & Rydin, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study of naturally colonizing Betula pubescens and B. pendula on 10-yr-old soil cover up to 1 m deep on a 32-ha tailing near Garpenberg, Sweden. The...

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Nitrogen mineralization and nitrification in amended colliery spoils.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Williams, P. J. & Cooper, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mineral nitrogen concentrations were greater in acid spoils (pH<5) than in limed or neutral spoils. In acid spoils, the predominant form was NH4-N....

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Land health surveillance for identifying land constraints and targeting land management options in smallholder farming systems in Western Cameroon.

Published online: 22 Mar 2017

Authors: Takoutsing, B. & Ayenkulu, E. & Tchoundjeu, Z. & Coe, R. & Denis, N. & Shepherd, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Quantitative and up-to-date information on ecosystem characteristics and land health constraints are needed to understand land degradation trends and ...

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Structure and conservation of Sri Lankan land-snail assemblages in fragmented lowland rainforest and village home gardens.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Raheem, D. C. & Naggs, F. & Preece, R. C. & Mapatuna, Y. & Kariyawasam, L. & Eggleton, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modified habitats have a profound impact on the biota of fragmented tropical forests. We investigated the structure of land-snail assemblages in Sri L...

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Factors influencing molehill distribution in grassland: implications for controlling the damage caused by molehills.

Published online: 05 Aug 1999

Authors: Edwards, G. R. & Crawley, M. J. & Heard, M. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The possibility of controlling molehill distribution by using management procedures that alter the availability of earthworms, the principal food of m...

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Changes in alder fens following a decrease in the ground water table: results of a geographical information system application.

Published online: 16 Jun 1995

Authors: Kazda, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large-scale decreases in the groundwater table in western parts of the lower Rhine area, Germany, have led to changes in species composition of Alnus ...

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