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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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The development of a hydraulic seeding technique for unstable sand slopes. 1. Effects of fertilizers, mulches and stabilizers.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Sheldon, J. C. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hydraulic sowing is used to establish vegetation on steep slopes, but the technique is not reliable. The effects of individual components of the techn...

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Effects of vegetation management and raising the water table on nutrient dynamics and vegetation change in a wet grassland.

Published online: 18 Sep 1996

Authors: Oomes, M. J. M. & Olff, H. & Altena, H. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The results of a restoration experiment carried out on a permanent grassland on peaty, heavy clay in the Netherlands are described. The experiment sta...

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A low input approach to vegetation establishment on mine and coal ash wastes in semi-arid regions. I. Tin mine tailings in Zimbabwe.

Published online: 25 Jun 1995

Authors: Piha, M. I. & Vallack, H. W. & Reeler, B. M. & Michael, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A low input, and hence low cost, approach to the establishment of vegetation on mine and coal ash wastes in semiarid regions is advocated and a specif...

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High-nature-value grasslands have the capacity to cope with nutrient impoverishment induced by mowing and livestock grazing.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Mládková, P. & Mládek, J. & Hejduk, S. & Hejcman, M. & Cruz, P. & Jouany, C. & Pakeman, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management of high-nature-value (HNV) grasslands follows agri-environmental schemes across large areas of Europe. Long-term agreements and restriction...

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Leaf-fall in a tropical rain forest.

Published online: 11 Nov 1970

Authors: Cornforth, I. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measurements at monthly intervals showed that leaf-fall in the Mora excelsa rain forests of Trinidad was much greater in Aug. Oct. and in Feb. April t...

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Indirect effects of exotic grazers: livestock decreases the nutrient content of refuse dumps of leaf-cutting ants through vegetation impoverishment.

Published online: 19 Dec 2007

Authors: Tadey, M. & Farji-Brener, A. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We present evidence of how exotic grazers can indirectly change the nutrient availability on the soil surface by affecting the quality of refuse dumps...

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Soil biota enhance agricultural sustainability by improving crop yield, nutrient uptake and reducing nitrogen leaching losses.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Bender, S. F. & Heijden, M. G. A. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Efficient resource use is a key factor for sustainable production and a necessity for meeting future global food demands. However, the factors that co...

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