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Catchment-scale peatland restoration benefits stream ecosystem biodiversity.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Ramchunder, S. J. & Brown, L. E. & Holden, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Drainage of peat-dominated catchments across the world has caused widespread degradation of peat and freshwater ecosystem services. In the UK, an esti...

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Agricultural land-use history and restoration impact soil microbial biodiversity.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Turley, N. E. & Bell-Dereske, L. & Evans, S. E. & Brudvig, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human land uses, such as agriculture, can leave long-lasting legacies as ecosystems recover. As a consequence, active restoration may be necessary to ...

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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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The effects of trees on their physical, chemical, and biological environments in a semi-arid savanna in Kenya.

Published online: 21 May 1990

Authors: Belsky, A. J. & Amundson, R. G. & Duxbury, J. M. & Riha, S. J. & Ali, A. R. & Mwonga, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Isolated mature trees of Acacia tortilis and Adansonia digitata in Tsavo National Park were studied for herbaceous-layer composition and productivity,...

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The maintenance of grassland on smelter wastes in the Lower Swansea Valley. I. Blast furnace slag.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Gemmell, R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large-scale revegetation trials on blast furnace slag in the Lower Swansea Valley were observed from 1965 to 1970. A mixed sward grew best in the long...

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Trait-based selection of nurse plants to restore ecosystem functions in mine tailings.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Navarro-Cano, J. A. & Verdú, M. & Goberna, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Metal mining in drylands generates waste tailings with high toxicity, physical instability, as well as water and thermal stresses that hamper their bi...

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The role of topography and plant functional traits in determining tropical reforestation success.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Cheesman, A. W. & Preece, N. D. & Oosterzee, P. van & Erskine, P. D. & Cernusak, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Early establishment and sapling growth is a key phase in ensuring cost-effective reforestation success in relation to biodiversity outcomes. Therefore...

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The arthropod fauna of a winter wheat field.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Jones, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

On Rothamsted farm in southern England, the predatory and parasitic arthropod population of part of a winter wheat field alternating with fallow, duri...

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Nutritional limitations of free-ranging cattle: the importance of habitat quality.

Published online: 05 Mar 1997

Authors: Wallisdevries, M. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nutritional limitations of free-ranging cattle were examined in relation to variations in habitat quality, in the Netherlands. Twenty Meuse-Rhine-Ysse...

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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: 04 Jul 1984

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Decomposition of 14C-labelled and unlabelled fescue, and of pure cellulose litter in non-vegetated and vegetated coal surface mine spoils and on a tal...

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