Citations with the tag: PLANT-soil relationships
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- SOIL: The source of turf life.
Fech, John // Landscape Management; Oct95, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p23
Discusses how important a role soil plays in supporting plant life. Physical and chemical properties of soil; Water retention; Soil acidity; Tips for diagnosing plant disorders.
- Influence of organic material on metal uptake.
Golueke, Clarence G. // BioCycle; Jun98, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p29
Discusses the abstract of the paper `Effect of Organic Materials on Partitioning, Extractability and Plant Uptake of Metals in an Alum Shale Soil,' by R.P. Narwal and B.R. Singh, published in the 1998 issue of the `Water, Air and Soil Pollution' journal. Influence of organic materials on metal...
Hinsinger, Philippe // Plant & Soil; Mar2004, Vol. 260 Issue 1/2, pvii
Introduces articles related to plant and soil relationship published in the March 2004 issue of "Plant and Soil."
- Instructions for Authors.
Hinsinger, Philippe // Plant & Soil; Oct2005, Vol. 276 Issue 1/2, p383
Instructions for authors who are submitting manuscripts to the journal "Plant & Soil" are presented.
- Tending the Herd.
P. B. // Horticulture; Aug/Sep2010, Vol. 107 Issue 6, p43
No abstract available.
- Plant-soil interactions in multistrata agroforestry in the humid tropics.
Schroth, G.; Lehmann, J.; Rodriguez, M.R.L.; Barros, E.; Mac�do, J.L.V. // Agroforestry Systems; 2001, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p85
Investigates the plant-soil interactions in multistrata agroforestry in the humid tropics. Composition of agroforestry systems; Productivity of tree crop plantations; Improvement of soil structure by roots, fauna and microflora.
- Regular Articles.
Schroth, G.; Lehmann, J.; Rodriguez, M.R.L.; Barros, E.; Mac�do, J.L.V. // Plant & Soil; Jan2006, Vol. 279 Issue 1/2, p75
The cover page for the October 2005 issue of "Plant and Soil" is presented.
- Plant Mineral Nutrition.
Schroth, G.; Lehmann, J.; Rodriguez, M.R.L.; Barros, E.; Mac�do, J.L.V. // Plant & Soil; Jan2006, Vol. 279 Issue 1/2, p9
A page introducing the section "Plant Mineral Nutrition" of the journal "Plant and Soil," October 1, 2005 issue, is presented.
- Forest-scale sap flux responses to rainfall in a dryland eucalyptus plantation.
Morgan, Huw D.; Barton, Craig V.M. // Plant & Soil; Sep2008, Vol. 310 Issue 1/2, p271
A correction to the article " Forest-Scale Sap Flux Responses to Rainfall in a Dryland Eucalyptus Plantation" that was published in the July 30, 2008 issue is presented.
Lambers, Hans; Cramer, Michael D.; Shane, Michael W.; Wouterlood, Madeleine; Poot, Pieter; Veneklaas, Erik J. // Plant & Soil; Jan2003, Vol. 248 Issue 1/2, pix
Presents an introductory statement to the January 2003 issue of the journal, "Plant and Soil."
- Plant-Soil-Hydrology Relationships in Three Carolina Bays in Bladen County, North Carolina.
Dimick, Britta P.; Stucky, Jon M.; Wall, Wade; Vepraskas, Michael J.; Wentworth, Thomas R.; Arellano, Consuello // Castanea; Dec2010, Vol. 75 Issue 4, p407
This study provides quantitative ecological targets for restoring degraded peat-based Carolina Bays in the Carolina Flatwoods Ecoregion. Cluster analysis of vegetation data from three Carolina Bay reference sites in Bladen County, North Carolina, indicated four plant communities present: pond...
- Peculiarities of fluoride accumulation in the plants of meadow biotopes of Northern Bukovyna.
Kostyshin, S.; Perepelitsa, O.; Smetanyuk, O. // Contemporary Problems of Ecology; Dec2011, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p621
The performed studies of fluoride content in the system 'soil-plant' have revealed the regularities of fluoride absorption by herbaceous plants of meadow biotopes of Northern Bukovyna. The ecological groups of plants with different level of fluoride absorption were determined according to the...
- Investigating ecotypes of wood sage Teucrium scorodonia.
Maidment, Clem; Watts, Darrel // Journal of Biological Education (Society of Biology); Winter97, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p288
Describes an investigation into the effect of soil type on the growth performance of two clones from differing metapopulations of wood sage Teucrium scorodonia L. Experimental method used in the study; Description of the plant; Analytical discussion of the results; Conclusions.
Schlegel, Rolf H. J. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of Plant Breeding & Related Subjects; 2003, p422
A definition of the term "turf" is presented. It refers to the surface of grassy land, consisting of soil or mold filled with the roots of grass and other plants.
- Deep Debris.
Schlegel, Rolf H. J. // Scholastic SuperScience; Sep2002, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p15
Presents an experiment on the effects of soil conditions to the growth of plants. List of materials needed; Procedure of the experiment; Result of the study to imply the importance of wildfires for the growth of plants.
- Magnolia virginiana 'Mattie Mae Smith.'
Lauderdale, Cyndi Crossan // American Nurseryman; 8/15/2003, Vol. 198 Issue 4, p82
Features the small tree Magnolia virginiana locally known as Mattie Mae Smith. Readiness of the plant for market; Consideration of the type of soil and weather condition in cultivating the tree; Description of the color and structure of the flower.
- Soil form follows function.
Amador, Jose A. // American Nurseryman; 09/15/97, Vol. 186 Issue 6, p64
Discusses the interactions of soil structure, chemistry and microorganisms for developing sustainable plant-production systems. How the soil ecosystem functions; Classification of soil animals according to size; Interaction between primary and secondary producers. INSET: For more information.
- Part II: Regular Papers.
Amador, Jose A. // Plant & Soil; Oct2005, Vol. 276 Issue 1/2, p47
A title page for the second part of the July 2005 issue of the journal "Plant & Soil" is presented.
- Part I: Fine Root Workshop.
Amador, Jose A. // Plant & Soil; Oct2005, Vol. 276 Issue 1/2, pix
A title page for the first part of the July 2004 issue of the journal "Plant & Soil" is presented.
- Fine Root Turnover in Forest Ecosystems.
Hooshang Majdi // Plant & Soil; Oct2005, Vol. 276 Issue 1/2, pvii
A preface for the July 2005 issue of the journal "Plant & Soil" is presented.
- Part II: Regular Articles.
Hooshang Majdi // Plant & Soil; Dec2005, Vol. 278 Issue 1/2, p181
An introductory page for part II of volume 278 of the periodical "Plant and Soil" is presented.
- Part I: The Use of Vegetation to Improve Slope Stability.
Hooshang Majdi // Plant & Soil; Dec2005, Vol. 278 Issue 1/2, pix
An introductory page for part I of volume 278 of the periodical "Plant and Soil" is presented.
- Restoration of Soil Physical and Biological Stability Are Not Coupled in Response to Plants and Earthworms.
Griffiths, Bryan S.; Qin Liu; Huili Wang; Bin Zhang; Kuan, Hsueh L.; McKenzie, Blair M.; Hallett, Paul D.; Neilson, Roy; Daniell, Tim J. // Ecological Restoration; Jun2008, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p102
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience in conducting experiments on the impact of plant and earthworm additions on the physical and biological properties of subsoil.
- Nutrient fluctuations in Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) plantations: the implications for future forest management practice.
Adam, M. // Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research; 1999, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p249
Discusses the implication of nutrient fluctuations in Sitka spruce plantations for forest management practice. Emphasis on the three major groups of interacting soil chemical variables; Indication of a distinct resilient behavior in soil chemical variables; Effect of unfavorable environmental...
- Radiocaesium in forests�A review on most recent research.
Riesen, Thomas K. // Environmental Reviews; Jun2002, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p79
Examines the research on radiocaesium cycling in temperate forest ecosystems. Application of matrix method; Occurrence of key processes at the soil-plant interphase; Result of the complexity of the forest ecosystem.
- Concentrations of the Allelochemical (±)-Catechin IN Centaurea maculosa Soils.
Laura Perry; Giles Thelen; Wendy Ridenour; Ragan Callaway; Mark Paschke; Jorge Vivanco // Journal of Chemical Ecology; Dec2007, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p2337
Abstract The phytotoxin (�)-catechin has been proposed to mediate invasion and autoinhibition by the Eurasian plant Centaurea maculosa (spotted knapweed). The importance of (�)-catechin to C. maculosa ecology depends in part on whether sufficient catechin concentrations occur at...
- Central Queensland serpentine landforms, plant ecology and endemism.
Batianoff, G.N.; Singh, S. // South African Journal of Science; Nov/Dec2001 Special Issue, Vol. 97 Issue 11/12, p495
Presents a study that described the serpentine plant communities and soils in Central Queensland. Analysis of soil samples; Evaluation of floristic data; Comparison of soil-plant associations between older in situ soils of upland landforms with younger depositional soils of lowland landforms.
- The effect of serpentine on vegetation structure, composition and endemism in northern New South Wales, Australia.
Specht, Alison; Forth, Felicity; Steenbeeke, Greg // South African Journal of Science; Nov/Dec2001 Special Issue, Vol. 97 Issue 11/12, p521
Presents a study that examined vegetation on serpentinite in New South Wales, Australia. Evaluation of species composition; Analysis of vegetation structure; Effect of serpentine on vegetation structure.
- ROCK STARS.
Specht, Alison; Forth, Felicity; Steenbeeke, Greg // Green Builder Magazine; Mar2012, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p29
The article discusses the magnetic forces in granite, basalt and other rocks, and highlights its benefits to soils and plants.
- Comparative Cryptogam Ecology: A Review of Bryophyte and Lichen Traits that Drive Biogeochemistry.
Johannes H. C. Cornelissen; Simone I. Lang; Nadejda A. Soudzilovskaia; Heinjo J. During // Annals of Botany; May2007, Vol. 99 Issue 5, p987
BackgroundRecent decades have seen a major surge in the study of interspecific variation in functional traits in comparative plant ecology, as a tool to understanding and predicting ecosystem functions and their responses to environmental change. However, this research has been biased almost...
- Arsenic Accumulation in Common Vegetables from Irrigation.
Islam, M. N.; Das, B. K.; Huque, M. E. // Journal of Scientific Research; 2012, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p675
Arsenic-accumulation pattern in eight types of vegetables commonly found in Bangladesh were studied using successive irrigation/harvesting technique. The study also included to find the threshold amount of arsenic that leads to exceed the maximum permissible limit (MPL) in those vegetables and...
- In praise of weeds.
Sparks, Madaline // Real Simple; Mar2001, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p57
Weeds like purslane, Queen Anne's lace, and field daisies can add grace notes to all but the most formal flower beds. Some weeds � those that elbow out the expensive plants you bought at the garden center, or those that are harmful to touch � are always unwelcome guests. But many weeds are...
- Beef producer breeds good soil for cattle.
Newport, Alan // Nebraska Farmer; Oct2012, Vol. 154 Issue 10, Special section p7
The article focuses on how farmer Blain Hjertaas and his family improved their stocking rate for their cows by improving the health of the plant and soil for their pasture.
- GARDENING IN HARMONY: On stony ground.
Clevely, Andi // Garden; Sep2003, Vol. 128 Issue 9, p704
Whatever their nature and origin, stones are usually unwelcome in the garden. Naturally stony soils are frequently poorly-constituted, and in this respect can have much in common with the soils encountered in the gardens of newly-built houses. There are, however, unsung beneficial roles that...
- GENESIS OF A PLAGUE.
Clevely, Andi // Time; 2/13/2012, Vol. 179 Issue 6, p18
The article offers information about the factors involved in the process of locust plagues including erosion of soil, protein shortfalls in soil, and the diet preferences of locusts.
Hirsch, Rick // Malakoff News (TX); 12/21/2012, Vol. 103 Issue 47, p7
The article offers information on the importance of soil in providing texture, nutrition and development of plants and also states that it helps in holding plant in an upright position.
- Bacteria-to-fungi ratio important.
Hirsch, Rick // Wallaces Farmer; Aug2011, Vol. 136 Issue 8, pBP9
The article focuses on the importance of managing the bacteria-to-fungi ratio to ensure healthy soils and plants.
- Shucks, It's Good.
Bender, Steve // Southern Living; May2000, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p122
Presents several issues on growing corn in the United States. Recommended selection and classes of corn; Soil requirements; Cross-pollination in sweet corns.
- Phytosociological Study in Quercus libani Oliv.'s Site by Analyzing Environmental Factors in West Azerbaijan, Iran.
Basiri, Raza // Journal of Applied Sciences; 2010, Vol. 10 Issue 16, p1667
In this study, Quercus libani Ohv.'s site in Sardasht has been studied phytosociologically. The vegetation has been carefully studied in Braun-Blanquet method. The relationship between environmental factors including topography and some of the most current physicochemical features of soil and...
- Transportation characteristics of δC in the plants-soil-bedrock-cave system in Chongqing karst area.
Li, TingYong; Li, HongChun; Xiang, XiaoJing; Kuo, Tz-Shing; Li, JunYun; Zhou, FuLi; Chen, HongLi; Peng, LingLi // SCIENCE CHINA Earth Sciences; Apr2012, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p685
Here we use an analytical method to determine δC in local plants and organic matter in the soils above Furong cave, Chongqing, China. We also monitored δC in dissolved inorganic carbon (DIC) of drip water, δC of active deposits under the drip waters, and the concentration of air CO ( PCO)....
- Genetic structure of the introduced and local populations of Rhizobioum leguminosarum in plant-soil systems.
Provorov, N.; Andronov, E.; Onishchuk, O.; Kurchak, O.; Chizhevskaya, E. // Microbiology (00262617); Apr2012, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p224
Comparative study of Rhizobium leguminosarum populations formed under the conditions of the Srednii Island (White Sea) demonstrated the introduced clover rhizobia ( R. l. bv. trifolii) to be more variable than the aboriginal vetch/vetchling rhizobia ( R. l. bv. viceae) in the chromosomal IGS...
- field moisture capacity:.
Schlegel, Rolf H. J. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of Plant Breeding & Related Subjects; 2003, p166
A definition of the term "field moisture capacity" which refers to the water content of soil under field conditions, is presented.
- fill planting:.
Schlegel, Rolf H. J. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of Plant Breeding & Related Subjects; 2003, p167
A definition of the term "fill planting" which refers to planting in areas with inadequate stocking to achieve density, is presented.
- Visual guide to nutrient deficiencies.
Poncavage, Joanna // Organic Gardening (08973792); May/Jun95, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p33
Presents a visual guide to nutrient deficiencies in plants. Recipes for immediate and long-term cures for anemic soils. INSET: How to take a soil sample correctly, by J.P..
- Biological Soil Crusts, Seed Germination and CO2.
Poncavage, Joanna // CO2 Science; 9/23/2009, Vol. 12 Issue 38, p8
The article discusses research on the impact of the two types of biological crusts on seed germination of Bassia dasyphylla and Artemisia ordosica. It references the study "The Effect of Biological Soil Crusts of Different Successional Stages and Conditions on the Germination of Seeds of Three...
- Bioaccumulation of Heavy Metals by Selected Plant Species from Uranium Mining Dumps in the Sudety Mts., Poland.
Wislocka, M.; Krawczyk, J.; Klink, A.; Morrison, L. // Polish Journal of Environmental Studies; 2006, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p811
Concentrations of the heavy metals Cd, Pb, Cu, Ni, Mn, Zn and Fe in soils of uranium-bearing dumps (Sudety Mts. SW Poland, the dumps containing a high proportion of polymetallic minerals), as well as in two tree species (Salix caprea L., Betula pendula Roth.) and a shrub (Rubus idaeus L.), which...
- Pb, Cu, Zn and Ni Concentrations in Vegetables in Relation to Their Extractable Fractions in Soils in Suburban Areas of Nanjing, China.
Chao, W.; Xiao-chen, L.; Li-min, Z.; Pei-fang, W.; Zhi-yong, G. // Polish Journal of Environmental Studies; 2007, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p199
To investigate the bioavailability and bio-enrichment of metals from soils to vegetables, the concentrations of ni, Pb, Zn, and Cu in vegetables and their grown soils sampled from eight suburban areas of Nanjing, China, were determined, and the fractions of these metals in soils was...
- Vegetation of Reclaimed and Spontaneously Vegetated Zn-Pb Mine Wastes in Southern Poland.
Szarek-Lukaszewska, G. // Polish Journal of Environmental Studies; 2009, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p717
In 2004, soil properties and the species composition of vascular plants and lichens were studied at five sites in a former zinc and lead mining region (Olkusz region, southern Poland). The sampled sites, four reclaimed by planting trees differed in age (5, 15, 30, 35 years old), and one...
- Topographical variations in a plant�soil system along a slope on Mt Ryuoh, Japan.
Tokuchi, Naoko; Takeda, Hiroshi; Yoshida, Kazuma; Iwatsubo, Goro // Ecological Research; Dec99, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p361
The plant�soil system was studied at different topographic levels (i.e. ridge, backslope and footslope) along a slope in a Cryptomeria plantation. Soil solution chemistry at each representative topographic plot was investigated. Tree height and diameter of Cryptomeria decreased upslope. The...
- Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) and its habitat in Muraka bog under the influence of wastes from the Narva power plants (North-East Estonia).
Otsa, Katri; Reisner, Vaike // Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, Biology, Ecolog; Jun2006, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p137
Needle mass per area, nutrients, and stem radial increment of Scots pines (Pinus sylvestris L.) growing in a bog in the influence zone of the Narva thermal power plants, NE Estonia, were studied. Needles growing in the crown at a height of 3 m from ground had a considerably greater mass per area...