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Properties and plant growth potential of mineland overburden

W. R. Byrnes

Properties and plant growth potential of mineland overburden

by W. R. Byrnes

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Published by Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Available to the public through the National Technical Information Service in Cincinnati, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Revegetation -- Indiana,
  • Reclamation of land -- Indiana,
  • Strip mining -- Environmental aspects -- Indiana

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W. R. Byrnes, W. W. McFee, and J. G. Stockton
    SeriesInteragency energy/environment R&D program report -- EPA-600/7-80-054, Research reporting series -- EPA-600/7-80-054
    ContributionsMcFee, W. W, Stockton, J. G, United States. Science and Education Administration. Cooperative Research, Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory (Cincinnati, Ohio), Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory (Cincinnati, Ohio). Resource Extraction and Handling Division, Purdue University. Dept. of Argonomy, Purdue University. Agricultural Experiment Station, Purdue University. Dept. of Forestry and Natural Resources
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13564604M

    Produced by Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS), this activity enables students to investigate the effects of different concentrations of nitrates, phosphates and potassium on the growth of radish seedlings. After sowing, the radish seedlings are kept well watered, in a warm temperature under constant illumination. The investigation requires a light bank and the radish seeds take two to three. Vegetation potential of any area is dependent upon edapho-biotic components and their interaction, soil surface characteristics, climate and vegetation after open-cast mining (Nath, ). Improved soil condition i.e. improvement in the chemical and physical properties of Cited by:

    Reclamation Standards • Minimize adverse impacts off the permit area • Return mined land to the pre-mine or higher land uses • Re-contour mined land to ensure that postmining slopes do not exceed those present before mining and blend in with surrounding land or the approximate original contour • Redistribute all the topsoil and a sufficient amount of subsoil. plant growth was conducted as the first step in a search for feasible corrective measures. The results of the study indicate that plants have a whole gauntlet of adversities with which to contend. To begin with, the steep slopes, subject to both sliding and erosion, lack the stabil~ty necessary for plant establishment.

    Property, Plant and Equipment, Net Tangible assets that are held by an entity for use in the production or supply of goods and services, for rental to others, or for administrative purposes and that are expected to provide economic benefit for more than one year; net of accumulated depreciation. Plant Growth Experiments Growth Experiments with Imploded Water A growth experiment compared the growth of white mustard seeds in a tapwatered control group with an identical setup using tapwater put through the implosion device. The Imploder watered group demonstrated an increase in germination rate from 63% to 83% (a 20%.


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EPA/ March PROPERTIES AND PLANT GROWTH POTENTIAL OF MINELAND OVERBURDEN by W. Byrnes, W. McFee and J. Stockton Indiana Agricultural Experiment Station Department of Forestry and Natural Resources Department of Agronomy Purdue University West Lafayette, Indiana SEA/CR IAG no.

D6-E Grant no. Project Officer S. Aldrich. Soil properties relevant to plant growth: a guide to recognising soil properties relevant to plant growth and protection / Allan Hewitt. — Lincoln, N.Z.: Manaaki Whenua Press, (Landcare Research science series, ISSN X ; no.

26) ISBN I. Title. Series. UDC Layout and typesetting by Kirsty CullenFile Size: 1MB. Annual report of the Purdue University Agricultural Experiment Station, Lafayette, Annual report of Purdue University Agricultural Experiment Station, Lafayette, Properties and plant growth potential of mineland overburden by W.

R Byrnes. Impact of coal mining on soil properties and their efficient eco-restoration Article in International Journal of Energy Technology and Policy 13() December with Reads. First published in Nutrition is a major environmental factor in regulating plant growth, and is therefore of significant practical concern to agriculturalists and ecologists.

In order to achieve efficient plant production, it is essential to gain a full understanding of the basic principles underlying the three-way interaction between the plant, its nutrition and its environment.5/5(1). Building on the extremely successful and popular Russell’s Soil Conditions and Plant Growth, Wiley-Blackwell is pleased to publish this completely revised and updated edition of the soil science classic.

Covering all aspects of the interactions between plant and soil, Peter Gregory and Stephen Nortcliff, along with their team of internationally-known and respected authors, provide essential.

Byrnes WR, McFee WW, Stockton JG () Properties and Plant Growth Potential of Mineland Overburden. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Research Cited by: 1. Abandoned mined lands reclamation. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere.

Broader term: Properties and plant growth potential of mineland overburden /, by W. Byrnes, J. Stockton, W. McFee, Purdue University. Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University. hydrological properties. Compared with areas receiving soil cover, sites planted directly on overburden can show higher rates of soil carbon accumulation and larger final stocks, despite having lower levels of plant.

Two kinds of growth determining factors can be distinguished: 1) Mass transport, i.e. variables that express flux rates of carbon and mineral nutrients in relation to plant size and requirements (relative addition and uptake rates).

These factors influence the relative growth rate, one at a time (Liebig's law of the minimum). 2)Cited by: Mining and reclamation involves changes in soil physical properties which can determine the influence of mining on soil chemical properties, soil fauna and plant growth (Nawaz et al., ).

A simplified schematic of coal mining and reclamation processes are shown in Cited by: are used as the criteria for determining potential for a species to be used in the reclamation program 42 and 38 species would be suitable for the two overburden materials with the highest pH and lowest EC, respectively.

In the substrate with the second lowest pH () and second highest EC ( ds/m), determining the acid and alkaline-producing potential of overburden prior to disturbance (Sobek et al., ).

Weathered, oxidized overburden can generally be identified by soil color chromas ≥ 3 due to secondary Fe-oxides and usually contain little reactive by: 4. Other articles where Overburden is discussed: coal mining: Contour strip mining: method consists of removing the overburden above the coal seam and then, starting at the outcrop and proceeding along the hillside, creating a bench around the hill.

In the past, the blasted overburden spoil was simply shoved down the hill; currently, soil is either carried down the mountain to fill. The loss of soil TN due to mining and reclamation ranged from % to % for 0–15 cm, to % for 15–30 cm, and to % for 30–45 cm depths.

However, changes in TN concentrations as a result of mining and reclamation activities did not differ among soil series within the same soil depth. Nevertheless, TN accumulation Cited by: Introduction Plants require mineral nutrients or elements obtained from the soil in form of solution for good growth and healthy development.

The soil is the main source of mineral salts while gaseous elements such as oxygen, hydrogen and carbon are mainly derived from the atmosphere. These elements or plant nutrients are grouped into two classes. Mining costs rise rapidly as depth increases.

If the depth is doubled then the cost is much more than double. The sides of the mine cannot be vertical because of risk of collapse, so the amount of rock that must be removed to reach the mineral rises rapidly as depth increases.

More information: Mieke de Wit et al, Integration of Phytochrome and Cryptochrome Signals Determines Plant Growth during Competition for Light, Current Biology ().DOI: / In this practical, students investigate the effects of different levels of minerals (nitrates, phosphates and potassium) on the growth of radishes.

Students sow radish seed in ‘soil’ containing different levels of 3 minerals - nitrates, phosphates and potassium. These minerals are present inside N:P:K fertiliser pellets which slowly release their contents to the surrounding soil.

As part of our on-going commitment to delivering value to the reader, within the book we have also provided you with a link to a website, where you may download a digital version of this work for free.

Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original : John G. Murphy.room-and-pillar mining, longwall mining, solution mining, open-pit mining, overburden, quarrying Explain why undersea mining has been largely unsuccessful to date.

Competition with land based companies that can mine minerals more cheaply and the great water depths at which some minerals are found.Whether you are looking for early-stage greenfields properties or advanced properties we will help you select the right area for your purpose.

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