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Modelling growth and optimal rotations of tropical multipurpose trees using unit leaf rate and leaf area index.

Published online: 21 Mar 1992

Authors: Fownes, J. H. & Harrington, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Theoretical analysis of a simple model, in which tree growth in even-aged stands is calculated as the product of unit leaf rate (E, increase in plant ...

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Tree performance in a biodiversity enrichment experiment in an oil palm landscape.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Zemp, D. C. & Gérard, A. & Hölscher, D. & Ammer, C. & Irawan, B. & Sundawati, L. & Teuscher, M. & Kreft, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large-scale conversion of tropical forests into oil palm monocultures has led to dramatic losses of biodiversity and ecosystem functions. While ecolog...

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Acacia seed predation by bruchids in an African savanna ecosystem.

Published online: 12 Mar 1997

Authors: Miller, M. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In field studies conducted in Africa between July 1991 and November 1992, Acacia tortilis, A. nilotica and A. mellifera seeds on the ground suffered g...

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The effect of tapping for frankincense on sexual reproduction in Boswellia papyrifera.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Rijkers, T. & Ogbazghi, W. & Wessel, M. & Bongers, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the Horn of Africa, frankincense (an aromatic hardened wood resin) is obtained by tapping Boswellia papyrifera. World-wide, frankincense is of grea...

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Survival and growth responses of a number of Australian tree species planted on a saline site in tropical north Australia.

Published online: 24 Apr 1996

Authors: Sun, D. & Dickinson, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The survival and growth of 15 species and provenances of Australian trees planted on a saline site in dry tropical Queensland was examined. The specie...

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Multifunctional shade-tree management in tropical agroforestry landscapes - a review.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Tscharntke, T. & Clough, Y. & Bhagwat, S. A. & Damayanti Buchori & Faust, H. & Hertel, D. & Hölscher, D. & Juhrbandt, J. & Kessler, M. & Perfecto, I. & Scherber, C. & Schroth, G. & Veldkamp, E. & Wanger, T. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification reduces ecological resilience of land-use systems, whereas paradoxically, environmental change and climate extremes requi...

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Growth of Atriplex amnicola on salt-affected soils in Western Australia.

Published online: 16 Apr 1997

Authors: Davidson, N. J. & Galloway, R. & Lazarescu, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

On a broad scale, growth of Atriplex amnicola declined greatly in response to reduced depth to the water table during the summer. On a micro-environme...

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Comparisons of understorey vegetation and soil fertility in plantations and adjacent natural forests in the Ethiopian highlands.

Published online: 21 Oct 1996

Authors: Michelsen, A. & Lisanework, N. & Friis, I. & Holst, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Herbaceous plant cover and biomass, species richness, and soil physical and chemical characteristics were analysed in 83 plantations and adjacent natu...

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A low input approach to vegetation establishment on mine and coal ash wastes in semi-arid regions. II. Lagooned pulverized fuel ash in Zimbabwe.

Published online: 25 Jun 1995

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A low input approach to the establishment of vegetation on mine and coal ash wastes is illustrated by application to a pulverized fuel ash (PFA) dam i...

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Radiation interception and growth of planted and coppice stands of four fast-growing tropical trees.

Published online: 01 Apr 1995

Authors: Harrington, R. A. & Fownes, J. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To test whether coppice regrowth of short-rotation tropical trees had a higher growth per unit of intercepted radiation than the original planted stan...

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