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A Darwinian approach to plant ecology.

Published online: 05 Mar 1968

Authors: Harper, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Darwin's ecological conceptions and their stimulus to modern experimental ecology are considered. Examples of weed population behaviour are included.-...

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Studies on the survival of dicotyledonous cormous weeds in ploughed fields.

Published online: 09 Sep 1971

Authors: Galil, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The life history of Leontice leontopetalum was studied under field and controlled conditions in connection with its survival in ploughed fields. At ge...

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Changes in the weed flora of an arable field cultivated for 20 years.

Published online: 28 Oct 1985

Authors: Chancellor, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in the weed flora of Boddington Barn field were monitored during 20 years of arable cropping after being ploughed out of grass in 1960. Seedli...

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Old data, new benefit - weed surveys combined throughout Europe.

Published online: 18 Jun 2020

Authors: Redwitz, C. von & Bürger, J.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The weed management of modern agriculture will continue its change to less intense use of herbicides and more prominent use of alternative measures. F...

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A comparative study of germination responses to diurnally-fluctuating temperatures.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Thompson, K. & Grime, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seeds collected from native herbaceous plants in the Sheffield region were subjected to a range of amplitudes of diurnal fluctuations in temp. All exp...

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Management of permanent set-aside on arable land in Sweden.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Hansson, M. & Fogelfors, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The course of succession following the set aside (land diversion) of farmland managed in different ways was studied at 6 sites throughout Sweden. The ...

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Some effects of weed control on the numbers of the small cabbage white (Pieris rapae L.) on brussels sprouts.

Published online: 26 Oct 1970

Authors: Dempster, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The presence of weeds within the crop provided a habitat which was more suitable for some of the arthropod predators of P. rapae. Harpalus rufipes was...

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Plant traits predict the success of weed biocontrol.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Paynter, Q. & Overton, J. M. & Hill, R. L. & Bellgard, S. E. & Dawson, M. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological control (biocontrol) can provide permanent cost-effective control of plant pests, but has variable success. The ability to predict the succ...

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A functional diversity approach of crop sequences reveals that weed diversity and abundance show different responses to environmental variability.

Published online: 01 Sep 2020

Authors: Mahaut, L. & Gaba, S. & Fried, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Combining several crop species and associated agricultural practices in a crop sequence has the potential to control weed abundance while promoting we...

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Modelling the effects of management on population dynamics: some lessons from annual weeds.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Freckleton, R. P. & Sutherland, W. J. & Watkinson, A. R. & Stephens, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural and invasive weeds are major threats to managed and natural ecosystems, costing billions of dollars annually. Models for arable and invas...

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