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The importance of flavour in determining the feeding preferences of bullfinches (Pyrrhula pyrrhula) for the buds of two pear cultivars.

Published online: 19 Mar 1986

Authors: Greig-Smith, P. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wild bullfinches feeding on the buds of orchard pear trees are known to prefer the cultivar 'Conference' to 'Doyenne du Comice', which differs in many...

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Structural dynamics of silver birch I. The fates of buds.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Maillette, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The structural dynamics of the growth of Betula pendula were examined using demographic techniques in which elements of the crown (buds, leaves, shoot...

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Bud-feeding by bullfinches: methods for spreading damage evenly within orchards.

Published online: 01 Jul 1987

Authors: Greig-Smith, P. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To explore possible ways of reducing the effets of bud-eating in orchards, captive bullfinches [Pyrrhula pyrrhula] were studied in an aviary simulatio...

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Use of phenology for examining provenance transfers in reforestation of Douglas-Fir.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Campbell, R. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes the development of a simple predictive model (based on two sets of equations) that uses the timing of vegetative bud burst to examine the re...

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Effects of adult and larval Cyrtobagous salviniae on the floating weed Salvinia molesta.

Published online: 30 Nov 1988

Authors: Julien, M. H. & Bourne, A. S. & Chan, R. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experiments were conducted in field cages in Queensland to assess the effects of adults and larvae of the curculionid Cyrtobagous salviniae on Salvini...

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Structural dynamics of silver birch II. A matrix model of the bud population.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Maillette, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A computerized matrix model of bud production by Betula pendula was developed and applied to data from 3 mature trees. Limitations of the model are di...

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Population ecology of winter moth (Operophtera brumata) on apple in relation to larval dispersal and time of bud burst.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Holliday, N. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The populations of Operophtera brumata (L.) on 8 cider apple trees of 4 cultivars were monitored from October 1972 until May 1975 in Western England. ...

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Bud-eating by bullfinches in relation to the natural food-supply.

Published online: 03 Nov 1965

Authors: Newton, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A comparison between the damage caused by bullfinches to Conference and to Doyenne du Cornice pears showed that the birds preferred the former variety...

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Patterns of activity and habitat use by a population of bullfinches (Pyrrhula pyrrhula) in relation to bud-feeding in orchards.

Published online: 02 Sep 1985

Authors: Greig-Smith, P. W. & Wilson, G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A farmland population of bullfinches on the Weald of Kent was studied for 2 years to determine how changes in its size, composition, or activity corre...

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Selecting a model to predict the onset of growth of Fagus sylvatica.

Published online: 26 Jan 1995

Authors: Kramer, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To evaluate the impacts of climate change on the primary production of temperate deciduous tree species, the onset and cessation of the growth must be...

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