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Why high seed densities within buried mesh bags may overestimate depletion rates of soil seed banks.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Mourik, T. A. van & Stomph, T. J. & Murdoch, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Estimates of seed bank depletion rates are essential for modelling and management of plant populations. The seed bag burial method is often used to me...

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The decline of heathland seed populations following the conversion to agriculture.

Published online: 17 Sep 1997

Authors: Pywell, R. F. & Putwain, P. D. & Webb, N. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The composition and size of the germinable seed populations of undisturbed heathland soils in SE Dorset were compared to those of adjacent farmland wh...

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Natural reseeding and Trifolium repens demography in grazed hill pastures. 1. Flowerhead appearance and fate, and seed dynamics.

Published online: 25 Oct 1988

Authors: Chapman, D. F. & Anderson, C. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The appearance and fate (removal by livestock vs. natural ripening and eventual seed deposition) of Trifolium repens flowerheads were measured for 3 y...

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Estimation of the seed bank of a chalk grassland ley established on former arable land.

Published online: 14 Jun 1988

Authors: Graham, D. J. & Hutchings, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The size, composition and seasonal and depth-related variations in the soil seed bank of a former chalk grassland ley were determined at monthly inter...

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Impact of an exotic earthworm on seed dispersal of an indigenous US weed.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Regnier, E. & Harrison, S. K. & Liu, J. & Schmoll, J. T. & Edwards, C. A. & Arancon, N. & Holloman, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ambrosia trifida L. (giant ragweed), an aggressive weed of US grain crops and indigenous to North America, colonizes no-tillage crop fields and undist...

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Factors affecting the viable seed content of soils beneath lowland pastures.

Published online: 17 Feb 1984

Authors: Howe, C. D. & Chancellor, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The buried viable seed content was determined for some leys and permanent pastures. Seeds of Poa annua were abundant under the leys but absent under t...

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Influence of cultivation regime upon buried weed seeds in arable cropping systems.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Froud-Williams, R. J. & Chancellor, R. J. & Drennan, D. S. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of cultivation on the number of seeds of different spp. in arable land were investigated at 4 sites over several yr. Soil cores were obtai...

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Seed germination after short-duration light exposure: implications for the photo-control of weeds.

Published online: 09 Apr 1997

Authors: Milberg, P. & Andersson, L. & Noronha, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A soil disturbance treatment often results in more annual weed seedlings emerging when conducted in light than when conducted in darkness, suggesting ...

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Modelling the emergence response of weed seeds to burial depth: interactions with seed density, weight and shape.

Published online: 24 Sep 2003

Authors: Grundy, A. C. & Mead, A. & Burston, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Weeds play an important role in arable and horticultural habitats, and models are being developed to improve our understanding of their population dyn...

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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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