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Beneficial links for the control of aphids: the effects of compost applications on predators and prey.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Bell, J. R. & Traugott, M. & Sunderland, K. D. & Skirvin, D. J. & Mead, A. & Kravar-Garde, L. & Reynolds, K. & Fenlon, J. S. & Symondson, W. O. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Polyphagous predators, such as spiders and beetles, perform a fundamental ecosystem service as regulators of agricultural pests, particularly aphids. ...

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Agricultural practices for food safety threaten pest control services for fresh produce.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Karp, D. S. & Moses, R. & Gennet, S. & Jones, M. S. & Joseph, S. & M'Gonigle, L. K. & Ponisio, L. C. & Snyder, W. E. & Kremen, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over the past decade, several foodborne disease outbreaks provoked widespread reforms to the fresh produce industry. Subsequent concerns about wildlif...

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Relative performance of native and exotic grass species in response to amendment of drastically disturbed serpentine substrates.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: O'Dell, R. E. & Claassen, V. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Limited information exists on approaches to effectively revegetate severely disturbed, barren, subgrade (unconsolidated parent material) serpentine su...

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Transpiration of Helxine solierolii and the effect of drought.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Lake, J. V. & Postlethwaite, J. D. & Slack, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In 2 glasshouse experiments, one in summer, the other in winter, Helxine soleirolii growing in John Innes No. 1 potting compost was either irrigated s...

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The maintenance of grassland on smelter wastes in the Lower Swansea Valley. II. Copper smelter waste.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Goodman, G. T. & Gemmell, R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large-scale grassland trials, using applications of organic materials and pulverized fuel ash on copper smelter waste, were set up in the Lower Swanse...

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Urban cultivation in allotments maintains soil qualities adversely affected by conventional agriculture.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Edmondson, J. L. & Davies, Z. G. & Gaston, K. J. & Leake, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modern agriculture, in seeking to maximize yields to meet growing global food demand, has caused loss of soil organic carbon (SOC) and compaction, imp...

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Establishment of Ammophila arenaria (marram grass) from culms, seeds and rhizomes.

Published online: 29 Apr 1990

Authors: Putten, W. H. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In field trials on the coastal foredune ridge of Voorne Island, Netherlands in 1984, A. arenaria was sown with a mixture of nurse crops (Secale cereal...

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Land reclamation and river pollution problems in the Croal Valley caused by waste from chromate manufacture.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Breeze, V. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Waste from chromate manufacture was toxic to plants, and in mixture with 7 parts of soil to 1 of waste would not support perennial ryegrass or Agrosti...

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Carbon storage by habitat: review of the evidence of the impacts of management decisions and condition of carbon stores and sources.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Alonso, I. & Weston, K. & Gregg, R. & Morecroft, M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The aims of this Natural England cross-cutting Evidence project were: (1) To collate information and identify knowledge gaps on carbon stocks (both in...

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Organic nutrient management and intercropping for improved rainwater conservation and productivity under rain fed maize-barley rotation.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Pawan Sharma & Bhatt, V. K. & Sathiya & Krishnamurthy & Harish Sharma & Lekh Chand

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Organic, inorganic and integrated nutrient management, and intercropping practices were compared in terms of productivity, soil erosion and rain water...

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