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The effect of uncultivated land on the distribution of cabbage aphid (Brevicoryne brassicae) on an adjacent crop.

Published online: 03 Nov 1965

Authors: Van Emden, H. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The numbers of Brevicoryne brassicae and its parasites and predators in a crop of brussels sprouts were counted during a season. The results were grou...

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Globalisation and pollinators: pollinator declines are an economic threat to global food systems.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Murphy, J. T. & Breeze, T. D. & Willcox, B. & Kavanagh, S. & Stout, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Trade in animal-pollinated crops plays an important role in global food systems: in many low-income countries, export of pollinated crops such as coff...

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Evaluating the effectiveness of human-orangutan conflict mitigation strategies in Sumatra.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Campbell-Smith, G. & Sembiring, R. & Linkie, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Crop raiding by great apes is an emerging conservation issue across their range. It is important because it involves highly threatened species that ca...

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Evaluation of farm programmes in the 2014 US farm bill: a review of the literature.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Content type: Bulletin

Main changes to US farm programmes under the 2014 Farm Bill aim to strengthen instruments for risk management, both in commodity and in crop insurance...

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The effect of crop and climate factors on the radiation balance of an irrigated maize crop.

Published online: 03 Jan 1969

Authors: Stanhill, G. & Cox, J. T. H. & Moreshet, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Loss of short-wave radiation by reflection from an irrigated maize crop grown for forage averaged 0.18 of the incident total short-wave radiation rece...

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Night respiration of a maize crop in the lowland humid tropics.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Quin, F. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Overnight respiration losses of whole plants were measured in a young maize crop grown in the humid tropic zone of Western Nigeria. In an older crop, ...

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Water use by irrigated cotton in Sudan. 2. Net radiation and soil heat flux.

Published online: 03 Jan 1969

Authors: Rijks, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Radiation balance was measured from Oct.-Dec. 1965 in an irrigated cotton crop grown on ridges. During this time crop cover increased from about 10% t...

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Phosphorus balance of contrasting farming systems, past and present. Can food production be sustainable?

Published online: 27 May 1998

Authors: Newman, E. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Phosphorus inputs and losses are calculated for contrasting farming systems: cereals were a major product in all systems. In typical modern British wh...

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Ecosystem services and disservices by birds, bats and monkeys change with macadamia landscape heterogeneity.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Linden, V. M. G. & Grass, I. & Joubert, E. & Tscharntke, T. & Weier, S. M. & Taylor, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The relative importance of ecosystem services and disservices can change with landscape structure in a poorly understood way. We compare the impact of...

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Damage by badgers Meles meles to wheat Triticum vulgare and barley Hordeum sativum crops.

Published online: 14 Mar 1996

Authors: Roper, T. J. & Findlay, S. R. & Lüps, P. & Shepherdson, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During 1986 and 1987, 15 wheat and 15 barley fields were surveyed for damage caused by badgers, in an area in the south of England where badger densit...

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