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Legacy effects of diversity in space and time driven by winter cover crop biomass and nitrogen concentration.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Barel, J. M. & Kuyper, T. W. & Boer, W. de & Douma, J. C. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant diversity can increase nitrogen cycling and decrease soil-borne pests, which are feedback mechanisms influencing subsequent plant growth. The re...

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The effects of density and the timing of removal on interference between barley, white mustard and wild oats.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Haizel, K. A. & Harper, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The results are reported of glasshouse trials in which the interspecific effects of barley, white mustard (Sinapis alba) and wild oats (Avena fatua) g...

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Functional traits in cover crop mixtures: biological nitrogen fixation and multifunctionality.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Blesh, J. & Martin, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cover crop mixtures with complementary plant functional traits including biological nitrogen fixation (BNF) may supply nitrogen (N) to farm fields whi...

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Growth and yield of pure and mixed crops of oats and barley.

Published online: 03 Jan 1969

Authors: Syme, J. R. & Bremner, P. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mixtures of equal numbers of plants of different barley varieties or of a barley variety and an oat variety were grown in 5 field trials and 1 glassho...

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Shoot competition and root competition.

Published online: 14 Jun 1988

Authors: Wilson, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of shoot and root competition in 23 studies including additive and replacement techniques, radial and linear layouts, several of methods o...

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Multifaceted functional diversity for multifaceted crop yield: towards ecological assembly rules for varietal mixtures.

Published online: 02 Dec 2020

Authors: Montazeaud, G. & Violle, C. & Roumet, P. & Rocher, A. & Ecarnot, M. & Compan, F. & Maillet, G. & Fort, F. & Fréville, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological theories suggest that higher plant genetic diversity can increase productivity in natural ecosystems. So far, varietal mixtures, that is, t...

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Plant growth, flowering phenologies, and yields of corn, beans and squash grown in pure stands and mixtures in Costa Rica.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Risch, S. J. & Hansen, M. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Maize, beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) and squash (Cucurbita maxima) were grown in pure stands and mixtures for 3 seasons in Costa Rica. Vegetative biomass...

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Ecosystem function enhanced by combining four functional types of plant species in intensively managed grassland mixtures: a 3-year continental-scale field experiment.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Finn, J. A. & Kirwan, L. & Connolly, J. & Sebastià, M. T. & Helgadottir, A. & Baadshaug, O. H. & Bélanger, G. & Black, A. & Brophy, C. & Collins, R. P. & Čop, J. & Dalmannsdóttir, S. & Delgado, I. & Elgersma, A. & Fothergill, M. & Frankow-Lindberg, B. E. & Ghesquiere, A. & Golinska, B. & Golinski, P. & Grieu, P. & Gustavsson, A. M. & Höglind, M. & Huguenin-Elie, O. & Jørgensen, M. & Kadziuliene, Z. & Kurki, P. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A coordinated continental-scale field experiment across 31 sites was used to compare the biomass yield of monocultures and four species mixtures assoc...

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Does host genotype diversity affect the distribution of insect and disease damage in willow cropping systems?

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Peacock, L. & Hunter, T. & Turner, H. & Brain, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Planting of willow genotype mixtures for biomass production has been suggested as a non-chemical strategy for pest management. Basic information on sp...

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The productivity of mixtures of two and three species.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Haizel, K. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Barley, Sinapis alba and Papaver rhoeas, and then barley, S. alba and Avena fatua were grown in pure stand and in mixtures of 2 and 3 species at diffe...

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