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Suppression of weeds by spring wheat Triticum aestivum increases with crop density and spatial uniformity.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: Weiner, J. & Griepentrog, H. W. & Kristensen, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent advances in our understanding of the advantage of initial size in competition among individual plants (size-asymmetric competition) suggest tha...

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Reduced crop density increases floral resources to pollinators without affecting crop yield in organic and conventional fields.

Published online: 03 Aug 2021

Authors: Sidemo-Holm, W. & Carrié, R. & Ekroos, J. & Lindström, S. A. M. & Smith, H. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effective weed control in agricultural crop fields increases yields, but simultaneously reduces floral resources for pollinators because many weed spe...

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Strengthening Bhoochetana: a sustainable agriculture mission for improved livelihoods in Karnataka, annual report 2015-2016.

Published online: 25 Oct 2017

Content type: Annual report

In order to unlock the potential of agriculture in the state of Karnataka through science-led participatory research for development (PR4D), and to in...

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Nutritional functional trait diversity of crops in south-eastern Senegal.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Wood, S. A. & Isaac, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological trait diversity metrics have been used to highlight the impacts of agriculture. Such metrics can also be used to include human nutrition-an...

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In-season crop yield forecasting using CCAFS Regional Agricultural Forecasting Toolbox (CRAFT) in Nepal.

Published online: 05 Sep 2018

Authors: Gyawali, D. R. & Shirsath, P. B. & Kanel, D. & Burja, K. & Arun, K. C. & Aggarwal, P. K. & Hansen, J. W. & Rose, A.

Content type: Bulletin

The unpredictability of crop yields in climate vulnerable regions is damaging in many ways, negatively impacting food security as well as imports, exp...

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Biological pest control and yields depend on spatial and temporal crop cover dynamics.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Schneider, G. & Krauss, J. & Riedinger, V. & Holzschuh, A. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modern agricultural landscapes are dynamic systems with interannually changing proportions of different crop types. However, the effects of spatiotemp...

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Do polycultures promote win-wins or trade-offs in agricultural ecosystem services? A meta-analysis.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Iverson, A. L. & Marín, L. E. & Ennis, K. K. & Gonthier, D. J. & Connor-Barrie, B. T. & Remfert, J. L. & Cardinale, B. J. & Perfecto, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agriculture comprises the largest global land use, makes it a leading cause of habitat loss. It is therefore critical to identify how to best construc...

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Effects of soil type on crop yield-weed density relationships between winter wheat and Bromus sterilis.

Published online: 16 Mar 1991

Authors: Firbank, L. G. & Cousens, R. & Mortimer, A. M. & Smith, R. G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A range of densities of B. sterilis were sown in pots with winter wheat cv. Avalon in 4 soils; a heavy clay loam and a lighter, sandy soil from Oxford...

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Can above-ground ecosystem services compensate for reduced fertilizer input and soil organic matter in annual crops?

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Gils, S. van & Putten, W. H. van der & Kleijn, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Above-ground and below-ground environmental conditions influence crop yield by pollination, pest pressure and resource supply. However, little is know...

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Insect pollination as an agronomic input: strategies for oilseed rape production.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Garratt, M. P. D. & Bishop, J. & Degani, E. & Potts, S. G. & Shaw, R. F. & Shi AnMei & Roy, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological intensification involves the incorporation of biodiversity-based ecosystem service management into farming systems in order to make crop pr...

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