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Soil microbial legacy drives crop diversity advantage: linking ecological plant-soil feedback with agricultural intercropping.

Published online: 24 Mar 2021

Authors: Wang GuangZhou & Bei ShuiKuan & Li JianPeng & Bao XingGuo & Zhang JiuDong & Schultz, P. A. & Li HaiGang & Li Long & Zhang FuSuo & Bever, J. D. & Zhang JunLing

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although the importance of the soil microbiome in mediating plant community structures and functions has been increasingly emphasized in ecological st...

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Nitrogen fixation and crop productivity enhancements co-driven by intercrop root exudates and key rhizosphere bacteria.

Published online: 03 Nov 2021

Authors: Hu HengYu & Li Hong & Hao MinMin & Ren YaNan & Zhang MengKun & Liu RuYue & Zhang Yin & Li Geng & Chen JianSheng & Ning, T. Y. & Kuzyakov, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Crop diversity management is widely used to increase agricultural productivity and sustainability. Recent studies have demonstrated that maize root ex...

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Quantifying crop pollinator dependence and its heterogeneity using multi-level meta-analysis.

Published online: 15 May 2021

Authors: Bishop, J. & Nakagawa, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biotic pollination can benefit crop production, but its effects are highly variable. To maximise benefits from this ecosystem service, we need a great...

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Functional groups of wild bees respond differently to faba bean Vicia faba L. cultivation at landscape scale.

Published online: 22 Feb 2021

Authors: Beyer, N. & Gabriel, D. & Kirsch, F. & Schulz-Kesting, K. & Dauber, J. & Westphal, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Concerns about insect declines are growing and the provisioning of ecosystem services like pollination may be threatened. To safeguard biodiversity, g...

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Spatial pattern of abundance of the black bean aphid, Aphis fabae, in Britain.

Published online: 08 Aug 1992

Authors: Cammell, M. E. & Tatchell, G. M. & Woiwod, I. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Populations of Aphis fabae were monitored in the UK in 1969-86 on its primary winter host (Euonymus europaeus), on the 2 principal secondary summer cr...

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Root and shoot interactions between barley and field beans when intercropped.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Martin, M. P. L. D. & Snaydon, R. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Barley and Vicia faba were grown alone and with either their roots or their shoots, or both roots and shoots, intermixed. The N supply, total plant de...

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The effects of elevated host-plant cadmium and copper on the performance of the aphid Aphis fabae (Homoptera: Aphididae).

Published online: 05 Oct 1995

Authors: Crawford, L. A. & Hodkinson, I. D. & Lepp, N. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The uptake patterns of cadmium and copper by Aphis fabae from its food plant, Vicia faba, grown under control and elevated metal treatments, were comp...

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A diffuse resistance porometer for field use. 2. Theory, callbration and performance.

Published online: 21 Dec 1971

Authors: Monteith, J. L. & Bull, T. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Graphs and histograms are given showing changes in the stomatal resistance of Vicia faba leaves during the day as related to leaf insertion and date o...

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Wind profiles in plant canopies: studies on an analytical model.

Published online: 08 Jan 1972

Authors: Landsberg, J. J. & James, G. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An equation is given which gives valid estimates of wind profiles in crops of maize and Vicia faba where foliage distribution is reasonably uniform. R...

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Expansion of leaf area per plant in field bean (Vicia faba L.) as related to daily maximum temperature.

Published online: 28 Oct 1968

Authors: Bull, T. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The relative rate of increase of leaf area per plant was measured in Vicia faba from May to August. In the early stages of growth, until the leaf area...

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