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Self-compatible blueberry cultivars require fewer floral visits to maximize fruit production than a partially self-incompatible cultivar.

Published online: 04 Feb 2021

Authors: Kendall, L. K. & Gagic, V. & Evans, L. J. & Cutting, B. T. & Scalzo, J. & Hanusch, Y. & Jones, J. & Rocchetti, M. & Sonter, C. & Keir, M. & Rader, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effective pollination is a complex phenomenon determined by the outcome of the interaction between pollen transfer and a plants' pollinator dependency...

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Eco-physiology of apple trees: dry matter production and partitioning by young Golden Delicious trees in France and England.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Heim, G. & Landsberg, J. J. & Watson, R. L. & Brain, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Young Golden Delicious trees were grown at Bristol for 1 year then, in January 1975, half the batch were moved to Montpellier; in January 1976, 6 tree...

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Effects of palm heart harvesting on avian frugivores in the Atlantic rain forest of Brazil.

Published online: 08 Oct 1998

Authors: Galetti, M. & Aleixo, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of harvesting the dominant palm tree Euterpe edulis on the abundance of 15 large frugivorous birds (Ramphastidae, Cracidae, Cotingidae, Tr...

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Quantities of pollen on the bodies of insects visiting apple blossom.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Kendall, D. A. & Solomon, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The amount of pollen of the appropriate species borne on the body of an insect is presumed to be an important factor in assessing its value as a polli...

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Son System: fruit growing integrated with crops and vegetables.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Guimarães, T. G. & Madeira, N. R.

Content type: Bulletin

Considering the availability of idle physical space between the rows of fruit trees and the high financial investment in the establishment and managem...

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Integrated pest control. Papers presented at a conference of Advisory Entomologists on 11-12 April 1967.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Empson, D. W.

Content type: Conference proceedings

The scientific papers presented at this conference on integrated control of crop pests in Britain comprised: Integrated control and the Advisory Servi...

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Dandelion as a competitor to fruit trees for bee visits.

Published online: 05 Mar 1968

Authors: Free, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Honey-bee colonies in fruit orchards (apple and plum) often collect much dandelion pollen. Bees visiting dandelion become conditioned to it and, even ...

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Extremely frequent bee visits increase pollen deposition but reduce drupelet set in raspberry.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Sáez, A. & Morales, C. L. & Ramos, L. Y. & Aizen, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Production of many flowering crops often benefits from elevated pollinator diversity and abundance. Nevertheless, the opposite relationship may arise ...

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Inversely density-dependent egg parasitism in patchy distributions of the citrus pest Cryptophlebia leucotreta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) and its agricultural efficiency.

Published online: 22 Jun 1988

Authors: Newton, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field surveys of egg populations of Cryptophlebia leucotreta and the egg parasitoid Trichogrammatoidea cryptophlebiae native to southern Africa, were ...

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Annual Report 2018: Breitenhof Agroscope Stone Fruit Centre.

Published online: 20 Mar 2019

Authors: Schwizer, T. & Kessler, W. & Weibel, F. & Friedli, M. & Häseli, A. & Kuster, T. & Werder, M. & Schöneberg, A. & Gravalon, P. & Reininger, V. & Knauf, A. & Lussi, L. & Perren, S. & Holliger, E. & Zwahlen, D. & Bravin, E. & Schweizer, S. & Riedl, A. & Roleff, N. & Naef, A.

Content type: Bulletin

This publication presents the annual report for 2018 of the Agroscope Stone Fruit Centre at Breitenhof, Swizerland, including the review of the Adviso...

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