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Barley and its environment. 5. Stability of grain weight.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Gallagher, J. N. & Biscoe, P. V. & Scott, R. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Barley cv. Proctor grown over a wide range of conditions had a relatively stable mean weight/grain of 34.9 ( plus or minus 2.84) mg (range 29.3-41 mg)...

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Feeding behaviour and impact of ducks on ripening barley crops grown in Otago, New Zealand.

Published online: 24 Dec 1985

Authors: Gillespie, G. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field feeding by mallard ducks was not random; fodder barley and stubble fields were preferred and standing oat crops were avoided. Ducks were attract...

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Compensatory response of maturing corn kernels following simulated damage by birds.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Woronecki, P. P. & Stehn, R. A. & Dolbeer, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was made to measure compensatory growth responses and to estimate losses associated with bird damage to maturing maize. Maize grains contained...

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Barley and its environment. 6. Growth and development in relation to yield.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Gallagher, J. N. & Biscoe, P. V. & Scott, R. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Detailed measurements of the growth and development of a crop of barley cv. Proctor were used to study the processes determining ear number/unit field...

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Mixture of cultivars: pilot field trial of an ecological alternative to improve production or quality of wheat (Triticum aestivum).

Published online: 25 Jun 1995

Authors: Sarandon, S. J. & Sarandon, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a field study in La Plata, Argentina, mixtures of wheat cultivars were tested as an ecological alternative to pure culture, for producing either a ...

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A logistic model simulating environmental changes associated with the growth of populations of rice weevils, Sitophilus oryzae, reared in small cells of wheat.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Hardman, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A logistic model is presented which simulates population growth and concomitant environmental changes when Sitophilus oryzae (L.) is reared on wheat. ...

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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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Effect of simulated goose grazing on yield of autumn-sown barley in north-east Scotland.

Published online: 06 Jul 1990

Authors: Abdul Jalil, S. & Patterson, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Goose (Anser anser and A. brachyrhynchus) grazing on autumn-sown barley was simulated in the field in NE Scotland by removal of 25, 50, 75 or 100% of ...

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Laboratory studies on dispersion behaviour of adult beetles in grain. X. Reaction of saw-toothed grain beetle, Oryzaephilus surinamensis (L.), to isolated pockets of damp and mouldy wheat.

Published online: 04 Jul 1965

Authors: Surtees, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is almost entirely the author's summary of this part of a series [cf. R.A.E., A 53 580, etc.]. The effect of pockets of damp wheat on th...

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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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