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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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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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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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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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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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Damage by badgers Meles meles to wheat Triticum vulgare and barley Hordeum sativum crops.

Published online: 14 Mar 1996

Authors: Roper, T. J. & Findlay, S. R. & Lüps, P. & Shepherdson, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During 1986 and 1987, 15 wheat and 15 barley fields were surveyed for damage caused by badgers, in an area in the south of England where badger densit...

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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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Interference between rows and between plants within rows of a wheat crop, and its effects on growth and yield of differently-spaced rows.

Published online: 19 Dec 1972

Authors: Watson, D. J. & French, S. A. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A seed drill with 2 adjacent spouts blocked was used to sow winter wheat so that there were rows (a) 18 cm apart, (b) 18 cm from the next row on one s...

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Nitrogen mineralization, microbial biomass and crop yield as affected by wheat residue placement and fertilizer in a semi-arid tropical soil with minimum tillage.

Published online: 22 Sep 1995

Authors: Hema Singh

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of wheat residue placement and chemical fertilizer on microbial biomass, N-mineralization and crop yield were examined in a fallow-rice cv...

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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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