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Competitive dynamics in two- and three-component intercrops.

Published online: 18 Jul 2007

Authors: Andersen, M. K. & Hauggaard-Nielsen, H. & Weiner, J. & Jensen, E. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intercropping is receiving increasing attention because it offers potential advantages for resource utilization, decreased inputs and increased sustai...

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Shifts from complementarity to selection effects maintain high productivity in maize/legume intercropping systems.

Published online: 14 Dec 2021

Authors: Zhang WeiPing & Gao SaiNan & Li ZhaoXin & Xu HuaSen & Yang Hao & Yang Xin & Fan HongXia & Su Ye & Fornara, D. & Li Long

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Complementarity (CE) and selection effects (SE) have been either invoked to explain the positive diversity-productivity relationship in natural and se...

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The population dynamics of several herbivorous beetles in a tropical agroecosystem: the effect of intercropping corn, beans and squash in Costa Rica.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Risch, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The population dynamics of six species of chrysomelid beetle pests (Diabrotica viridula (F.), D. balteata Lec., D. adelpha Har., Acalymma theimei (Bal...

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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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Organic nutrient management and intercropping for improved rainwater conservation and productivity under rain fed maize-barley rotation.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Pawan Sharma & Bhatt, V. K. & Sathiya & Krishnamurthy & Harish Sharma & Lekh Chand

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Organic, inorganic and integrated nutrient management, and intercropping practices were compared in terms of productivity, soil erosion and rain water...

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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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Strip intercropping of wheat and oilseed rape enhances biodiversity and biological pest control in a conventionally managed farm scenario.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Alarcón-Segura, V. & Grass, I. & Breustedt, G. & Rohlfs, M. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conventional agriculture in the global north is typically characterized by large monocultures, commonly managed with high levels of pesticide or ferti...

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The effects of population density, row spacing and intercropping on the interception and utilization of solar radiation by Sorghum bicolor and Vigna unguiculata in semi-arid conditions in Botswana.

Published online: 01 Apr 1987

Authors: Rees, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of population density and row spacing on the growth and solar radiation interception of sorghum were measured from 1980-81 to 1983-84 in i...

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Comparing biological productivity in cropping systems: a competition approach.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Park, S. E. & Benjamin, L. R. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Intercropping, the practice of growing two or more crops in close association, is attracting increasing interest in developed countries, primarily ...

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Can intercropping with the world's three major beverage plants help improve the water use of rubber trees?

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Wu JuNen & Liu WenJie & Chen ChunFeng

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The dramatic expansion of rubber plantations in mainland South-East Asia and south-west China has caused many eco-environmental problems, especially n...

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