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Influence of herbivory, competition and soil fertility on the abundance of Cirsium arvense in acid grassland.

Published online: 16 Aug 2000

Authors: Edwards, G. R. & Bourdôt, G. W. & Crawley, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The extent to which the weed Cirsium arvense (creeping thistle) may be controlled by manipulating interspecific competition and herbivory was examined...

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Trade-offs in parasitism efficiency and brood size mediate parasitoid coexistence, with implications for biological control of the invasive emerald ash borer.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Wang XiaoYi & Jennings, D. E. & Duan, J. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Parasitoids often are selected for use as biological control agents because of their high host specificity, yet such host specificity can result in st...

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Response of wild wheat populations to grazing in Mediterranean grasslands: the relative influence of defoliation, competition, mulch and genotype.

Published online: 12 Aug 2002

Authors: Noy-Meir, I. & Briske, D. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grassland management must be based on an understanding of key species' responses to various grazing regimes to achieve both production and conservatio...

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Role of multiple invasion mechanisms and their interaction in regulating the population dynamics of an exotic tree.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Crandall, R. M. & Knight, T. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the mechanisms that allow exotic species to have rapid population growth is an important step in the process of controlling existing inv...

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Controlling a plant invader by targeted disruption of its life cycle.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Dauer, J. T. & McEvoy, P. B. & Sickle, J. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pest management strategies should be informed by research on a broad suite of biotic and abiotic interactions. We used a life table response experimen...

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Productivity and plasticity of wheat and Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers. in pure and mixed stands.

Published online: 07 Sep 1972

Authors: Ramakrishnan, P. S. & Kumar, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wheat and C. dactylon grown in pure stands at various densities up to 3200 plants/m2 responded to density stress by extreme plasticity but not mortali...

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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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Interspecific competition and frequency changes among ants in Solomon Islands coconut plantations.

Published online: 29 Jun 1972

Authors: Greenslade, P. J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is virtually the author's summary of this account of investigations on Guadalcanal (Solomon Is.) based on observations by the author and...

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Reduced competition may allow generalist species to benefit from habitat homogenization.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Nordberg, E. J. & Schwarzkopf, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Complex environments support high biodiversity and diverse microhabitat availability, which may reduce the intensity of competition among species. Bot...

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Factors affecting the establishment of Cytisus scoparius in southern France: implications for managing both native and exotic populations.

Published online: 20 Feb 1999

Authors: Paynter, Q. & Fowler, S. V. & Memmott, J. & Sheppard, A. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ecology of C. scoparius (broom) was studied between 1993 and 1997 in southern France to investigate how it can become an invasive weed in its nati...

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