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Annual report - CGIAR Research Program on Maize, 2016.

Published online: 20 Jun 2018

Content type: Annual report

This annual report summarizes the activities and achievements made by the CGIAR Research Programme on Maize (MAIZE) during 2016. During this year, MAI...

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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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Red-winged blackbird predation on northern corn rootworm beetles in field corn.

Published online: 03 Jun 1986

Authors: Bollinger, E. K. & Caslick, J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Relationships between red-winged blackbirds (Agelaius phoeniceus) and the chrysomelid Diabrotica longicornis were studied in field maize in Cayuga Cou...

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Plant growth, flowering phenologies, and yields of corn, beans and squash grown in pure stands and mixtures in Costa Rica.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Risch, S. J. & Hansen, M. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Maize, beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) and squash (Cucurbita maxima) were grown in pure stands and mixtures for 3 seasons in Costa Rica. Vegetative biomass...

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The effect of pea cultivar and water stress on root and shoot competition between vegetative plants of maize and pea.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Semere, T. & Froud-Williams, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Improvements in intercrop yields may be achieved through an understanding of yield advantages due to above-ground or below-ground interactions. Forage...

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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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Soil erosion and nutrient losses in seasonal tropical agroecosystems under various management techniques.

Published online: 01 Nov 1988

Authors: Maass, J. M. & Jordan, C. F. & Sarukhan, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil erosion losses and erosion control techniques in agroecosystems on the Pacific coast of Jalisco, Mexico were studied for 2 years under 7 manageme...

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The effect of crop and climate factors on the radiation balance of an irrigated maize crop.

Published online: 03 Jan 1969

Authors: Stanhill, G. & Cox, J. T. H. & Moreshet, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Loss of short-wave radiation by reflection from an irrigated maize crop grown for forage averaged 0.18 of the incident total short-wave radiation rece...

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Planting of neonicotinoid-treated maize poses risks for honey bees and other non-target organisms over a wide area without consistent crop yield benefit.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Krupke, C. H. & Holland, J. D. & Long, E. Y. & Eitzer, B. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Neonicotinoid insecticides are routinely used as seed treatments on most grain and oilseed crops in the USA, yet the extent and likelihood of spread o...

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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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