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Yields of monocultures and mixtures of two grass species differing in growth habit.

Published online: 11 Jan 1971

Authors: Van Den Bergh, J. P. & Elberse, W. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dactylis glomerata was grown with either Lolium perenne or Agrostis tenuis in proportions ranging from monoculture of one species to monoculture of th...

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Effects of plant density on the growth, reproduction and survivorship of cucumbers in monocultures and polycultures.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Bach, C. E. & Hruska, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The growth, reproduction, and survival of cucumbers were studied in experimental plots with two spacings (56 and 77 cm between plants) and two diversi...

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Weed suppression greatly increased by plant diversity in intensively managed grasslands: a continental-scale experiment.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Connolly, J. & Sebastià, M. T. & Kirwan, L. & Finn, J. A. & Llurba, R. & Suter, M. & Collins, R. P. & Porqueddu, C. & Helgadóttir, Á. & Baadshaug, O. H. & Bélanger, G. & Black, A. & Brophy, C. & Čop, J. & Dalmannsdóttir, S. & Delgado, I. & Elgersma, A. & Fothergill, M. & Frankow-Lindberg, B. E. & Ghesquiere, A. & Golinski, P. & Grieu, P. & Gustavsson, A. M. & Höglind, M. & Huguenin-Elie, O. & Jørgensen, M. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grassland diversity can support sustainable intensification of grassland production through increased yields, reduced inputs and limited weed invasion...

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Plant diversity enhanced yield and mitigated drought impacts in intensively managed grassland communities.

Published online: 27 Oct 2021

Authors: Grange, G. & Finn, J. A. & Brophy, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is a global requirement to improve the environmental sustainability of intensively managed grassland monocultures that rely on high rates of nit...

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Intensified agricultural use of grasslands reduces growth and survival of precocial shorebird chicks.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Kentie, R. & Hooijmeijer, J. C. E. W. & Trimbos, K. B. & Groen, N. M. & Piersma, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensification of agricultural use of grassland habitats has been linked to the declines of many farmland bird species, several of whom have been in ...

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Responses of the willow beetle Phratora vulgatissima to genetically and spatially diverse Salix spp. plantations.

Published online: 22 Jan 2001

Authors: Peacock, L. & Herrick, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Phratora vulgatissima is the most serious pest of willow grown as short-rotation coppice in Britain. The effects of genetically diverse plantations of...

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Next-generation tropical forests: reforestation type affects recruitment of species and functional diversity in a human-dominated landscape.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Wills, J. & Herbohn, J. & Moreno, M. O. M. & Avela, M. S. & Firn, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In tropical countries where little natural forest remains, such as the Philippines, small-holder monocultures and mixed-species plantations potentiall...

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Tree diversity enhances tree transpiration in a Panamanian forest plantation.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Kunert, N. & Schwendenmann, L. & Potvin, C. & Hölscher, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tree plantations play an important role in meeting the growing demand for wood, but there is concern about their high rates of water use. Recent appro...

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Ecosystem function enhanced by combining four functional types of plant species in intensively managed grassland mixtures: a 3-year continental-scale field experiment.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Finn, J. A. & Kirwan, L. & Connolly, J. & Sebastià, M. T. & Helgadottir, A. & Baadshaug, O. H. & Bélanger, G. & Black, A. & Brophy, C. & Collins, R. P. & Čop, J. & Dalmannsdóttir, S. & Delgado, I. & Elgersma, A. & Fothergill, M. & Frankow-Lindberg, B. E. & Ghesquiere, A. & Golinska, B. & Golinski, P. & Grieu, P. & Gustavsson, A. M. & Höglind, M. & Huguenin-Elie, O. & Jørgensen, M. & Kadziuliene, Z. & Kurki, P. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A coordinated continental-scale field experiment across 31 sites was used to compare the biomass yield of monocultures and four species mixtures assoc...

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Competition between tall fescue and perennial ryegrass in pure and mixed swards under simulated field conditions.

Published online: 11 Jan 1971

Authors: Harkess, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tall fescue cv. S170 and perennial ryegrass cv. S24 were sown at 1, 2, 4 or 8 seeds per 25 cm2 in pure and mixed stands. Establishment was 81% for S17...

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