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New methods of crop production and farmland birds: effects of plastic mulches on species richness and abundance.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Skórka, P. & Lenda, M. & Moroń, D. & Tryjanowski, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modern methods of crop production are regarded as one of the major factors moderating ecosystem processes in agricultural landscapes and may negativel...

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Ecological studies of the vegetation of the Sudan. II. The germination of seeds and establishment of seedlings of Acacia senegal (L.) Willd. under controlled conditions in the Sudan.

Published online: 12 Nov 1970

Authors: Seif el Din, A. & Obeid, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

cf. F.A. 32 Nos. 4094, 6036.] Seeds were sown on (a) undisturbed forest sites, (b) sites cleaned by pulling out the weeds, and (c) hoed forest sites, ...

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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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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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Adaptive restoration of sand-mined areas for biological conservation.

Published online: 30 Mar 2005

Authors: Cummings, J. & Reid, N. & Davies, I. & Grant, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Adaptive management approaches to ecological restoration are current best practice. The usefulness of such an approach was tested in this study by imp...

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The development of a hydraulic seeding technique for unstable sand slopes. 1. Effects of fertilizers, mulches and stabilizers.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Sheldon, J. C. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hydraulic sowing is used to establish vegetation on steep slopes, but the technique is not reliable. The effects of individual components of the techn...

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Weed management and woodland creation - an evidence review of herbicide alternatives and impacts on biodiversity.

Published online: 22 Jan 2022

Published by: Woodland Trust

Authors: Bavin, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

1. Weed control is important for ensuring the rapid and successful establishment of trees in woodland creation projects. Over recent decades, herbicid...

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Effect of tillage and mulch on the emergence and survival of weeds in sweet corn.

Published online: 18 Jul 1992

Authors: Mohler, C. L. & Calloway, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of tillage and/or rye mulch on the emergence and survival of weeds in maize cv. Jubilee was evaluated in field trials conducted in 1985-87...

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Forestry best management practices and sediment control at skidder stream crossings.

Published online: 15 Apr 2015

Authors: Wear, L. R. & Aust, W. M. & Bolding, M. C. & Strahm, B. D. & Dolloff, C. A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Stream crossings for skid trails have high sediment delivery ratios. Forestry Best Management Practices (BMPs) have proven to be effective for erosion...

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Control of evaporation and surface-accumulation of nutrients in sand-culture experiments with oak seedlings.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Brookes, P. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A layer of polystyrene beads on the surface of sand in sand-culture experiments greatly reduced evaporation, prevented surface salt-accumulation, inhi...

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