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Describing the progression of almond bloom using accumulated heat units.

Published online: 02 May 1997

Authors: Degrandi-Hoffman, G. & Thorp, R. & Loper, G. & Eisikowitch, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The duration of the flowering period and the fraction of open flowers over time were defined as functions of growing degree-days for 5 almond cultivar...

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Re-evaluating strategies for pollinator-dependent crops: how useful is parthenocarpy?

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Knapp, J. L. & Bartlett, L. J. & Osborne, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Whilst most studies reviewing the reliance of global agriculture on insect pollination advocate increasing the 'supply' of pollinators (wild or manage...

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Density-dependent phytotoxicity: distinguishing resource competition and allelopathic interference in plants.

Published online: 09 Feb 1991

Authors: Weidenhamer, J. D. & Hartnett, D. C. & Romeo, J. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bahiagrass (Paspalum notatum) plants were grown in 5 × 5 cm pots at densities of 2, 4, 8 and 16 plants/pot and treated with 0, 100, 200 and 400 µg gal...

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Identification and distribution of cross-pollinating honey-bees on almonds.

Published online: 20 Apr 1994

Authors: DeGrandi-Hoffman, G. & Thorp, R. & Loper, G. & Eisikowitch, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Foraging by honey bees was studied in 1988 and 1989 in an orchard containing 5 cross-pollinating varieties of almond (Prunus dulcis). Every foraging h...

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Linking resources with demography to understand resource limitation for bears.

Published online: 19 Dec 2007

Authors: Reynolds-Hogland, M. J. & Pacifici, L. B. & Mitchell, M. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Identifying the resources that limit growth of animal populations is essential for effective conservation; however, resource limitation is difficult t...

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Pollination services in a macadamia cultivar depend on across-orchard transport of cross pollen.

Published online: 14 Dec 2021

Authors: Kämper, W. & Trueman, S. J. & Ogbourne, S. M. & Wallace, H. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination services are critical in entomophilous crops. Relationships between pollinator visits and fruit set and mass are complex and optimal strat...

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Ecosystem services and disservices by birds, bats and monkeys change with macadamia landscape heterogeneity.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Linden, V. M. G. & Grass, I. & Joubert, E. & Tscharntke, T. & Weier, S. M. & Taylor, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The relative importance of ecosystem services and disservices can change with landscape structure in a poorly understood way. We compare the impact of...

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A comparison of two pollinators: the introduced honey bee Apis mellifera and an indigenous bee Centris tarsata on cashew Anacardium occidentale in its native range of NE Brazil.

Published online: 04 Jun 1998

Authors: Freitas, B. M. & Paxton, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Aspects of the flowering biology of wild cashew A. occidentale, an andromonoecious, self-fertile tree, were investigated in north-east Brazil, where t...

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Testing a silvicultural recommendation: Brazil nut responses 10 years after liana cutting.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Kainer, K. A. & Wadt, L. H. O. & Staudhammer, C. L. & Barlow, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lianas or woody vines can be detrimental to the trees that support them. Research on liana cutting for tropical timber management has demonstrated pos...

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A three decade assessment of climate-associated changes in forest composition across the north-eastern USA.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Bose, A. K. & Weiskittel, A. & Wagner, R. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate-associated changes in forest composition have been widely reported, particularly where changes in abiotic conditions have resulted in high mor...

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