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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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Host-adapted aphid populations differ in their migratory patterns and capacity to colonize crops.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Eigenbrode, S. D. & Davis, T. S. & Adams, J. R. & Husebye, D. S. & Waits, L. P. & Hawthorne, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although phytophagous insects can vary genetically in host use and exhibit long-range movements, the combined implications of these phenomena for pest...

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An empirical mathematical model to describe plant root systems.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Gerwitz, A. & Page, E. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An empirical model used to standardize data on root investigations was P = 100 (1-e-fx) where P was the percentage of roots in x cm of soil, and f was...

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Development and growth of some agricultural species on a subantarctic island.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Aitken, Y. & Smith, R. I. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In experiments at Melbourne (Australia, mean air temperature 10 deg C) and King Edward Point, South Georgia (British Antarctic Territory, mean air tem...

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Diversity of airborne arthropods in a silvoarable agroforestry system.

Published online: 05 Apr 1995

Authors: Peng, R. K. & Incoll, L. D. & Sutton, S. L. & Wright, C. & Chadwick, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The diversity and abundance of airborne arthropods in a silvoarable agroforestry system with associated forestry and arable control areas in northern ...

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Competitive dynamics in two- and three-component intercrops.

Published online: 18 Jul 2007

Authors: Andersen, M. K. & Hauggaard-Nielsen, H. & Weiner, J. & Jensen, E. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intercropping is receiving increasing attention because it offers potential advantages for resource utilization, decreased inputs and increased sustai...

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The effects of population density, row spacing and intercropping on the interception and utilization of solar radiation by Sorghum bicolor and Vigna unguiculata in semi-arid conditions in Botswana.

Published online: 01 Apr 1987

Authors: Rees, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of population density and row spacing on the growth and solar radiation interception of sorghum were measured from 1980-81 to 1983-84 in i...

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Varietal resistance and intraspecific competition in the cowpea weevils Callosobruchus maculatus and C. chinensis (Coleoptera: Bruchidae).

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Giga, D. P. & Smith, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

When Callosobruchus maculatus (F.) was provided with the seeds of several varieties of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) in the laboratory in the UK and was ...

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Intraspecific competition in the bean weevils Callosobruchus maculatus and Callosobruchus rhodesianus (Coleoptera: Bruchidae).

Published online: 11 Apr 1992

Authors: Giga, D. P. & Smith, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effects of intraspecific competition in Callosobruchus maculatus and C. rhodesianus on cowpeas were studied in the laboratory in order to predict whet...

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Pulse crops for sustainable farms in sub-Saharan Africa.

Published online: 16 Jan 2019

Authors: Snapp, S. & Rahmanian, M. & Batello, C. & Calles, T.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This document reports on a literature review that assessed promising pulse options to safeguard food security, nutrition and environment conservation ...

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