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Effects of shade cover and availability of midge breeding sites on pollinating midge populations and fruit set in two cocoa farms.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Young, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The abundance of several species of Forcipomyia, known to be pollinators of cacao, increased markedly in 1 cacao farm in Costa Rica when discs of rott...

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Effects of shade cover and availability of midge breeding sites on pollinating midge populations and fruit set in two cocoa farms.

Published online: 27 Nov 1985

Authors: Young, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rotten banana stems provide breeding sites for Forcipomyia spp.

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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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Domestication and sustainable production of wild crafted plants with special reference to the Chilean maqui berry (Aristotelia chilensis).

Published online: 18 Jan 2017

Authors: Vogel, H. & González, B. & Catenacci, G. & Doll, U.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The principle threats for sustainable production of wild collected medicinal plants are related to ecological factors, such as endemism, and botanical...

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Crop characteristics and the ratio between assimilation and transpiration.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Jones, H. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A simple model is used to calculate transpiration and assimilation rates for leaves or canopies. This is then used to investigate interactions between...

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Observations on environmental and genotypic influences on the overwintering of white clover.

Published online: 01 Feb 1984

Authors: Harris, W. & Rhodes, I. & Mee, S. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measurements were made during the winter of 1977/78 at the Welsh Plant Breeding Station of changes of leaf, stolon and root biomass, stolon length and...

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Effects of drought on growth and competitive ability of perennial ryegrass and white clover.

Published online: 20 Dec 1984

Authors: Thomas, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lolium perenne cv. S23, Trifolium repens cv. S184 and T. repens cv. Olwen were grown in the glasshouse as monocultures and as mixtures. Drought condit...

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Variation in the effectiveness of symbiotic associations between native rhizobia and temperate Australian Acacia: within-species interactions.

Published online: 27 Sep 1999

Authors: Burdon, J. J. & Gibson, A. H. & Searle, S. D. & Woods, M. J. & Brockwell, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was conducted during 1993-95 to assess the ability of different rhizobial isolates collected from 67 populations of 22 species of Acacia acros...

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The effects of food availability and winter weather on the dynamics of a grey squirrel population in southern England.

Published online: 28 Aug 1996

Authors: Gurnell, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The population ecology of grey squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) in a 9-ha oak (Quercus robur) woodland in Alice Holt Forest (Hampshire/Surrey) was stu...

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Ravens and buzzards in relation to sheep-farming and forestry in Wales.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Newton, I. & Davis, P. E. & Davis, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Population density, diet and breeding success of ravens (Corvus corax) and buzzards (Buteo buteo) was studied from 1975 to 1979 on enclosed farmland, ...

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