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Predicting invasion success of forest pathogenic fungi from species traits.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Philibert, A. & Desprez-Loustau, M. L. & Fabre, B. & Frey, P. & Halkett, F. & Husson, C. & Lung-Escarmant, B. & Marçais, B. & Robin, C. & Vacher, C. & Makowski, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological invasions are a major consequence of globalization and pose a significant threat to biodiversity. Because only a small fraction of introduc...

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Why high seed densities within buried mesh bags may overestimate depletion rates of soil seed banks.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Mourik, T. A. van & Stomph, T. J. & Murdoch, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Estimates of seed bank depletion rates are essential for modelling and management of plant populations. The seed bag burial method is often used to me...

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Long-term effects of disease epidemics.

Published online: 07 Dec 1991

Authors: Jarosz, A. M. & Burdon, J. J. & Müller, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plants from 4 seed lines, developed on the basis of high or low seed wt and whether the seed came from wheat that was healthy or infected by mildew (E...

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Assessing the phylogenetic host breadth of millet pathogens and its implication for disease spillover.

Published online: 07 Apr 2021

Authors: Ssebuliba, E. & Davies, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Increasing agriculture intensification has led to dramatically improved crop yields; however, this shift in agricultural practice has been accompan...

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Temporal dynamics of plant competition in genetically diverse wheat populations in the presence and absence of stripe rust.

Published online: 19 Feb 1997

Authors: Finckh, M. R. & Mundt, C. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effects of disease and environment on competitive interactions among wheat genotypes were investigated. Wheat genotypes (5) were grown in up to 6 diff...

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Added soil nitrogen does not allow Rumex obtusifolius to escape the effects of insect-fungus interactions.

Published online: 18 Jun 1997

Authors: Hatcher, P. E. & Paul, N. D. & Ayres, P. G. & Whittaker, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The rust fungus Uromyces rumicis and the chrysomelid beetle Gastrophysa viridula have been considered as biocontrol agents against Rumex obtusifolius....

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Models of sugarcane smut disease and their implications for testing variety resistance.

Published online: 17 May 1988

Authors: Elston, D. A. & Simmonds, N. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The testing procedure currently used for assessing Ustilago scitaminea resistance in sugarcane varieties is empirical and leads to anomalies. Models f...

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Measuring the cost of resistance to Puccinia coronata CDA in Avena fatua.

Published online: 14 Jul 1987

Authors: Burdon, J. J. & Müller, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In greenhouse and field plot experiments, 15 oat lines selected from a natural population in Canberra were compared. Genotypes susceptible to P. coron...

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Effects of fungal pathogens on seeds of native and exotic plants: a test using congeneric pairs.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Blaney, C. S. & Kotanen, P. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It has previously been hypothesized that low rates of attack by natural enemies may contribute to the invasiveness of exotic plants. We tested this hy...

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Soil microbial legacy drives crop diversity advantage: linking ecological plant-soil feedback with agricultural intercropping.

Published online: 24 Mar 2021

Authors: Wang GuangZhou & Bei ShuiKuan & Li JianPeng & Bao XingGuo & Zhang JiuDong & Schultz, P. A. & Li HaiGang & Li Long & Zhang FuSuo & Bever, J. D. & Zhang JunLing

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although the importance of the soil microbiome in mediating plant community structures and functions has been increasingly emphasized in ecological st...

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