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Effect of undercutting and wrenching on growth of Pinus radiata D. Don seedlings.

Published online: 05 Nov 1971

Authors: Rook, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

cf. FA 31 No. 601.] Seedlings of P. radiata, from autumn sowings at Rotorua, New Zealand, were undercut in Dec. and then wrenched weekly (W/1), fortni...

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Simple measures of climate, soil properties and plant traits predict national-scale grassland soil carbon stocks.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Manning, P. & Vries, F. T. de & Tallowin, J. R. B. & Smith, R. & Mortimer, S. R. & Pilgrim, E. S. & Harrison, K. A. & Wright, D. G. & Quirk, H. & Benson, J. & Shipley, B. & Cornelissen, J. H. C. & Kattge, J. & Bönisch, G. & Wirth, C. & Bardgett, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil carbon (C) storage is a key ecosystem service. Soil C stocks play a vital role in soil fertility and climate regulation, but the factors that con...

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The effects of livestock grazing on foliar arthropods associated with bird diet in upland grasslands of Scotland.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Dennis, P. & Skartveit, J. & McCracken, D. I. & Pakeman, R. J. & Beaton, K. & Kunaver, A. & Evans, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Upland biotopes have conservation importance for their typical plant and animal species. Recently, the condition of upland habitats has deteriorated w...

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Ungulates mediate trade-offs between carbon storage and wildfire hazard in Mediterranean oak woodlands.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Lecomte, X. & Caldeira, M. C. & Catry, F. X. & Fernandes, P. M. & Jackson, R. B. & Bugalho, M. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ungulates influence ecosystem services in important ways, including by altering the amount of standing plant biomass and species composition. Browsing...

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Analysing shrub encroachment in the southern Kalahari: a grid-based modelling approach.

Published online: 22 Apr 1998

Authors: Jeltsch, F. & Milton, S. J. & Dean, W. R. J. & Rooyen, N. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shrub encroachment is reducing the carrying capacity of arid grasslands in southern Africa for cattle. Although shrub-encroachment is known to occur a...

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Effects of planting density on bulb yield in the tulip.

Published online: 26 Oct 1970

Authors: Rees, A. R. & Turquand, E. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of 5 planting densities (p), viz. 10x20, 10 x 10, 10 x 7. 5, 10 x 5 and 5 x 7. 5 cm., on leaf growth and bulb yield were investigated for ...

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Coffee-banana system-black and white-cropping guide low res.

Published online: 31 Jan 2020

Content type: Miscellaneous

This guide provides details of coffee-banana cropping methods focusing on good agricultural practices for coffee-banana production that promote integr...

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The effects of water-absorbing synthetic polymers on the stomatal conductance, growth and survival of transplanted Eucalyptus microtheca seedlings in the Sudan.

Published online: 12 Jan 1990

Authors: Callaghan, T. V. & Lindley, D. K. & Ali, O. M. & Abd el Nour, H. & Bacon, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A polyacrylamide and a polyvinylalcohol added at two concentrations (0.2% and 0.5% v/v) to soil for transplanted seedlings receiving a range of irriga...

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The effects of sheep stocking intensity on the abundance and distribution of mesofauna in pastures.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: King, K. L. & Hutchinson, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Collembola and Acarina populations in grass/legume pastures that were grazed continuously with sheep at three stocking intensities were sampled at six...

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Effect of stocking rate and rainfall on rangeland dynamics and cattle performance in a semi-arid savanna, South Africa.

Published online: 28 Jul 2000

Authors: Fynn, R. W. S. & O'Connor, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In order to examine the emerging paradigm of non-equilibrium behaviour of plant-livestock relations in semi-arid rangeland, the effect of stocking rat...

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