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Studies on the survival of dicotyledonous cormous weeds in ploughed fields.

Published online: 09 Sep 1971

Authors: Galil, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The life history of Leontice leontopetalum was studied under field and controlled conditions in connection with its survival in ploughed fields. At ge...

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The decline of heathland seed populations following the conversion to agriculture.

Published online: 17 Sep 1997

Authors: Pywell, R. F. & Putwain, P. D. & Webb, N. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The composition and size of the germinable seed populations of undisturbed heathland soils in SE Dorset were compared to those of adjacent farmland wh...

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The effect of direct drilling and minimal cultivation on earthworm populations.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Edwards, C. A. & Lofty, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Earthworm populations in direct drilled and ploughed plots were assessed twice annually for 5 years in a continuous cereal experiment at Woburn. In tw...

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A comparison between the impacts of ploughing and minimum tillage on arable plant assemblages at Ranscombe Farm Reserve, Kent, UK.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Moyse, R. I. & Shellswell, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Land at Ranscombe Farm Reserve showed a build-up of biennial and perennial plants following a number years of conservation management for rare arable ...

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Nine years' soil seed bank and weed vegetation relationships in an arable field without weed control.

Published online: 18 Jun 1997

Authors: Dessaint, F. & Chadoeuf, R. & Barralis, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The soil seed bank and seedling recruitment of the weed vegetation were monitored over 9 years at two fixed plots (a shallowly ploughed plot and a dee...

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Weed communities of cereal crops grown on differently revegetated cut-over peatland sites.

Published online: 26 Oct 1991

Authors: Salonen, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spring cereals (oats and barley) were grown during 1984-86 on abandoned cut-over peatland sites with different amounts of vegetation in central Finlan...

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Aspects of the population dynamics of the weed Alopecurus myosuroides Huds. in winter cereal crops.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Naylor, R. E. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

See also W.A. 20, 2439 and 2892. Experimental simulation of the theoretical effects of ploughing, both to different depths, and at different times of ...

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Studies on the weeds of vegetable crops. 5. Final observations on an experiment with different primary cultivations.

Published online: 06 Mar 1966

Authors: Roberts, H. A. & Stokes, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Annual determinations were made of the number of viable weed seeds in the soil on plots of a 9-year experiment with vegetable crops in which four prim...

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Plowing and biodiversity of permanent grassland in Natura2000 areas: Assessment of ecological and environmental impacts of possible ban in the Wieden Weerribben.

Published online: 17 Jan 2018

Authors: Doorn, A. van & Broekmeijer, M. & Schotman, A. & Lesschen, J. P. & Geertsema, W. & Melman, H. K. D. & Schuiling, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Since 1st January 2015, as part of the greening of the European common agricultural policy (CAP) a ban has been put on ploughing of permanent grasslan...

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The effects of cultivation treatment on water potential and soil aeration in wet heathland with special reference to afforestation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Read, D. J. & Armstrong, W. & Weatherell, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes a study in north Yorkshire comparing the effects of the following treatments on soil aeration, water potential, and growth of Pinus sylvestr...

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