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Loss of bumblebees is a loss to farmers.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper summarizes the results of a study conducted in Argentina, which introduced honeybee (Apis mellifera) hives and colonies of the native black...

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The impacts of climate change on cropland allocation, crop production, output prices and social welfare in Israel: a structural econometric framework.

Published online: 11 Apr 2019

Authors: Kan, I. & Reznik, A. & Kimhi, A. & Kaminski, J.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper combines a structural estimation of vegetative-agriculture supply, based on a farmland-allocation model, with a market-level partial equili...

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The nexus of irrigation-water salinity, agricultural policy and long-run water management: lessons from the case of Israel.

Published online: 03 Oct 2019

Authors: Kan, I. & Slater, Y. & Reznik, A. & Finkelshtain, I.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper incorporates the detrimental agronomic effects of irrigation-water salinity into an empirical economy-wide dynamic hydro-economic model to ...

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Differing priorities explain why some people profit from an alien invader, while others lose out.

Published online: 27 Apr 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Linders, T. E. W. & Schaffner, U. & Alamirew, T. & Allan, E. & Choge, S. K. & Eschen, R. & Shiferaw, H. & Manning, P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper describes the impact of the invasive tree, Prosopis juliflora, on the supply of ecosystem services. Prosopis significantly increased the su...

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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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Red clover pollination by bumble bees: a study of the dynamics of a plant-pollinator relationship.

Published online: 01 Feb 1984

Authors: Plowright, R. C. & Hartling, L. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A 3-parameter probabilistic model provided a good fit to data relating seed set to the number of florets on red clover inflorescences visited by bumbl...

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Tax or green nudge? An experimental analysis of pesticide policies in Germany.

Published online: 07 Feb 2019

Authors: Buchholz, M. & Peth, D. & Musshoff, O.

Content type: Bulletin

Pesticides are one of the most important inputs in modern agriculture. However, intensive use of pesticides is also related to adverse effects on the ...

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Evaluation of farm programmes in the 2014 US farm bill: a review of the literature.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Content type: Bulletin

Main changes to US farm programmes under the 2014 Farm Bill aim to strengthen instruments for risk management, both in commodity and in crop insurance...

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Long-term changes in the trophic level of the Celtic Sea fish community and fish market price distribution.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Pinnegar, J. K. & Jennings, S. & O'Brien, C. M. & Polunin, N. V. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. The intensive exploitation of fish communities often leads to substantial reductions in the abundance of target species, with ramifications for the...

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Biodiversity as insurance for sapling survival in experimental tree plantations.

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Peer, T. van de & Verheyen, K. & Baeten, L. & Ponette, Q. & Muys, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biodiversity can insure ecosystems against declines in their functioning by increasing the mean level of ecosystem processes and decreasing the spatia...

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