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Proximity to rainforest enhances pollination and fruit set in orchards.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Blanche, K. R. & Ludwig, J. A. & Cunningham, S. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical rainforests are potential reservoirs of insects that could enhance crop pollination, but only a few instances of the provision of such servic...

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Review: potential roles of soil fauna in improving the efficiency of rain gardens used as natural stormwater treatment systems.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Mehring, A. S. & Levin, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Natural treatment systems such as rain gardens aim to overcome the negative effects of urbanization on water quality, availability, and freshwater and...

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Past and present management influences the seed bank and seed rain in a rural landscape mosaic.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Auffret, A. G. & Cousins, S. A. O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed bank and seed rain represent dispersal in time and space. They can be important sources of diversity in the rural landscape, where fragmented hab...

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Seed rain in a North American tall grass prairie.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Rabinowitz, D. & Rapp, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In order to measure total annual seed rain for a native grassland in Missouri, USA, fifty 9-cm diam. sticky traps were exposed to collect dispersing p...

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Species loss in fragments of tropical rain forest: a review of the evidence.

Published online: 28 Aug 1996

Authors: Turner, I. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A review of the literature shows that in nearly all cases tropical rain forest fragmentation has led to a local loss of species. Isolated fragments su...

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The relation between the date of heading of Nigerian sorghums and the duration of the growing season.

Published online: 03 Jan 1969

Authors: Curtis, D. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Indigenous sorghum varieties in N. Nigeria yielded best in their own localities. All local varieties of a locality tended to flower at the same time e...

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The leaching of some elements from herbage plants by simulated rain.

Published online: 07 Jul 1972

Authors: Clement, C. R. & Jones, L. H. P. & Hopper, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In pot experiments using fine sandy loam (pH 6.3) ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.), winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.), red clover (Trifolium pratense L....

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Leaf-fall in a tropical rain forest.

Published online: 22 May 1971

Authors: Cornforth, I. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Mora excelsa rain forests of Trinidad, leaf fall was heavy, from August to October and from February to April. For a single year the leaf fall was ...

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A factor toxic to seedlings of the same species associated with living roots of the non-gregarious subtropical rain forest tree Grevillea robusta.

Published online: 14 Dec 1966

Authors: Webb, L. J. & Tracey, J. G. & Haydock, K. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Monocultures of G. robusta, a non-gregarious timber species of subtropical rain forest, grow poorly in S. Queensland, where the tree occurs naturally....

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Impacts of rain forest fragmentation on butterflies in northern Borneo: species richness, turnover and the value of small fragments.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Benedick, S. & Hill, J. K. & Mustaffa, N. & Chey, V. K. & Maryati, M. & Searle, J. B. & Schilthuizen, M. & Hamer, K. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Widespread and rapid losses of tropical rain forests have made understanding the responses of species to rain forest fragmentation an area of major co...

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