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Matrix modelling of prescribed burning in Calluna vulgaris-dominated moorland: short burning rotations minimize carbon loss at increased wildfire frequencies.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Allen, K. A. & Harris, M. P. K. & Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Moorlands store large amounts of carbon providing a valuable ecosystem service. In the UK, prescribed burning is often used to manage moorlands, which...

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Longleaf pine: a long-rotation tree in a very short-sighted world.

Published online: 24 Feb 2016

Authors: Kush, J. S.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Longleaf pine is a long-rotation tree, with potential intermediate products from pine straw, frequent thinnings, hunting leases, and wildlife habitat....

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Winter cover crop legacy effects on litter decomposition act through litter quality and microbial community changes.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Barel, J. M. & Kuyper, T. W. & Paul, J. & Boer, W. de & Cornelissen, J. H. C. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In agriculture, winter cover crop (WCC) residues are incorporated into the soil to improve soil quality, as gradual litter decomposition can improve f...

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Livestock in diverse cropping systems improve weed management and sustain yields whilst reducing inputs.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: MacLaren, C. & Storkey, J. & Strauss, J. & Swanepoel, P. & Dehnen-Schmutz, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive cropping systems select for a low diversity of weeds tolerant of chemical control, leading to persistent weed-crop competition and declining...

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Distantly related crops are not better rotation partners for tomato.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Ingerslew, K. S. & Kaplan, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although crop rotation has been used for centuries to enhance agricultural production, there are surprisingly little data justifying the use of one ro...

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Crop rotation and agri-environment schemes determine bumblebee communities via flower resources.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Marja, R. & Viik, E. & Mänd, M. & Phillips, J. & Klein, A. M. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In many parts of the world, farmland pollinators decreased significantly during the last half of the 20th century mainly due to land-use changes and a...

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Factors affecting the species composition of arable field boundary vegetation.

Published online: 16 Aug 2000

Authors: Kleijn, D. & Verbeek, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To determine the most important factors related to the species composition of arable field boundaries, the vegetation composition of 105 1-m wide herb...

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The effect of crop rotation on weeds in organic arable fields.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Mayer, F. & Kuhn, G. & Urbatzka, P. & Castell, A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Crop rotation is an essential element in organic farming weed management. The effect of five different crop rotation systems on the abundance of arabl...

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Flow and stability of natural pest control services depend on complexity and crop rotation at the landscape scale.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Rusch, A. & Bommarco, R. & Jonsson, M. & Smith, H. G. & Ekbom, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing landscape complexity can enhance biodiversity and ecosystem services in agroecosystems. However, policies based on conversion of arable lan...

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Modelling growth and optimal rotations of tropical multipurpose trees using unit leaf rate and leaf area index.

Published online: 21 Mar 1992

Authors: Fownes, J. H. & Harrington, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Theoretical analysis of a simple model, in which tree growth in even-aged stands is calculated as the product of unit leaf rate (E, increase in plant ...

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