Search

All content is free for everyone to browse, read and share. You’ll find peer-reviewed journal articles and non-peer reviewed grey literature. Type keywords into the search box or use the filtering options below to browse the content.

Filter by...

Showing 115 results

Why high seed densities within buried mesh bags may overestimate depletion rates of soil seed banks.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Mourik, T. A. van & Stomph, T. J. & Murdoch, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Estimates of seed bank depletion rates are essential for modelling and management of plant populations. The seed bag burial method is often used to me...

Read more

Estimation of the seed bank of a chalk grassland ley established on former arable land.

Published online: 14 Jun 1988

Authors: Graham, D. J. & Hutchings, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The size, composition and seasonal and depth-related variations in the soil seed bank of a former chalk grassland ley were determined at monthly inter...

Read more

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...

Read more

Biology of Poa annua in a temperate zone golf putting green (Agrostis stolonifera/Poa annua). II. The seed bank.

Published online: 15 Aug 1989

Authors: Lush, W. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The seed bank of a golf green was monitored for 2 years by identifying germinants in core samples. The seed populations contained 24 species of which ...

Read more

Population dynamics of Trifolium balansae and T. resupinatum in self-regenerating pastures. I. Seed and plant densities and dry matter yield.

Published online: 16 Apr 1997

Authors: Jansen, P. I. & Ison, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a field trial near Forbes, central-west New South Wales, Trifolium balansae cv. Paradana and T. resupinatum lines SA 12240 and SA 14433 were sown a...

Read more

The influence of grazing on seed production and seed banks of some African savanna grasslands.

Published online: 06 Jun 1992

Authors: O'Connor, T. G. & Pickett, G. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species composition, population structure and the seed banks of Aristida bipartita, Bothriochloa insculpta, Heteropogon contortus, Themeda triandra an...

Read more

Effects of tillage and mulch on weed seed production and seed banks in sweet corn.

Published online: 29 Oct 1995

Authors: Mohler, C. L. & Callaway, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of tillage (till, no-till), mulch (none, dead Secale cereale [rye]), and crop competition (none, sweetcorn) on weed seed production and se...

Read more

Modelling the effect of cultivation on seed movement with application to the prediction of weed seedling emergence.

Published online: 26 Nov 1999

Authors: Grundy, A. C. & Mead, A. & Burston, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In order to predict the optimum weeding period, a realistic estimate is needed of the size, timing and duration of a flush of weed emergence in a crop...

Read more

Germination and seedling emergence in Diplachne fusca: a semi-aquatic weed of rice fields.

Published online: 26 Oct 1991

Authors: McIntyre, S. & Mitchell, D. S. & Ladiges, P. Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The native grass D. fusca has become an important weed in rice fields in temperate Australia since rice cultivation began there in 1922. Field and gla...

Read more

Seed population dynamics of Onopordum over 1 year in southern New South Wales.

Published online: 03 Aug 1995

Authors: Cavers, P. B. & Groves, R. H. & Kaye, P. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed input, changes in the seed bank and seedling recruitment of Onopordum were monitored over 1 year at three contrasting sites (pasture, oat crop an...

Read more