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The effects of flooding and livestock on post-dispersal seed predation in river red gum habitats.

Published online: 12 Aug 2002

Authors: Meeson, N. & Robertson, A. I. & Jansen, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rates of seed predation are influenced by conditions that alter seed supply and the activity of seed predators. In southern Australia the potential se...

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Density-dependent predation of weed seeds in maize fields.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Westerman, P. R. & Borza, J. K. & Andjelkovic, J. & Liebman, M. & Danielson, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed predation can cause substantial losses of newly produced weed seeds and can therefore be important in regulating weed densities. The impact on we...

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Predation on Pinus sylvestris seeds and juvenile seedlings in Swedish boreal forest in relation to stand disturbance by logging.

Published online: 13 Sep 2000

Authors: Nystrand, O. & Granström, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest management involving live tree retention and natural regeneration after felling is currently increasing in boreal areas. This calls for further...

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Seed predation has the potential to drive a rare plant to extinction.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Kurkjian, H. M. & Carothers, S. K. & Jules, E. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pre-dispersal seed predation is sometimes considered unlikely to dramatically affect plant population growth because plants are generally expected to ...

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What limits predation rates by the specialist seed-feeder Penthobruchus germaini on an invasive shrub?

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Klinken, R. D. van & Flack, L. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Specialist seed-feeders are widely used in weed biological control, but seed predation rates are frequently insufficient to cause the required impacts...

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Annual losses of weed seeds due to predation in organic cereal fields.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Westerman, P. R. & Wes, J. S. & Kropff, M. J. & Werf, W. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Post-dispersal seed losses in annual arable weed species are poorly quantified, but may be of significance for natural population control, especially ...

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Seasonal patterns in post-dispersal seed predation of Abutilon theophrasti and Setaria faberi in three cropping systems.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Heggenstaller, A. H. & Menalled, F. D. & Liebman, M. & Westerman, P. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Post-dispersal seed predation is an important source of mortality for arable weed populations that can potentially contribute to ecologically based ma...

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Natural habitat does not mediate vertebrate seed predation as an ecosystem dis-service to agriculture.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Schäckermann, J. & Mandelik, Y. & Weiss, N. & Wehrden, H. von & Klein, A. & Kleijn, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spillover of beneficial organisms from natural habitats to croplands can improve agro-ecosystem services, but wildlife can also negatively influence a...

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Seed predation is key to preventing population growth of the weed Alopecurus myosuroides.

Published online: 05 Mar 2022

Authors: Daouti, E. & Jonsson, M. & Vico, G. & Menegat, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed predation can reduce the abundance and spread of unwanted vegetation in agricultural and other semi-natural ecosystems. However, knowledge of how...

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Special Issue: Seed predation.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Lewis, O. T. & Gripenberg, S.

Content type: Journal issue

This issue contains 4 papers focusing on the following topics: (i) insect seed predators and environmental change; (ii) limits of predation rates by t...

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