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Multifunctional shade-tree management in tropical agroforestry landscapes - a review.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Tscharntke, T. & Clough, Y. & Bhagwat, S. A. & Damayanti Buchori & Faust, H. & Hertel, D. & Hölscher, D. & Juhrbandt, J. & Kessler, M. & Perfecto, I. & Scherber, C. & Schroth, G. & Veldkamp, E. & Wanger, T. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification reduces ecological resilience of land-use systems, whereas paradoxically, environmental change and climate extremes requi...

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Shade in north-east Indian Tea plantations. I. The shade pattern. II. Foliar illumination and canopy characteristics.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Hadfield, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

(I) The selection of suitable shade trees for use in Tea plantations (Camellia sinensis) is a major problem in NE India since the destruction of large...

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Cocoa agroforest multifunctionality and soil fertility explained by shade tree litter traits.

Published online: 28 Jul 2020

Authors: Sauvadet, M. & Saj, S. & Freschet, G. T. & Essobo, J. D. & Enock, S. & Becquer, T. & Tixier, P. & Harmand, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Manipulating plant functional diversity to improve agroecosystem multifunctionality is a central challenge of agricultural systems world-wide. In coco...

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Shade in north-east Indian tea plantations. I. The shade pattern.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Hadfield, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The influence of interplanted shade trees on the light regime at the surface of mature tea bushes is described. Most of the light reaching a tea bush ...

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Simplification of shade tree diversity reduces nutrient cycling resilience in coffee agroforestry.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Nesper, M. & Kueffer, C. & Krishnan, S. & Kushalappa, C. G. & Ghazoul, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agroforestry systems are refuges for biodiversity and provide multiple ecosystem functions and services. Diverse multispecies shade tree canopies are ...

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Leaf functional traits predict shade tolerant tree performance in cloud forest restoration plantings.

Published online: 21 Oct 2022

Authors: Toledo-Aceves, T. & Bonilla-Moheno, M. & Sosa, V. J. & López-Barrera, F. & Williams-Linera, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of tropical montane cloud forest (TMCF) landscapes is urgently required. Assisting the regeneration of endangered and shade tolerant tree ...

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Canopy shade and the successional replacement of tamarisk by native box elder.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Dewine, J. M. & Cooper, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tamarisk species (Tamarix ramosissima Ledeb., T. chinensis Lour., T. gallica L. and hybrids) have invaded riparian areas throughout western North Amer...

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Shade provided by riparian plants and biotic resistance by macrophytes reduce the establishment of an invasive Poaceae.

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Evangelista, H. B. & Michelan, T. S. & Gomes, L. C. & Thomaz, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Riparian corridors are habitats that are prone to invasion by non-native plants, but the shade provided by trees that grow in riparian zones may limit...

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How ants, birds and bats affect crop yield along shade gradients in tropical cacao agroforestry.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Gras, P. & Tscharntke, T. & Maas, B. & Tjoa, A. & Hafsah, A. & Clough, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical agroforests are diverse systems where several predator groups shape animal communities and plant-arthropod interactions. Ants, birds and bats...

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Effects of shade cover and availability of midge breeding sites on pollinating midge populations and fruit set in two cocoa farms.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Young, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The abundance of several species of Forcipomyia, known to be pollinators of cacao, increased markedly in 1 cacao farm in Costa Rica when discs of rott...

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