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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: 27 Nov 1985

Authors: Young, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rotten banana stems provide breeding sites for Forcipomyia spp.

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Diurnal light interception and a computer model of light interception by hedgerow apple orchards.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Palmer, J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There was a marked diurnal variation of light interception by hedgerow orchards on sunny days in June and July. This variation was considerably reduce...

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Contractile growth of the hypocotyl of Lotononis bainesii seedlings in relation to some environmental factors.

Published online: 07 Nov 1992

Authors: Fujita, M. & Humphreys, L. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a greenhouse experiment L. bainesii seeds were sown at 0, 10, 20 or 30 mm depth, covered with Digitaria decumbens straw (20 mm length) at 0, 70, 14...

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A comparison of British and North African varieties of tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea). 3. Effects of light, temperature and day length on relative growth rate and its components.

Published online: 12 Jan 1969

Authors: Robson, M. J. & Jewiss, O. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shading of plants grown outdoors decreased RGR and NAR but increased leaf. area ratio; values for the N. African Syn I and Syn II were similar to thos...

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Development of Sphagnum fallax diaspores on bare peat with implications for the restoration of cut-over bogs.

Published online: 13 May 1999

Authors: Buttler, A. & Grosvernier, P. & Matthey, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The growth of Sphagnum fallax was studied in a greenhouse experiment. Capitulum diaspores of S. fallax were cultivated on 5 different types of bare pe...

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The effects of artificial shading on some growth characteristics of arabica and robusta coffee seedlings. I. The effects of shading on dry weight, leaf area and derived growth data.

Published online: 28 Oct 1968

Authors: Huxley, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In experiments at Kabanyolo, Uganda, in which radiation incomes were measured and growth analysis was employed, seedlings of both robusta and arabica ...

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The influence of leaf death on the rate of accumulation of green herbage during pasture regrowth.

Published online: 11 Jan 1971

Authors: Hunt, W. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measurements were made of growth and death in spring and autumn in a perennial ryegrass/white clover sward, and by integration of growth and death dat...

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Global warming and eutrophication: effects on water chemistry and autotrophic communities in experimental hypertrophic shallow lake mesocosms.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Feuchtmayr, H. & Moran, R. & Hatton, K. & Connor, L. & Heyes, T. & Moss, B. & Harvey, I. & Atkinson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shallow lakes are important components of the biosphere, but they are also highly vulnerable to damage from human activities in their catchments, such...

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Role of the light in the prevention of the poisoning action of hydrogen sulphide in the rice plant.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Vamos, R. & Koves, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Analysis of weather data for 20 years indicated that toxicity was related to low sunlight hours, and shading experiments confirmed this belief. Round ...

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Differing priorities explain why some people profit from an alien invader, while others lose out.

Published online: 27 Apr 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Linders, T. E. W. & Schaffner, U. & Alamirew, T. & Allan, E. & Choge, S. K. & Eschen, R. & Shiferaw, H. & Manning, P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper describes the impact of the invasive tree, Prosopis juliflora, on the supply of ecosystem services. Prosopis significantly increased the su...

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