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Influence of grain characteristics on optimal diet of field-feeding mallards Anas platyrhynchos.

Published online: 21 Aug 1987

Authors: Clark, R. G. & Greenwood, H. & Sugden, L. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The relationship between cereal preference and rate of energy intake was studied for the mallard and 4 types of cereal grain. In a field experiment at...

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The changing plant and tiller populations of timothy and meadow fescue swards. 1. Plant survival and the pattern of tillering.

Published online: 18 Jan 1965

Authors: Langer, R. H. M. & Ryle, S. M. & Jewiss, O. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pure swards of S48 timothy and S215 meadow fescue, grown from seed in large concrete containers out of doors, were cut (a) every 4 weeks during summer...

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Growth and yield of pure and mixed crops of oats and barley.

Published online: 03 Jan 1969

Authors: Syme, J. R. & Bremner, P. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mixtures of equal numbers of plants of different barley varieties or of a barley variety and an oat variety were grown in 5 field trials and 1 glassho...

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Effect of mowing regime on abundance of green-winged orchid Anacamptis morio on coastal grassland in Merseyside, England.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Smith, P. H. & Cross, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

This study describes a modified mowing regime that allowed green-winged orchids Anacamptis morio, discovered in 1985 on coastal grassland on a rifle r...

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A nutrient index quantifying productivity of agaves and cacti.

Published online: 16 Mar 1991

Authors: Nobel, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant productivity is influenced by water status, temperature, and photosynthetically active radiation, the effects of which provide an environmental ...

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Interference between rows and between plants within rows of a wheat crop, and its effects on growth and yield of differently-spaced rows.

Published online: 19 Dec 1972

Authors: Watson, D. J. & French, S. A. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A seed drill with 2 adjacent spouts blocked was used to sow winter wheat so that there were rows (a) 18 cm apart, (b) 18 cm from the next row on one s...

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Damage by badgers Meles meles to wheat Triticum vulgare and barley Hordeum sativum crops.

Published online: 14 Mar 1996

Authors: Roper, T. J. & Findlay, S. R. & Lüps, P. & Shepherdson, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During 1986 and 1987, 15 wheat and 15 barley fields were surveyed for damage caused by badgers, in an area in the south of England where badger densit...

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Spatiotemporal variation in disturbance impacts derived from simultaneous tracking of aircraft and shorebirds.

Published online: 08 Jan 2021

Authors: Kolk, H. J. van der & Allen, A. M. & Ens, B. J. & Oosterbeek, K. & Jongejans, E. & Pol, M. van de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Assessing the impacts of disturbance over large areas and long time periods is crucial for nature management, but also challenging since impacts depen...

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Mixture of cultivars: pilot field trial of an ecological alternative to improve production or quality of wheat (Triticum aestivum).

Published online: 25 Jun 1995

Authors: Sarandon, S. J. & Sarandon, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a field study in La Plata, Argentina, mixtures of wheat cultivars were tested as an ecological alternative to pure culture, for producing either a ...

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Responses of Leymus arenarius to nutrients: improvement of seed production and seedling establishment for land reclamation.

Published online: 09 Jan 1998

Authors: Greipsson, S. & Davy, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Iceland has vast areas of mobile sand resulting from volcanic glacier bursts and erosion. Seeds of the coastal, dune-building grass Leymus arenarius a...

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