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The impact of waterfowl foraging on the decomposition of rice straw: mutual benefits for rice growers and waterfowl.

Published online: 05 Jan 2001

Authors: Bird, J. A. & Pettygrove, G. S. & Eadie, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent legislation in California, USA, has restricted traditional open-field burning of rice straw residues, leading farmers to adopt alternative meth...

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Participatory development of scaling plan as a part of low emission roadmap in rice production of Mekong River Delta.

Published online: 03 Jun 2020

Authors: Bui Tan Yen & Sander, B. O. & Nelson, K. & Vu Duong Quynh

Content type: Bulletin

Rice production in Vietnam emits approximately 13% of total GHGs of the country. It is a significant source of methane, but also fine-particulate matt...

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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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Establishment of Ammophila arenaria (marram grass) from culms, seeds and rhizomes.

Published online: 29 Apr 1990

Authors: Putten, W. H. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In field trials on the coastal foredune ridge of Voorne Island, Netherlands in 1984, A. arenaria was sown with a mixture of nurse crops (Secale cereal...

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Effect of simulated goose grazing on yield of autumn-sown barley in north-east Scotland.

Published online: 06 Jul 1990

Authors: Abdul Jalil, S. & Patterson, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Goose (Anser anser and A. brachyrhynchus) grazing on autumn-sown barley was simulated in the field in NE Scotland by removal of 25, 50, 75 or 100% of ...

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Winter management of Californian rice fields for waterbirds.

Published online: 01 May 1998

Authors: Elphick, C. S. & Oring, L. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent legislation designed to reduce air pollution has restricted Californian rice-farmers from burning rice stubble after harvest. Intentional flood...

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Effects of cultivation techniques and methods of straw disposal on predation by Pterostichus melanarius (Coleoptera: Carabidae) upon slugs (Gastropoda: Pulmonata) in an arable field.

Published online: 21 Mar 1997

Authors: Symondson, W. O. C. & Glen, D. M. & Wiltshire, C. W. & Langdon, C. J. & Liddell, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Interactions between the polyphagous carabid predator Pterostichus melanarius and slugs were investigated from July to September 1992, before and afte...

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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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The comparative effects of pruning by burning or clipping on lowbush blueberries in north-eastern Ontario.

Published online: 20 Oct 1972

Authors: Smith, D. W. & Hilton, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pruning by burning improved lowbush blueberry performance mainly through the nutrients in the ash. Pruning by mechanical clipping did not increase dry...

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Longleaf pine: a long-rotation tree in a very short-sighted world.

Published online: 24 Feb 2016

Authors: Kush, J. S.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Longleaf pine is a long-rotation tree, with potential intermediate products from pine straw, frequent thinnings, hunting leases, and wildlife habitat....

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