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Crop domestication creates a refuge from parasitism for a native moth.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Chen, Y. H. & Welter, S. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Insect herbivores are generally more abundant in agroecosystems than in natural ecosystems. One possible cause is that artificial selection of crop pl...

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The behaviour of honeybees on sunflowers (Helianthus annuus L.).

Published online: 03 Dec 1965

Authors: Free, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The findings are discussed in relation to the pollination of sunflowers.

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Optimising spatial distribution of mass-flowering patches at the landscape scale to increase crop pollination.

Published online: 20 Oct 2021

Authors: Desaegher, J. & Sheeren, D. & Ouin, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The addition of floral resources is often recommended to improve entomophilous crop pollination. However, implanting new plots of mass-flowering resou...

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The behaviour of honeybees on sunflowers (Helianthus annuus L.).

Published online: 30 Dec 1965

Authors: Free, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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The use of alternative foods to reduce conifer seed predation by the deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus).

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Sullivan, T. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The upper limit to the number of mice was estimated at 36 mice/ha when 860 000 Douglas fir seeds/ha were taken. Additional seeds did not result in fur...

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Stage-specific mortality of Helicoverpa armigera in three smallholder crops in Kenya.

Published online: 29 Jun 1995

Authors: Berg, H. van den & Cock, M. J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Partial life tables of Helicoverpa armigera were constructed for 3 crops, sunflower, maize and sorghum, commonly grown on smallholder farms in Kenya. ...

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Organic farming positively affects honeybee colonies in a flower-poor period in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 31 Aug 2020

Authors: Wintermantel, D. & Odoux, J. F. & Chadœuf, J. & Bretagnolle, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conventional farming has been implicated in global biodiversity and pollinator declines and organic farming is often regarded as a more ecological alt...

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Species characteristics in whole plant resistances to water vapour and CO2 diffusion.

Published online: 13 Jan 1968

Authors: Whiteman, P. C. & Koller, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The species investigated included Atriplex halimus, A. vesicaria, Kochia indica, Zygophyllum dumosum, Reaumuria hirtella, Haloxylon articulatum, Artem...

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Resistance to water flow in soil and plant. 2. A review of experimental evidence on the rhizosphere resistance.

Published online: 03 Jan 1970

Authors: Newman, E. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Results of some experiments on a range of species, including maize, castor and sunflowers, did not appear to be in accordance with the claim that appr...

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Movements of Helianthus annuus leaves and heads.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Lang, A. R. G. & Begg, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Diurnal movements of heads and leaves of sunflower cv. Hysun 30 were determined from 3-dimensional maps of the organs. Dirunal E.-W. oscillations of t...

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