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Weed suppression greatly increased by plant diversity in intensively managed grasslands: a continental-scale experiment.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Connolly, J. & Sebastià, M. T. & Kirwan, L. & Finn, J. A. & Llurba, R. & Suter, M. & Collins, R. P. & Porqueddu, C. & Helgadóttir, Á. & Baadshaug, O. H. & Bélanger, G. & Black, A. & Brophy, C. & Čop, J. & Dalmannsdóttir, S. & Delgado, I. & Elgersma, A. & Fothergill, M. & Frankow-Lindberg, B. E. & Ghesquiere, A. & Golinski, P. & Grieu, P. & Gustavsson, A. M. & Höglind, M. & Huguenin-Elie, O. & Jørgensen, M. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grassland diversity can support sustainable intensification of grassland production through increased yields, reduced inputs and limited weed invasion...

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Suppression of weeds by spring wheat Triticum aestivum increases with crop density and spatial uniformity.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: Weiner, J. & Griepentrog, H. W. & Kristensen, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent advances in our understanding of the advantage of initial size in competition among individual plants (size-asymmetric competition) suggest tha...

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Organic fertilisation enhances generalist predators and suppresses aphid growth in the absence of specialist predators.

Published online: 23 Jul 2021

Authors: Aguilera Guillermo & Riggi Laura & Miller Kirsten & Roslin Tomas & Bommarco Riccardo

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological control by natural enemies is a valuable ecosystem service. The predator community in a crop field is a combination of predators dwelling i...

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Root competition between two strains of Spinacia oleracea. II. Effects of nutrient supply and of non-simultaneous emergence.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Litav, M. & Isti, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In competition experiments the suppression of Early Hybrid by F1 Selma was not eliminated by increasing nutrient supply levels up to several times the...

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The need for a consistent fire policy for Cerrado conservation.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Durigan, G. & Ratter, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Cerrado is a fire-dependent savanna requiring a clear and urgent fire management policy. The extensive misuse of fire for deforestation or pasture...

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Canadian Wildland Fire Strategy: a 10-year review and renewed call to action.

Published online: 22 Mar 2017

Published by: Canada, Canadian Council of Forest Ministers

Content type: Miscellaneous

Over the past 10 years, Canada has witnessed a serious and sustained increase in extreme wildland fire behaviour and wildland-urban interface (WUI) ev...

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Incorporating disturbance into trophic ecology: fire history shapes mesopredator suppression by an apex predator.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Geary, W. L. & Ritchie, E. G. & Lawton, J. A. & Healey, T. R. & Nimmo, D. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Apex predators can suppress smaller bodied "mesopredators." In doing so, they can provide refuge to species preyed upon by mesopredators, which is par...

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Tree ring-based metrics for assessing old-growth forest naturalness.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Filippo, A. di & Biondi, F. & Piovesan, G. & Ziaco, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Old-growth studies commonly emphasize structural and age conditions, selecting proxy indicators of long-term ecological processes. Transition dynamics...

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Fire variability, as well as frequency, can explain coexistence between seeder and resprouter life histories.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Tucker, C. M. & Cadotte, M. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Studies in fire-prone Mediterranean ecosystems have repeatedly shown that the mean values of fire regimes (particularly frequency, but also size and i...

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Biological control of the bulb mite, Rhizoglyphus robini, by the predatory mite, Hypoaspis aculeifer, on lilies: predator-prey interactions at various spatial scales.

Published online: 05 Sep 1996

Authors: Lesna, I. & Sabelis, M. & Conijn, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experiments in closed jars with lily bulbs at 25°C showed that the predator, Hypoaspis aculeifer, can suppress populations of its prey, Rhizoglyphus r...

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