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Annual Report 2018: Breitenhof Agroscope Stone Fruit Centre.

Published online: 20 Mar 2019

Authors: Schwizer, T. & Kessler, W. & Weibel, F. & Friedli, M. & Häseli, A. & Kuster, T. & Werder, M. & Schöneberg, A. & Gravalon, P. & Reininger, V. & Knauf, A. & Lussi, L. & Perren, S. & Holliger, E. & Zwahlen, D. & Bravin, E. & Schweizer, S. & Riedl, A. & Roleff, N. & Naef, A.

Content type: Bulletin

This publication presents the annual report for 2018 of the Agroscope Stone Fruit Centre at Breitenhof, Swizerland, including the review of the Adviso...

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Functional response of plant communities to clearcutting: management impacts differ between forest vegetation zones.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Kusumoto, B. & Shiono, T. & Miyoshi, M. & Maeshiro, R. & Fujii, S. & Kuuluvainen, T. & Kubota, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding of the ecological impacts of logging practices on biodiversity and associated ecosystem processes is essential for developing sustainabl...

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Eco-physiology of apple trees: dry matter production and partitioning by young Golden Delicious trees in France and England.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Heim, G. & Landsberg, J. J. & Watson, R. L. & Brain, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Young Golden Delicious trees were grown at Bristol for 1 year then, in January 1975, half the batch were moved to Montpellier; in January 1976, 6 tree...

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Quantities of pollen on the bodies of insects visiting apple blossom.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Kendall, D. A. & Solomon, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The amount of pollen of the appropriate species borne on the body of an insect is presumed to be an important factor in assessing its value as a polli...

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Near-to-nature logging influences fungal community assembly processes in a temperate forest.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Bässler, C. & Ernst, R. & Cadotte, M. & Heibl, C. & Müller, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As the Earth's biota enters the sixth great mass extinction event recorded in the history of the planet, it is predicted that the erosion of biodivers...

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Predicting spring migration of the damson-hop aphid Phorodon humuli (Homoptera: Aphididae) from historical records of host-plant flowering phenology and weather.

Published online: 13 Apr 1995

Authors: Worner, S. P. & Tatchell, G. M. & Woiwod, I. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Historical data of the spring migration of the aphid Phorodon humuli recorded at Wye, Kent and Rosemaund, Herefordshire, UK, and the phenology of over...

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Seasonal light interception and canopy development in hedgerow and bed system apple orchards.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Palmer, J. W. & Jackson, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Patterns of light interception, in both time and space, were measured during 1973 and 1974 in apple orchards. Several planting systems were investigat...

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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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Bud-feeding by bullfinches: methods for spreading damage evenly within orchards.

Published online: 01 Jul 1987

Authors: Greig-Smith, P. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To explore possible ways of reducing the effets of bud-eating in orchards, captive bullfinches [Pyrrhula pyrrhula] were studied in an aviary simulatio...

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The foliage-light product, a measure for assessing orchard canopies, and its relation to the yields of three apple varieties trained to three forms.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Maggs, D. H. & Alexander, D. McE.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The foliage-light product (FLP) is proposed as a simple and rapid means of assessing management systems of orchard trees by combining the two importan...

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