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Exploratory and confirmatory research in the open science era.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Nilsen, E. B. & Bowler, D. E. & Linnell, J. D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Applied ecological research is increasingly inspired by the open science movement. However, new challenges about how we define our science when biodiv...

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Models of sugarcane smut disease and their implications for testing variety resistance.

Published online: 17 May 1988

Authors: Elston, D. A. & Simmonds, N. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The testing procedure currently used for assessing Ustilago scitaminea resistance in sugarcane varieties is empirical and leads to anomalies. Models f...

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MIT climate resilience planning: flood vulnerability study.

Published online: 10 Jul 2019

Authors: Strzepek, K. & Fant, C. & Preston, M. & Emanuel, K. & Goldberg, B.

Content type: Bulletin

The MIT Flood Vulnerability Study is one key part of a broader initiative led by the MIT Climate Resiliency Committee and the MIT Office of Sustainabi...

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Testing the effectiveness of climate change adaptation principles for biodiversity conservation.

Published online: 18 Jan 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Oliver, T. & Girardello, M. & Redhead, J. & Roy, D. & Gillings, S. & Newson, S. & Pearce-Higgins, J. & Siriwardena, G. & Harley, M. & Hodgson, N. & Morecroft, M. D. & Duffield, S. J. & Crick, H. Q. P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Within the UK conservation community, the most widely quoted sets of adaptation principles are those produced for the UK Biodiversity Partnership and ...

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Field-based ecological studies to assess prospective biological control agents for invasive alien plants: an example from giant rat's tail grass.

Published online: 25 May 2021

Authors: Sutton, G. F. & Canavan, K. & Day, M. D. & Paterson, I. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological control (biocontrol) of invasive alien plants is a widely utilised weed management tool. Prospective biocontrol agents are typically assess...

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Wind tipping curves - assessing the anchorage and wind load of urban trees by motion monitoring.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Rust, S. & Göcke, L. & Detter, A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

To date, the anchorage and wind load of urban trees can only be assessed in static load tests. These are complex and expensive, and the reliability of...

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Pilot results-based payment approaches for agri-environment schemes in arable and upland grassland systems in England.

Published online: 26 Mar 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Chaplin, S. & Robinson, V. & Page, A. le & Ward, D. & Hicks, D. & Scholz, E. M. & Keep, H. & Cocq, J. le

Content type: Miscellaneous

In this publication, to test if results-based Agri-Environment Schemes (AES) could work in a range of different farming systems and for the delivery o...

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The effects of decomposing roots on the growth of grassland plants.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Newbery, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthoxanthum odoratum, Holcus lanatus, Hypochoeris radicata, Lolium perenne, Plantago lanceolata and Rumex acetosa ('treatment' spp.) were grown separ...

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The effects of decomposing roots on the growth of grassland plants.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Newbery, D. McC.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthoxanthum odoratum, Holcus lanatus, Hypochoeris radicata, Lolium perenne, Plantago lanceolata and Rumex acetosa (i.e. 'treatment' species) were gro...

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A method of estimating the total length of root in a sample.

Published online: 29 Oct 1967

Authors: Newman, E. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The line intersection method is described. In practical tests with plants, including beans, the method compared well with direct measurement.-Duke Uni...

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