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Distantly related crops are not better rotation partners for tomato.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Ingerslew, K. S. & Kaplan, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although crop rotation has been used for centuries to enhance agricultural production, there are surprisingly little data justifying the use of one ro...

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Identifying control strategies for tomato leaf curl virus disease using an epidemiological model.

Published online: 24 Nov 1999

Authors: Holt, J. & Colvin, J. & Muniyappa, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A number of insect vectors of plant-virus diseases make only transitory visits to the crop in which the economic effects of the disease are important....

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Pest damage and arthropod community structure in organic vs. conventional tomato production in California.

Published online: 10 Oct 2001

Authors: Letourneau, D. K. & Goldstein, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To test common assumptions that the reduction in agrochemicals on organic farms allows the conservation of biodiversity but has some cost in terms of ...

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A preliminary study of the effect of differences in local climate on the early growth of some crop plants in the southern region of Uganda.

Published online: 29 Oct 1967

Authors: Huxley, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Batches of young tomato and bean plants were kept at a common site during either the day or night and placed out during the alternative period at each...

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Density-dependent phytotoxicity: distinguishing resource competition and allelopathic interference in plants.

Published online: 09 Feb 1991

Authors: Weidenhamer, J. D. & Hartnett, D. C. & Romeo, J. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bahiagrass (Paspalum notatum) plants were grown in 5 × 5 cm pots at densities of 2, 4, 8 and 16 plants/pot and treated with 0, 100, 200 and 400 µg gal...

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Host resistance and the evolutionary response of plant viruses.

Published online: 12 Jul 2006

Authors: Bosch, F. van den & Akudibilah, G. & Seal, S. & Jeger, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant virus diseases severely constrain agricultural production world-wide, especially in less developed countries. The use of resistant cultivars may...

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Experimental evidence of multiple ecosystem services and disservices provided by ecological intensification in Mediterranean agro-ecosystems.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Segre, H. & Segoli, M. & Carmel, Y. & Shwartz, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensifying agricultural production in sustainable ways is pivotal to increasing food production while reducing environmental impacts. Ecological int...

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Manipulation of light spectral quality disrupts host location and attachment by parasitic plants in the genus Cuscuta.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Johnson, B. I. & De Moraes, C. M. & Mescher, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Parasitic plants in the genus Cuscuta (dodders) make their living by extracting resources from other plants. While relatively few dodder species are a...

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Fertilizer quantity and type alter mycorrhizae-conferred growth and resistance to herbivores.

Published online: 24 May 2021

Authors: Getman-Pickering, Z. L. & Stack, G. M. & Thaler, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plants face a constant struggle to acquire nutrients and defend themselves against herbivores. Mycorrhizae are fungal mutualists that provide nutrient...

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Seasonal variation in the biocontrol efficiency of bacterial wilt is driven by temperature-mediated changes in bacterial competitive interactions.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Wei Zhong & Huang JianFeng & Yang TianJie & Jousset, A. & Xu YangChun & Shen QiRong & Friman, V. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Microbe-based biocontrol applications hold the potential to become an efficient way to control plant pathogen disease outbreaks in the future. However...

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