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A comparison of British and North African varieties of tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea). II. Growth during winter and survival at low temperatures.

Published online: 04 Dec 1968

Authors: Robson, M. J. & Jewiss, O. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the winter 1963-64 the North African synthetic variety, SynII, showed a greater relative growth rate than the British S170. Of two north temper...

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The foraging areas of honeybees in an orchard of standard apple trees.

Published online: 29 Oct 1967

Authors: Free, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The numbers of honey and solitary bees visiting 5 varieties of apple growing in the same orchard were correlated with the abundance of their flowers. ...

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Responses of the willow beetle Phratora vulgatissima to genetically and spatially diverse Salix spp. plantations.

Published online: 22 Jan 2001

Authors: Peacock, L. & Herrick, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Phratora vulgatissima is the most serious pest of willow grown as short-rotation coppice in Britain. The effects of genetically diverse plantations of...

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A comparison of British and North African varieties of tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea). 1. Leaf growth during winter and the effects on it of temperature and day-length.

Published online: 13 Jan 1968

Authors: Robson, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The varieties used were S170 and ecotype AH from 660 m alt. in Algeria. AH expanded more leaf area during winter than did S170, and had a higher leaf-...

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A comparison of British and North African varieties of tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea). 2. Growth during winter and survival at low temperatures.

Published online: 12 Jan 1969

Authors: Robson, M. J. & Jewiss, O. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dry weight and leaf area of tall fescue cv. Syn II (N. African) increased more rapidly than that of S170 during winter 1963. 4, particularly during De...

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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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A comparison of British and North African varieties of tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea). 4. Tiller production in single plants.

Published online: 12 Jan 1969

Authors: Robson, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spaced plants of S170 and the 2 synthetic North African tall fescue varieties Syn I and Syn II were grown in the open during Apr-Dec. 1962. Tillers we...

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Growth and yield of pure and mixed crops of oats and barley.

Published online: 03 Jan 1969

Authors: Syme, J. R. & Bremner, P. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mixtures of equal numbers of plants of different barley varieties or of a barley variety and an oat variety were grown in 5 field trials and 1 glassho...

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Annual report - CGIAR research program on roots, tubers and bananas (RTB), 2017.

Published online: 19 Dec 2018

Published by: CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas

Content type: Annual report

Evaluative and impact assessment studies document how the results obtained by RTB, its implementing centers and partners, contribute to the achievemen...

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A comparison of British and North African varieties of tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea). 3. Effects of light, temperature and day length on relative growth rate and its components.

Published online: 12 Jan 1969

Authors: Robson, M. J. & Jewiss, O. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shading of plants grown outdoors decreased RGR and NAR but increased leaf. area ratio; values for the N. African Syn I and Syn II were similar to thos...

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