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Less visible but yet vital for human health: nutrient-dense indigenous vegetables and their need for urgent promotion in balanced diets.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Keatinge, J. D. H. & Holmer, R. J. & Ebert, A. W. & Hughes, J. A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This paper describes the importance of indigenous vegetables in traditional food systems with a particular focus on Southeast Asia. Many indigenous ve...

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Studies on the weeds of vegetable crops. 6. Seed populations of soil under commercial cropping.

Published online: 06 Mar 1966

Authors: Roberts, H. A. & Stokes, F. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The weed seed populations built up in the top 6 in. of soil in land on which vegetable crops have been grown for long periods, was estimated from soil...

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Studies on the weeds of vegetable crops. 5. Final observations on an experiment with different primary cultivations.

Published online: 06 Mar 1966

Authors: Roberts, H. A. & Stokes, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Annual determinations were made of the number of viable weed seeds in the soil on plots of a 9-year experiment with vegetable crops in which four prim...

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Son System: fruit growing integrated with crops and vegetables.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Guimarães, T. G. & Madeira, N. R.

Content type: Bulletin

Considering the availability of idle physical space between the rows of fruit trees and the high financial investment in the establishment and managem...

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Effects of plant density on the growth, reproduction and survivorship of cucumbers in monocultures and polycultures.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Bach, C. E. & Hruska, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The growth, reproduction, and survival of cucumbers were studied in experimental plots with two spacings (56 and 77 cm between plants) and two diversi...

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A split tube method for soil sampling.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Gerwitz, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A soil core sampling tube for use with a power hammer is described. The tube splits lengthways into two halves which facilitates sampling on difficult...

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Production behavior analysis of Beijing ecological farm.

Published online: 02 Jan 2020

Authors: Li NingHui & Li LiYuan & Yang DongQun

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This article analyzes the development of ecological farm in Beijing based on the survey of 14 ecological farms. It is shown that most of the farms are...

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The pollinating efficiency of honeybee and bumblebee visits to flowers of the runner bean Phaseolus coccineus L.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Kendall, D. A. & Smith, B. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The pollinating value of bees on temporarily uncaged runner beans was determined from the set on flowers known to have been visited by these insects, ...

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Factors affecting the aggregation of the adult cabbage root fly (Erioischia brassicae (Bouche)) at hedges.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Hawkes, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of hedges and a lath barrier on the distribution of adults of Hylemya (Erioischia) brassicae (Bch.) in the field [cf. RAE/A60, 3692] was o...

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Air pollution and its effects on plants in China.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Cao, H. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Atmospheric pollution in China is mainly caused by human activities such as urbanization and industrialization. Such activities have increased in the ...

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