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A functional diversity approach of crop sequences reveals that weed diversity and abundance show different responses to environmental variability.

Published online: 01 Sep 2020

Authors: Mahaut, L. & Gaba, S. & Fried, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Combining several crop species and associated agricultural practices in a crop sequence has the potential to control weed abundance while promoting we...

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Plant traits predict the success of weed biocontrol.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Paynter, Q. & Overton, J. M. & Hill, R. L. & Bellgard, S. E. & Dawson, M. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological control (biocontrol) can provide permanent cost-effective control of plant pests, but has variable success. The ability to predict the succ...

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Suppression of weeds by spring wheat Triticum aestivum increases with crop density and spatial uniformity.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: Weiner, J. & Griepentrog, H. W. & Kristensen, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent advances in our understanding of the advantage of initial size in competition among individual plants (size-asymmetric competition) suggest tha...

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Spatially explicit bioeconomic model for weed management in cereals: validation and evaluation of management strategies.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: González-Díaz, L. & Blanco-Moreno, J. M. & González-Andújar, J. L. & Bennett, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spatially explicit weed population models are very useful to explore long-term weed management scenarios. The economic implications of the management ...

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Proceedings 26th German Conference on Weed Biology and Weed Control, Braunschweig, Germany, 11-13 March, 2014.

Published online: 07 Jan 2015

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

This proceedings contains papers discussing new research results and innovative methods in the area of weed science. Topics covered include: (i) weed ...

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Livestock in diverse cropping systems improve weed management and sustain yields whilst reducing inputs.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: MacLaren, C. & Storkey, J. & Strauss, J. & Swanepoel, P. & Dehnen-Schmutz, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive cropping systems select for a low diversity of weeds tolerant of chemical control, leading to persistent weed-crop competition and declining...

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Modelling the effect of cultivation on seed movement with application to the prediction of weed seedling emergence.

Published online: 26 Nov 1999

Authors: Grundy, A. C. & Mead, A. & Burston, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In order to predict the optimum weeding period, a realistic estimate is needed of the size, timing and duration of a flush of weed emergence in a crop...

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Direct and indirect effects of landscape and field management intensity on carabids through trophic resources and weeds.

Published online: 01 Mar 2022

Authors: Carbonne, B. & Bohan, D. A. & Foffová, H. & Daouti, E. & Frei, B. & Neidel, V. & Saska, P. & Skuhrovec, J. & Petit, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Carabids are important biological control agents of weeds and other pests in agricultural fields. The carabid community is built upon direct and indir...

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Old data, new benefit - weed surveys combined throughout Europe.

Published online: 18 Jun 2020

Authors: Redwitz, C. von & Bürger, J.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The weed management of modern agriculture will continue its change to less intense use of herbicides and more prominent use of alternative measures. F...

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Some effects of weed control on the numbers of the small cabbage white (Pieris rapae L.) on brusseb sprouts.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Dempster, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based largely on the author's summary. During investigations in Britain in 1968 on the effect of weed control on the incidence of Pie...

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