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Comparison of weight estimation methods for wild animals and domestic livestock.

Published online: 22 May 1966

Authors: Mcculloch, J. S. G. & Talbot, L. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Body weights and measurements were determined on a number of species of antelope, the zebra and the hyena, 7-158 animals of each species being examine...

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Making use of harvest information to examine alternative management scenarios: a body weight-structured model for wild boar.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Gamelon, M. & Gaillard, J. M. & Servanty, S. & Gimenez, O. & Toïgo, C. & Baubet, E. & Klein, F. & Lebreton, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Harvest models are often built to explore the sustainability of the dynamics of exploited populations and to help evaluate hunting management scenario...

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Weight and Calcium losses from decomposing tree leaves on land and in water.

Published online: 11 Nov 1970

Authors: Thomas, W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Losses of weight and Ca from decomposing leaves of Acer rubrum, Liriodendron tulipifera and Quercus alba proceeded at much greater rates in a perennia...

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Honeybee colony weight as an index of honey production and nectar flow: a critical evaluation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: McLellan, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Honeybee colony weight (C) was related to the weight of honey stored (H), but this relationship was not linear because of the increased population of ...

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Barley and its environment. 5. Stability of grain weight.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Gallagher, J. N. & Biscoe, P. V. & Scott, R. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Barley cv. Proctor grown over a wide range of conditions had a relatively stable mean weight/grain of 34.9 ( plus or minus 2.84) mg (range 29.3-41 mg)...

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Root growth of a barley crop estimated by sampling with portable powered soil-coring equipment.

Published online: 03 Jan 1969

Authors: Welbank, P. J. & Williams, E. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The shoots and roots of a barley crop were sampled periodically from 46 days after sowing up to the ripe stage (130 days after sowing). Root weights w...

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Plant population structure and aphid parasitism: changes in barley monocultures and mixtures.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Windle, P. N. & Franz, E. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two cultivars of barley, one resistant and one susceptible to aphids, were grown in pots in mono- or mixed culture in the laboratory, and either infes...

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Effects of planting density on bulb yield in the tulip.

Published online: 26 Oct 1970

Authors: Rees, A. R. & Turquand, E. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of 5 planting densities (p), viz. 10x20, 10 x 10, 10 x 7. 5, 10 x 5 and 5 x 7. 5 cm., on leaf growth and bulb yield were investigated for ...

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Studies on the water relations of Pinus sylvestris in plantation conditions. IV. Direct observations on the rates of transpiration, evaporation of intercepted water, and evaporation from the soil surface.

Published online: 11 Dec 1966

Authors: Rutter, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

cf. F.A. 27 No. 106.] The total evaporation from a plantation of Pinus sylvestris at Crowthorne, Berkshire, was estimated on 44 randomly chosen sample...

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New opportunities for an old method: using fluorescent colours to measure seed dispersal.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Lemke, A. & Lippe, M. von der & Kowarik, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed dispersal is of high applied relevance as it governs colonization processes in rare species and during plant invasions. Seed tracking is a powerf...

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