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Conservation & use of crop wild relatives in Arizona.

Published online: 17 Apr 2019

Authors: Khoury, C. K. & Nabhan, G. P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper discusses the recognition, protection and utilization of the wild relatives of domesticated crops that naturally occur in Arizona (USA), wh...

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The relative roles of domestication, rearing environment, prior residence and body size in deciding territorial contests between hatchery and wild juvenile salmon.

Published online: 27 Aug 2003

Authors: Metcalfe, N. B. & Valdimarsson, S. K. & Morgan, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Interactions between captive-reared and wild salmonids are frequent because hatcheries annually rear millions of fish for release in conservation prog...

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Crop wild relative checklist and inventory descriptors v.1.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Published by: Bioversity International & UK, University of Birmingham

Authors: Bioversity International & UK, University of Birmingham

Content type: Miscellaneous

To ensure effective and efficient in situ conservation of crop wild relatives (CWR), it is necessary to prepare strategies and action plans. An essent...

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Genetically modified crops and hybridization with wild relatives: a UK perspective.

Published online: 29 Jun 1995

Authors: Raybould, A. F. & Gray, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It has been suggested that genetic modification could lead to crops with enhanced invasiveness and persistence. These new genotypes could invade natur...

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Modelling the consequences of crop-wild relative gene flow: a sensitivity analysis of the effects of outcrossing rates and hybrid vigour breakdown in Lactuca.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Hooftman, D. A. P. & Oostermeijer, J. G. B. & Marquard, E. & Nijs, H. C. M. den

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hybridization between crops and their wild relatives may enhance invasiveness and change their niche dynamics. This is regarded as a major biosafety p...

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Modelling the long-term consequences of crop-wild relative hybridization: a case study using four generations of hybrids.

Published online: 21 Nov 2007

Authors: Hooftman, D. A. P. & Jong, M. J. de & Oostermeijer, J. G. B. & Nijs, H. C. M. den

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hybridization between crops and wild relatives seems possible for many crop taxa. Subsequent introgression of crop-specific traits into wild relatives...

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Demographic vital rates determine the performance advantage of crop-wild hybrids in lettuce.

Published online: 04 Jan 2006

Authors: Hooftman, D. A. P. & Oostermeijer, J. G. B. & Jacobs, M. M. J. & Nijs, H. C. M. den

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hybridization seems possible for many crop species after pollen transfer from crops to wild relatives in the surrounding vegetation. Subsequent introg...

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The marine survival and growth of wild and hatchery-reared Atlantic salmon.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Jonsson, N. & Jonsson, B. & Hansen, L. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Catches of Atlantic salmon Salmo salar L. decreased in the 1980s and 1990s over its entire area in the North Atlantic and smolts were often released f...

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Response of wild wheat populations to grazing in Mediterranean grasslands: the relative influence of defoliation, competition, mulch and genotype.

Published online: 12 Aug 2002

Authors: Noy-Meir, I. & Briske, D. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grassland management must be based on an understanding of key species' responses to various grazing regimes to achieve both production and conservatio...

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Habitat area but not habitat age determines wild bee richness in limestone quarries.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Krauss, J. & Alfert, T. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Within highly modified European landscapes, limestone quarries can act as important secondary habitats for a range of endangered wild bee species. How...

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