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Slug preferences for winter wheat cultivars and common agricultural weeds.

Published online: 13 Nov 1996

Authors: Cook, R. T. & Bailey, S. E. R. & McCrohan, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Slugs are a serious pest of many crops, including winter wheat, but current methods of control are unreliable. As part of a research study into the po...

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The impact of changing the season in which cereals are sown on the diversity of the weed flora in rotational fields in Denmark.

Published online: 28 May 1999

Authors: Hald, A. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The weed flora of the unsprayed field margins of 19 fields in arable crop rotations was studied in Denmark in 1988-92. The farmer determined the crop ...

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The effect on winter wheat of grazing by brent geese Branta bernicla.

Published online: 15 Dec 1990

Authors: Summers, R. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Brent geese fed on fields of winter wheat at Burnham Deepdale, Norfolk from Nov. to Mar., and particularly during Dec. to Feb. On undisturbed fields t...

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Ecological impacts of pesticide seed treatments on arthropod communities in a grain crop rotation.

Published online: 09 Dec 2020

Authors: Dubey, A. & Lewis, M. T. & Dively, G. P. & Hamby, K. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While many studies have investigated non-target impacts of neonicotinoid seed treatments (NSTs), they usually take place within a single crop and focu...

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Prediction of weed density: the increase of error with prediction interval, and the use of long-term prediction for weed management.

Published online: 08 Jul 1999

Authors: Wallinga, J. & Grasman, J. & Groeneveld, R. M. W. & Kropff, M. J. & Lotz, L. A. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper addresses the errors that are associated with the long-term prediction of weed densities, and the effect of these errors on the performance...

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Living where the food is: web location by linyphiid spiders in relation to prey availability in winter wheat.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Harwood, J. D. & Sunderland, K. D. & Symondson, W. O. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spiders form a major component of the generalist predator fauna, potentially able to restrict pest population growth, but their populations may be foo...

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Weed seed bank and vegetation at the beginning and end of the first cycle of a 4-course crop rotation with minimal weed control.

Published online: 29 Apr 1990

Authors: Hill, N. M. & Patriquin, D. G. & Kloet, S. P. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The weed vegetation and seed bank were studied at the initiation (1979) and after the first cycle (1983) of a 4-course crop rotation (oats, clover [Tr...

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Above- and below-ground competition between intercropped winter wheat Triticum aestivum and white clover Trifolium repens.

Published online: 17 May 2006

Authors: Thorsted, M. D. & Weiner, J. & Olesen, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intercropping of white clover and cereals has recently been promoted for low-input farming systems because it offers several benefits for sustainabili...

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Assembly of weed communities along a crop diversity gradient.

Published online: 21 Nov 2007

Authors: Smith, R. G. & Gross, K. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing cropping system diversity is one strategy for reducing reliance on external chemical inputs in agriculture and may have important implicati...

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Damage to winter cereals by greylag and pink-footed geese in north-east Scotland.

Published online: 06 Jul 1990

Authors: Patterson, I. J. & Abdul Jalil, S. & East, M. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Autumn-sown barley in NE Scotland grazed by pink-footed geese (Anser brachyrhynchus) and greylag geese (A. anser) was reduced in height and retarded i...

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