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Factors affecting the adoption of forage technologies in smallholder dairy production systems in Lushoto, Tanzania.

Published online: 05 Dec 2018

Authors: Ndah, H. T. & Schuler, J. & Nkwain, V. N. & Nzogela, B. & Mangesho, W. & Mollel, R. & Loina, R. & Paul, B. K.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Despite population pressure and the urgent need for dairy production to be doubled by 2050, there is still a significant deficit in milk production in...

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Biomass and nutrient dynamics in a C4 semi-arid Australian grassland community.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Christie, E. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The seasonal pattern of above-ground live biomass production of a C4 Mitchell (Astrebla spp.) grassland community in subtropical, semi-arid Queensland...

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Elemental and fibre contents of savanna grasses: variation with grazing, soil type, season and species.

Published online: 23 Oct 1990

Authors: Georgiadis, N. J. & McNaughton, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Green leaf samples of Cenchrus ciliaris, Chloris roxburghiana, Chrysopogon plumulosus, Digitaria macroblephara, Eustachys paspaloides, Kyllinga alba, ...

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Seasonal variation in radiocaesium uptake by reseeded hill pasture grazed at different intensities by sheep.

Published online: 21 Mar 1992

Authors: Salt, C. A. & Mayes, R. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

On resown hill pasture in NE Scotland, two grass/clover swards were continuously grazed by sheep to maintain sward heights of 3 and 5 cm from May to S...

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Pollination services in a macadamia cultivar depend on across-orchard transport of cross pollen.

Published online: 14 Dec 2021

Authors: Kämper, W. & Trueman, S. J. & Ogbourne, S. M. & Wallace, H. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination services are critical in entomophilous crops. Relationships between pollinator visits and fruit set and mass are complex and optimal strat...

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Feeding ecology and niche separation in some native and domestic ungulates on the Shortgrass Prairie.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Schwartz, C. C. & Ellis, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Diet selection studies of two wild species (Bison bison and Antilocapra americana) and domestic cattle and sheep were used to compare the ecological r...

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Contrasting taxonomic and functional responses of a tropical tree community to selective logging.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Baraloto, C. & Hérault, B. & Paine, C. E. T. & Massot, H. & Blanc, L. & Bonal, D. & Molino, J. F. & Nicolini, E. A. & Sabatier, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Considerable debate surrounds the extent to which tropical forests can be managed for resource extraction while conserving biodiversity and ecosystem ...

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Role of nitrogen in herbage production by Agrostis-Festuca hill grassland.

Published online: 24 Jun 1994

Authors: Harrison, A. F. & Taylor, K. & Hatton, J. C. & Howard, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of N in limiting herbage production was assessed in an altitudinal sequence of Agrostis-Festuca grasslands in the Moor House National Nature ...

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Value of the aphid Rhopalosiphum padi as food for cereal spiders.

Published online: 05 Oct 1995

Authors: Toft, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Laboratory experiments were carried out to analyse various aspects of spider performance under different diets, focusing mainly on the value of the ap...

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Dynamics in agricultural extension services provision in Malawi: insights from two rounds of household and community panel surveys.

Published online: 23 Oct 2019

Authors: Ragasa, C. & Comstock, A.

Content type: Bulletin

The Government of Malawi is in the process of developing its National Agricultural Extension Strategy. Two rounds of national household and community ...

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