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The hydrochorous dispersal of plant propagules in a giant river reservoir: implications for restoration of riparian vegetation.

Published online: 07 Oct 2022

Authors: Su XiaoLei & Wu Shan & Lind Lovisa & Cai Fu & Zeng Bo

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The riparian vegetation of many rivers around the world is impacted by flow regulation for hydropower. Water levels behind dams are being raised to ge...

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Multifaceted functional diversity for multifaceted crop yield: towards ecological assembly rules for varietal mixtures.

Published online: 02 Dec 2020

Authors: Montazeaud, G. & Violle, C. & Roumet, P. & Rocher, A. & Ecarnot, M. & Compan, F. & Maillet, G. & Fort, F. & Fréville, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological theories suggest that higher plant genetic diversity can increase productivity in natural ecosystems. So far, varietal mixtures, that is, t...

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Assessment of measures to reduce the water footprint of cotton farming in India.

Published online: 05 Oct 2016

Authors: Pahlow, M. & Krol, M. S. & Hoekstra, A. Y.

Content type: Bulletin

Based on the findings presented in this report, general recommendations regarding measures and strategies to decrease the water footprint (WF) of cott...

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Enhancing invertebrate food resources for skylarks in cereal ecosystems: how useful are in-crop agri-environment scheme management options?

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Smith, B. & Holland, J. & Jones, N. & Moreby, S. & Morris, A. J. & Southway, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

UK agri-environment schemes rarely address within-crop biodiversity yet this habitat is used almost exclusively by some taxa. With the removal of set-...

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Control of bracken and the restoration of heathland. III. Bracken litter disturbance and heathland restoration.

Published online: 06 Jun 1992

Authors: Lowday, J. E. & Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In trials in the Breckland region (Norfolk/Suffolk border) UK in 1978-88 on Calluna vulgaris heathland and grass heathland (dominated by Festuca ovina...

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Modelling the emergence response of weed seeds to burial depth: interactions with seed density, weight and shape.

Published online: 24 Sep 2003

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Weeds play an important role in arable and horticultural habitats, and models are being developed to improve our understanding of their population dyn...

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Organic farming with livestock raising vs. stockless farming - development of soil organic matter stocks and cash crop yields.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Schulz, F. & Gattinger, A. & Brock, C. & Leithold, G.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

An organic long-term field experiment with two factors has been carried out since 1998 at the experimental station Gladbacherhof, University of Gieβen...

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The benefits of extensive agriculture to birds: the case of the little bustard.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Wolff, A. & Paul, J. P. & Martin, J. L. & Bretagnolle, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The little bustard Tetrax tetrax is among many birds thought to be declining because of agricultural intensification in western Europe. In contrast wi...

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Restoring resources for an endangered butterfly.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Schultz, C. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent changes in land use have resulted in dramatic habitat loss for numerous species. More than 99% of the habitat for Fender's blue butterfly Icari...

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Root dynamics, production and distribution in agroecosystems on the Georgia Piedmont using minirhizotrons.

Published online: 29 Oct 1990

Authors: Cheng, W. & Coleman, D. C. & Box, J. E., Jr.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Growth rates, death rates and distribution of grain sorghum and weed roots in conventional tillage (CT) and no-tillage (NT) plots were measured in fie...

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