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Preserving wintering frugivorous birds in agro-ecosystems under land use change: lessons from intensive and super-intensive olive orchards.

Published online: 21 Dec 2021

Authors: Morgado, R. & Pedroso, R. & Porto, M. & Herrera, J. M. & Rego, F. & Moreira, F. & Beja, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fleshy fruit production is becoming more intensive worldwide, but how this affects frugivorous birds is poorly known. In the Mediterranean region, int...

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Effects of three different alternate wetting and drying regimes in rice cultivation on yield, water use, and water use efficiency in a clay soil during a wet year.

Published online: 09 Oct 2019

Authors: Gaspar, J. P. & Henry, C. G. & Duren, M. W. & Horton, A. P. & James, H.

Content type: Bulletin article

Water available for irrigation is declining in many rice-growing regions around the world. Global populations continue to rise, increasing crop produc...

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A comparison of techniques for restoring heathland on abandoned farmland.

Published online: 25 Jun 1995

Authors: Pywell, R. F. & Webb, N. R. & Putwain, P. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent changes in agricultural policies have reduced the extent of cultivated farmland. This has provided opportunities to restore heathland vegetatio...

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Factors affecting the species composition of arable field boundary vegetation.

Published online: 16 Aug 2000

Authors: Kleijn, D. & Verbeek, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To determine the most important factors related to the species composition of arable field boundaries, the vegetation composition of 105 1-m wide herb...

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Agricultural land-use history and restoration impact soil microbial biodiversity.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Turley, N. E. & Bell-Dereske, L. & Evans, S. E. & Brudvig, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human land uses, such as agriculture, can leave long-lasting legacies as ecosystems recover. As a consequence, active restoration may be necessary to ...

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The impacts of bioenergy pine plantation management practices on bee communities.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Loy XingWen & Gruenewald, D. & Gottlieb, I. G. W. & Dobbs, E. K. & Miljanic, A. S. & Botsch, J. & Lawley, B. & Ober, H. K. & Smith, L. & J. Fletcher, R., Jr. & Brosi, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cultivation of bioenergy feedstocks is a growing land-use world-wide, yet we have a poor understanding of how bioenergy crop management practices affe...

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Decreasing predation rates and shifting predator compositions along a land-use gradient in Madagascar's Vanilla landscapes.

Published online: 21 Apr 2022

Authors: Schwab, D. & Wurz, A. & Grass, I. & Rakotomalala, A. A. N. A. & Osen, K. & Soazafy, M. R. & Martin, D. A. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land-use change is the main driver of deforestation and land degradation resulting in the loss of biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in north-east...

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Altering perceived predation risk and food availability: management prescriptions to benefit farmland birds on stubble fields.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Whittingham, M. J. & Devereux, C. L. & Evans, A. D. & Bradbury, R. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

European farmland bird populations have fallen dramatically and sympathetic management of key habitats is one crucial way to help boost these populati...

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An ecological survey of land use and soil erosion in the West Pakistan and Azad Kashmir catchment of the river Jhelum.

Published online: 03 Jan 1969

Authors: Mcvean, D. N. & Robertson, V. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Information is given on climate, soil types, vegetation, rural sociology, agriculture and land capability in the above survey area. There was a transi...

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Strategies for weed control in maize in water sensitive areas.

Published online: 17 Jun 2020

Authors: Kuhlmann, J. & Köhler, L. & Warnecke-Busch, G. & Wolber, D. M. & Jöring, T.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Since 2014, the Crop Protection Service Niedersachsen has carried out joint experiments on weed control with special consideration of water protection...

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