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An apparatus for the study of leaf canopy optics.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Grace, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A Calluna vulgaris canopy was reconstructed using 6-cm cuttings supported on a clear Perspex base drilled with randomly arranged holes of appropriate ...

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A classification of East African rangeland, with an appendix on terminology.

Published online: 13 Jan 1967

Authors: Pratt, D. J. & Greenway, P. J. & Gwynne, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A map is given showing the distribution in East Africa of 6 ecological zones denned on the basis of rainfall and evaporation data. Of the vegetation t...

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Photosynthesis in Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis (Bong.) Carr.) V. Radiation penetration theory and a test case.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Norman, J. M. & Jarvis, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

[Cf. FA 35, 7073] A general theory is presented which describes the interaction between radiation and a Spruce forest. The canopy is divided into a se...

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Crop photosynthesis and the flux of carbon dioxide below the canopy.

Published online: 03 Nov 1965

Authors: Monteith, J. L. & Szeicz, G. & Yabuki, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mainly on agricultural crops, but including a note on the estimation of the increase in the assimilation rate of glasshouse crops with increased CO2 s...

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A predictive model of rainfall interception in forests. III. Sensitivity of the model to stand parameters and meteorological variables.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Rutter, A. J. & Morton, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Variants examined included the rate of input of water to the canopy, the potential evaporation rate from the canopy, the storage capacity of the canop...

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A view from above: unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) provide a new tool for assessing liana infestation in tropical forest canopies.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Waite, C. E. & Heijden, G. M. F. van der & Field, R. & Boyd, D. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical forests store and sequester large quantities of carbon, mitigating climate change. Lianas (woody vines) are important tropical forest compone...

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Restoration of a Sri Lankan rainforest: using Caribbean pine Pinus caribaea as a nurse for establishing late-successional tree species.

Published online: 04 Oct 1997

Authors: Ashton, P. M. S. & Gamage, S. & Gunatilleke, I. A. U. N. & Gunatilleke, C. V. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the moist tropics, studies have demonstrated poor seedling establishment of late-successional trees on lands cleared of forest. This study examined...

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Direct and indirect effects of tree canopy facilitation in the recruitment of Mediterranean oaks.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Caldeira, M. C. & Ibáñez, I. & Nogueira, C. & Bugalho, M. N. & Lecomte, X. & Moreira, A. & Pereira, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tree recruitment in Mediterranean ecosystems is strongly limited at the seedling stage by drought. Increasing evidence shows the critical positive rol...

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The impact of logging on vertical canopy structure across a gradient of tropical forest degradation intensity in Borneo.

Published online: 05 Oct 2021

Authors: Milodowski, D. T. & Coomes, D. A. & Swinfield, T. & Jucker, T. & Riutta, T. & Malhi, Y. & Svátek, M. & Kvasnica, J. & Burslem, D. F. R. P. & Ewers, R. M. & Yit Arn Teh & Williams, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest degradation through logging is pervasive throughout the world's tropical forests, leading to changes in the three-dimensional canopy structure ...

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Factors affecting the natural regeneration of Quercus in Scottish oakwoods. II. Insect defoliation of trees and seedlings.

Published online: 08 Aug 1997

Authors: Humphrey, J. W. & Swaine, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Defoliation of oak trees and seedlings (Quercus petraea, Q. petraea and putative hybrids of the 2 species) by various lepidopteran species was investi...

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