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Some effects of weed control on the numbers of the small cabbage white (Pieris rapae) on brussels sprouts.

Published online: 12 Sep 1970

Authors: Dempster, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The results of experiments conducted during 1968 showed that the presence of weed within the crop provides a suitable habitat for some of the ground-l...

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Influence of herbivory, competition and soil fertility on the abundance of Cirsium arvense in acid grassland.

Published online: 16 Aug 2000

Authors: Edwards, G. R. & Bourdôt, G. W. & Crawley, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The extent to which the weed Cirsium arvense (creeping thistle) may be controlled by manipulating interspecific competition and herbivory was examined...

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The impact of a root-crown weevil and pasture competition on the winter annual Echium plantagineum.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Sheppard, A. W. & Smyth, M. J. & Swirepik, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Root-feeding insect herbivores may suppress their host populations by altering the competitive balances within the plant community of the host-plant. ...

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Neighbour effects in the genus Avena. 2. Comparison of weed species.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Trenbath, B. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of the presence of a crop on weed growth were compared using Avena fatua, A. ludoviciana and A. sativa as weed indicator species and A. sa...

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Impact of leaf mining on the growth of Portulaca oleracea (common purslane) and its competitive interaction with Beta vulgaris (sugarbeet).

Published online: 16 Jul 1997

Authors: Norris, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The combined attack by leaf mining larvae of the argid, Schizocerella pilicornis, and the curculionid, Hypurus bertrandi, typically resulted in >80...

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Weed management and woodland creation - an evidence review of herbicide alternatives and impacts on biodiversity.

Published online: 22 Jan 2022

Published by: Woodland Trust

Authors: Bavin, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

1. Weed control is important for ensuring the rapid and successful establishment of trees in woodland creation projects. Over recent decades, herbicid...

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The effect of weed distribution on predictions of yield loss.

Published online: 08 Dec 1990

Authors: Brain, P. & Cousens, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A statistical model is presented which explores the effects of weed patchiness on crop yield. Input data are a non-linear regression of yield versus w...

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Spatially explicit bioeconomic model for weed management in cereals: validation and evaluation of management strategies.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: González-Díaz, L. & Blanco-Moreno, J. M. & González-Andújar, J. L. & Bennett, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spatially explicit weed population models are very useful to explore long-term weed management scenarios. The economic implications of the management ...

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On the analysis of competition within two-species mixtures of plants.

Published online: 28 Oct 1985

Authors: Firbank, L. G. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agrostemma githago and wheat cv. Sicco were grown in 1981 in monocultures and 1:1 mixtures at total densities of 16, 40, 120, 400 or 1200 seeds/m2. A ...

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Variability in the relationship between crop yield and weed density for winter wheat and Bromus sterilis.

Published online: 11 Jul 1989

Authors: Cousens, R. & Firbank, L. G. & Mortimer, A. M. & Smith, R. G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Winter wheat and B. sterilis were grown in additive mixtures in 2 fields each at each of two locations in the UK. Yields and components of yield were ...

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