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A revised trait-based framework for agroecosystems including decision rules.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Damour, G. & Navas, M. L. & Garnier, E. & Martin, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Designing agroecological cropping systems, which have enhanced biodiversity and that improve agroecosystem services, is recognized as the most likely ...

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Son System: fruit growing integrated with crops and vegetables.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Guimarães, T. G. & Madeira, N. R.

Content type: Bulletin

Considering the availability of idle physical space between the rows of fruit trees and the high financial investment in the establishment and managem...

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A system for logging light interception in crop stands.

Published online: 19 Dec 1972

Authors: Prevost, S. E. & Baker, D. N. & Hesketh, J. D. & Myhre, D. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the system described, the light sensor moved down and up a 10-ft steel track placed upright in the crop, taking 15 min/cycle. RB.

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A system for logging light interception in crop stands.

Published online: 08 Jan 1972

Authors: Prevost, S. E. & Baker, D. N. & Hesketh, J. D. & Myhre, D. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the system described, the light sensor moved down and up a 10-ft steel track placed upright in the crop, taking 15 min/cycle. RB.

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Do polycultures promote win-wins or trade-offs in agricultural ecosystem services? A meta-analysis.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Iverson, A. L. & Marín, L. E. & Ennis, K. K. & Gonthier, D. J. & Connor-Barrie, B. T. & Remfert, J. L. & Cardinale, B. J. & Perfecto, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agriculture comprises the largest global land use, makes it a leading cause of habitat loss. It is therefore critical to identify how to best construc...

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Crop functional diversity drives multiple ecosystem functions during early agroforestry succession.

Published online: 02 Oct 2021

Authors: Santos, D. dos & Joner, F. & Shipley, B. & Teleginski, M. & Lucas, R. R. & Siddique, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We still lack practical guidelines for diversifying cropping systems that consider both yield and regulating functions of agroecosystems. Recent studi...

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Assembly of weed communities along a crop diversity gradient.

Published online: 21 Nov 2007

Authors: Smith, R. G. & Gross, K. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing cropping system diversity is one strategy for reducing reliance on external chemical inputs in agriculture and may have important implicati...

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Less visible but yet vital for human health: nutrient-dense indigenous vegetables and their need for urgent promotion in balanced diets.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Keatinge, J. D. H. & Holmer, R. J. & Ebert, A. W. & Hughes, J. A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This paper describes the importance of indigenous vegetables in traditional food systems with a particular focus on Southeast Asia. Many indigenous ve...

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Suppression of weeds by spring wheat Triticum aestivum increases with crop density and spatial uniformity.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: Weiner, J. & Griepentrog, H. W. & Kristensen, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent advances in our understanding of the advantage of initial size in competition among individual plants (size-asymmetric competition) suggest tha...

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Dynamics and contribution to carbon flows of Enchytraeidae (Oligochaeta) under four cropping systems.

Published online: 20 Apr 1990

Authors: Lagerlöf, J. & Andrén, O. & Paustian, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Enchytraeids were sampled in 1980-85 in an agricultural field experiment with four cropping systems: barley without nitrogen fertilization (B0); barle...

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