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Population ecology of winter moth (Operophtera brumata) on apple in relation to larval dispersal and time of bud burst.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Holliday, N. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The populations of Operophtera brumata (L.) on 8 cider apple trees of 4 cultivars were monitored from October 1972 until May 1975 in Western England. ...

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Identification and distribution of cross-pollinating honey-bees on almonds.

Published online: 20 Apr 1994

Authors: DeGrandi-Hoffman, G. & Thorp, R. & Loper, G. & Eisikowitch, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Foraging by honey bees was studied in 1988 and 1989 in an orchard containing 5 cross-pollinating varieties of almond (Prunus dulcis). Every foraging h...

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The importance of flavour in determining the feeding preferences of bullfinches (Pyrrhula pyrrhula) for the buds of two pear cultivars.

Published online: 19 Mar 1986

Authors: Greig-Smith, P. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wild bullfinches feeding on the buds of orchard pear trees are known to prefer the cultivar 'Conference' to 'Doyenne du Comice', which differs in many...

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Slug preferences for winter wheat cultivars and common agricultural weeds.

Published online: 13 Nov 1996

Authors: Cook, R. T. & Bailey, S. E. R. & McCrohan, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Slugs are a serious pest of many crops, including winter wheat, but current methods of control are unreliable. As part of a research study into the po...

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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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Observations on environmental and genotypic influences on the overwintering of white clover.

Published online: 01 Feb 1984

Authors: Harris, W. & Rhodes, I. & Mee, S. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measurements were made during the winter of 1977/78 at the Welsh Plant Breeding Station of changes of leaf, stolon and root biomass, stolon length and...

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Climate change induced salinity intrusion and its implications for agriculture.

Published online: 25 Sep 2019

Authors: Pathak, H. & Pal, B. D. & Joshi, P. K.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This note deals with the climate change induced salinity intrusion affecting the livelihoods of farmers in Bangladesh and India, highlighting several ...

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The foraging behaviour of honeybees on ornamental Malus spp. used as pollinizers in apple orchards.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Kendall, D. A. & Smith, B. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The flowers of 3 ornamental Malus species (M. aldenhamensis, M. floribunda and M. cv. Golden Hornet), and the flowers of Cox, Worcester and Lambourne ...

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Application of genetic diversity-ecosystem function research to ecological restoration.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Kettenring, K. M. & Mercer, K. L. & Adams, C. R. & Hines, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Three common goals for restoration are (i) rapid plant establishment, (ii) long-term plant persistence and (iii) restoration of functioning ecosystems...

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Phylogenetic diversity reveals hidden patterns related to population source and species pools during restoration.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Khalil, M. I. & Gibson, D. J. & Baer, S. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A phylogenetic perspective of community assembly can reveal new insights into how variation within dominant species interacts with the local species p...

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