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The effect on winter wheat of grazing by brent geese Branta bernicla.

Published online: 15 Dec 1990

Authors: Summers, R. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Brent geese fed on fields of winter wheat at Burnham Deepdale, Norfolk from Nov. to Mar., and particularly during Dec. to Feb. On undisturbed fields t...

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Agricultural pastures challenge the attractiveness of natural saltmarsh for a migratory goose.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Dokter, A. M. & Fokkema, W. & Ebbinge, B. S. & Olff, H. & Jeugd, H. P. van der & Nolet, B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Broad-scale land conversions and fertilizer use have dramatically altered the available staging area for herbivorous long-distance migrants. Instead o...

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Spatial association between Helicoverpa armigera and its predators in smallholder crops in Kenya.

Published online: 13 Apr 1995

Authors: Berg, H. van den & Cock, M. J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As part of a research project on the population dynamics of a polyphagous noctuid pest, Helicoverpa armigera, on crops commonly grown in small-scale a...

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Predictions of field productivity for Agave lechuguilla.

Published online: 14 Jan 1988

Authors: Quero, E. & Nobel, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Net CO2 uptake over 24-h periods was determined in the field under various conditions. In Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico, which is near the centre of dist...

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Prospective modelling in biological control: an analysis of the dynamics of heteronomous hyperparasitism in a cotton-whitefly-parasitoid system.

Published online: 25 Apr 1997

Authors: Mills, N. J. & Gutierrez, A. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Heteronomous hyperparasitism, in which male parasitoids develop at the expense of conspecific females or competing parasitoid species, is characterist...

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Functional traits of graminoids in semi-arid steppes: a test of grazing histories.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Adler, P. B. & Milchunas, D. G. & Lauenroth, W. K. & Sala, O. E. & Burke, I. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding variability in ecosystem response to grazing is essential for improving management. Recent efforts have focused on the role of plant fun...

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Modelling winter survival dynamics of Meloidogyne spp. (Nematoda) eggs and juveniles with egg viability and population losses.

Published online: 08 Apr 1995

Authors: Jeger, M. J. & Starr, J. L. & Wilson, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A theoretical model of winter survival dynamics of Meloidogyne spp. (Jeger & Starr 1985) was extended to incorporate the loss of egg viability and...

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Towards the development of general rules describing landscape heterogeneity-multifunctionality relationships.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Plas, F. van der & Allan, E. & Fischer, M. & Alt, F. & Arndt, H. & Binkenstein, J. & Blaser, S. & Blüthgen, N. & Böhm, S. & Hölzel, N. & Klaus, V. H. & Kleinebecker, T. & Morris, K. & Oelmann, Y. & Prati, D. & Renner, S. C. & Rillig, M. C. & Schaefer, H. M. & Schloter, M. & Schmitt, B. & Schöning, I. & Schrumpf, M. & Solly, E. F. & Sorkau, E. & Steckel, J. & Steffan-Dewenter, I. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rapid growth of the world's human population has increased pressure on landscapes to deliver high levels of multiple ecosystem services, including foo...

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Camelids from the Argentine Puna: conservation and uses.

Published online: 01 May 2019

Authors: Vilá, B. & Marcoppido, G. & Lamas, H.

Content type: Bulletin article

In this chapter we present issues related to the abundance, conservation, management, production and sanitary aspects of the South American camelids t...

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Remotely sensed primary productivity shows that domestic and native herbivores combined are overgrazing Patagonia.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Oliva, G. & Paredes, P. & Ferrante, D. & Cepeda, C. & Rabinovich, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Carrying capacity is the maximum animal density an area can sustain without deterioration of its resources. Overgrazing has degraded Patagonia, but sh...

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