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Livestock in diverse cropping systems improve weed management and sustain yields whilst reducing inputs.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: MacLaren, C. & Storkey, J. & Strauss, J. & Swanepoel, P. & Dehnen-Schmutz, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive cropping systems select for a low diversity of weeds tolerant of chemical control, leading to persistent weed-crop competition and declining...

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Review: plant functional traits in agroecosystems: a blueprint for research.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Martin, A. R. & Isaac, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Functional trait-based ecological research has been instrumental in advancing our understanding of natural plant community dynamics. However, to date,...

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Impacts of bark and foliage harvest on Khaya senegalensis (Meliaceae) reproductive performance in Benin.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Gaoue, O. G. & Ticktin, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing concern over the sustainability of harvesting non-timber forest products (NTFP) has led to a growing literature on the ecological impacts o...

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An ecological survey of land use and soil erosion in the West Pakistan and Azad Kashmir catchment of the river Jhelum.

Published online: 03 Jan 1969

Authors: Mcvean, D. N. & Robertson, V. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Information is given on climate, soil types, vegetation, rural sociology, agriculture and land capability in the above survey area. There was a transi...

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The trophic ecology of Bison bison L. on shortgrass plains.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Peden, D. G. & Dyne, G. M. Van & Rice, R. W. & Hansen, R. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Study was in north-eastern Colorado with blue grama grass (Bouteloua gracilis) as the dominant species. Bison, cattle and sheep with an oesophageal fi...

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Feeding behaviour and impact of ducks on ripening barley crops grown in Otago, New Zealand.

Published online: 24 Dec 1985

Authors: Gillespie, G. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field feeding by mallard ducks was not random; fodder barley and stubble fields were preferred and standing oat crops were avoided. Ducks were attract...

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Simulated dynamics of blue grama production.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Brown, L. F. & Trlica, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

DM production of swards of Bouteloua gracilis was modelled using measured effects of soil water potential, temperature, visible irradiance and phenolo...

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The role of livestock portfolios and group-based approaches for building resilience in the face of accelerating climate change: an asset-based panel data analysis from rural Kenya.

Published online: 04 Nov 2015

Authors: Ngigi, M. W. & Müller, U. & Birner, R.

Content type: Bulletin

This study examines the impact of multiple shocks on assets by employing two waves of a panel data set of 360 rural households in three agro-ecologica...

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Effects of simulated grazing by below-ground herbivores on growth, CO2 exchange, and carbon allocation patterns of Bouteloua gracilis.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Detling, J. K. & Winn, D. T. & Procter-Gregg, C. & Painter, E. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A series of root-pruning experiments was performed to simulate the effects of grazing by root-feeding herbivores on B. gracilis. Approx. 37% (c. 22 mg...

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Control of bracken and restoration of heathland. VI. The response of bracken fronds to 18 years of continued bracken control or 6 years of control followed by recovery.

Published online: 20 Feb 1999

Authors: Marrs, R. H. & Johnson, S. W. & Duc, M. G. le

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A range of bracken (Pteridium aquilinum) control and heathland restoration treatments were applied over an 18 year period on a Calluna vulgaris heath ...

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