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Temporal patterns of crop-raiding by primates: linking food availability in croplands and adjacent forest.

Published online: 19 Mar 1999

Authors: Naughton-Treves, L. & Treves, A. & Chapman, C. & Wrangham, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The temporal pattern of foraging on crops (the equivalent to mast fruiting of forest trees) by redtail monkeys Cercopithecus ascanius, olive baboons P...

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Inducing seed dispersal by generalist frugivores: a new technique to overcome dispersal limitation in restoration.

Published online: 08 Jan 2021

Authors: Silva, W. R. & Zaniratto, C. P. & Ferreira, J. O. V. & Rigacci, E. D. B. & Oliveira, J. F. & Morandi, M. E. F. & Killing, J. G. & Nemes, L. G. & Abreu, L. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dispersal limitation severely impairs the trajectory of restoration, mainly due to the lack of seed vectors bringing seeds from nearby habitats; a rol...

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Aspects of light climate within apple orchards.

Published online: 24 Oct 1971

Authors: Jackson, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The apple orchards studied had discontinuous bush-and hedge-type canopies of mean leaf-area indexes of 1-1-4. These values were low, owing to the exis...

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Review: the content of bioactive compounds in different berry fruits from organic and conventional production.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Hallmann, E. & Średnicka-Tober, D. & Kazimierczak, R. & Rembiałkowska, E.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The berry fruits are one of the best sources of bioactive compounds. Polyphenols abundant in berries belong to different chemical groups: phenolic aci...

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Dispersion statistics and sample size estimates for monitoring mite populations in commercial apple orchards.

Published online: 24 Dec 1992

Authors: Pringle, K. L. & Giliomee, J. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sample size estimates for monitoring population densities of Tetranychus urticae and Panonychus ulmi in apple orchards in South Africa were derived fr...

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Field studies of leaf conductance response to environmental variables in citrus.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Cohen, S. & Cohen, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The relationship between leaf conductance and environmental variables was examined during two summers in 22-year-old Shamouti orange trees. Soil water...

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Re-evaluating strategies for pollinator-dependent crops: how useful is parthenocarpy?

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Knapp, J. L. & Bartlett, L. J. & Osborne, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Whilst most studies reviewing the reliance of global agriculture on insect pollination advocate increasing the 'supply' of pollinators (wild or manage...

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Dandelion as a competitor to fruit trees for bee visits.

Published online: 28 Oct 1968

Authors: Free, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Honeybee colonies in fruit orchards often collect much dandelion pollen. Bees visiting dandelions become conditioned to them and, even when the dandel...

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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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Editor's choice: review: trait matching of flower visitors and crops predicts fruit set better than trait diversity.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Garibaldi, L. A. & Bartomeus, I. & Bommarco, R. & Klein, A. M. & Cunningham, S. A. & Aizen, M. A. & Boreux, V. & Garratt, M. P. D. & Carvalheiro, L. G. & Kremen, C. & Morales, C. L. & Schüepp, C. & Chacoff, N. P. & Freitas, B. M. & Gagic, V. & Holzschuh, A. & Klatt, B. K. & Krewenka, K. M. & Krishnan, S. & Mayfield, M. M. & Motzke, I. & Otieno, M. & Petersen, J. & Potts, S. G. & Ricketts, T. H. & Rundlöf, M. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the relationships between trait diversity, species diversity and ecosystem functioning is essential for sustainable management. For func...

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