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Pest control potential of adjacent agri-environment schemes varies with crop type and is shaped by landscape context and within-field position.

Published online: 06 Dec 2020

Authors: Boetzl, F. A. & Schuele, M. & Krauss, J. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing natural pest control in agricultural fields is an important aim of ecological intensification. Combined effects of landscape context and lo...

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Long-term effects of rotational prescribed burning and low-intensity sheep grazing on blanket-bog plant communities.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Lee HyoHyeMi & Alday, J. G. & Rose, R. J. & O'Reilly, J. & Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The importance of peatlands is being increasingly recognized internationally for both the conservation of biodiversity and the provision of ecosystem ...

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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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Weed seed bank and vegetation at the beginning and end of the first cycle of a 4-course crop rotation with minimal weed control.

Published online: 29 Apr 1990

Authors: Hill, N. M. & Patriquin, D. G. & Kloet, S. P. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The weed vegetation and seed bank were studied at the initiation (1979) and after the first cycle (1983) of a 4-course crop rotation (oats, clover [Tr...

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Organic farming and associated management practices benefit multiple wildlife taxa: a large-scale field study in rice paddy landscapes.

Published online: 28 Aug 2020

Authors: Katayama, N. & Osada, Y. & Mashiko, M. & Baba, Y. G. & Tanaka, K. & Kusumoto, Y. & Okubo, S. & Ikeda, H. & Natuhara, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organic farming has potential for the conservation of global biodiversity and associated ecosystem services. Despite this, knowledge of the effects of...

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Mediating mutualisms: farm management practices and evolutionary changes in symbiont co-operation.

Published online: 13 Nov 2002

Authors: Kiers, E. T. & West, S. A. & Denison, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Root symbionts (rhizobia and arbuscular mycorrhizas) are often assumed to increase agricultural productivity consistently. However, rhizobial and myco...

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A functional diversity approach of crop sequences reveals that weed diversity and abundance show different responses to environmental variability.

Published online: 01 Sep 2020

Authors: Mahaut, L. & Gaba, S. & Fried, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Combining several crop species and associated agricultural practices in a crop sequence has the potential to control weed abundance while promoting we...

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Functional diversity in cover crop polycultures increases multifunctionality of an agricultural system.

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Finney, D. M. & Kaye, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological studies identifying a positive relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem services motivate projections that higher plant diversity wi...

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Planted teak forests.

Published online: 13 Dec 2017

Authors: Jerez-Rico, M. & Coutinho, S. de A. & Roshetko, J. M. & Perdana, A.

Content type: Bulletin article

This chapter focuses on the establishment and management of even-aged commercial teak plantations, across Asia/Oceania, Africa, and Latin America, aim...

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Individual study: effect of varying coppice height on tree survival and ground flora in Brasenose Wood, Oxfordshire, UK.

Published online: 12 Sep 2018

Authors: Wright, I. R. & Bartel, T. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Coppicing is a commonly used management intervention to increase structural diversity in woodlands, but coppiced trees are vulnerable to browsing by d...

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