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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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Herbaceous vegetation enhancement increases biodiversity in a wine-producing vineyard in Israel, promoting shifts in agricultural practices in other vineyards.

Published online: 12 Sep 2018

Authors: Shapira, I. & Rosenfeld, A. & Rothschild, A. & Ackerman, M. & Eshel, G. & Keasar, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

We tested the effects of herbaceous vegetation enhancement on the abundance and richness of plants and arthropods in a wine-producing vineyard in Isra...

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High cover of hedgerows in the landscape supports multiple ecosystem services in Mediterranean cereal fields.

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Dainese, M. & Montecchiari, S. & Sitzia, T. & Sigura, M. & Marini, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field-margin diversification through conservation and restoration of hedgerows is becoming a prominent intervention for promoting biodiversity and ass...

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Opportunities for support to system of rice intensification in Tanzania, Zambia and Malawi.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Aune, J. B. & Sekhar, N. U. & Esser, K. & Tesfai, M.

Content type: Bulletin

There is a great potential for increasing the production of rice in Tanzania, Zambia and Malawi. Many of the constraints on rice production are simila...

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Management of plant invasions mediated by frugivore interactions.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Buckley, Y. M. & Anderson, S. & Catterall, C. P. & Corlett, R. T. & Engel, T. & Gosper, C. R. & Nathan, R. & Richardson, D. M. & Setter, M. & Spiegel, O. & Vivian-Smith, G. & Voigt, F. A. & Weir, J. E. S. & Westcott, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Some of the most damaging invasive plants are dispersed by frugivores and this is an area of emerging importance in weed management. It highlights the...

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The missing link in grassland restoration: arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi inoculation increases plant diversity and accelerates succession.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Koziol, L. & Bever, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Because soil microbial communities are often altered by anthropogenic disturbance, successful plant community restoration may require the restoration ...

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Evaluating CAP wildflower strips: high-quality seed mixtures significantly improve plant diversity and related pollen and nectar resources.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Schmidt, A. & Kirmer, A. & Hellwig, N. & Kiehl, K. & Tischew, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Flower strips are a fundamental part of agri-environment schemes (AESs) introduced by the European Union to counteract the loss of biodiversity and re...

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Influence of agricultural management, sward structure and food resources on grassland field use by birds in lowland England.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: Atkinson, P. W. & Fuller, R. J. & Vickery, J. A. & Conway, G. J. & Tallowin, J. R. B. & Smith, R. E. N. & Haysom, K. A. & Ings, T. C. & Asteraki, E. J. & Brown, V. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural management of grassland in lowland Britain has changed fundamentally in the last 50 years, resulting in spatial and structural uniformity...

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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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Dwarf mistletoe management in British Columbia.

Published online: 05 Jun 2020

Authors: Rusch, D. & Kope, H. & Murray, M. & Yurkewich, J. & Zeglen, S.

Content type: Bulletin

Dwarf mistletoes are parasitic seed plants that require living hosts to survive. They are a natural and important part of many forest ecosystems. From...

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