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Past and present management influences the seed bank and seed rain in a rural landscape mosaic.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Auffret, A. G. & Cousins, S. A. O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed bank and seed rain represent dispersal in time and space. They can be important sources of diversity in the rural landscape, where fragmented hab...

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Density-dependent predation of weed seeds in maize fields.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Westerman, P. R. & Borza, J. K. & Andjelkovic, J. & Liebman, M. & Danielson, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed predation can cause substantial losses of newly produced weed seeds and can therefore be important in regulating weed densities. The impact on we...

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Impact of an exotic earthworm on seed dispersal of an indigenous US weed.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Regnier, E. & Harrison, S. K. & Liu, J. & Schmoll, J. T. & Edwards, C. A. & Arancon, N. & Holloman, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ambrosia trifida L. (giant ragweed), an aggressive weed of US grain crops and indigenous to North America, colonizes no-tillage crop fields and undist...

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Annual losses of weed seeds due to predation in organic cereal fields.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Westerman, P. R. & Wes, J. S. & Kropff, M. J. & Werf, W. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Post-dispersal seed losses in annual arable weed species are poorly quantified, but may be of significance for natural population control, especially ...

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Modelling the effect of cultivation on seed movement with application to the prediction of weed seedling emergence.

Published online: 26 Nov 1999

Authors: Grundy, A. C. & Mead, A. & Burston, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In order to predict the optimum weeding period, a realistic estimate is needed of the size, timing and duration of a flush of weed emergence in a crop...

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Influence of cultivation regime upon buried weed seeds in arable cropping systems.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Froud-Williams, R. J. & Chancellor, R. J. & Drennan, D. S. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of cultivation on the number of seeds of different spp. in arable land were investigated at 4 sites over several yr. Soil cores were obtai...

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Predicting secondary succession in wetland mesocosms on the basis of autecological information on seeds and seedlings.

Published online: 14 Oct 1994

Authors: Stockey, A. & Hunt, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A variety of autecological attributes of seeds and seedlings (seed weight, germination rate, germination percentage, absolute growth and RGR variation...

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Long-term effects of disease epidemics.

Published online: 07 Dec 1991

Authors: Jarosz, A. M. & Burdon, J. J. & Müller, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plants from 4 seed lines, developed on the basis of high or low seed wt and whether the seed came from wheat that was healthy or infected by mildew (E...

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Individual study: uncleaned crop seed sowing as a tool to conserve Bromus grossus and restore species-rich arable-dependent plant communities.

Published online: 12 Mar 2020

Authors: Piqueray, J. & Gilliaux, V. & Gaillard, T. & Mahy, G. & Delescaille, L. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Segetal plants, which grow preferentially or exclusively in cereal fields, experienced a strong decline during the last century. Among them, Bromus gr...

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New opportunities for an old method: using fluorescent colours to measure seed dispersal.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Lemke, A. & Lippe, M. von der & Kowarik, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed dispersal is of high applied relevance as it governs colonization processes in rare species and during plant invasions. Seed tracking is a powerf...

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