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Simplification of shade tree diversity reduces nutrient cycling resilience in coffee agroforestry.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Nesper, M. & Kueffer, C. & Krishnan, S. & Kushalappa, C. G. & Ghazoul, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agroforestry systems are refuges for biodiversity and provide multiple ecosystem functions and services. Diverse multispecies shade tree canopies are ...

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Biomass partitioning in a future dry and CO2 enriched climate: shading aggravates drought effects in Scots pine but not European black pine seedlings.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Bachofen, C. & Wohlgemuth, T. & Moser, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change alters both water and CO2 availability for plants, but it is largely unknown how they interact with light to affect tree seedling estab...

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Are epiphytes important for birds in coffee plantations? An experimental assessment.

Published online: 30 Mar 2005

Authors: Cruz-Angón, A. & Greenberg, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Coffee is produced in tropical regions of the world, largely in Latin America. Coffee cultivation techniques range from traditional systems, where cof...

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Shade provided by riparian plants and biotic resistance by macrophytes reduce the establishment of an invasive Poaceae.

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Evangelista, H. B. & Michelan, T. S. & Gomes, L. C. & Thomaz, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Riparian corridors are habitats that are prone to invasion by non-native plants, but the shade provided by trees that grow in riparian zones may limit...

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How ants, birds and bats affect crop yield along shade gradients in tropical cacao agroforestry.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Gras, P. & Tscharntke, T. & Maas, B. & Tjoa, A. & Hafsah, A. & Clough, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical agroforests are diverse systems where several predator groups shape animal communities and plant-arthropod interactions. Ants, birds and bats...

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Cocoa agroforest multifunctionality and soil fertility explained by shade tree litter traits.

Published online: 28 Jul 2020

Authors: Sauvadet, M. & Saj, S. & Freschet, G. T. & Essobo, J. D. & Enock, S. & Becquer, T. & Tixier, P. & Harmand, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Manipulating plant functional diversity to improve agroecosystem multifunctionality is a central challenge of agricultural systems world-wide. In coco...

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Shade-growing practices lessen the impact of coffee plantations on multiple dimensions of ant diversity.

Published online: 27 May 2021

Authors: Ibarra-Isassi, J. & Handa, I. T. & Arenas-Clavijo, A. & Escobar-Ramírez, S. & Armbrecht, I. & Lessard, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land use management influence changes in biodiversity beyond the targeted species. Management practices in coffee plantations have shifted from coffee...

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Light transmittance by apple leaves and canopies.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Palmer, J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Light transmittance and reflectance of sun and shade leaves of apple (cv. Golden Delicious) were measured from May to September over the 380-700 nm wa...

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Photosynthesis in Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis (Bong.) Carr.) IX. The relative contribution made by needles at various positions on the shoot.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Leverenz, J. W. & Jarvis, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The insertion angle of the needles, their position on the stem, and their width had large effects on the uptake of 14CO2 by detached 'sun' and 'shade'...

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Seasonal differences in abundance and distribution of cocoa-pollinating midges in relation to flowering and fruit set between shaded and sunny habitats of the La Lola Cocoa Farm in Costa Rica.

Published online: 28 Jun 1988

Authors: Young, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution and abundance of adults, larvae and pupae of ceratopogonid midges in shaded and sunny habitats was investigated in relation to phenol...

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