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Stand structure and light penetration. 3. Sunlit foliage area.

Published online: 02 Jan 1967

Authors: Wilson, J. Warren.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The foliage areas exposed to direct sunlight, or shaded from it by other foliage, can be calculated for any particular foliage-area index given the in...

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The conservative ratio of photosynthetically active to total radiation in the tropics.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Stigter, C. J. & Musabilha, V. M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Long-term observations of eta , the ratio of PAR to total solar radiation, are reported for Dar es Salaam (7 deg S.). The records for very clear perio...

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Reafforestation and nutrient reserves in the humid tropics.

Published online: 22 May 1971

Authors: Cornforth, I. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

After burning tropical evergreen seasonal forests and tropical marsh forests, and replanting with Pinus caribbea, soil N decreased for a period of 4 y...

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Pulse crops for sustainable farms in sub-Saharan Africa.

Published online: 16 Jan 2019

Authors: Snapp, S. & Rahmanian, M. & Batello, C. & Calles, T.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This document reports on a literature review that assessed promising pulse options to safeguard food security, nutrition and environment conservation ...

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Surrounding habitats mediate the trade-off between land-sharing and land-sparing agriculture in the tropics.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Gilroy, J. J. & Edwards, F. A. & Medina Uribe, C. A. & Haugaasen, T. & Edwards, D. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two strategies are often promoted to mitigate the effects of agricultural expansion on biodiversity: one integrates wildlife-friendly habitats within ...

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Riparian buffers in tropical agriculture: scientific support, effectiveness and directions for policy.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Luke, S. H. & Slade, E. M. & Gray, C. L. & Annammala, K. V. & Drewer, J. & Williamson, J. & Agama, A. L. & Ationg, M. & Mitchell, S. L. & Vairappan, C. S. & Struebig, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is a weak evidence base supporting the effective management of riparian ecosystems within tropical agriculture. Policies to protect riparian buf...

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The effects of tropical secondary forest regeneration on avian phylogenetic diversity.

Published online: 22 Nov 2020

Authors: Hughes, E. C. & Edwards, D. P. & Sayer, C. A. & Martin, P. A. & Thomas, G. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The conversion of tropical forests to farmland is a key driver of the current extinction crisis. With the present rate of deforestation unlikely to su...

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Controlling invasive plant species in ecological restoration: a global review.

Published online: 13 Dec 2020

Authors: Weidlich, E. W. A. & Flórido, F. G. & Sorrini, T. B. & Brancalion, P. H. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive plant species can hinder the establishment and growth of native plants and impact several ecosystem properties, such as soil cover, nutrient ...

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Photosynthetic and respiratory exchanges of carbon dioxide by leaves of the grain amaranth.

Published online: 03 Jan 1969

Authors: El-sharkawy, M. A. & Loomis, R. S. & Williams, W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The maximum rate of apparent photosynthesis in recently expanded leaves of unshaded Amaranthus edulis plants at 310 ppm. CO2 and 7500 f.c. was 55 ± 5 ...

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Pattern of distribution of Townsville stylo, annual grasses and perennial grasses in relation to soil variation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: McCown, R. L. & Murtha, G. G. & Field, J. B. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The patterns of variation of soil conditions and vegetation were mapped on a mosiac area (4 ha) of solodized-solonetz and solodic soils at Lansdown, Q...

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