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Soil biota enhance agricultural sustainability by improving crop yield, nutrient uptake and reducing nitrogen leaching losses.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Bender, S. F. & Heijden, M. G. A. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Efficient resource use is a key factor for sustainable production and a necessity for meeting future global food demands. However, the factors that co...

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Loss of bumblebees is a loss to farmers.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper summarizes the results of a study conducted in Argentina, which introduced honeybee (Apis mellifera) hives and colonies of the native black...

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Modelling environmental and socio-economic trade-offs associated with land-sparing and land-sharing approaches to oil palm expansion.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Lee SerHuay [Lee, S. H. J. ] & Garcia-Ulloa, J. & Ghazoul, J. & Obidzinski, K. & Koh LianPin

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effectiveness of land-sharing and land-sparing approaches has been widely debated. Yet, few studies quantify the environmental and socio-economic ...

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Joint research with JIRCAS on China's food security and climate change.

Published online: 02 Jan 2020

Authors: Chen YongFu & Han XinRu & Xiao XiaoPing

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Research on China's food outlook and the impacts of climate change on China's agriculture was carried out by collaboration between China Agricultural ...

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Evaluating the effectiveness of human-orangutan conflict mitigation strategies in Sumatra.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Campbell-Smith, G. & Sembiring, R. & Linkie, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Crop raiding by great apes is an emerging conservation issue across their range. It is important because it involves highly threatened species that ca...

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The impact of wild geese visiting improved grasslands in the Netherlands.

Published online: 31 Mar 1990

Authors: Bruinderink, G. W. T. A. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The number of migratory geese spending winter and early spring in the Netherlands increased from 100 000 in the early 1960s to almost 600 000 in the 1...

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Damage to winter cereals by greylag and pink-footed geese in north-east Scotland.

Published online: 06 Jul 1990

Authors: Patterson, I. J. & Abdul Jalil, S. & East, M. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Autumn-sown barley in NE Scotland grazed by pink-footed geese (Anser brachyrhynchus) and greylag geese (A. anser) was reduced in height and retarded i...

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The effect of weed distribution on predictions of yield loss.

Published online: 08 Dec 1990

Authors: Brain, P. & Cousens, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A statistical model is presented which explores the effects of weed patchiness on crop yield. Input data are a non-linear regression of yield versus w...

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Non-random species extinction and plant production: implications for ecosystem functioning.

Published online: 30 Mar 2005

Authors: Schläpfer, F. & Pfisterer, A. B. & Schmid, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding ecosystem responses to plant species loss is essential for the optimal management of grasslands. Recent studies have examined the effect...

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The effect on winter wheat of grazing by brent geese Branta bernicla.

Published online: 15 Dec 1990

Authors: Summers, R. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Brent geese fed on fields of winter wheat at Burnham Deepdale, Norfolk from Nov. to Mar., and particularly during Dec. to Feb. On undisturbed fields t...

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