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Value of the aphid Rhopalosiphum padi as food for cereal spiders.

Published online: 05 Oct 1995

Authors: Toft, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Laboratory experiments were carried out to analyse various aspects of spider performance under different diets, focusing mainly on the value of the ap...

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Population trends of farmland birds in Sweden and England: similar trends but different patterns of agricultural intensification.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Wretenberg, J. & Lindström, Å. & Svensson, S. & Thierfelder, T. & Pärt, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Studies, mainly from the UK, show that many farmland birds have declined as a result of recent agricultural intensification. We tested this idea by an...

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The effect of organic farming on butterfly diversity depends on landscape context.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Rundlöf, M. & Smith, H. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The recent dramatic decline in farmland biodiversity is often attributed to agricultural intensification and structural changes in the agricultural la...

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Assessing the carbon sequestration potential of managed forests: a case study from temperate Australia.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Roxburgh, S. H. & Wood, S. W. & Mackey, B. G. & Woldendorp, G. & Gibbons, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The concept of assessing forests for carbon sequestration is well established. Operationally, estimating a forests' potential to sequester carbon requ...

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Proximity to rainforest enhances pollination and fruit set in orchards.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Blanche, K. R. & Ludwig, J. A. & Cunningham, S. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical rainforests are potential reservoirs of insects that could enhance crop pollination, but only a few instances of the provision of such servic...

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Species composition of developing central appalachian hardwood stands following clearcutting.

Published online: 15 Apr 2015

Authors: Vickers, L. A. & Fox, T. R.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Abstract--This study examined the species composition of 47 paired stands on submesic sites on the Appalachian Plateau of West Virginia. Paired stands...

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Nitrogen fixation and crop productivity enhancements co-driven by intercrop root exudates and key rhizosphere bacteria.

Published online: 03 Nov 2021

Authors: Hu HengYu & Li Hong & Hao MinMin & Ren YaNan & Zhang MengKun & Liu RuYue & Zhang Yin & Li Geng & Chen JianSheng & Ning, T. Y. & Kuzyakov, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Crop diversity management is widely used to increase agricultural productivity and sustainability. Recent studies have demonstrated that maize root ex...

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Field boundary features can stabilise bee populations and the pollination of mass-flowering crops in rotational systems.

Published online: 02 Nov 2021

Authors: Gardner, E. & Breeze, T. D. & Clough, Y. & Smith, H. G. & Baldock, K. C. R. & Campbell, A. & Garratt, M. P. D. & Gillespie, M. A. K. & Kunin, W. E. & McKerchar, M. & Potts, S. G. & Senapathi, D. & Stone, G. N. & Wäckers, F. & Westbury, D. B. & Wilby, A. & Oliver, T. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollinators experience large spatiotemporal fluctuations in resource availability when mass-flowering crops are rotated with resource-poor cereal crop...

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Wild and domestic savanna herbivores increase smaller vertebrate diversity, but less than additively.

Published online: 23 May 2021

Authors: Wells, H. B. M. & Kimuyu, D. M. & Odadi, W. O. & Dougill, A. J. & Stringer, L. C. & Young, T. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cattle and other livestock graze more than a quarter of the world's terrestrial area and are widely regarded to be drivers of global biodiversity decl...

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Microbial respiration in a temperate sown grassland grazed by sheep.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Hutchinson, K. J. & King, K. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Prediction models were developed for calculating microbial respiration of surface residues and soil (0-15 cm) for a sown temperate pasture grazed at 1...

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