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Ecological studies of the vegetation of the Sudan. II. The germination of seeds and establishment of seedlings of Acacia senegal (L.) Willd. under controlled conditions in the Sudan.

Published online: 12 Nov 1970

Authors: Seif el Din, A. & Obeid, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

cf. F.A. 32 Nos. 4094, 6036.] Seeds were sown on (a) undisturbed forest sites, (b) sites cleaned by pulling out the weeds, and (c) hoed forest sites, ...

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The fate of legume seeds eaten by sheep from a Mediterranean grassland.

Published online: 16 Jan 1993

Authors: Russi, L. & Cocks, P. S. & Roberts, E. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The consumption of legume seed by grazing sheep was assessed in a Mediterranean grassland in NW Syria, during the summers of 1986 and 1987. Large padd...

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Estimation of the seed bank of a chalk grassland ley established on former arable land.

Published online: 14 Jun 1988

Authors: Graham, D. J. & Hutchings, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The size, composition and seasonal and depth-related variations in the soil seed bank of a former chalk grassland ley were determined at monthly inter...

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Modelling the emergence response of weed seeds to burial depth: interactions with seed density, weight and shape.

Published online: 24 Sep 2003

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Weeds play an important role in arable and horticultural habitats, and models are being developed to improve our understanding of their population dyn...

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Seed dormancy and factors controlling dormancy breakdown in buffel grass accessions from contrasting provenances.

Published online: 31 Mar 1990

Authors: Hacker, J. B. & Ratcliff, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed dormancy and factors affecting dormancy breakdown were studied in 15 accessions of Cenchrus ciliaris of near-equatorial origin and 6 of near-trop...

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A comparative study of germination responses to diurnally-fluctuating temperatures.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Thompson, K. & Grime, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seeds collected from native herbaceous plants in the Sheffield region were subjected to a range of amplitudes of diurnal fluctuations in temp. All exp...

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Influence of certain fungi on seed germination and seedling survival of four colonizing annuals.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Kirkpatrick, B. L. & Bazzaz, F. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The association between seeds of Abutilon theophrasti, Datura stramonium, Ipomoea hederacea and Polygonum pensylvanicum and their mycoflora was examin...

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Ecological fitness of a multiple herbicide-resistant Lolium rigidum population: dynamics of seed germination and seedling emergence of resistant and susceptible phenotypes.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Vila-Aiub, M. M. & Neve, P. & Steadman, K. J. & Powles, S. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Quantification of fitness differences between herbicide-resistant and herbicide-susceptible weeds permits better prediction of herbicide resistance, a...

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Seed and seedling traits affecting critical life stage transitions and recruitment outcomes in dryland grasses.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Larson, J. E. & Sheley, R. L. & Hardegree, S. P. & Doescher, P. S. & James, J. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seeding native plants is a key management practice to counter land degradation across the globe, yet the majority of seeding efforts fail, limiting ou...

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Losses from the seed bank of Mimosa pigra: soil micro-organisms vs. temperature fluctuations.

Published online: 03 Aug 1995

Authors: Lonsdale, W. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field and laboratory experiments were conducted to investigate the relative contributions of the soil microflora and soil temperature fluctuations to ...

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