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Fitting a linear relationship between specific respiration and growth rates using time-course data.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Chanter, D. O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A previous method of fitting a linear relationship between specific respiration and growth rates, due to Thornley & Hesketh [seeFCA 25, 5999] and ...

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An empirical mathematical model to describe plant root systems.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Gerwitz, A. & Page, E. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An empirical model used to standardize data on root investigations was P = 100 (1-e-fx) where P was the percentage of roots in x cm of soil, and f was...

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Construction, calibration and field use of a rapid-reading viscous flow porometer.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Downey, L. A. & Anlezark, R. N. & Muirhead, W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Comparisons made over a wide range of soil matric potentials showed minimum resistance of 0.5 s/cm for cotton and 1.0 s/cm for maize. Readings made in...

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The effect of fluctuating light intensity on plant growth.

Published online: 03 Jan 1970

Authors: Huxley, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Young plants of 5 species were grown in pots for 8-16 days in daylight under shades constructed of 6-mm strips. The shades were fixed or were made to ...

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The application of biological research to the development of East Africa. Abstracts of papers presented at the second symposium, Makerere University College, Kampala, Uganda, 11-14 March 1965.

Published online: 06 Jan 1966

Published by: EAST AFRICAN SOCIETY FOR BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

INGRAM, W. R. ; DAVIES, J. C. Recent advances in pest control on cotton in Uganda, p. 406, bibl. 1.
MACDONALD, A. S. Crop improvement and agricultural...

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Leaf volume: a simple method for measurement and some notes on its use in studies of leaf growth.

Published online: 21 Dec 1971

Authors: Huxley, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A liquid displacement method is described for rapid measurement of volumes of individual detached leaves or other small plant parts with an accuracy o...

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Leaf volume: a simple method for measurement and some notes on its use in studies of leaf growth.

Published online: 11 Jan 1971

Authors: Huxley, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A liquid displacement method is described for rapid measurement of volumes of individual detached leaves or other small plant parts with an accuracy o...

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Spatial association between Helicoverpa armigera and its predators in smallholder crops in Kenya.

Published online: 13 Apr 1995

Authors: Berg, H. van den & Cock, M. J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As part of a research project on the population dynamics of a polyphagous noctuid pest, Helicoverpa armigera, on crops commonly grown in small-scale a...

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Biocontrol in insecticide sprayed crops does not benefit from semi-natural habitats and recovers slowly after spraying.

Published online: 08 Sep 2020

Authors: Gagic, V. & Hulthen, A. D. & Marcora, A. & Wang XiaoBei & Jones, L. & Schellhorn, N. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To enhance biological pest control in crop fields, it is recommended to increase semi-natural area on farm and decrease insecticide spraying. While th...

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Retrospective analysis of a classical biological control programme.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Naranjo, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Classical biological control has been a key technology in the management of invasive arthropod pests globally for over 120 years, yet rigorous quantit...

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