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Effects of three different alternate wetting and drying regimes in rice cultivation on yield, water use, and water use efficiency in a clay soil during a wet year.

Published online: 09 Oct 2019

Authors: Gaspar, J. P. & Henry, C. G. & Duren, M. W. & Horton, A. P. & James, H.

Content type: Bulletin article

Water available for irrigation is declining in many rice-growing regions around the world. Global populations continue to rise, increasing crop produc...

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Pollination by bats enhances both quality and yield of a major cash crop in Mexico.

Published online: 27 Aug 2020

Authors: Tremlett, C. J. & Moore, M. & Chapman, M. A. & Zamora-Gutierrez, V. & Peh, K. S. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bats pollinate many plants of high socio-economic value, including the majority of columnar cacti (Cactaceae) in Mexico, which have been used by human...

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The effect of droughting on varieties and ecotypes of Lolium, Dactylis and Festuca.

Published online: 04 Jul 1984

Authors: Norris, I. B. & Thomas, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cultivars and populations of Lolium, Dactylis and Festuca species were grown under contrasting soil moisture regimes in the glasshouse. Dry matter pro...

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Conservation genetics of two co-dominant grass species in an endangered grassland ecosystem.

Published online: 16 Jun 2004

Authors: Gustafson, D. J. & Gibson, D. J. & Nickrent, D. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Global habitat fragmentation and loss of undisturbed grasslands has led to the use of non-local seed and cultivars in restoration. There is concern th...

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Pollination services in a macadamia cultivar depend on across-orchard transport of cross pollen.

Published online: 14 Dec 2021

Authors: Kämper, W. & Trueman, S. J. & Ogbourne, S. M. & Wallace, H. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination services are critical in entomophilous crops. Relationships between pollinator visits and fruit set and mass are complex and optimal strat...

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Minimizing invasive potential of Miscanthus × giganteus grown for bioenergy: identifying demographic thresholds for population growth and spread.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Matlaga, D. P. & Davis, A. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many species prioritized for bioenergy crop development possess traits associated with invasiveness, necessitating a priori efforts by ecologists to i...

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Host resistance and the evolutionary response of plant viruses.

Published online: 12 Jul 2006

Authors: Bosch, F. van den & Akudibilah, G. & Seal, S. & Jeger, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant virus diseases severely constrain agricultural production world-wide, especially in less developed countries. The use of resistant cultivars may...

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Genotypically diverse cultivar mixtures for insect pest management and increased crop yields.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Tooker, J. F. & Frank, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In modern crop production, each plant is often nearly genetically identical to its neighbours, allowing insect pests and pathogens to move easily from...

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Environmental and landscape effects on cross-pollination rates observed at long distance among French oilseed rape Brassica napus commercial fields.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Devaux, C. & Klein, E. K. & Lavigne, C. & Sausse, C. & Messéan, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Evaluation of our ability to predict cross-pollination rates (CPR) at long distance using dispersal functions estimated in experimental set-ups differ...

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The effect of pea cultivar and water stress on root and shoot competition between vegetative plants of maize and pea.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Semere, T. & Froud-Williams, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Improvements in intercrop yields may be achieved through an understanding of yield advantages due to above-ground or below-ground interactions. Forage...

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