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Food selection by skylarks and grazing damage to sugar beet seedlings.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Green, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Observations were made on sugar beet fields in Cambridgeshire and West Suffolk, UK, in April-May 1977 and 1978 from emergence of seedlings until they ...

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Differential effects of landscape and management on diversity and density of ground-dwelling farmland spiders.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Schmidt, M. H. & Roschewitz, I. & Thies, C. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution and abundance of animals are influenced by factors at both local and wider landscape scales. Natural enemies of pests in arable field...

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Herbicide application affects microhabitat use by arable wood mice (Apodemus sylvaticus).

Published online: 17 Apr 1993

Authors: Tew, T. E. & Macdonald, D. W. & Rands, M. R. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Since arable-dwelling wood mice feed on many of the plant and animal species known to benefit from conservation headlands (6-m strips around crop fiel...

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Log-normality of biodiversity and abundance in diagnosis and measuring of ecosystemic health: pesticide stress on pollinators on blueberry heaths.

Published online: 05 Jun 1998

Authors: Kevan, P. G. & Greco, C. F. & Belaoussoff, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data were collected from sampling pollinating bees [Apoidea] over 8 years in 13 blueberry fields in New Brunswick, Canada, and used to test the log-no...

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The feeding ecology and survival of partridge chicks (Alectoris rufa and Perdix perdix) on arable farmland in East Anglia.

Published online: 02 Sep 1985

Authors: Green, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Broods of grey and red-legged partridges were radio-tracked for 20 days after hatching and their diet estimated from faeces collected at nocturnal roo...

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Flower strips, organic management or small-scale farming: which benefits pollinator abundance, richness and reproduction most?

Published online: 05 Nov 2020

Authors: Geppert, C.

Content type: Blog

This paper presents the results of studies conducted to evaluate the effects of landscape-scale mean arable field size and local management (flower st...

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The relative importance of green infrastructure as refuge habitat for pollinators increases with local land-use intensity.

Published online: 06 Dec 2020

Authors: Li PengYao & Kleijn, D. & Badenhausser, I. & Zaragoza-Trello, C. & Gross, N. & Raemakers, I. & Scheper, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural expansion and intensification have resulted in strong declines in farmland biodiversity across Europe. In many intensively farmed landsca...

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Configurational crop heterogeneity increases within-field plant diversity.

Published online: 21 Dec 2020

Authors: Alignier, A. & Solé-Senan, X. O. & Robleño, I. & Baraibar, B. & Fahrig, L. & Giralt, D. & Gross, N. & Martin, J. L. & Recasens, J. & Sirami, C. & Siriwardena, G. & Baillod, A. B. & Bertrand, C. & Carrié, R. & Hass, A. & Henckel, L. & Miguet, P. & Badenhausser, I. & Baudry, J. & Bota, G. & Bretagnolle, V. & Brotons, L. & Burel, F. & Calatayud, F. & Clough, Y. & Georges, R. & Gibon, A. & Girard, J. & Lindsay, K. & Minano, J. & Mitchell, S. & Patry, N. & Poulin, B. & Tscharntke, T. & Vialatte, A. & Violle, C. & Yaverscovski, N. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing landscape heterogeneity by restoring semi-natural elements to reverse farmland biodiversity declines is not always economically feasible or...

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Variability in the relationship between crop yield and weed density for winter wheat and Bromus sterilis.

Published online: 11 Jul 1989

Authors: Cousens, R. & Firbank, L. G. & Mortimer, A. M. & Smith, R. G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Winter wheat and B. sterilis were grown in additive mixtures in 2 fields each at each of two locations in the UK. Yields and components of yield were ...

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Studies on the weeds of vegetable crops. 6. Seed populations of soil under commercial cropping.

Published online: 06 Mar 1966

Authors: Roberts, H. A. & Stokes, F. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The weed seed populations built up in the top 6 in. of soil in land on which vegetable crops have been grown for long periods, was estimated from soil...

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