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Falcons using orchard nest boxes reduce fruit-eating bird abundances and provide economic benefits for a fruit-growing region.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Shave, M. E. & Shwiff, S. A. & Elser, J. L. & Lindell, C. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Suppression of pest species via a native predator is a regulating ecosystem service that has the potential to limit crop damage and produce economic b...

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The use of water by cotton crops in Abyan, South Arabia.

Published online: 16 Jul 1966

Authors: Rijks, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fifteen, 45, 60 and 90 cm water were applied before sowing cotton; after irrigation there were 10, 28, 45 and 60 cm of available water respectively in...

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Dispersion statistics and sample size estimates for monitoring mite populations in commercial apple orchards.

Published online: 24 Dec 1992

Authors: Pringle, K. L. & Giliomee, J. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sample size estimates for monitoring population densities of Tetranychus urticae and Panonychus ulmi in apple orchards in South Africa were derived fr...

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Field studies of leaf conductance response to environmental variables in citrus.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Cohen, S. & Cohen, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The relationship between leaf conductance and environmental variables was examined during two summers in 22-year-old Shamouti orange trees. Soil water...

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Inversely density-dependent egg parasitism in patchy distributions of the citrus pest Cryptophlebia leucotreta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) and its agricultural efficiency.

Published online: 22 Jun 1988

Authors: Newton, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field surveys of egg populations of Cryptophlebia leucotreta and the egg parasitoid Trichogrammatoidea cryptophlebiae native to southern Africa, were ...

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Watermelon pollinators exhibit complementarity in both visitation rate and single-visit pollination efficiency.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Pisanty, G. & Afik, O. & Wajnberg, E. & Mandelik, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The concept of pollinator niche complementarity maintains that species-rich pollinator communities can provide higher and more stable pollination serv...

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Pollination services provided to small and large highbush blueberry fields by wild and managed bees.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Isaacs, R. & Kirk, A. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plantings of pollinator-dependent crops vary from large, intensively managed fields to small fields that are managed less intensively, yet there is re...

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Community structure of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in a series of habitats associated with citrus.

Published online: 30 Mar 1984

Authors: Samways, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A transect of 44 pitfall traps passing through 11 point habitats associated with citrus in South Africa captured 10 488 individuals comprising 23 gene...

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Seasonal light interception and canopy development in hedgerow and bed system apple orchards.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Palmer, J. W. & Jackson, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Patterns of light interception, in both time and space, were measured during 1973 and 1974 in apple orchards. Several planting systems were investigat...

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Diurnal light interception and a computer model of light interception by hedgerow apple orchards.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Palmer, J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There was a marked diurnal variation of light interception by hedgerow orchards on sunny days in June and July. This variation was considerably reduce...

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