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Do predators aggregate in response to pest density in agroecosystems? Assessing within-field spatial patterns.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Pearce, S. & Zalucki, M. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spatial heterogeneity of predator populations is an important component of ecological theories pertaining to predator-prey dynamics. Most studies ...

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Long-term dynamics of nematode communities in arable soil under four cropping systems.

Published online: 21 Jan 1988

Authors: Sohlenius, B. & Boström, S. & Sandor, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nematode fauna of 4 cropping systems were studied for 5 years in central Sweden. Plots were cropped as follows: barley with (B120) and without (BO...

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Arbuscular mycorrhizas in the anthracite and bituminous coal wastes of Pennsylvania.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Daft, M. J. & Hacskaylo, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Most of the herbaceous plants sampled from these sites had arbuscular mycorrhizas. Gigaspora gigantea, isolated from anthracite waste, stimulated the ...

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Experimental tests of the palatability of forage plants in greater snow geese.

Published online: 16 Nov 1991

Authors: Gauthier, G. & Bédard, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Trays containing greenhouse-grown pure stands or mixed swards of Phleum pratense or Bromus inermis/Medicago sativa, P. pratense, Dactylis glomerata, B...

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Bivariate diagrams for plant competition data: modifications and interpretation.

Published online: 06 Jul 1990

Authors: Snaydon, R. W. & Satorre, E. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Where competition studies are based on binary mixtures, data can be clearly displayed by plotting the yield per unit area of one component against tha...

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Dynamics and contribution to carbon flows of Enchytraeidae (Oligochaeta) under four cropping systems.

Published online: 20 Apr 1990

Authors: Lagerlöf, J. & Andrén, O. & Paustian, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Enchytraeids were sampled in 1980-85 in an agricultural field experiment with four cropping systems: barley without nitrogen fertilization (B0); barle...

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A field study with genetically engineered alfalfa inoculated with recombinant Sinorhizobium meliloti: effects on the soil ecosystem.

Published online: 18 Feb 2000

Authors: Donegan, K. K. & Seidler, R. J. & Doyle, J. D. & Porteous, L. A. & Digiovanni, G. & Widmer, F. & Watrud, L. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Three genotypes of alfalfa [lucerne] (Medicago sativa) plants (parental, transgenic α-amylase-producing and transgenic lignin peroxidase-producing) we...

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Net primary production of a perennial grass ley (Festuca pratensis) assessed with different methods and compared with a lucerne ley (Medicago sativa).

Published online: 15 Dec 1990

Authors: Pettersson, R. & Hansson, A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The aboveground production of an established F. pratensis ley in central Sweden was analysed by repeated clipping during 1982 and 1983. Standing veget...

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Use of farmland in spring by migrating Canada geese in the St Lawrence valley, Quebec.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Reed, A. & Chapdelaine, G. & Dupuis, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During their spring stop-offs in Lake St. Peter, which averaged 32 days (1974-5), migrating Canada geese (Branta canadensis) flew twice daily to feed ...

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A modelling analysis of the successful biological control of Sitona discoideus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) by Microctonus aethiopoides (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in New Zealand.

Published online: 02 May 1996

Authors: Barlow, N. D. & Goldson, S. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Simple models were developed to explore the interaction between the curculionid lucerne (Medicago sativa) pest Sitona discoideus and its introduced br...

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