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Plant community diversity and growth form responses to herbicide applications for control of Centaurea maculosa.

Published online: 17 Apr 1998

Authors: Rice, P. M. & Toney, J. C. & Bedunah, D. J. & Carlson, C. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A field experiment conducted from 1988-95 in western Montana, USA, compared the effects of herbicide treatments (picloram, clopyralid and clopyralid +...

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Risk assessment of pesticide seed treatment for farmland birds using refined field data.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Lopez-Antia, A. & Feliu, J. & Camarero, P. R. & Ortiz-Santaliestra, M. E. & Mateo, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Due to reductions in winter food resources, newly sown cereal seeds have become a key component of many bird species' diets, but these seeds are often...

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Effects of clear-cutting on the enchytraeids in a Scots pine forest soil in central Sweden.

Published online: 05 Jun 1984

Authors: Lundkvist, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The enchytraeid populations of soil samples were recorded for 4 yr in a newly felled area and untreated control area (Sept. 1975-79) and for 2 yr (197...

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Precision farming - consideration of reduced exposure in the pollinator risk assessment.

Published online: 17 Aug 2020

Authors: Lückmann, J. & Kaiser, S. & Blankenhagen, F. von

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Observed declines in the distribution and abundance of various insect species have moved the topic of biodiversity and the protection of honey bees, a...

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The influence on soil development of the invertebrate fauna colonizing industrial reclamation sites.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Hutson, B. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Leaves of oak (Quercus robur) were confined in nylon bags of three mesh sizes, and buried from July until February on four recently reclaimed coal pit...

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Activity of the microbial decomposer community in metal-contaminated roadside soils.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Post, R. D. & Beeby, A. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rates of decomposition were measured in roadside soils of high and low metal concentration in SW London, UK, to determine whether metal contamination ...

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Do pollinators prefer pesticide-free plants? An experimental test with monarchs and milkweeds.

Published online: 08 Dec 2020

Authors: Olaya-Arenas, P. & Scharf, M. E. & Kaplan, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hundreds of recent studies have voiced concern over the negative impacts of non-target pesticides on pollinator health. However, pesticide loads are h...

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Annual Report 2018: Breitenhof Agroscope Stone Fruit Centre.

Published online: 20 Mar 2019

Authors: Schwizer, T. & Kessler, W. & Weibel, F. & Friedli, M. & Häseli, A. & Kuster, T. & Werder, M. & Schöneberg, A. & Gravalon, P. & Reininger, V. & Knauf, A. & Lussi, L. & Perren, S. & Holliger, E. & Zwahlen, D. & Bravin, E. & Schweizer, S. & Riedl, A. & Roleff, N. & Naef, A.

Content type: Bulletin

This publication presents the annual report for 2018 of the Agroscope Stone Fruit Centre at Breitenhof, Swizerland, including the review of the Adviso...

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Land-use legacy and the persistence of invasive Avena barbata on abandoned farmland.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Standish, R. J. & Cramer, V. A. & Hobbs, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Exotic species invasion onto abandoned farmlands has been linked to an increase in the availability of soil nutrients after cultivation. Avena barbata...

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Effects of a coal mine effluent on aquatic hyphomycetes. I. Field study.

Published online: 29 Aug 1997

Authors: Bermingham, S. & Maltby, L. & Cooke, R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of a discharge from an abandoned coal mine on the structure and functioning of aquatic hyphomycete assemblages colonizing leaf material was...

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