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Mixture of cultivars: pilot field trial of an ecological alternative to improve production or quality of wheat (Triticum aestivum).

Published online: 25 Jun 1995

Authors: Sarandon, S. J. & Sarandon, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a field study in La Plata, Argentina, mixtures of wheat cultivars were tested as an ecological alternative to pure culture, for producing either a ...

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Selective plant foraging and the top-down suppression of native diversity in a restored prairie.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Schneider, S. & Steeves, R. & Newmaster, S. & MacDougall, A. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Clarifying what species are being consumed at what times can improve our understanding of how anthropogenic change affects food web dynamics, with imp...

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Extremely frequent bee visits increase pollen deposition but reduce drupelet set in raspberry.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Sáez, A. & Morales, C. L. & Ramos, L. Y. & Aizen, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Production of many flowering crops often benefits from elevated pollinator diversity and abundance. Nevertheless, the opposite relationship may arise ...

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Ecology of Hyparrhenia rufa (Nees) in derived savanna in north-western Costa Rica.

Published online: 08 Jan 1972

Authors: Daubenmire, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

H. rufa was the only herbaceous plant to prosper under annual burning in derived savana in N.W. Costa Rica. Under favourable conditions it could be &g...

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Optimizing flower fields as an effective farmland eco-scheme also during non-breeding.

Published online: 17 Feb 2022

Authors: Rieger, M. R. & Mailänder, S. & Stier, L. & Santon, M. & Staggenborg, J. & Anthes, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) of the European Union implements several farmland eco-schemes, but most are considered ineffective in halting the...

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The global teak study. Analysis, evaluation and future potential of teak resources.

Published online: 13 Dec 2017

Authors: Kollert, W. & Kleine, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Teak (Tectona grandis L.f.) is one of the most valuable tropical hardwoods of the world. Together with other highgrade hardwoods such as mahogany and ...

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Altering perceived predation risk and food availability: management prescriptions to benefit farmland birds on stubble fields.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Whittingham, M. J. & Devereux, C. L. & Evans, A. D. & Bradbury, R. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

European farmland bird populations have fallen dramatically and sympathetic management of key habitats is one crucial way to help boost these populati...

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Restructuring tree provenance test data to conform to reciprocal transplant experiments for detecting local adaptation.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Lu PengXin & Parker, W. C. & Colombo, S. J. & Man RongZhou

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Local adaptation is a fundamental assumption in delineating seed zones and developing seed transfer guidelines to safeguard climatic adaptation of tre...

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Long-term enhancement of agricultural production by restoration of biodiversity.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Bullock, J. M. & Pywell, R. F. & Walker, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experimental manipulations have shown positive impacts of increased species richness on ecosystem productivity, but there remain some questions about ...

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Organic management in apple orchards: higher impacts on biological control than on pollination.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Porcel, M. & Andersson, G. K. S. & Pålsson, J. & Tasin, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive agricultural management negatively affects both natural enemies of pests and pollinators. Such management also has the potential to adversel...

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