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Red clover pollination by bumble bees: a study of the dynamics of a plant-pollinator relationship.

Published online: 01 Feb 1984

Authors: Plowright, R. C. & Hartling, L. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A 3-parameter probabilistic model provided a good fit to data relating seed set to the number of florets on red clover inflorescences visited by bumbl...

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Routes to achieving sustainable intensification in simulated dairy farms: the importance of production efficiency and complimentary land uses.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: White, P. J. C. & Lee, M. A. & Roberts, D. J. & Cole, L. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sustainable intensification (SI) is a global challenge, aiming to increase food production whilst conserving biodiversity and ecosystem services. This...

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Tree diversity enhances tree transpiration in a Panamanian forest plantation.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Kunert, N. & Schwendenmann, L. & Potvin, C. & Hölscher, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tree plantations play an important role in meeting the growing demand for wood, but there is concern about their high rates of water use. Recent appro...

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Single vs. multiple introduction in biological control: the roles of parasitoid efficiency, antagonism and niche overlap.

Published online: 17 Nov 2004

Authors: Pedersen, B. S. & Mills, N. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Theoretical studies have presented conflicting conclusions about the value of introducing multiple parasitoid species to control insect pests, dependi...

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Male-killing bacteria as agents of insect pest control.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Berec, L. & Maxin, D. & Bernhauerová, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Continual effort is needed to reduce the impact of exotic species in the context of increased globalization. Any innovation in this respect would be a...

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Trade-offs in parasitism efficiency and brood size mediate parasitoid coexistence, with implications for biological control of the invasive emerald ash borer.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Wang XiaoYi & Jennings, D. E. & Duan, J. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Parasitoids often are selected for use as biological control agents because of their high host specificity, yet such host specificity can result in st...

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Mathematical epidemiology of rice dwarf virus transmitted by green rice leafhoppers: a differential equation model.

Published online: 19 Feb 1986

Authors: Nakasuji, F. & Miyai, S. & Kawamoto, H. & Kiritani, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Both the number of rice hills (clumps of tillering stalks from planted seedlings) and the density of vectors were divided into 3 categories: healthy, ...

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Reduced growth, competitiveness, and photosynthetic efficiency of triazine-resistant Senecio vulgaris from California.

Published online: 14 Jun 1988

Authors: Holt, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Triazine-susceptible and resistant biotypes of S. vulgaris, collected from the same field in Salinas, California, were compared to determine whether r...

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What is better for animal conservation translocation programmes: soft- or hard-release? A phylogenetic meta-analytical approach.

Published online: 17 Jun 2021

Authors: Resende, P. S. & Viana Junior, A. B. & Young, R. J. & Azevedo, C. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Animal conservation translocation is an important tool available to conservation biologists to address problems of isolated, declining or endangered p...

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Diet, feeding behaviour and food intake of the upland goose (Chloephaga picta) and ruddy-headed goose (C. rubidiceps) in the Falkland Islands.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Summers, R. W. & Grieve, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The diet of upland and ruddy-headed geese was composed mainly of Poa annua and P. pratensis. Leaf lengths of P. annua/pratensis eaten on 'greens' did ...

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