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Biodiversity effects on grape quality depend on variety and management intensity.

Published online: 04 Aug 2021

Authors: Steiner, M. & Grace, J. B. & Bacher, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Interactions between plants can be beneficial, detrimental or neutral. In agricultural systems, competition between crop and spontaneous vegetation is...

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The effect of droughting on varieties and ecotypes of Lolium, Dactylis and Festuca.

Published online: 04 Jul 1984

Authors: Norris, I. B. & Thomas, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cultivars and populations of Lolium, Dactylis and Festuca species were grown under contrasting soil moisture regimes in the glasshouse. Dry matter pro...

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The ability of bumblebees and honeybees to pollinate red clover.

Published online: 15 Jan 1966

Authors: Free, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Flower heads of 3 varieties of red clover were exposed to insect visits at various times from 2 to 7 days after the first flowers opened; each head wa...

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A review of the pollinators associated with decaying wood, old trees and tree wounds in Great Britain.

Published online: 28 Apr 2021

Published by: Woodland Trust

Authors: Falk, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This review identifies over 320 saproxylic insects that visit flowers on a regular or occasional basis in England, Wales and Scotland. That represents...

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The relation between the date of heading of Nigerian sorghums and the duration of the growing season.

Published online: 04 Dec 1968

Authors: Curtis, D. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A variety indigenous to northern Nigeria yields best in its own locality, the time of flowering coinciding with the end of the rainy season. If the va...

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Influence of grain characteristics on optimal diet of field-feeding mallards Anas platyrhynchos.

Published online: 21 Aug 1987

Authors: Clark, R. G. & Greenwood, H. & Sugden, L. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The relationship between cereal preference and rate of energy intake was studied for the mallard and 4 types of cereal grain. In a field experiment at...

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The ability of bumblebees and honeybees to pollinate red clover.

Published online: 19 Dec 1966

Authors: Free, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The percentage of florets of the Trifolium pratense varieties Altaswede, Berry's and Essex which set seed when visited by Apis mellifera and Bombus ag...

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Modelling the interaction of cotton and the cotton boll weevil. I. A comparison of growth and development of cotton varieties.

Published online: 07 Dec 1991

Authors: Gutierrez, A. P. & Santos, W. J. dos & Villacorta, A. & Pizzamiglio, M. A. & Ellis, C. K. & Carvalho, L. H. & Stone, N. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Varietal growth characteristics affect yield and the ability of cotton plants to avoid and/or compensate for herbivore damage, in particular by the cu...

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A portable LIDAR system for rapid determination of forest canopy structure.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Parker, G. G. & Harding, D. J. & Berger, M. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The functional characteristics of forests are related to the organization of their canopies. However, understanding the relationship between canopy st...

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Light interception, photosynthetic activity, and crop growth rate in canopies of six temperate forage grasses.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Sheehy, J. E. & Cooper, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Growth rates of grasses in midsummer at complete light interception were 21.9 g/m2 day (3.9% light energy conversion) for timothy cv. S352, 25 g (4.3%...

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