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Yield of temperate forage grassland species is either largely resistant or resilient to experimental summer drought.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Hofer, D. & Suter, M. & Haughey, E. & Finn, J. A. & Hoekstra, N. J. & Buchmann, N. & Lüscher, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Due to climate change, an increasing frequency and severity of drought events are expected to impair grassland productivity, particularly of intensive...

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The effect of pea cultivar and water stress on root and shoot competition between vegetative plants of maize and pea.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Semere, T. & Froud-Williams, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Improvements in intercrop yields may be achieved through an understanding of yield advantages due to above-ground or below-ground interactions. Forage...

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Influence of tillage practices on lint yield, water quality, and soil exchangeable N in cotton production.

Published online: 09 Oct 2019

Authors: Adviento-Borbe, M. A. A. & Wood, H. & Reba, M. L. & Massey, J. H. & Teague, T. G.

Content type: Bulletin article

Objectives of a 2017 field trial were to quantify how different tillage and N fertilization practices affect cotton productivity and nutrient manageme...

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Effects of soil type on crop yield-weed density relationships between winter wheat and Bromus sterilis.

Published online: 16 Mar 1991

Authors: Firbank, L. G. & Cousens, R. & Mortimer, A. M. & Smith, R. G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A range of densities of B. sterilis were sown in pots with winter wheat cv. Avalon in 4 soils; a heavy clay loam and a lighter, sandy soil from Oxford...

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Invasive plants and water resources in the Western Cape Province, South Africa: modelling the consequences of a lack of management.

Published online: 14 Jun 1996

Authors: Maitre, D. C. le & Wilgen, B. W. van & Chapman, R. A. & McKelly, D. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The invasion of fynbos shrublands by woody weed species can reduce the water yield from catchment areas dramatically. The consequences of uncontrolled...

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Climate change, out-migration and agrarian stress: the potential for upscaling small-scale water storage in Nepal.

Published online: 10 Dec 2014

Authors: Sugden, F. & Lata Shrestha & Bharati, L. & Pabitra Gurung & Laxmi Maharjan & Janmaat, J. & Price, J. I. & Sherpa, T. Y. C. & Utsav Bhattarai & Shishir Koirala & Basu Timilsina

Content type: Bulletin

Climate change could have a critical impact on agriculture in Nepal due to changes in the variability of water availability and associated uncertainty...

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Plant diversity enhanced yield and mitigated drought impacts in intensively managed grassland communities.

Published online: 27 Oct 2021

Authors: Grange, G. & Finn, J. A. & Brophy, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is a global requirement to improve the environmental sustainability of intensively managed grassland monocultures that rely on high rates of nit...

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Understanding the hydrological impacts of climate change in the Tana River Basin, Kenya.

Published online: 23 May 2018

Authors: Aditya Sood & Lal Muthuwatta & Silva, N. S. & McCartney, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Seven Regional Circulation Models (RCMs), simulating two Representative Concentration Pathways (i.e., RCPs 4.5 and 8.5), were used as input to the Soi...

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The relation between rainfall, soil water and yield of copra on a coconut estate in Trinidad.

Published online: 29 Oct 1967

Authors: Smith, G. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Yield of copra was more closely related to the integrated soil water deficit (here defined) than to rainfall.

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Growth, carbohydrate reserves and drought survival strategies of contrasting Dactylis glomerata populations in a Mediterranean environment.

Published online: 13 May 1995

Authors: Volaire, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The survival of cocksfoot (D. glomerata) swards and their changes in carbohydrate content were investigated on loamy clay soil in Corsica, France. Fiv...

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