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Phosphorus balance of contrasting farming systems, past and present. Can food production be sustainable?

Published online: 27 May 1998

Authors: Newman, E. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Phosphorus inputs and losses are calculated for contrasting farming systems: cereals were a major product in all systems. In typical modern British wh...

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Observations on savanna burning in the Olokemeji forest reserve, Nigeria.

Published online: 15 Jan 1966

Authors: Hopkins, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In derived savanna, tree cover measured in various ways was not significantly related to the dry weight of the herbage layer before or after burning. ...

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Phytometric assessment of the fertility of undrained rich-fen soils.

Published online: 15 Jul 1993

Authors: Wheeler, B. D. & Shaw, S. C. & Cook, R. E. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To evaluate suitable methods for comparing soil fertility across a large number of undrained rich-fen sites the relationships between soil chemical co...

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Benefits of increased cover crop diversity for predators and biological pest control depend on the landscape context.

Published online: 30 Sep 2021

Authors: Beaumelle, L. & Auriol, A. & Grasset, M. & Pavy, A. & Thiéry, D. & Rusch, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Increasing plant diversity in agricultural systems is a promising way to balance food production and biodiversity conservation. Biological pest con...

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Effectiveness of vole control by owls in apple orchards.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Murano, C. & Kasahara, S. & Kudo, S. & Inada, A. & Sato, S. & Watanabe, K. & Azuma, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological pest control is gaining greater acceptance as an important part of integrated pest management for sustainable agriculture. However, knowled...

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Testing a silvicultural recommendation: Brazil nut responses 10 years after liana cutting.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Kainer, K. A. & Wadt, L. H. O. & Staudhammer, C. L. & Barlow, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lianas or woody vines can be detrimental to the trees that support them. Research on liana cutting for tropical timber management has demonstrated pos...

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Biological control of Scotch broom: modelling the determinants of abundance and the potential impact of introduced insect herbivores.

Published online: 08 Jan 1998

Authors: Rees, M. & Paynter, Q.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Simulation and analytical models were developed for the European shrub, Scotch broom Cytisus scoparius. The simulation model is spatially explicit and...

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The responses of floodplain primary production to flood frequency and timing.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Robertson, A. I. & Bacon, P. & Heagney, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

River regulation and abstraction have dramatically altered the natural flow regime of many rivers worldwide, but experimental investigations of the bi...

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Experimental evidence of multiple ecosystem services and disservices provided by ecological intensification in Mediterranean agro-ecosystems.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Segre, H. & Segoli, M. & Carmel, Y. & Shwartz, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensifying agricultural production in sustainable ways is pivotal to increasing food production while reducing environmental impacts. Ecological int...

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Forecasting tillage and soil warming effects on earthworm populations.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Johnston, A. S. A. & Sibly, R. M. & Thorbek, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Healthy soils are crucial for sustainable food production, but tillage limits the biological regulation of essential ecosystem services. Better unders...

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