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The concurrent assessment of agronomic, ecological and environmental variables enables better choice of agroecological service crop termination management.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Navarro-Miró, D. & Blanco-Moreno, J. M. & Ciaccia, C. & Testani, E. & Iocola, I. & Depalo, L. & Burgio, G. & Kristensen, H. L. & Hefner, M. & Tamm, K. & Bender, I. & Persiani, A. & Diacono, M. & Montemurro, F. & Willekens, K. & Védie, H. & Bavec, M. & Robačer, M. & Arlotti, D. & Deltour, P. & Neve, S. de & Gebremikael, M. T. & Chamorro, L. & Caballero-López, B. & Pérez-Ferrer, A. & Canali, S. & Sans, F. X.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although organic farming was originally promoted as an alternative farming system to address agronomic, environmental and ecological issues, its conve...

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Is current irrigation sustainable in the United States? An integrated assessment of climate change impact on water resources and irrigated crop yields.

Published online: 17 Jul 2019

Authors: Blanc, E. & Caron, J. & Fant, C. & Monier, E.

Content type: Bulletin

While the impact of climate change on crop yields has been extensively studied, the quantification of water shortages on irrigated crop yields has bee...

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Change in crop management strategies could double the maize yield in Africa.

Published online: 29 Nov 2017

Authors: Rezaei, E. E. & Gaiser, T.

Content type: Bulletin

Change in cropping practices is required to address the food security issues in Africa. Yet, testing of the performance of such changes, in particular...

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Comparing biological productivity in cropping systems: a competition approach.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Park, S. E. & Benjamin, L. R. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Intercropping, the practice of growing two or more crops in close association, is attracting increasing interest in developed countries, primarily ...

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Shifts from complementarity to selection effects maintain high productivity in maize/legume intercropping systems.

Published online: 14 Dec 2021

Authors: Zhang WeiPing & Gao SaiNan & Li ZhaoXin & Xu HuaSen & Yang Hao & Yang Xin & Fan HongXia & Su Ye & Fornara, D. & Li Long

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Complementarity (CE) and selection effects (SE) have been either invoked to explain the positive diversity-productivity relationship in natural and se...

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Transport of water in the soil-plant-atmosphere system.

Published online: 22 May 1965

Authors: Cowan, I. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An approximate solution is presented of the differential equation describing soil-moisture flow towards a root absorbing water at a periodically varyi...

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Deployment of organic farming at a landscape scale maintains low pest infestation and high crop productivity levels in vineyards.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Muneret, L. & Thiéry, D. & Joubard, B. & Rusch, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organic farming is a promising way to reduce pesticide use but increasing the area under organic farming at the landscape scale could increase pest in...

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Winter cover crop legacy effects on litter decomposition act through litter quality and microbial community changes.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Barel, J. M. & Kuyper, T. W. & Paul, J. & Boer, W. de & Cornelissen, J. H. C. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In agriculture, winter cover crop (WCC) residues are incorporated into the soil to improve soil quality, as gradual litter decomposition can improve f...

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The effect of agricultural diversity and crop choice on functional capacity change in grassland conversions.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Lin, B. B. & Flynn, D. F. B. & Bunker, D. E. & Uriarte, M. & Naeem, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Given that approximately one-quarter of grasslands worldwide have been converted to agriculture, understanding the consequences of agricultural conver...

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Genotypically diverse cultivar mixtures for insect pest management and increased crop yields.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Tooker, J. F. & Frank, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In modern crop production, each plant is often nearly genetically identical to its neighbours, allowing insect pests and pathogens to move easily from...

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