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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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The joint effects of larval density and 14C-cypermethrin on the life history and population growth rate of the midge Chironomus riparius.

Published online: 04 Feb 2004

Authors: Hooper, H. L. & Sibly, R. M. & Maund, S. J. & Hutchinson, T. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Chemical effects on organisms are typically assessed using individual-level endpoints or sometimes population growth rate (PGR), but such measurements...

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Prediction of weed density: the increase of error with prediction interval, and the use of long-term prediction for weed management.

Published online: 08 Jul 1999

Authors: Wallinga, J. & Grasman, J. & Groeneveld, R. M. W. & Kropff, M. J. & Lotz, L. A. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper addresses the errors that are associated with the long-term prediction of weed densities, and the effect of these errors on the performance...

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Estimation of soil bulk-density from loss-on-ignition values.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Harrison, A. F. & Bocock, K. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The precision of estimates of soil bulk density from organic matter content, expressed as % loss-on-ignition of dry weight, was examined for eight gro...

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What limits bumblebee populations on farmland?

Published online: 27 Apr 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Blog

This paper quantifies the landscape composition, seasonal nectar and pollen supply and Bombus terrestris colony density of 12 farms in southwest UK to...

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Effects of seeding density and spatial distribution of oat plants on colonization and development of Oscinella frit (Diptera: Chloropidae).

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Adesiyun, A. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field and laboratory trials were conducted in southern England to study the effects of seeding density and row spacing of oats on colonisation of seed...

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Differential effects of landscape and management on diversity and density of ground-dwelling farmland spiders.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Schmidt, M. H. & Roschewitz, I. & Thies, C. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution and abundance of animals are influenced by factors at both local and wider landscape scales. Natural enemies of pests in arable field...

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Intraspecific regulation of populations of the clonal herb, Cyperus esculentus.

Published online: 30 Nov 1988

Authors: Lapham, J. & Drennan, D. S. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The influence of competition on ramet populations of C. esculentus was studied experimentally at a site near Harare, Zimbabwe. A range of ramet densit...

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Replacement or additive designs for competition studies?

Published online: 21 Mar 1992

Authors: Snaydon, R. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Replacement and additive designs are compared for their ability to provide valid and interpretable measures of (a) resource complementarity, i.e. rela...

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Trophic transfer of pesticides: the fine line between predator-prey regulation and pesticide-pest regulation.

Published online: 21 Jan 2021

Authors: Baudrot, V. & Fernandez-De-Simon, J. & Coeurdassier, M. & Couval, G. & Giraudoux, P. & Lambin, X.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding pesticide impacts on populations of target/non-target species and communities is a challenge to applied ecology. When predators that oth...

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