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Local wild plants from the Thar Desert for improved health and food security.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Dheeraj Singh & Rakesh Bhardwaj & Chaudhary, M. K. & Meena, M. L. & Wangchu, L.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The Thar Desert of western India has provided several 'miracle' plants of immense food and medicinal value. Native communities have adopted a unique i...

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Comparative size, fecundity and ecophysiology of roadside plants of Banksia hookeriana.

Published online: 15 Apr 1994

Authors: Lamont, B. B. & Rees, R. G. & Witkowski, E. T. F. & Whitten, V. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of road verges in SW Australia for conservation of indigenous species was investigated in B. hookeriana, a shrub which is a major food source ...

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The potential for common weeds to reduce slug damage to winter wheat: laboratory and field studies.

Published online: 02 Jul 1997

Authors: Cook, R. T. & Bailey, S. E. R. & McCrohan, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Slugs are serious pests of winter wheat crops in temperate climates, but current methods of chemical control are often unreliable. The potential for c...

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The influence of three populations of Aceria chondrillae on three forms of Chondrilla juncea.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Cullen, J. M. & Moore, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The performance of 3 populations of Phytoptus chondrillae G. Can. (Aceria chondrillae), a mite that had been introduced into Australia for the biologi...

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Perspectives on wastewater treatment wetlands and waterbird conservation.

Published online: 29 Sep 2010

Authors: Murray, C. G. & Hamilton, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With the global loss of natural wetlands, waterbirds have become increasingly dependent on alternative and artificial habitats, but the use of such we...

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Simulation of nitrogen mineralization in the below-ground food webs of two winter wheat fields.

Published online: 12 Apr 1995

Authors: Ruiter, P. C. de & Moore, J. C. & Zwart, K. B. & Bouwman, L. A. & Hassink, J. & Bloem, J. & Vos, J. A. de & Marinissen, J. C. Y. & Didden, W. A. M. & Lebbink, G. & Brussaard, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Food webs in conventional (high-input) and integrated (reduced-input) farming systems were simulated to estimate the contribution of soil microbes and...

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Spring grazing and the manipulation of food quality by barnacle geese.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Ydenberg, R. C. & Prins, H. H. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The foraging activities of a large flock of barnacle geese (Branta leucopsis) wintering on the West Friesian island of Schiermonnikoog were monitored ...

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Key pollen host plants provide balanced diets for wild bee larvae: a lesson for planting flower strips and hedgerows.

Published online: 03 Sep 2020

Authors: Filipiak, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bee-friendly plants are defined by the quantity of food they produce and the visitation rates of adult insects foraging for nectar. However, it is pol...

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The effects of food availability and winter weather on the dynamics of a grey squirrel population in southern England.

Published online: 28 Aug 1996

Authors: Gurnell, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The population ecology of grey squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) in a 9-ha oak (Quercus robur) woodland in Alice Holt Forest (Hampshire/Surrey) was stu...

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Third and fourth trophic level composition shift in an aphid-parasitoid-hyperparasitoid food web limits aphid control in an intercropping system.

Published online: 15 Feb 2022

Authors: Jeavons, E. & Baaren, J. van & Ralec, A. le & Buchard, C. & Duval, F. & Llopis, S. & Postic, E. & Lann, C. le

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding how resource diversification affects ecological interactions, food web structure and ecosystem functioning is essential in both fundamen...

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