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Bud-feeding by bullfinches: methods for spreading damage evenly within orchards.

Published online: 01 Jul 1987

Authors: Greig-Smith, P. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To explore possible ways of reducing the effets of bud-eating in orchards, captive bullfinches [Pyrrhula pyrrhula] were studied in an aviary simulatio...

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Population ecology of winter moth (Operophtera brumata) on apple in relation to larval dispersal and time of bud burst.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Holliday, N. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The populations of Operophtera brumata (L.) on 8 cider apple trees of 4 cultivars were monitored from October 1972 until May 1975 in Western England. ...

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The comparative effects of pruning by burning or clipping on lowbush blueberries in north-eastern Ontario.

Published online: 20 Oct 1972

Authors: Smith, D. W. & Hilton, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pruning by burning improved lowbush blueberry performance mainly through the nutrients in the ash. Pruning by mechanical clipping did not increase dry...

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The economic cost of losing native pollinator species for orchard production.

Published online: 28 Aug 2020

Authors: Pérez-Méndez, N. & Andersson, G. K. S. & Requier, F. & Hipólito, J. & Aizen, M. A. & Morales, C. L. & García, N. & Gennari, G. P. & Garibaldi, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The alarming loss of pollinator diversity world-wide can reduce the productivity of pollinator-dependent crops, which could have economic impacts. How...

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Preserving frugivorous birds in agro-ecosystems: lessons from Spanish olive orchards.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Rey, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Frugivorous birds are a priority for conservation. They are experiencing the transformation of natural habitats to agro-ecosystems worldwide and some ...

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Enhanced yeast feeding following mating facilitates control of the invasive fruit pest Drosophila suzukii.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Mori, B. A. & Whitener, A. B. & Leinweber, Y. & Revadi, S. & Beers, E. H. & Witzgall, P. & Becher, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The highly invasive spotted wing Drosophila Drosophila suzukii is a key pest of soft fruit and berries in Europe and North America, and development of...

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Pollination of Coffea canephora in relation to local and regional agroforestry management.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Klein, A. M. & Steffan-Dewenter, I. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination of crops depends on local agricultural management and the quality of adjacent habitats. Lowland coffee Coffea canephora, is an important t...

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Microclimate in an apple orchard.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Landsberg, J. J. & Powell, D. B. B. & Butler, D. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During 1971 micro-meteorological measurements were made in March, May, July, August and October in a 7-year-old hedgerow-type apple orchard. The albed...

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Interception of light by model hedgerow orchards in relation to latitude, time of year and hedgerow configuration and orientation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Jackson, J. E. & Palmer, J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Light interception by model hedgerow orchards and light distribution over their surfaces were investigated using a computer for the direct light calcu...

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The use of water by cotton crops in Abyan, South Arabia.

Published online: 31 Dec 1966

Authors: Rijks, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cotton was grown with 15, 45, 60 and 90 cm of irrigation water, applied before sowing. After irrigation there were 10, 28, 45 and 60 cm of available w...

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