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Direct and indirect effects of landscape change on the reproduction of a temperate perennial herb.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Valdés, A. & García, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The harmful effects of landscape change on species reproduction may be direct when habitat loss and fragmentation affect individual performance within...

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Effects of shade cover and availability of midge breeding sites on pollinating midge populations and fruit set in two cocoa farms.

Published online: 27 Nov 1985

Authors: Young, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rotten banana stems provide breeding sites for Forcipomyia spp.

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Community structure of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in a series of habitats associated with citrus.

Published online: 30 Mar 1984

Authors: Samways, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A transect of 44 pitfall traps passing through 11 point habitats associated with citrus in South Africa captured 10 488 individuals comprising 23 gene...

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Seasonal light interception and canopy development in hedgerow and bed system apple orchards.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Patterns of light interception, in both time and space, were measured during 1973 and 1974 in apple orchards. Several planting systems were investigat...

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Diurnal light interception and a computer model of light interception by hedgerow apple orchards.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Palmer, J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There was a marked diurnal variation of light interception by hedgerow orchards on sunny days in June and July. This variation was considerably reduce...

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Alluring restoration strategies to attract seed-dispersing animals need more rigorous testing.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Holl, K. D. & Joyce, F. H. & Reid, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a recently published paper, Silva et al. conclude that placing fruit feeders (induced seed dispersal) in restored tropical forests serves to enrich...

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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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Rapid delimiting of pest infestations: a case study of the Mediterranean fruit fly.

Published online: 22 Jul 1985

Authors: Mangel, M. & Plant, R. E. & Carey, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The problem of determining quickly the extent of insect pest infestations, such as that of the fruit pest Ceratitis capitata in California, is discuss...

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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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