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The influence of landscape composition and configuration on crop yield resilience.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Redhead, J. W. & Oliver, T. H. & Woodcock, B. A. & Pywell, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sustainable agriculture aims to produce sufficient food while minimizing environmental damage. To achieve this, we need to understand the role of agri...

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Molecular techniques, wildlife management and the importance of genetic population structure and dispersal: a case study with feral pigs.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Hampton, J. O. & Spencer, P. B. S. & Alpers, D. L. & Twigg, L. E. & Woolnough, A. P. & Doust, J. & Higgs, T. & Pluske, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the spatial structure of populations is important in developing effective management strategies for feral and invasive species, such as ...

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Harvesting biofuel grasslands has mixed effects on natural enemy communities and no effects on biocontrol services.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Kim, T. N. & Fox, A. F. & Wills, B. D. & Meehan, T. D. & Landis, D. A. & Gratton, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Perennial bioenergy systems, such as switchgrass and restored prairies, are alternatives to commonly used annual monocultures such as maize. Perennial...

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The foliage-light product, a measure for assessing orchard canopies, and its relation to the yields of three apple varieties trained to three forms.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Maggs, D. H. & Alexander, D. McE.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The foliage-light product (FLP) is proposed as a simple and rapid means of assessing management systems of orchard trees by combining the two importan...

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The outcomes of 25 years of agricultural reforms in Kyrgyzstan.

Published online: 05 Apr 2017

Authors: Mogilevskii, R. & Abdrazakova, N. & Bolotbekova, A. & Chalbasova, S. & Dzhumaeva, S. & Tilekeyev, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Kyrgyz agriculture experienced substantial reform during the 1990s and early 2000s. Subsequently, the pace of reform slowed and at present the governm...

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Field evaluation of the Littoral Ecosystem Risk Assessment Model's predictions of the effects of chlorpyrifos.

Published online: 22 Feb 1995

Authors: Hanratty, M. P. & Stay, F. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A Littoral Ecosystem Risk Assessment Model (LERAM) is described and evaluated using field data from a previous littoral enclosure study of the effects...

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Phenotypic and community consequences of captive propagation in mosquitofish.

Published online: 20 Jul 2020

Authors: Wood, Z. T. & Fryxell, D. C. & Robinson, R. R. & Palkovacs, E. P. & Kinnison, M. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Captive propagation can lead to phenotypic change in fish populations, but the broader community-level consequences of captive phenotypes remain la...

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The effect of mowing regime on an amenity grassland ecosystem: above and below-ground components.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Dickinson, N. M. & Polwart, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of mowing frequency and cessation of mowing on ecosystem structure in a semi-permanent grassland (Agrostis tenuis, Holcus lanatus, Anthoxa...

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The effect of height of water table on the growth of Holcus lanatus with reference to Lolium perenne.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Watt, T. A. & Haggar, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plants of Holcus lanatus and Lolium perenne were grown in monoculture and in a 50:50 mixture in free-draining conditions and with the water table at 5...

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On the structural transformation of rural Africa.

Published online: 15 Mar 2017

Authors: Barrett, C. B. & Christiaensen, L. & Sheahan, M. & Shimeles, A.

Content type: Bulletin

From 2000 to 2014, per capita gross domestic product in Sub-Saharan Africa increased by almost 35 percent in real terms, doubling in some countries. S...

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