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Limits to green revolution in rice in Africa the case of Ghana.

Published online: 19 Oct 2016

Authors: Ragasa, C. & Chapoto, A.

Content type: Bulletin

The Ghana National Rice Development Strategy in 2009 was developed to double rice production by 2018 with a 10 percent annual increase and to reduce o...

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Direct and indirect effects of nitrogen enrichment and grazing on grassland productivity through intraspecific trait variability.

Published online: 18 Feb 2022

Authors: Zheng ShuXia & Chi YongGang & Yang XiaoJing & Li WenHuai & Lan ZhiChun & Bai YongFei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the context of global change, the effects of livestock grazing and nitrogen (N) deposition on ecosystem structure and function of grasslands are no...

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Charcoal function and management in boreal ecosystems.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Hart, S. & Luckai, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Charcoal plays an important role in soil function and carbon storage in fire-prone ecosystems. Charcoal is present in most boreal forest soils as a re...

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Multifaceted functional diversity for multifaceted crop yield: towards ecological assembly rules for varietal mixtures.

Published online: 02 Dec 2020

Authors: Montazeaud, G. & Violle, C. & Roumet, P. & Rocher, A. & Ecarnot, M. & Compan, F. & Maillet, G. & Fort, F. & Fréville, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological theories suggest that higher plant genetic diversity can increase productivity in natural ecosystems. So far, varietal mixtures, that is, t...

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Modelling environmental and socio-economic trade-offs associated with land-sparing and land-sharing approaches to oil palm expansion.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Lee SerHuay [Lee, S. H. J. ] & Garcia-Ulloa, J. & Ghazoul, J. & Obidzinski, K. & Koh LianPin

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effectiveness of land-sharing and land-sparing approaches has been widely debated. Yet, few studies quantify the environmental and socio-economic ...

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Hen harriers on a Scottish grouse moor: multiple factors predict breeding density and productivity.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Baines, D. & Richardson, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Predator density and productivity can be influenced by ecological and anthropogenic factors. Given the controversy over predators impacting on prey of...

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Impacts of honeybee density on crop yield: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 28 Aug 2020

Authors: Rollin, O. & Garibaldi, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is increasing recognition that pollination deficits are limiting crop yields world-wide. However, management strategies for optimal insect polli...

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Influence of deferred grazing on vegetation dynamics and livestock productivity in an Andean pastoral system.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Buttolph, L. P. & Coppock, D. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management recommendations intended to reduce rangeland degradation and increase livestock productivity often assume equilibrium conditions wherein ve...

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Effects of intensive harvesting on moose reproduction.

Published online: 03 Nov 2000

Authors: Laurian, C. & Ouellet, J. P. & Courtois, R. & Breton, L. & St-Onge, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It has been hypothesized that a balanced adult sex ratio is necessary for the full participation of ungulate females in reproduction and therefore hig...

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Productivity and canopy structure in seven temperate forage grasses.

Published online: 13 Jan 1968

Authors: Hunt, L. A. & Cooper, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Yield determinations were made during Apr.-May and Aug.-Sept. on vegetative swards of Arrhenatherum elatius, Cynosurus cristatus, Festuca arundinacea,...

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