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Varietal resistance and intraspecific competition in the cowpea weevils Callosobruchus maculatus and C. chinensis (Coleoptera: Bruchidae).

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Giga, D. P. & Smith, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

When Callosobruchus maculatus (F.) was provided with the seeds of several varieties of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) in the laboratory in the UK and was ...

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Gender-differentiated impacts of climate variability in Ethiopia: a micro-simulation approach.

Published online: 22 Mar 2017

Authors: Wossen, T.

Content type: Bulletin

In this paper, we examine the gender-specific effects of climate variability using household level data from rural Ethiopia. In particular, this paper...

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Seed and seedling traits affecting critical life stage transitions and recruitment outcomes in dryland grasses.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Larson, J. E. & Sheley, R. L. & Hardegree, S. P. & Doescher, P. S. & James, J. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seeding native plants is a key management practice to counter land degradation across the globe, yet the majority of seeding efforts fail, limiting ou...

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Flowering behaviour of populations of Dactylis glomerata under field conditions in Britain.

Published online: 03 Dec 1965

Authors: Calder, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Twenty-one agronomic varieties and local populations of D. glomerata ssp. euglomerata and two of ssp. lusitanica from a wide range of habitats were st...

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Winter growth of contrasting ryegrass varieties at two altitudes in mid-Wales.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Thomas, H. & Norris, I. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

7 cv. of perennial ryegrass, which originated from countries having contrasting winter climates and with a range of heading dates, were grown in simul...

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Effects of water-saving rice cultivation methods on yield, water use, and water-use efficiency.

Published online: 03 Oct 2019

Authors: Gaspar, J. P. & Henry, C. G. & Anders, M. M. & Duren, M. & Hendrix, D. & Horton, A. P.

Content type: Bulletin article

Water available for irrigation is declining in many rice-growing regions around the world. Global populations continue to rise increasing crop product...

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Are old varieties less productive than modern ones? Dismantling a myth.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Carranza, G. & Guzmán, G. I. & Torremocha, E. & Aguilera, E. & González de Molina, M.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Breeding programs of the Green Revolution based their success on increasing the production of harvestable biomass, in relation with non-commercial par...

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Annual Report 2018: Breitenhof Agroscope Stone Fruit Centre.

Published online: 20 Mar 2019

Authors: Schwizer, T. & Kessler, W. & Weibel, F. & Friedli, M. & Häseli, A. & Kuster, T. & Werder, M. & Schöneberg, A. & Gravalon, P. & Reininger, V. & Knauf, A. & Lussi, L. & Perren, S. & Holliger, E. & Zwahlen, D. & Bravin, E. & Schweizer, S. & Riedl, A. & Roleff, N. & Naef, A.

Content type: Bulletin

This publication presents the annual report for 2018 of the Agroscope Stone Fruit Centre at Breitenhof, Swizerland, including the review of the Adviso...

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Minimizing invasive potential of Miscanthus × giganteus grown for bioenergy: identifying demographic thresholds for population growth and spread.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Matlaga, D. P. & Davis, A. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many species prioritized for bioenergy crop development possess traits associated with invasiveness, necessitating a priori efforts by ecologists to i...

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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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