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Interference between rows and between plants within rows of a wheat crop, and its effects on growth and yield of differently-spaced rows.

Published online: 19 Dec 1972

Authors: Watson, D. J. & French, S. A. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A seed drill with 2 adjacent spouts blocked was used to sow winter wheat so that there were rows (a) 18 cm apart, (b) 18 cm from the next row on one s...

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Ecosystem services and disservices provided by small rodents in arable fields: effects of local and landscape management.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Fischer, C. & Gayer, C. & Kurucz, K. & Riesch, F. & Tscharntke, T. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In agriculture, both valuable ecosystem services and unwanted ecosystem disservices can be produced by the same organism group. For example, small rod...

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Photosynthesis in crop profiles, measured by phytometers.

Published online: 03 Jan 1969

Authors: Leach, G. J. & Watson, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Using sugar-beet seedlings as phytometers, NAR, LAI and light intensity were measured at various levels in field-grown spring barley, winter wheat, sp...

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Strip intercropping of wheat and oilseed rape enhances biodiversity and biological pest control in a conventionally managed farm scenario.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Alarcón-Segura, V. & Grass, I. & Breustedt, G. & Rohlfs, M. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conventional agriculture in the global north is typically characterized by large monocultures, commonly managed with high levels of pesticide or ferti...

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A simulation model of the epidemiology of barley yellow dwarf virus in winter sown cereals and its application to forecasting.

Published online: 15 May 1993

Authors: Kendall, D. A. & Brain, P. & Chinn, N. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A computer model is described which simulates the spread of barley yellow dwarf luteovirus (BYDV) by aphids in winter cereals in SW England. The model...

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Decline of the flora in Danish arable fields.

Published online: 03 Oct 1996

Authors: Andreasen, C. & Stryhn, H. & Streibig, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Surveys of the weed flora in Danish arable fields were conducted during 1967-70 and 1987-89. Frequencies of 67 common weed species in spring barley, s...

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The carabid and staphylinid fauna of winter wheat and fallow on a clay with flints soil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Jones, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Studies were carried out in Hertfordshire, England, during 1971-75 on the carabid and staphylinid fauna in areas of a Stackyard field (clay with flint...

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Agri-environment schemes enhance pollinator richness and abundance but bumblebee reproduction depends on field size.

Published online: 16 Dec 2020

Authors: Geppert, C. & Hass, A. & Földesi, R. & Donkó, B. & Akter, A. & Tscharntke, T. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollinators have experienced a dramatic decrease world-wide due to agricultural intensification. In many countries, agri-environment schemes (AES) hav...

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The population dynamics of Anisantha sterilis in winter wheat: comparative demography and the role of management.

Published online: 25 Oct 1999

Authors: Smith, G. L. & Freckleton, R. P. & Firbank, L. G. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A 3-year field study designed to monitor the detailed population dynamics of Anisantha sterilis in winter wheat, and to explore the consequences of ch...

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Climate change and agricultural risk management into the 21st century.

Published online: 09 Oct 2019

Authors: Crane-Droesch, B. A. & Marshall, E. & Rosch, S. & Riddle, A. & Cooper, J. & Wallander, S.

Content type: Bulletin

Programs that help farmers manage risk are a major component of the Federal Government's support to rural America. Changes to this risk-and thus to th...

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