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Integrating plant clinics into county agricultural advisory services systems: Kenya case study.

Published online: 02 Jul 2020

Authors: Chege, F. & Bundi, M. & Likoko, L. & Kainyu, F. & Ringera, E. & Otipa, M. & Karanja, P. & Kimani, M. & Williams, F.

Content type: Bulletin

Plantwise (PW) is a global programme led by CABI that is improving farmers' livelihoods by providing them with plant health information in order to re...

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On the analysis of competition within two-species mixtures of plants.

Published online: 28 Oct 1985

Authors: Firbank, L. G. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agrostemma githago and wheat cv. Sicco were grown in 1981 in monocultures and 1:1 mixtures at total densities of 16, 40, 120, 400 or 1200 seeds/m2. A ...

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Biological and economic production in Radiata Pine plantations.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Forrest, W. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Presents a review of the literature on the biological production of unmanaged native Eucalyptus forest and Pinus radiata plantations in Australia. The...

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The influence of environmental factors and management on stands of Phragmites australis. II. Effects on yield and its relationships with shoot density.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Mook, J. H. & Toorn, J. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The performance of Phragmites australis growing on plots in an experimental field in the Netherlands is described in terms of leaf area and biomass of...

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From nature reserve to mosaic management: improving matrix survival, not permeability, benefits regional populations under habitat loss and fragmentation.

Published online: 03 Aug 2022

Authors: Yamaura, Y. & Fletcher, R. J., Jr. & Lade, S. J. & Higa, M. & Lindenmayer, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although matrix improvement in fragmented landscapes is a promising conservation measure, matrix permeability (willingness of an organism to enter the...

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Relating national levels of crop damage to the abundance of large grazing birds: implications for management.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Montràs-Janer, T. & Knape, J. & Nilsson, L. & Tombre, I. & Pärt, T. & Månsson, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Populations of large grazing birds have increased in Europe during the past five decades, raising conflicts between conservation and farming interests...

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Do diverse landscapes provide for effective natural pest control in subtropical rice?

Published online: 01 Sep 2020

Authors: Zou Yi & Kraker, J. de & Bianchi, F. J. J. A. & Xiao HaiJun & Huang JiKun & Deng XiangZheng & Hou LingLing & Werf, W. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While the biocontrol potential of natural enemies is well established, it is largely unknown how landscape-mediated effects on pest and natural enemy ...

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Creating patches of native flowers facilitates crop pollination in large agricultural fields: mango as a case study.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Carvalheiro, L. G. & Seymour, C. L. & Nicolson, S. W. & Veldtman, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As cropland increases, fields become progressively isolated from pollinators, leading to declines in pollinator-dependent crop productivity. With the ...

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Development, adoption, and management of drought-tolerant corn in the United States.

Published online: 01 May 2019

Authors: McFadden, J. & Smith, D. & Wechsler, S. & Wallander, S.

Content type: Bulletin

Drought, a recurring source of crop yield losses and crop failure, often prompts Federal natural disaster and crop insurance payments to U.S. farmers....

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Analysis of biological control of cassava pests in Africa. III. Cassava green mite Mononychellus tanajoa.

Published online: 11 Jul 1989

Authors: Gutierrez, A. P. & Yaninek, J. S. & Wermelinger, B. & Herren, H. R. & Ellis, C. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The interactions of the tetranychid Mononychellus tanajoa and cassava under West African weather and soil conditions were examined using a simulation ...

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