Search

All content is free for everyone to browse, read and share. You’ll find peer-reviewed journal articles and non-peer reviewed grey literature. Type keywords into the search box or use the filtering options below to browse the content.

Filter by...

Showing 313 results

Soil microbial legacy drives crop diversity advantage: linking ecological plant-soil feedback with agricultural intercropping.

Published online: 24 Mar 2021

Authors: Wang GuangZhou & Bei ShuiKuan & Li JianPeng & Bao XingGuo & Zhang JiuDong & Schultz, P. A. & Li HaiGang & Li Long & Zhang FuSuo & Bever, J. D. & Zhang JunLing

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although the importance of the soil microbiome in mediating plant community structures and functions has been increasingly emphasized in ecological st...

Read more

Insect pollination as an agronomic input: strategies for oilseed rape production.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Garratt, M. P. D. & Bishop, J. & Degani, E. & Potts, S. G. & Shaw, R. F. & Shi AnMei & Roy, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological intensification involves the incorporation of biodiversity-based ecosystem service management into farming systems in order to make crop pr...

Read more

Routes to achieving sustainable intensification in simulated dairy farms: the importance of production efficiency and complimentary land uses.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: White, P. J. C. & Lee, M. A. & Roberts, D. J. & Cole, L. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sustainable intensification (SI) is a global challenge, aiming to increase food production whilst conserving biodiversity and ecosystem services. This...

Read more

Predicting spatial aspects of human-elephant conflict.

Published online: 24 Sep 2003

Authors: Sitati, N. W. & Walpole, M. J. & Smith, R. J. & Leader-Williams, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human-elephant conflict (HEC) in Africa occurs wherever these two species coincide, and poses serious challenges to wildlife managers, local communiti...

Read more

Long-term residue management and irrigation practice effects on aggregate-derived particulate organic matter fractions in a wheat-soybean, double-crop system.

Published online: 09 Oct 2019

Authors: Desrochers, J. & Brye, K. R.

Content type: Bulletin article

Conventional agricultural management practices, such as repeated annual tillage and crop residue burning, can lead to reductions in soil carbon (C) st...

Read more

Nitrogen fixation and crop productivity enhancements co-driven by intercrop root exudates and key rhizosphere bacteria.

Published online: 03 Nov 2021

Authors: Hu HengYu & Li Hong & Hao MinMin & Ren YaNan & Zhang MengKun & Liu RuYue & Zhang Yin & Li Geng & Chen JianSheng & Ning, T. Y. & Kuzyakov, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Crop diversity management is widely used to increase agricultural productivity and sustainability. Recent studies have demonstrated that maize root ex...

Read more

Seasonal light interception and canopy development in hedgerow and bed system apple orchards.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Palmer, J. W. & Jackson, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Patterns of light interception, in both time and space, were measured during 1973 and 1974 in apple orchards. Several planting systems were investigat...

Read more

Climate-smart pest management: implementation guidance for policymakers and investors.

Published online: 13 Dec 2018

Authors: Heeb, L. & Jenner, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Climate-smart pest management (CSPM) is a cross-sectoral approach that aims to reduce pest-induced crop losses, enhance ecosystem services, reduce gre...

Read more

ShadeTreeAdvice methodology: guiding tree-species selection using local knowledge.

Published online: 07 Dec 2022

Authors: Rigal, C. & Wagner, S. & Mai Phuong Nguyen & Jassogne, L. & Philippe Vaast

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Selection of shade tree species for agroforestry systems must take the complexity of these systems into account. Tree species selection should maximiz...

Read more

The effects of density and the timing of removal on interference between barley, white mustard and wild oats.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Haizel, K. A. & Harper, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The results are reported of glasshouse trials in which the interspecific effects of barley, white mustard (Sinapis alba) and wild oats (Avena fatua) g...

Read more