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Wind profiles in plant canopies: studies on an analytical model.

Published online: 08 Jan 1972

Authors: Landsberg, J. J. & James, G. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An equation is given which gives valid estimates of wind profiles in crops of maize and Vicia faba where foliage distribution is reasonably uniform. R...

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Rare soil microbial taxa regulate the negative effects of land degradation drivers on soil organic matter decomposition.

Published online: 13 Oct 2021

Authors: Wu Ying & Chen DiMa & Saleem, M. & Wang Bing & Hu ShuiJin & Delgado-Baquerizo, M. & Bai YongFei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land degradation drivers, including loss in vegetation and eutrophication, are expected to impact soil biodiversity and functions in drylands world-wi...

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Relative death rate: a dynamic parameter describing plant response to stress.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Runeckles, V. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Senescence and death of plant parts are frequently accelerated by various stresses to which plants are subjected. The dynamics of these responses can ...

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Organic matter changes in an age series of Pinus radiata plantations [in Australia.

Published online: 16 Nov 1969

Authors: Forrest, W. G. & Ovington, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data are given on the above-ground biomass of trees, ground flora and litter for a series of young P. radiata plantations 3, 5, 7, 9 and 12 years old ...

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The relation between rainfall, soil water and yield of copra on a coconut estate in Trinidad.

Published online: 16 Jul 1966

Authors: Smith, G. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data for 19 years from a commercial coconut estate of 800 acres have been used to derive a regression equation relating yield in a particular crop yea...

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Transport of water in the soil-plant-atmosphere system.

Published online: 03 Nov 1965

Authors: Cowan, I. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water movement in response to gradients of water potential in the soil-plant-atmosphere catena is considered. An approximate solution is presented of ...

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The interception and absorption of radiation in plant stands.

Published online: 03 Jan 1969

Authors: Cowan, I. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Expressions are presented for the penetration of direct and diffuse radiation into stands having (a) horizontal leaves, (b) randomly oriented leaves, ...

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An analytical model of plant virus disease dynamics with roguing and replanting.

Published online: 21 Jan 1995

Authors: Chan, M. S. & Jeger, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A mathematical model of the dynamics of a virus disease in a perennial plant population was developed. The population was divided into healthy, latent...

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The radiation and energy balances of coniferous and deciduous forests.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Tajchman, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes a method of evaluating profile measurements above a vegetation cover in order to calculate its energy balance. The equations given by the ae...

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A method of estimating root efficiency.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Hunt, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A method of estimating root efficiency or specific absorption rate, A, in terms of the amount of mineral nutrient taken up per unit root per unit time...

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