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Seasonal differences in abundance and distribution of cocoa-pollinating midges in relation to flowering and fruit set between shaded and sunny habitats of the La Lola Cocoa Farm in Costa Rica.

Published online: 28 Jun 1988

Authors: Young, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution and abundance of adults, larvae and pupae of ceratopogonid midges in shaded and sunny habitats was investigated in relation to phenol...

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Great tits can reduce caterpillar damage in apple orchards.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Mols, C. M. M. & Visser, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential contribution of vertebrate predators to biological control in orchards has been largely overlooked to date. A few studies have shown tha...

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The foliage-light product, a measure for assessing orchard canopies, and its relation to the yields of three apple varieties trained to three forms.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Maggs, D. H. & Alexander, D. McE.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The foliage-light product (FLP) is proposed as a simple and rapid means of assessing management systems of orchard trees by combining the two importan...

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Light transmittance by apple leaves and canopies.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Palmer, J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Light transmittance and reflectance of sun and shade leaves of apple (cv. Golden Delicious) were measured from May to September over the 380-700 nm wa...

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Effect of water stress on stem diameter changes of peach trees growing in the field.

Published online: 13 May 1986

Authors: Garnier, E. & Berger, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Daily stem diameter changes were recorded continuously from June to September on peach trees (cv. Springcrest on GF 305 rootstock) irrigated at 50 and...

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The demographic performance of a laboratory strain of codling moth, Cydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Geier, P. W. & Briese, D. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A comprehensive set of demographic values measured under partly controlled conditions for an inbred Australian strain of Cydia pomonella (L.) is prese...

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Effects of shade cover and availability of midge breeding sites on pollinating midge populations and fruit set in two cocoa farms.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Young, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The abundance of several species of Forcipomyia, known to be pollinators of cacao, increased markedly in 1 cacao farm in Costa Rica when discs of rott...

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The effect of European canker and its spatial pattern on four apple cultivars in British Columbia.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Johnson, D. L. & Doust, J. L. & Eaton, G. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The density and distribution of Nectria galligena were determined on all 16 combinations of 4 cvs (Summerland Red McIntosh, Harrold's Delicious, Spart...

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The foraging behaviour of honeybees on ornamental Malus spp. used as pollinizers in apple orchards.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Kendall, D. A. & Smith, B. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The flowers of 3 ornamental Malus spp. (M. aldenhamensis, M. floribunda cv. Hillierii and M. cv. Golden Hornet) and of cvs Cox's Orange Pippin, Worces...

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Spatial pattern of a clonal perennial weed, Rubia peregrina (Rubiaceae), in vineyards of southern France.

Published online: 16 May 1992

Authors: Navas, M. L. & Goulard, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spatial distribution of Rubia peregrina was analysed and modelled in a vineyard in southern France using a two-dimensional approach. The pattern, ...

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