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Maize-dominated landscapes reduce bumblebee colony growth through pollen diversity loss.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Hass, A. L. & Brachmann, L. & Batáry, P. & Clough, Y. & Behling, H. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bumblebees are important pollinators for a wide range of crops and wild plants. Performance of their colonies depends on pollen and nectar as food res...

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Going organic - a critical analysis of the potential for organic farming in Ethiopia.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Freyer, B. & Delelegn, Y. & Zerihun Nigussie & Onwonga, R. & Bingen, J.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

In this article we analyse and discuss how organic farming can be understood, in general, as a means to contribute to the sustainable development of s...

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Landscape-scale interactions of spatial and temporal cropland heterogeneity drive biological control of cereal aphids.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Baillod, A. B. & Tscharntke, T. & Clough, Y. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural landscapes are characterised by dynamic crop mosaics changing in composition and configuration over space and time. Although semi-natural...

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Sustainable landscape, soil and crop management practices enhance biodiversity and yield in conventional cereal systems.

Published online: 27 Mar 2021

Authors: Redlich, S. & Martin, E. A. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Input-driven, modern agriculture is commonly associated with large-scale threats to biodiversity, the disruption of ecosystem services and long-term r...

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Exploiting pathogens and their impact on fitness costs to manage the evolution of resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Raymond, B. & Sayyed, A. H. & Hails, R. S. & Wright, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sustainable insect control requires effective management of the evolution of resistance to pesticides. Resistance management may ultimately depend on ...

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Functional traits in cover crop mixtures: biological nitrogen fixation and multifunctionality.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Blesh, J. & Martin, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cover crop mixtures with complementary plant functional traits including biological nitrogen fixation (BNF) may supply nitrogen (N) to farm fields whi...

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Legacy effects of diversity in space and time driven by winter cover crop biomass and nitrogen concentration.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Barel, J. M. & Kuyper, T. W. & Boer, W. de & Douma, J. C. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant diversity can increase nitrogen cycling and decrease soil-borne pests, which are feedback mechanisms influencing subsequent plant growth. The re...

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Proceedings 26th German Conference on Weed Biology and Weed Control, Braunschweig, Germany, 11-13 March, 2014.

Published online: 07 Jan 2015

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

This proceedings contains papers discussing new research results and innovative methods in the area of weed science. Topics covered include: (i) weed ...

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Cereal invertebrates, extreme events and long-term trends in climate.

Published online: 21 Jan 2021

Published by: UK, Natural England & UK, Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust

Authors: Duffield, S. & Morecroft, M. & Crick, H. P. Q. & Ewald, J. & Wheatley, C. J. & Aebischer, N. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The effects of climate change on the natural environment have been the subject of many studies in recent decades. However, there has been little resea...

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Seed reserves in temperate Australian rice fields following pasture rotation and continuous cropping.

Published online: 23 Apr 1986

Authors: McIntyre, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The size and composition of the soil seed banks of 9 rice fields in the Coleambally irrigation area of New South Wales are described. Continuously cro...

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