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The effects of landscape complexity on arable weed species diversity in organic and conventional farming.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: Roschewitz, I. & Gabriel, D. & Tscharntke, T. & Thies, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is growing concern about declining species diversity in agroecosystems caused by agricultural intensification at the field and landscape scales....

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The effect of crop rotation on weeds in organic arable fields.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Mayer, F. & Kuhn, G. & Urbatzka, P. & Castell, A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Crop rotation is an essential element in organic farming weed management. The effect of five different crop rotation systems on the abundance of arabl...

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Intraguild predation in winter wheat: prey choice by a common epigeal carabid consuming spiders.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Davey, J. S. & Vaughan, I. P. & King, R. A. & Bell, J. R. & Bohan, D. A. & Bruford, M. W. & Holland, J. M. & Symondson, W. O. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Predators can provide a valuable ecosystem service by suppressing crop pests. However, intraguild predation, where predators compete for the same prey...

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Organic farming supports lower pest infestation, but fewer natural enemies than flower strips.

Published online: 01 Nov 2021

Authors: Török, E. & Zieger, S. & Rosenthal, J. & Földesi, R. & Gallé, R. & Tscharntke, T. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification has led to dramatic losses of species and associated ecosystem services. In the European Union, agri-environment schemes ...

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The effects of predator exclusion and caging on cereal aphids in winter wheat.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Chambers, R. J. & Sunderland, K. D. & Wyatt, I. J. & Vickerman, G. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in numbers of cereal aphids (mainly Sitobion avenae (F.) and Metopolophium dirhodum (Wlk.) but including also Rhopalosiphum padi (L.)) were me...

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Effects of supplementary feeding on territoriality, breeding success and survival of pheasants.

Published online: 10 Jun 1999

Authors: Hoodless, A. N. & Draycott, R. A. H. & Ludiman, M. N. & Robertson, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of supplementary food in spring on subsequent pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) breeding in an intensively farmed area in southern England we...

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Flowering fields, organic farming and edge habitats promote diversity of plants and arthropods on arable land.

Published online: 19 Jun 2021

Authors: Gayer, C. & Berger, J. & Dieterich, M. & Gallé, R. & Reidl, K. & Witty, R. & Woodcock, B. A. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increased farming intensity led to massive declines across multiple farmland taxa. In Europe, measures introduced to counteract these losses include t...

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An ecological survey of land use and soil erosion in the West Pakistan and Azad Kashmir catchment of the river Jhelum.

Published online: 03 Jan 1969

Authors: Mcvean, D. N. & Robertson, V. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Information is given on climate, soil types, vegetation, rural sociology, agriculture and land capability in the above survey area. There was a transi...

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Landscape configuration of crops and hedgerows drives local syrphid fly abundance.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Haenke, S. & Kovács-Hostyánszki, A. & Fründ, J. & Batáry, P. & Jauker, B. & Tscharntke, T. & Holzschuh, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human-dominated landscapes are characterized by a mosaic of natural and managed ecosystems, affecting arthropod communities on different spatial scale...

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Seed predation is key to preventing population growth of the weed Alopecurus myosuroides.

Published online: 05 Mar 2022

Authors: Daouti, E. & Jonsson, M. & Vico, G. & Menegat, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed predation can reduce the abundance and spread of unwanted vegetation in agricultural and other semi-natural ecosystems. However, knowledge of how...

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