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Effects of simulated grazing by below-ground herbivores on growth, CO2 exchange, and carbon allocation patterns of Bouteloua gracilis.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Detling, J. K. & Winn, D. T. & Procter-Gregg, C. & Painter, E. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A series of root-pruning experiments was performed to simulate the effects of grazing by root-feeding herbivores on B. gracilis. Approx. 37% (c. 22 mg...

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Compensatory response of maturing corn kernels following simulated damage by birds.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Woronecki, P. P. & Stehn, R. A. & Dolbeer, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was made to measure compensatory growth responses and to estimate losses associated with bird damage to maturing maize. Maize grains contained...

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Ecosystem development on reclaimed china clay wastes. III. Leaching of nutrients.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Marrs, R. H. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Losses of nutrients from young grass/clover swards in an establishing phase and older swards in a maintenance phase on china clay wastes were examined...

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Ecosystem development on reclaimed china clay wastes. II. Nutrient compartmentation and nitrogen mineralization.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Roberts, R. D. & Marrs, R. H. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The accumulation of biomass and nutrients in 3 compartments (plant shoots, roots and surface soil) in developing grass/clover ecosystems in 2 types of...

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Ecosystem development on reclaimed china clay wastes. I. Assessment of vegetation and capture of nutrients.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Marrs, R. H. & Roberts, R. D. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a survey of 68 reclaimed china clay wastes, the grass/clover vegetation was scored for overall cover, legume cover and the number of ingressed spp....

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Effects of earthworm inoculation upon the root growth of direct drilled cereals.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Edwards, C. A. & Lofty, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Normal field populations of deep-burrowing or shallow-working earthworms were inoculated into small plots that had been sterilized with dichloropropan...

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The effects of low concentrations of sulphur dioxide on the growth of four broadleaved tree species.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Garsed, S. G. & Farrar, J. F. & Rutter, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seedlings of Betula pendula, B. pubescens, Quercus robur and Acer pseudoplatanus were exposed to 150-170 mu g/m3 SO2 in fumigation chambers for period...

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Mortality of overwintering pupae of the cabbage root fly (Delia brassicae).

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Finch, S. & Skinner, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the winter of 1976-77, few pupae of Delia brassicae (Wied.) were removed by predators from either natural or introduced populations of pupae bu...

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The population dynamics of several herbivorous beetles in a tropical agroecosystem: the effect of intercropping corn, beans and squash in Costa Rica.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Risch, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The population dynamics of six species of chrysomelid beetle pests (Diabrotica viridula (F.), D. balteata Lec., D. adelpha Har., Acalymma theimei (Bal...

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Dispersal of first instar larvae of the felted beech scale, Cryptococcus fagisuga.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Wainhouse, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dispersal of Cryptococcus fagisuga Ldgr. in a beech forest in southern England was studied using suction traps and sticky traps. First instar larvae a...

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