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The pest status and control of the tadpole shrimp, Triops granarius, and of the snail, Lanistes ovum, in Swaziland rice fields.

Published online: 30 Dec 1965

Authors: Crossland, N. O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

T. granarius, which damaged rice in the seedling stage, was controlled by 0.5 lb malathion/ac. L. ovum, which damaged young growing points of rice, wa...

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Observations on savanna burning in the Olokemeji forest reserve, Nigeria.

Published online: 17 Dec 1965

Authors: Hopkins, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the area studied [cf. F.A. 27 No. 28], the tree cover, measured in various ways, was not significantly related to the dry weight of the herb layer ...

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The effect of temperature upon the boring activity and survival of Limnoria (Isopoda).

Published online: 14 Dec 1965

Authors: Eltringham, S. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of temperature upon the boring activity and survival of a sample of Limnoria spp. taken from Southampton Water was investigated experimenta...

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Woodland regeneration in the New Forest, Hampshire, since 1650.

Published online: 14 Dec 1965

Authors: Peterken, G. F. & Tubbs, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

From general observations it is postulated that the unenclosed woodlands of the New Forest consist of three generations. It was possible to determine ...

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The Mangrove swamps of Keneba, Lower Gambia river basin. I. Descriptive notes on the climate, the Mangrove swamps and the physical composition of their soils.

Published online: 14 Dec 1965

Authors: Giglioli, M. E. C. & Thornton, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The contents of organic C and fibrous roots were characteristically high in soils under Rhizophora racemosa (5-10% and 11-26% respectively). They were...

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The effect of temperature and day length on the height growth of Birch (Betula pubescens) at 1900 feet in the northern Pennines.

Published online: 14 Dec 1965

Authors: Millar, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There are clear indications that Birch grows in height only when the mean air and soil temperatures exceed 42-44°F. There is a rather loose correlatio...

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A reconnaissance of the land resources of eastern Bechuanaland.

Published online: 02 Dec 1965

Authors: Bawden, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes how the 29 'land systems' in Bechuanaland [cf. F.A. 25 No. 4494] were recognized; briefly lists their properties; and describes how their ag...

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The Mangrove swamps of Keneba, Lower Gambia river basin. II. Sulphur and pH in the profiles of swamp soils.

Published online: 02 Dec 1965

Authors: Thornton, I. & Giglioli, M. E. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper reports and compares the free and sulfate S contents in the soil profiles from barren flats and Mangrove communities previously described [...

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The effect of sprays on the fauna of apple trees. II. Some aspects of the interaction between populations of Blepharidopterus angulatus (Fall.) (Heteroptera: Miridae) and its prey, Panonychus ulmi (Koch) (Acariña: Tetranychidae).

Published online: 03 Nov 1965

Authors: Muir, R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Part II: P. ulmi hatched 4-5 weeks before B. angulatus, and in years when the predator severely checked the mite predation was effective at the beginn...

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The effect of uncultivated land on the distribution of cabbage aphid (Brevicoryne brassicae) on an adjacent crop.

Published online: 03 Nov 1965

Authors: Van Emden, H. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The numbers of Brevicoryne brassicae and its parasites and predators in a crop of brussels sprouts were counted during a season. The results were grou...

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