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Comparing biological productivity in cropping systems: a competition approach.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Park, S. E. & Benjamin, L. R. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Intercropping, the practice of growing two or more crops in close association, is attracting increasing interest in developed countries, primarily ...

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Synergistic, antagonistic and additive effects of multiple stressors: predation threat, parasitism and pesticide exposure in Daphnia magna.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Coors, A. & Meester, L. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Predation and parasitism are important factors in the ecology and evolution of natural populations and may, along with other environmental factors, in...

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Is habitat linearity important for small mammal communities on farmland?

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Tattersall, F. H. & Macdonald, D. W. & Hart, B. J. & Johnson, P. & Manley, W. & Feber, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Farmland is readily divisible into linear habitats such as hedges, and nonlinear habitats such as fields and woodlots. In agricultural landscapes, con...

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A test of methods for estimating population size of the invasive land snail Achatina fulica in dense vegetation.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Craze, P. G. & Mauremootoo, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Physical inaccessibility often complicates censuses of poorly mobile organisms. We therefore assessed the effectiveness of using a sample of quadrat c...

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Global change shifts trade-offs among ecosystem functions in woodlands restored for multifunctionality.

Published online: 02 Oct 2021

Authors: Fiedler, S. & Monteiro, J. A. F. & Hulvey, K. B. & Standish, R. J. & Perring, M. P. & Tietjen, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological restoration increasingly aims at improving ecosystem multifunctionality and making landscapes resilient to future threats, especially in bi...

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Multispecies modelling reveals potential for habitat restoration to re-establish boreal vertebrate community dynamics.

Published online: 24 Dec 2021

Authors: Beirne, C. & Sun, C. & Tattersall, E. R. & Burgar, J. M. & Fisher, J. T. & Burton, A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The restoration of habitats degraded by industrial disturbance is essential for achieving conservation objectives in disturbed landscapes. In boreal e...

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Weak relationship between risk assessment studies and recorded mortality in wind farms.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Ferrer, M. & Lucas, M. de & Janss, G. F. E. & Casado, E. & Muñoz, A. R. & Bechard, M. J. & Calabuig, C. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wind farms generate little or no pollution. However, one of their main adverse impacts is bird mortality through collisions with turbine rotors. Envir...

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Proximity to natural habitat and flower plantings increases insect populations and pollination services in South African apple orchards.

Published online: 15 Dec 2021

Authors: Ratto, F. & Steward, P. & Sait, S. M. & Pryke, J. S. & Gaigher, R. & Samways, M. J. & Kunin, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Introducing areas of wildflower vegetation within crop fields has been shown to enhance pollinator activity and pollination services to crops, and fin...

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Effects of intensive harvesting on moose reproduction.

Published online: 03 Nov 2000

Authors: Laurian, C. & Ouellet, J. P. & Courtois, R. & Breton, L. & St-Onge, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It has been hypothesized that a balanced adult sex ratio is necessary for the full participation of ungulate females in reproduction and therefore hig...

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Agroforestry is more productive than monoculture, and organic agroforestry is competitive with its conventional counterpart.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Andres, C. & Schneider, M. & Trujillo, G. & Alcon, F. & Amurrio, P. & Perez, E. & Weibel, F. & Milz, J.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) is produced in monocultures (MONO) or agroforests (AF). Farmers have to decide between two strategies: short-term (rapid in...

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