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Bird services and disservices to strawberry farming in Californian agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Gonthier, D. J. & Sciligo, A. R. & Karp, D. S. & Lu, A. & Garcia, K. & Juarez, G. & Chiba, T. & Gennet, S. & Kremen, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bird conservation in agricultural settings can be controversial. While some bird species damage some crops, others suppress insect pests. Few studies ...

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Changes in arthropod communities mediate the effects of landscape composition and farm management on pest control ecosystem services in organically managed strawberry crops.

Published online: 16 Feb 2022

Authors: Lu, A. & Gonthier, D. J. & Sciligo, A. R. & Garcia, K. & Chiba, T. & Juárez, G. & Kremen, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Landscape composition and local diversification practices such as polyculture, cover cropping and hedgerows may promote natural pest control by benefi...

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