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Evaluating sampling strategies and logistic regression methods for modelling complex land cover changes.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Rutherford, G. N. & Guisan, A. & Zimmermann, N. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of land cover change as a significant component of global change has become increasingly recognized in recent decades. Large databases measur...

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Why we need diversified landscapes for people, food and nature.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Grass, I. & Loos, J. & Baensch, S. & Batáry, P. & Librán-Embid, F. & Ficiciyan, A. & Klaus, F. & Riechers, M. & Rosa, J. & Tiede, J. & Udy, K. & Westphal, C. & Wurz, A. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper points out that land-sharing (i.e. wildlife-friendly farming systems) and land-sparing (i.e. separation of high-yielding agriculture and na...

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Editors' introduction: birds and agriculture.

Published online: 03 Jan 2001

Authors: Ormerod, S. J. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper introduces a special section of this journal issue on birtds and agriculture, which comprises 7 further papers. Around 10% of recent papers...

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Land use intensification coupled with free-roaming dogs as potential defaunation drivers of mesocarnivores in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 22 Dec 2021

Authors: Gálvez, N. & Infante, J. & Fernandez, A. & Díaz, J. & Petracca, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land use intensification, by which habitat loss, habitat fragmentation and increased land ownership subdivision occurs, represents one of the largest ...

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Major uses of land in the United States, 2012.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Bigelow, D. P. & Borchers, A.

Content type: Bulletin

The United States has a total land area of about 2.3 billion acres. In 2012, the major land uses were grassland pasture and rangeland at 655 million a...

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The fate of land in expiring Conservation Reserve Program contracts, 2013-16.

Published online: 02 Apr 2020

Authors: Bigelow, D. & Claassen, R. & Hellerstein, D. & Breneman, V. & Williams, R. & You ChengXia

Content type: Bulletin

Voluntary retirement of cropland under the USDA's Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) provides numerous benefits related to soil erosion, water quality...

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Pollinator body size mediates the scale at which land use drives crop pollination services.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Benjamin, F. E. & Reilly, J. R. & Winfree, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecosystem services to agriculture, such as pollination, rely on natural areas adjacent to farmland to support organisms that provide services. Native ...

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100 Years of change: examining agricultural trends, habitat change and stakeholder perceptions through the 20th century.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Dallimer, M. & Tinch, D. & Acs, S. & Hanley, N. & Southall, H. R. & Gaston, K. J. & Armsworth, P. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The 20th century has witnessed substantial increases in the intensity of agricultural land management, much of which has been driven by policies to en...

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Challenges facing China's agricultural development.

Published online: 02 Jan 2020

Authors: Ikegami, A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Firstly, we analyzed China's agricultural development in last 20 years. Secondly, we pointed out three problems with which China's agriculture is conf...

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Agricultural land-use history and restoration impact soil microbial biodiversity.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Turley, N. E. & Bell-Dereske, L. & Evans, S. E. & Brudvig, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human land uses, such as agriculture, can leave long-lasting legacies as ecosystems recover. As a consequence, active restoration may be necessary to ...

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