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Have Welsh Agri-environment schemes delivered for focal species? Results from a comprehensive monitoring programme.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: MacDonald, M. A. & Angell, R. & Dines, T. D. & Dodd, S. & Haysom, K. A. & Hobson, R. & Johnstone, I. G. & Matthews, V. & Morris, A. J. & Parry, R. & Shellswell, C. H. & Skates, J. & Tordoff, G. M. & Wilberforce, E. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agri-environment schemes (AES) have been criticized for being inadequately monitored and for not delivering the expected benefits to nature. Consequen...

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Pilot results-based payment approaches for agri-environment schemes in arable and upland grassland systems in England.

Published online: 26 Mar 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Chaplin, S. & Robinson, V. & Page, A. le & Ward, D. & Hicks, D. & Scholz, E. M. & Keep, H. & Cocq, J. le

Content type: Miscellaneous

In this publication, to test if results-based Agri-Environment Schemes (AES) could work in a range of different farming systems and for the delivery o...

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Effects of agricultural intensification on plant diversity in Mediterranean dryland cereal fields.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: José-María, L. & Armengot, L. & Blanco-Moreno, J. M. & Bassa, M. & Xavier Sans, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification, at field and landscape scales, has caused a decrease in weed richness and changes in species composition. In order to pr...

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Habitat associations of European hares Lepus europaeus in England and Wales: implications for farmland management.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Vaughan, N. & Lucas, E. A. & Harris, S. & White, P. C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Numbers of European hares Lepus europaeus have declined throughout Europe as a result of agricultural intensification. Ecological research to inform a...

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A comparison between the impacts of ploughing and minimum tillage on arable plant assemblages at Ranscombe Farm Reserve, Kent, UK.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Moyse, R. I. & Shellswell, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Land at Ranscombe Farm Reserve showed a build-up of biennial and perennial plants following a number years of conservation management for rare arable ...

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Flowering fields, organic farming and edge habitats promote diversity of plants and arthropods on arable land.

Published online: 19 Jun 2021

Authors: Gayer, C. & Berger, J. & Dieterich, M. & Gallé, R. & Reidl, K. & Witty, R. & Woodcock, B. A. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increased farming intensity led to massive declines across multiple farmland taxa. In Europe, measures introduced to counteract these losses include t...

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The relative abundance of birds on set-aside and neighbouring fields in summer.

Published online: 24 May 2000

Authors: Henderson, I. G. & Cooper, J. & Fuller, R. J. & Vickery, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Set-aside is arable land rested from normal intensive operations, usually providing, in summer, a relatively sparse, weedy or grass-dominated sward wi...

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Factors affecting the distribution of satyrid butterflies on arable farmland.

Published online: 21 Mar 1997

Authors: Dover, J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of biotic and abiotic factors on the distribution of three species of nymphalids (Aphantopus hyperantus, Pyronia tithonus and Maniola jurt...

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Transition to smallholder agriculture in Central Asia.

Published online: 17 Jan 2018

Authors: Lerman, Z. & Sedik, D.

Content type: Bulletin

The article reviews the development and the present status of smallholder farming in Central Asia's former Soviet republics - Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, ...

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The effects of landscape complexity on arable weed species diversity in organic and conventional farming.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: Roschewitz, I. & Gabriel, D. & Tscharntke, T. & Thies, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is growing concern about declining species diversity in agroecosystems caused by agricultural intensification at the field and landscape scales....

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