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Designing an effective trap cropping strategy: the effects of attraction, retention and plant spatial distribution.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Holden, M. H. & Ellner, S. P. & Lee, D. H. & Nyrop, J. P. & Sanderson, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Trap cropping, the use of alternative host plants to reduce pest damage to a focal cash crop or other managed plant population, can be a sustainable s...

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The economic impact of climate change on cash crop farms in Québec and Ontario.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: An, N. & Thomassin, P. J.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper examines the economic impact of alternative climate change scenarios on representative cash crop farms in Quebec and Ontario. Mixed Integer...

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Locusts and grasshoppers as pests of crops and pasture-a preliminary economic approach.

Published online: 03 Jul 1967

Authors: Bullen, F. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based largely on the author's summary. The amount of damage caused by locusts and grasshoppers is a function of a number of complex v...

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Functional diversity in cover crop polycultures increases multifunctionality of an agricultural system.

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Finney, D. M. & Kaye, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological studies identifying a positive relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem services motivate projections that higher plant diversity wi...

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Organic farming with livestock raising vs. stockless farming - development of soil organic matter stocks and cash crop yields.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Schulz, F. & Gattinger, A. & Brock, C. & Leithold, G.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

An organic long-term field experiment with two factors has been carried out since 1998 at the experimental station Gladbacherhof, University of Gieβen...

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Livestock in diverse cropping systems improve weed management and sustain yields whilst reducing inputs.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: MacLaren, C. & Storkey, J. & Strauss, J. & Swanepoel, P. & Dehnen-Schmutz, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive cropping systems select for a low diversity of weeds tolerant of chemical control, leading to persistent weed-crop competition and declining...

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Ecological intensification and arbuscular mycorrhizas: a meta-analysis of tillage and cover crop effects.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Bowles, T. M. & Jackson, L. E. & Loeher, M. & Cavagnaro, T. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reliance on ecosystem services instead of synthetic, non-renewable inputs is increasingly seen as key to achieving food security in an environmentally...

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Pollination by bats enhances both quality and yield of a major cash crop in Mexico.

Published online: 27 Aug 2020

Authors: Tremlett, C. J. & Moore, M. & Chapman, M. A. & Zamora-Gutierrez, V. & Peh, K. S. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bats pollinate many plants of high socio-economic value, including the majority of columnar cacti (Cactaceae) in Mexico, which have been used by human...

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The concurrent assessment of agronomic, ecological and environmental variables enables better choice of agroecological service crop termination management.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Navarro-Miró, D. & Blanco-Moreno, J. M. & Ciaccia, C. & Testani, E. & Iocola, I. & Depalo, L. & Burgio, G. & Kristensen, H. L. & Hefner, M. & Tamm, K. & Bender, I. & Persiani, A. & Diacono, M. & Montemurro, F. & Willekens, K. & Védie, H. & Bavec, M. & Robačer, M. & Arlotti, D. & Deltour, P. & Neve, S. de & Gebremikael, M. T. & Chamorro, L. & Caballero-López, B. & Pérez-Ferrer, A. & Canali, S. & Sans, F. X.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although organic farming was originally promoted as an alternative farming system to address agronomic, environmental and ecological issues, its conve...

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Exploring farmers' agrobiodiversity management practices and knowledge in clove agroforests of Madagascar.

Published online: 25 Oct 2021

Authors: Mariel, J. & Carrière, S. M. & Penot, E. & Danthu, P. & Rafidison, V. & Labeyrie, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Interactions between farmers and agrobiodiversity are key drivers of agroecosystems sustainability and of the resilience of such systems to perturbati...

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