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The effect of dairy farming on barn swallow Hirundo rustica abundance, distribution and reproduction.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Møller, A. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent changes in agricultural practice have been hypothesized to affect the abundance and reproductive success of farmland birds. The influence of da...

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Climate change mitigation through intensified pasture management: estimating greenhouse gas emissions on cattle farms in the Brazilian Amazon.

Published online: 18 Jan 2017

Authors: Bogaerts, M. & Cirhigiri, L. & Robinson, I. & Rodkin, M. & Hajjar, R. & Costa Junior, C. & Newton, P.

Content type: Bulletin

Cattle ranching in Brazil is a key driver of deforestation and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The Brazilian government plans to reduce national GHG e...

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The role of livestock intensification and landscape structure in maintaining tropical biodiversity.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Alvarado, F. & Escobar, F. & Williams, D. R. & Arroyo-Rodríguez, V. & Escobar-Hernández, F. & Nichols, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As tropical cattle ranching continues to expand, successful conservation will require an improved understanding of the relative impacts of different l...

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Farmers for Nature: the ultimate nature-inclusive agriculture?

Published online: 18 Jul 2018

Authors: Westerink, J. & Plomp, M. & Ottburg, F. & Zanen, M. & Schrijver, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Farming for Nature is aimed at integrating nature and agriculture by means of an extensive farming system (nature-oriented farm). The farmer becomes s...

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Vulnerability and adaptation strategies of dairy farming systems to extreme climate events in southwest Uganda: results of CSA-PRA workshops.

Published online: 04 Sep 2019

Authors: Vries, M. de

Content type: Bulletin

Prolonged droughts and excess rainfall are expected to increase in frequency and intensity in southwest Uganda as a result of climate change. The aim ...

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Responses of stream macroinvertebrates and ecosystem function to conventional, integrated and organic farming.

Published online: 29 Sep 2010

Authors: Magbanua, F. S. & Townsend, C. R. & Blackwell, G. L. & Phillips, N. & Matthaei, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organic farming practices can benefit a wide range of terrestrial biota in comparison to conventional farming but we do not know whether this benefit ...

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Surrounding habitats mediate the trade-off between land-sharing and land-sparing agriculture in the tropics.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Gilroy, J. J. & Edwards, F. A. & Medina Uribe, C. A. & Haugaasen, T. & Edwards, D. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two strategies are often promoted to mitigate the effects of agricultural expansion on biodiversity: one integrates wildlife-friendly habitats within ...

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Rangeland forage biomass production and composition under different grazing regimes on a Namibian organic livestock farm.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Ludwig, L. & Isele, J. & Rahmann, G. & Idel, A. & Hülsebusch, C.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The extent and the mechanisms of rangeland vegetation responses to variations of stocking rate, stocking density, grazing intensity, grazing itinerari...

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A before-and-after assessment of patch-burn grazing and riparian fencing along headwater streams.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Larson, D. M. & Dodds, W. K. & Whiles, M. R. & Fulgoni, J. N. & Thompson, T. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fire and grazing are common in grasslands world-wide to maintain grass cover and cattle production. The effects of fire, cattle grazing and riparian f...

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Long-term, livestock-mediated redistribution of nitrogen and phosphorus in an East African savanna.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Augustine, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of livestock on African rangelands has been a major focus of recent research, but little attention has been paid to the way livestock affec...

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