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The evolving distribution of payments from commodity, conservation, and Federal crop insurance programs.

Published online: 14 Feb 2018

Authors: McFadden, J. R. & Hoppe, R. A.

Content type: Bulletin

Agricultural policies - through Federal commodity, conservation, and crop insurance programs - aim to mitigate the financial risks faced by farmers an...

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Economic impacts of the safety net provisions in the Agriculture Risk Coverage Improvement and Innovation Act (S. 2749) on AFPC's representative crop farms.

Published online: 03 Oct 2019

Authors: Outlaw, J. L. & Raulston, J. M. & Bryant, H. L. & Knapek, G. M. & Richardson, J. W.

Content type: Bulletin

This report analyzes the economic impacts of the safety net provisions in the Agriculture Risk Coverage Improvement and Innovation (ARC-II) Act (S. 27...

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Grasping at the routes of biological invasions: a framework for integrating pathways into policy.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Hulme, P. E. & Bacher, S. & Kenis, M. & Klotz, S. & Kühn, I. & Minchin, D. & Nentwig, W. & Olenin, S. & Panov, V. & Pergl, J. & Pyšek, P. & Roques, A. & Sol, D. & Solarz, W. & Vilà, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pathways describe the processes that result in the introduction of alien species from one location to another. A framework is proposed to facilitate t...

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Reviving conservation values in agro-commodity landscapes: the case of Gunung Tarak Landscape, West Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Published online: 17 Jul 2019

Authors: Widayati, A. & Wijaya, K. & Purwanto, E. & Zagt, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This Info Brief summarizes the application of High Conservation Value (HCV) at the landscape level, which, together with the assessment of land-use/la...

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Evaluation of farm programmes in the 2014 US farm bill: a review of the literature.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Content type: Bulletin

Main changes to US farm programmes under the 2014 Farm Bill aim to strengthen instruments for risk management, both in commodity and in crop insurance...

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Review: plant functional traits in agroecosystems: a blueprint for research.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Martin, A. R. & Isaac, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Functional trait-based ecological research has been instrumental in advancing our understanding of natural plant community dynamics. However, to date,...

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Improving the early detection of alien wood-boring beetles in ports and surrounding forests.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Rassati, D. & Faccoli, M. & Toffolo, E. P. & Battisti, A. & Marini, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

International ports are generally considered the most likely points of entry for alien wood-boring beetles. A better understanding of the factors affe...

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Trade, transport and trouble: managing invasive species pathways in an era of globalization.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Hulme, P. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Humans have traded and transported alien species for millennia with two notable step-changes: the end of the Middle Ages and beginning of the Industri...

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Assembly dynamics of a forest bird community depend on disturbance intensity and foraging guild.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Kroll, A. J. & Verschuyl, J. & Giovanini, J. & Betts, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tree plantations occur globally and are often promoted as a strategy to supply wood products for an expanding human population while reducing pressure...

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Local and landscape characteristics shape amphibian communities across production landscapes in the Western Ghats.

Published online: 23 Dec 2021

Authors: Vishnupriya Sankararaman & Shashank Dalvi & Miller, D. A. W. & Karanth, K. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Global tropical forests have been modified and fragmented by commodity agroforests, leading to significant alterations in ecological communities. Neve...

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