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Conservation tillage mitigates the negative effect of landscape simplification on biological control.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Tamburini, G. & Simone, S. de & Sigura, M. & Boscutti, F. & Marini, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological pest control is a key ecosystem service, and it depends on multiple factors acting from the local to the landscape scale. However, the effe...

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Spatial and temporal patterns of Best Management Practice implementation in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, 1985-2014.

Published online: 25 Sep 2019

Authors: Sekellick, A. J. & Devereux, O. H. & Keisman, J. L. D. & Sweeney, J. S. & Blomquist, J. D.

Content type: Bulletin

Efforts to restore water quality in Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries often include extensive Best Management Practice (BMP) implementation on agricu...

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Direct measurement of ant predation of weed seeds in wheat cropping.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Evans, T. A. & Gleeson, P. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ecosystem service of predation of weed seeds by naturally occurring seed-eating animals, including ants, in agricultural fields has been suggested...

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Farmer preferences for a working wetlands program.

Published online: 20 Sep 2017

Authors: Addo, N. S. & Wachenheim, C. J. & Roberts, D. C. & Devney, J. & Lesch, W. C.

Content type: Bulletin

This study investigates a voluntary working wetlands pilot program (WWP) in the Prairie Pothole Region of North Dakota focusing on small, temporary an...

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Influence of tillage practices on lint yield, water quality, and soil exchangeable N in cotton production.

Published online: 09 Oct 2019

Authors: Adviento-Borbe, M. A. A. & Wood, H. & Reba, M. L. & Massey, J. H. & Teague, T. G.

Content type: Bulletin article

Objectives of a 2017 field trial were to quantify how different tillage and N fertilization practices affect cotton productivity and nutrient manageme...

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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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Long-term residue management and irrigation practice effects on aggregate-derived particulate organic matter fractions in a wheat-soybean, double-crop system.

Published online: 09 Oct 2019

Authors: Desrochers, J. & Brye, K. R.

Content type: Bulletin article

Conventional agricultural management practices, such as repeated annual tillage and crop residue burning, can lead to reductions in soil carbon (C) st...

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Effects of vegetation management intensity on biodiversity and ecosystem services in vineyards: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Winter, S. & Bauer, T. & Strauss, P. & Kratschmer, S. & Paredes, D. & Popescu, D. & Landa, B. & Guzmán, G. & Gómez, J. A. & Guernion, M. & Zaller, J. G. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

At the global scale, vineyards are usually managed intensively to optimize wine production without considering possible negative impacts on biodiversi...

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Sustainable landscape, soil and crop management practices enhance biodiversity and yield in conventional cereal systems.

Published online: 27 Mar 2021

Authors: Redlich, S. & Martin, E. A. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Input-driven, modern agriculture is commonly associated with large-scale threats to biodiversity, the disruption of ecosystem services and long-term r...

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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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