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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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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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Low-intensity farming systems in the conservation of the countryside.

Published online: 18 Sep 1996

Authors: Bignal, E. M. & McCracken, D. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of low-intensity farming in sustainable management of European landscapes and biotypes of high nature conservation value is discussed. More t...

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The effects of the intensification of agriculture on northern temperate dung beetle communities.

Published online: 04 Feb 2004

Authors: Hutton, S. A. & Giller, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is growing concern that the intensification of agriculture within southern Ireland is having detrimental effects on Irish fauna through habitat ...

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Identifying land management approaches which deliver for both people and nature.

Published online: 26 Feb 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Balfour, N. J. & Durrant, R. & Ely, A. & Sandom, C. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper presents the results of studies conducted to identify management strategies to help inform how ecosystems should be restored in areas of hi...

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Farm performance during the transition to organic production: analysis and planning tools based on Minnesota farm record data.

Published online: 16 Dec 2015

Authors: Delbridge, T. A. & King, R. P. & Nordquist, D. W. & DiGiacomo, G. & Moynihan, M.

Content type: Bulletin

This publication summarizes enterprise costs and returns and whole-farm financial performance measures collected from transitioning and recently certi...

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Organic farming and heterogeneous landscapes positively affect different measures of plant diversity.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Rader, R. & Birkhofer, K. & Schmucki, R. & Smith, H. G. & Stjernman, M. & Lindborg, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing landscape heterogeneity and organic farming practices are known to enhance species richness in agroecosystems. However, little is known abo...

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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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Pest damage and arthropod community structure in organic vs. conventional tomato production in California.

Published online: 10 Oct 2001

Authors: Letourneau, D. K. & Goldstein, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To test common assumptions that the reduction in agrochemicals on organic farms allows the conservation of biodiversity but has some cost in terms of ...

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The effect of habitat management on home-range size and survival of rural Norway rat populations.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Lambert, M. S. & Quy, R. J. & Smith, R. H. & Cowan, D. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Norway rat Rattus norvegicus populations are usually controlled with toxic baits, but this approach is increasingly recognized as having negative welf...

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