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Land-use intensity and the effects of organic farming on biodiversity: a hierarchical meta-analysis.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Tuck, S. L. & Winqvist, C. & Mota, F. & Ahnström, J. & Turnbull, L. A. & Bengtsson, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The benefits of organic farming to biodiversity in agricultural landscapes continue to be hotly debated, emphasizing the importance of precisely quant...

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The spatial aggregation of organic farming in England and its underlying environmental correlates.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Gabriel, D. & Carver, S. J. & Durham, H. & Kunin, W. E. & Palmer, R. C. & Sait, S. M. & Stagl, S. & Benton, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Given the current debate on the global food crisis, conservation in Europe is expected to shift from maximizing biodiversity at the expense of yield t...

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The impact of information on returns from farming.

Published online: 06 Jan 2016

Authors: Birthal, P. S. & Shiv Kumar & Negi, D. S. & Devesh Roy

Content type: Bulletin

Using data from a nationally representative survey, conducted by the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) of the Government of India, we examine...

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Organic dairy farming: impacts on insect-flower interaction networks and pollination.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Power, E. F. & Stout, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination interactions comprise a network of connections between flowers and insect visitors. They are crucial for reproductive success in many angi...

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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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High semi-natural vegetation cover and heterogeneity of field sizes promote bird Beta-diversity at larger scales in Ethiopian Highlands.

Published online: 02 Aug 2022

Authors: Marcacci, G. & Gremion, J. & Mazenauer, J. & Tolera Sori & Fanuel Kebede & Mihret Ewnetu & Christe, P. & Arlettaz, R. & Jacot, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The intensification of farming practices exerts detrimental effects on biodiversity. Most research has focused on declines in species richness at loca...

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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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Dispersion statistics and sample size estimates for monitoring mite populations in commercial apple orchards.

Published online: 24 Dec 1992

Authors: Pringle, K. L. & Giliomee, J. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sample size estimates for monitoring population densities of Tetranychus urticae and Panonychus ulmi in apple orchards in South Africa were derived fr...

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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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Organic farming supports lower pest infestation, but fewer natural enemies than flower strips.

Published online: 01 Nov 2021

Authors: Török, E. & Zieger, S. & Rosenthal, J. & Földesi, R. & Gallé, R. & Tscharntke, T. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification has led to dramatic losses of species and associated ecosystem services. In the European Union, agri-environment schemes ...

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