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Phosphorus balance of contrasting farming systems, past and present. Can food production be sustainable?

Published online: 27 May 1998

Authors: Newman, E. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Phosphorus inputs and losses are calculated for contrasting farming systems: cereals were a major product in all systems. In typical modern British wh...

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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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Pilot results-based payment approaches for agri-environment schemes in arable and upland grassland systems in England.

Published online: 26 Mar 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Chaplin, S. & Robinson, V. & Page, A. le & Ward, D. & Hicks, D. & Scholz, E. M. & Keep, H. & Cocq, J. le

Content type: Miscellaneous

In this publication, to test if results-based Agri-Environment Schemes (AES) could work in a range of different farming systems and for the delivery o...

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Equal yield-scaled and lower area-scaled nitrous oxide emissions in organically managed soils.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Andreas, G. & Skinner, C. & Krauss, M. & Mäder, P.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Despite the increase in organic cropland, knowledge on the impact of organic farming on soil derived nitrous oxide (N2O) and methane (CH4) emissions i...

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Reduced pesticide toxicity and increased woody vegetation cover account for enhanced native bird densities in organic orchards.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: MacLeod, C. J. & Blackwell, G. & Benge, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organic farming is often promoted as a solution for counteracting the adverse impacts of agricultural intensification on biodiversity. However, it is ...

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Changes in Organic Participatory Guarantee Systems (PGS) in Northern Vietnam.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Nhung Tu Tuyet & Whitney, C. W.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Organic Participatory Guarantee Systems (PGS) may be on important contribution to Organic 3.0. The way that PGS systems are managed can be a major det...

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Diversity of flower-visiting bees in cereal fields: effects of farming system, landscape composition and regional context.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Holzschuh, A. & Steffan-Dewenter, I. & Kleijn, D. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agri-environment schemes promote organic farming in an attempt to reduce the negative effects of agricultural intensification on farmland biodiversity...

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Applying the results of ecological studies to land-use policies and practices.

Published online: 08 Jul 1999

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

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

Good progress has been made in bringing the importance of high-nature-conservation-value farming systems to the attention of a wider audience. However...

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Gendered analysis of stakeholder perceptions of climate change, and the barriers to its adaptation in Mopti region in Mali.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Diiro, G. & Petri, M. & Zemadim, B. & Sinare, B. & Dicko, M. & Traore, D. & Tabo, R.

Content type: Bulletin

The current study presents the farmer and community perceptions of the causes and effects of climate change, the barriers to adoption of the resilient...

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Science to support climate-smart agricultural development: concepts and results from the MICCA pilot projects in East Africa.

Published online: 04 May 2016

Authors: Rosenstock, T. S. & Mpanda, M. & Kimaro, A. & Luedeling, E. & Kuyah, S. & Anyekulu, E. & Freeman, O. E. & Thiong'o, M. & Abwanda, S. & Mutuo, P. & Mativo, J. & Shaba, S. & Kirui, J. & Franzel, S. & Neufeldt, H. & Shepherd, K. & Neely, C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This document reports on the concepts driving the scientific activities of FAO's Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture Programme's pilot project...

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