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Less visible but yet vital for human health: nutrient-dense indigenous vegetables and their need for urgent promotion in balanced diets.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Keatinge, J. D. H. & Holmer, R. J. & Ebert, A. W. & Hughes, J. A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This paper describes the importance of indigenous vegetables in traditional food systems with a particular focus on Southeast Asia. Many indigenous ve...

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Expert Meeting on Crop Monitoring for Improved Food Security, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic, 17 February 2014.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Srivastava, M. K.

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

This proceedings contains 19 papers focusing on the potential of alternative methods and opportunities, such as advances in satellite-based technology...

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Globalisation and pollinators: pollinator declines are an economic threat to global food systems.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Murphy, J. T. & Breeze, T. D. & Willcox, B. & Kavanagh, S. & Stout, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Trade in animal-pollinated crops plays an important role in global food systems: in many low-income countries, export of pollinated crops such as coff...

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Nutritional functional trait diversity of crops in south-eastern Senegal.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Wood, S. A. & Isaac, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological trait diversity metrics have been used to highlight the impacts of agriculture. Such metrics can also be used to include human nutrition-an...

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Dispersal of adult cabbage root fly (Erioischia brassicae (Bouche)) in relation to a brassica crop.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Hawkes, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Adults of Hylemya (Erioischia) brassicae (Bch.) labelled with 32P were released 24 m from a plot of cabbage and recaptured with water traps. The respo...

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Locusts and grasshoppers as pests of crops and pasture-a preliminary economic approach.

Published online: 03 Jul 1967

Authors: Bullen, F. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based largely on the author's summary. The amount of damage caused by locusts and grasshoppers is a function of a number of complex v...

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Re-evaluating strategies for pollinator-dependent crops: how useful is parthenocarpy?

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Knapp, J. L. & Bartlett, L. J. & Osborne, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Whilst most studies reviewing the reliance of global agriculture on insect pollination advocate increasing the 'supply' of pollinators (wild or manage...

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In-season crop yield forecasting using CCAFS Regional Agricultural Forecasting Toolbox (CRAFT) in Nepal.

Published online: 05 Sep 2018

Authors: Gyawali, D. R. & Shirsath, P. B. & Kanel, D. & Burja, K. & Arun, K. C. & Aggarwal, P. K. & Hansen, J. W. & Rose, A.

Content type: Bulletin

The unpredictability of crop yields in climate vulnerable regions is damaging in many ways, negatively impacting food security as well as imports, exp...

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Near East and North Africa regional overview of food insecurity. 2016: sustainable agriculture water management is key to ending hunger and to climate change adaptation.

Published online: 18 Apr 2018

Content type: Miscellaneous

This second edition of the Regional Overview of Food Insecurity in the Near East and North Africa coincides with the adoption of the sustainable devel...

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Water footprint and virtual water trade of China: past and future.

Published online: 05 Oct 2016

Authors: Zhuo, L. & Mekonnen, M. M. & Hoekstra, A. Y.

Content type: Bulletin

The long-term sustainability of human water consumption is being challenged by climate change, population growth, socioeconomic development and intens...

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