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Industrial bees: the impact of apicultural intensification on local disease prevalence.

Published online: 01 Sep 2020

Authors: Bartlett, L. J. & Rozins, C. & Brosi, B. J. & Delaplane, K. S. & Roode, J. C. de & White, A. & Wilfert, L. & Boots, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is generally thought that the intensification of farming will result in higher disease prevalences, although there is little specific modelling tes...

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Effects of agricultural intensification on plant diversity in Mediterranean dryland cereal fields.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: José-María, L. & Armengot, L. & Blanco-Moreno, J. M. & Bassa, M. & Xavier Sans, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification, at field and landscape scales, has caused a decrease in weed richness and changes in species composition. In order to pr...

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Changes in the abundance of farmland birds in relation to the timing of agricultural intensification in England and Wales.

Published online: 03 Jan 2001

Authors: Chamberlain, D. E. & Fuller, R. J. & Bunce, R. G. H. & Duckworth, J. C. & Shrubb, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over the past three decades changes in agricultural management have resulted in increased crop and grass production. This intensification has been acc...

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Testing biotic indicator taxa: the sensitivity of insectivorous mammals and their prey to the intensification of lowland agriculture.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Pocock, M. J. O. & Jennings, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes to agricultural policy aim to extensify agriculture and increase biodiversity. However, it is not known how sensitive many taxa are to intensi...

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Linking agricultural policies to population trends of Swedish farmland birds in different agricultural regions.

Published online: 21 Nov 2007

Authors: Wretenberg, J. & Lindström, Å. & Svensson, S. & Pärt, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The widespread declines of farmland birds have generally been linked to agricultural intensification. We tested the hypotheses that (i) changes in agr...

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Population trends of farmland birds in Sweden and England: similar trends but different patterns of agricultural intensification.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Wretenberg, J. & Lindström, Å. & Svensson, S. & Thierfelder, T. & Pärt, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Studies, mainly from the UK, show that many farmland birds have declined as a result of recent agricultural intensification. We tested this idea by an...

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Agronomic management controls microbial populations in soils of western Kenya.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Kihara, J. & Bolo, P. & Ayaga, G. & Mukulama, J. & Margenot, A. J. & Sommer, R.

Content type: Bulletin

The provision of food requirements for current and future generations can be guaranteed through agricultural intensification options that safeguard th...

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Routes to achieving sustainable intensification in simulated dairy farms: the importance of production efficiency and complimentary land uses.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: White, P. J. C. & Lee, M. A. & Roberts, D. J. & Cole, L. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sustainable intensification (SI) is a global challenge, aiming to increase food production whilst conserving biodiversity and ecosystem services. This...

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Towards the development of general rules describing landscape heterogeneity-multifunctionality relationships.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Plas, F. van der & Allan, E. & Fischer, M. & Alt, F. & Arndt, H. & Binkenstein, J. & Blaser, S. & Blüthgen, N. & Böhm, S. & Hölzel, N. & Klaus, V. H. & Kleinebecker, T. & Morris, K. & Oelmann, Y. & Prati, D. & Renner, S. C. & Rillig, M. C. & Schaefer, H. M. & Schloter, M. & Schmitt, B. & Schöning, I. & Schrumpf, M. & Solly, E. F. & Sorkau, E. & Steckel, J. & Steffan-Dewenter, I. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rapid growth of the world's human population has increased pressure on landscapes to deliver high levels of multiple ecosystem services, including foo...

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Effects of agricultural intensification on the breeding success of corn buntings Miliaria calandra.

Published online: 03 Jan 2001

Authors: Brickle, N. W. & Harper, D. G. C. & Aebischer, N. J. & Cockayne, S. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Corn buntings Miliaria calandra have declined steeply in Britain and north-western Europe since the mid-1970s; changes in farming practice are believe...

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