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Housing and labor productivity of female tea pluckers in Sri Lanka.

Published online: 30 Nov 2016

Authors: Kalyanaratne, A.

Content type: Bulletin

This study analyzes the link between labor productivity of tea-plantation workers in Sri Lanka and their living conditions. The results indicate a sig...

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Climate and jobs for rural young people.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Brooks, K. & Dunston, S. & Wiebe, K. & Arndt, C. & Hartley, F. & Robertson, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Climate change matters for all young people. It matters especially for those whose livelihoods depend on agriculture and will continue to do so in the...

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An analysis of cost trends for southern forestry practices.

Published online: 19 Jun 2020

Authors: Callaghan, D. W. & Khanal, P. N. & Straka, T. J.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Costs of forestry practices have been reported periodically for the South for over 60 years, with few analyses of the cost trends. We report on an ana...

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Forest management and regional tree composition drive the host preference of saproxylic beetle communities.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Müller, J. & Wende, B. & Strobl, C. & Eugster, M. & Gallenberger, I. & Floren, A. & Steffan-Dewenter, I. & Linsenmair, K. E. & Weisser, W. W. & Gossner, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Among saproxylic beetles, many early colonizers prefer particular host species. Ranking of preferred hosts of local saproxylic beetle communities is c...

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A view from above: unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) provide a new tool for assessing liana infestation in tropical forest canopies.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Waite, C. E. & Heijden, G. M. F. van der & Field, R. & Boyd, D. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical forests store and sequester large quantities of carbon, mitigating climate change. Lianas (woody vines) are important tropical forest compone...

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Drone-based structure-from-motion photogrammetry captures grassland sward height variability.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Forsmoo, J. & Anderson, K. & Macleod, C. J. A. & Wilkinson, M. E. & Brazier, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grasslands deliver a range of ecosystem services, including the provision of food and biodiversity, and regulation of soil carbon storage and hydrolog...

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Cost-efficiency of biodiversity indicators for Mediterranean ecosystems and the effects of socio-economic factors.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Mandelik, Y. & Roll, U. & Fleischer, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biodiversity assessments usually rely on indicators as surrogates for direct measures. Although the ecological validity of indicators has been extensi...

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Post-war changes in arable farming and biodiversity in Great Britain.

Published online: 17 Jul 2002

Authors: Robinson, R. A. & Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agriculture represents the dominant land use throughout much of western Europe, and a significant part of European biodiversity is associated with thi...

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Agriculture, gendered time use, and nutritional outcomes a systematic review.

Published online: 11 Nov 2015

Authors: Johnston, D. & Stevano, S. & Malapit, H. & Hull, E. & Suneetha Kadiyala

Content type: Bulletin

Existing reviews on agriculture and nutrition consider limited evidence and focus on impact size, rather than impact pathway. This review overcomes th...

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Profitability of cacao agroforestry systems and monocultures under organic and conventional management.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Armengot, L. & Barbieri, P. & Andres, C. & Schneider, M.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The demand for cacao has increased. The implementation of more sustainable agricultural practices for cacao production such as organic farming and agr...

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