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Smallholder farmers' perceptions and strategies for adaptation to climate change in Brong Ahafo and Upper West Regions of Ghana.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Abdoulaye, T. & Bamire, A. S. & Akinola, A. A. & Etwire, P. M.

Content type: Bulletin

With data collected from 750 farming households using survey questionnaire and 25 Focus Group Discussions (FGD), this report documents farmers' percep...

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An experimental study of the reproductive behaviour and success of farmed and wild Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar).

Published online: 14 May 1997

Authors: Fleming, I. A. & Jonsson, B. & Gross, M. R. & Lamberg, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experiments were performed to assess the competitive and reproductive abilities of 5th-generation farmed salmon and their potential effects on populat...

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Effects of shade cover and availability of midge breeding sites on pollinating midge populations and fruit set in two cocoa farms.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Young, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The abundance of several species of Forcipomyia, known to be pollinators of cacao, increased markedly in 1 cacao farm in Costa Rica when discs of rott...

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Identifying plant mixes for multiple ecosystem service provision in agricultural systems using ecological networks.

Published online: 24 Dec 2021

Authors: Windsor, F. M. & Tavella, J. & Rother, D. C. & Raimundo, R. L. G. & Devoto, M. & Guimarães, P. R., Jr. & Evans, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Managing agricultural environments in a way that maximises the provision of multiple ecosystem services is a significant challenge in the development ...

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Mixed effects of organic farming and landscape complexity on farmland biodiversity and biological control potential across Europe.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Winqvist, C. & Bengtsson, J. & Aavik, T. & Berendse, F. & Clement, L. W. & Eggers, S. & Fischer, C. & Flohre, A. & Geiger, F. & Liira, J. & Pärt, T. & Thies, C. & Tscharntke, T. & Weisser, W. W. & Bommarco, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organic farming in Europe has been shown to enhance biodiversity locally, but potential interactions with the surrounding landscape and the potential ...

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Working with different sorts of knowledge to increase the amount of carbon stored in our agricultural soils.

Published online: 16 Sep 2020

Authors: Brockett, B. F. T. & Browne, A. L. & Beanland, A. & Whitfield, M. G. & Watson, N. & Blackburn, G. A. & Bardgett, R. D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

In recognition of the need to address complex environmental problems, some ecological studies have adopted social research methods to better understan...

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Flowering fields, organic farming and edge habitats promote diversity of plants and arthropods on arable land.

Published online: 19 Jun 2021

Authors: Gayer, C. & Berger, J. & Dieterich, M. & Gallé, R. & Reidl, K. & Witty, R. & Woodcock, B. A. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increased farming intensity led to massive declines across multiple farmland taxa. In Europe, measures introduced to counteract these losses include t...

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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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Livestock grazing impacts components of the breeding productivity of a common upland insectivorous passerine: results from a long-term experiment.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Malm, L. E. & Pearce-Higgins, J. W. & Littlewood, N. A. & Karley, A. J. & Karaszewska, E. & Jaques, R. & Pakeman, R. J. & Redpath, S. M. & Evans, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The intensity of pastoral management in areas of High Nature Value farming is declining in some regions of Europe but increasing in others. This affec...

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Mediating mutualisms: farm management practices and evolutionary changes in symbiont co-operation.

Published online: 13 Nov 2002

Authors: Kiers, E. T. & West, S. A. & Denison, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Root symbionts (rhizobia and arbuscular mycorrhizas) are often assumed to increase agricultural productivity consistently. However, rhizobial and myco...

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