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Impediments in adoption of organic farming - a few lessons from the farmers who reverted to conventional farming practices.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Birajdar, G. & Kate, T.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The stated goal of 'Organic 3.0' is to "bring organic out of its current niche into the mainstream (Arbenz, Gould & Stopes, 2015)". This means to ...

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Local and landscape effects of organic farming on butterfly species richness and abundance.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Rundlöf, M. & Bengtsson, J. & Smith, H. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agri-environmental schemes (AES) are commonly adopted in Europe to reduce the loss of farmland biodiversity. These schemes have, however, been critici...

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Impacts of organic farming on soil organic matter.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Ghabbour, E. A. & Davies, G. & Alami, R. A. & Askounis, E. M. & Cuozzo, N. P. & Filice, A. J. & Haskell, J. M. & Moy, A. K. & Roach, A. C. & Misiewicz, T. M. & Shade, J.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Soil health is a critical component for developing Organic 3.0, which strives to place organic as a model sustainable food systems. However, the exten...

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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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Organic farming benefits birds most in regions with more intensive agriculture.

Published online: 02 Feb 2021

Authors: Kirk, D. A. & Martin, A. E. & Lindsay, K. E. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organic farming is considered beneficial for biodiversity conservation in agricultural landscapes but the role of agricultural land use intensity ('ag...

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The effect of organic farming on butterfly diversity depends on landscape context.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Rundlöf, M. & Smith, H. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The recent dramatic decline in farmland biodiversity is often attributed to agricultural intensification and structural changes in the agricultural la...

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Plant diversity and land use under organic and conventional agriculture: a whole-farm approach.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Gibson, R. H. & Pearce, S. & Morris, R. J. & Symondson, W. O. C. & Memmott, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organic farming is thought to lead to increased biodiversity and greater sustainability than higher-yielding conventional farming systems. It is usual...

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Bat activity and species richness on organic and conventional farms: impact of agricultural intensification.

Published online: 04 Feb 2004

Authors: Wickramasinghe, L. P. & Harris, S. & Jones, G. & Vaughan, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification is perceived to be a major cause of the decline in many European bat populations. Because organic farming prohibits the u...

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Quantum-based agriculture: the final frontier?

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Wright, J. & Kieft, H. & Diest, S. von

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Organic farming already meets multiple sustainability goals, and factors limiting its mainstreaming are social rather than technical. What is the next...

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Deployment of organic farming at a landscape scale maintains low pest infestation and high crop productivity levels in vineyards.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Muneret, L. & Thiéry, D. & Joubard, B. & Rusch, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organic farming is a promising way to reduce pesticide use but increasing the area under organic farming at the landscape scale could increase pest in...

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