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Limits to green revolution in rice in Africa the case of Ghana.

Published online: 19 Oct 2016

Authors: Ragasa, C. & Chapoto, A.

Content type: Bulletin

The Ghana National Rice Development Strategy in 2009 was developed to double rice production by 2018 with a 10 percent annual increase and to reduce o...

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Evaluating the economic benefits and costs of antimicrobial use in food-producing animals.

Published online: 03 Oct 2019

Authors: Ryan, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Antimicrobial drugs are used in food animal production for several purposes: to treat a disease outbreak, to prevent disease, and to enhance feed effi...

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Are ecosystem services complementary or competitive? An econometric analysis of cost functions from private forests in Vietnam.

Published online: 01 Mar 2017

Authors: Lambini, C. K. & Trung Thanh Nguyen & Abildtrup, J. & Van Dien Pham & Tenhunen, J. & Garcia, S.

Content type: Bulletin

Forest ecosystem services (FES) provisioning and management in Vietnam is highly rated in the Vietnamese's environmental agenda. The main rationale of...

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Economic and not ecological variables shape the sparing-sharing trade-off in a mixed cropping landscape.

Published online: 20 May 2022

Authors: Segre, H. & Carmel, Y. & Shwartz, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The framework of land sparing versus land sharing provides a useful analytical tool to address the crop-production/biodiversity trade-off. Despite mul...

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Farm performance during the transition to organic production: analysis and planning tools based on Minnesota farm record data.

Published online: 16 Dec 2015

Authors: Delbridge, T. A. & King, R. P. & Nordquist, D. W. & DiGiacomo, G. & Moynihan, M.

Content type: Bulletin

This publication summarizes enterprise costs and returns and whole-farm financial performance measures collected from transitioning and recently certi...

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A landscape approach for cost-effective large-scale forest restoration.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Molin, P. G. & Chazdon, R. & Ferraz, S. F. de B. & Brancalion, P. H. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Achieving global targets for forest restoration will require cost-effective strategies to return agricultural land to forest, while minimizing impleme...

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Modelling the choice between and the costs of multiple-use vs. specialized forest management.

Published online: 10 May 2017

Authors: Garcia, S. & Petucco, C. & Thorsen, B. J. & Vedel, S. E.

Content type: Bulletin

Forests provide ecosystem services jointly with timber production. In some cases, private forest owners implement management actions in order to enhan...

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The economic impact of climate change on cash crop farms in Québec and Ontario.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: An, N. & Thomassin, P. J.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper examines the economic impact of alternative climate change scenarios on representative cash crop farms in Quebec and Ontario. Mixed Integer...

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Uncertainties in the value and opportunity costs of pollination services.

Published online: 05 Sep 2020

Authors: Magrach, A. & Champetier, A. & Smitha Krishnan & Boreux, V. & Ghazoul, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination is an ecosystem service that directly contributes to agricultural production, and can therefore provide a strong incentive to conserve nat...

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Integrating ecological uncertainty and farm-scale economics when planning restoration.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Dorrough, J. & Vesk, P. A. & Moll, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many ecological management problems involve assessing competing options based on the trade-off between economic costs and short- and long-term probabi...

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