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Low-productivity boreal forests have high conservation value for lichens.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Hämäläinen, A. & Strengbom, J. & Ranius, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land set aside for preservation of biodiversity often has low productivity. As biodiversity generally increases with productivity, due to higher or mo...

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Agricultural input subsidies and productivity: the case of Paraguayan farmers.

Published online: 25 Oct 2017

Authors: Lopez, C. A. & Salazar, L. & Salvo, C. P. de

Content type: Bulletin

It is a well-known fact that a great majority of countries implement agricultural input subsidies as a tool to boost agricultural productivity and out...

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Forest planning and productivity-risk trade-off through the Markowitz mean-variance model.

Published online: 02 Sep 2015

Authors: Lobianco, A. & Dragicevic, A. & Leblois, A.

Content type: Bulletin

Using the Markowitz mean-value (M-V) portfolio model, we study forest planning looking at arbitration between productivity and risk. By weighting the ...

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Restoration of plant diversity in permanent grassland by seeding: assessing the limiting factors along land-use gradients.

Published online: 02 Oct 2021

Authors: Freitag, M. & Klaus, V. H. & Bolliger, R. & Hamer, U. & Kleinebecker, T. & Prati, D. & Schäfer, D. & Hölzel, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land-use intensification has caused dramatic declines in grassland biodiversity, and in Europe this decline has not yet been halted. Therefore, a majo...

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Women and agricultural productivity: what does the evidence tell us?

Published online: 16 Dec 2015

Authors: Doss, C.

Content type: Bulletin

Should agricultural development programs target women in order to increase productivity? This paper reviews the extensive literature on men's and wome...

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A nutrient index quantifying productivity of agaves and cacti.

Published online: 16 Mar 1991

Authors: Nobel, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant productivity is influenced by water status, temperature, and photosynthetically active radiation, the effects of which provide an environmental ...

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Monitoring agricultural productivity for sustainable production and R&D planning.

Published online: 10 Jan 2019

Authors: Laborde, D. & Piñeiro, V.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Argentina's G20 presidency has emphasized the needs to improve soil management and increase agricultural productivity in a sustainable way to achieve ...

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Livestock activity increases exotic plant richness, but wildlife increases native richness, with stronger effects under low productivity.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Eldridge, D. J. & Delgado-Baquerizo, M. & Travers, S. K. & Val, J. & Oliver, I. & Dorrough, J. W. & Soliveres, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing by domestic livestock is one of the most widespread land uses world-wide, particularly in rangelands, where it co-occurs with grazing by wild ...

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Do grazing intensity and herbivore type affect soil health? Insights from a semi-arid productivity gradient.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Eldridge, D. J. & Delgado-Baquerizo, M. & Travers, S. K. & Val, J. & Oliver, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing is one of the most widespread forms of intensive management on Earth and is linked to reductions in soil health. However, little is known abou...

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Ecosystem service multifunctionality of low-productivity forests and implications for conservation and management.

Published online: 25 Nov 2020

Authors: Jönsson, M. & Snäll, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Low-productivity forests are often the last remaining pristine forests in managed forest landscapes and typically overrepresented among protected fore...

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