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Improving private land conservation with outcome-based biodiversity payments.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: McDonald, J. A. & Helmstedt, K. J. & Bode, M. & Coutts, S. & McDonald-Madden, E. & Possingham, H. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Payments to private landholders for providing biodiversity land can improve conservation outside protected areas. Input-based payments are widely used...

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Applying modern and ancient management principles to improve sustainability and profitability of organic sector at field level.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Sakthi Sivakumar

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Agricultural sector throughout the world is faced with more challenges at field level with rapid depletion of available resources. But the current dev...

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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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Effects of planting density on bulb yield in the tulip.

Published online: 26 Oct 1970

Authors: Rees, A. R. & Turquand, E. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of 5 planting densities (p), viz. 10x20, 10 x 10, 10 x 7. 5, 10 x 5 and 5 x 7. 5 cm., on leaf growth and bulb yield were investigated for ...

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Unintended habitat loss on private land from grazing restrictions on public rangelands.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Runge, C. A. & Plantinga, A. J. & Larsen, A. E. & Naugle, D. E. & Helmstedt, K. J. & Polasky, S. & Donnelly, J. P. & Smith, J. T. & Lark, T. J. & Lawler, J. J. & Martinuzzi, S. & Fargione, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management of public lands, and who should have access to them, is often contentious. Most ranches in the western US rely upon seasonal grazing access...

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The economic cost of losing native pollinator species for orchard production.

Published online: 28 Aug 2020

Authors: Pérez-Méndez, N. & Andersson, G. K. S. & Requier, F. & Hipólito, J. & Aizen, M. A. & Morales, C. L. & García, N. & Gennari, G. P. & Garibaldi, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The alarming loss of pollinator diversity world-wide can reduce the productivity of pollinator-dependent crops, which could have economic impacts. How...

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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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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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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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Planning for aquaculture diversification: the importance of climate change and other drivers. FAO Technical Workshop, Rome, Italy, 23-25 June, 2016.

Published online: 23 May 2018

Authors: Harvey, B. & Soto, D. & Carolsfeld, J. & Beveridge, M. & Bartley, D. M.

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

Aquaculture is the world's most diverse farming system in terms of number of species, methods and the environments where the farms are located. Member...

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