Search

All content is free for everyone to browse, read and share. You’ll find peer-reviewed journal articles and non-peer reviewed grey literature. Type keywords into the search box or use the filtering options below to browse the content.

Filter by...

Showing 44 results

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...

Read more

Implementing agri-policies on pesticide reduction through subsidies and plant clinics in China.

Published online: 07 Feb 2020

Authors: Wei XiaoNan & Zhao Lei & Qiao Yan & Wang BuYun & Wan Min & Toepfer, S.

Content type: Bulletin

This study assesses whether the implementation of agricultural policy through plant clinic-linked subsidy programmes can lead to a reduction in pestic...

Read more

Subsidy type and quality determine direction and strength of trophic cascades in arthropod food webs in agroecosystems.

Published online: 29 Aug 2020

Authors: Riggi, L. G. A. & Bommarco, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The subsidy hypothesis states that communities receiving nutrient subsidies will demonstrate top-down trophic cascades where predators indirectly incr...

Read more

Is there a market for multi-peril crop insurance in developing countries moving beyond subsidies? Evidence from India.

Published online: 19 Jun 2019

Authors: Ghosh, R. K. & Shweta Gupta & Vartika Singh & Ward, P. S.

Content type: Bulletin

Researchers and policymakers have long understood the benefits of crop insurance but have been consistently disappointed by the poor performance of th...

Read more

Highways associated with expansion of boreal scavengers into the alpine tundra of fennoscandia.

Published online: 21 Nov 2020

Authors: Rød-Eriksen, L. & Skrutvold, J. & Herfindal, I. & Jensen, H. & Eide, N. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat fragmentation may affect species distributions through, for example, altered resource availability and shifts in species interactions. Fragmen...

Read more

Aquatic pollution increases use of terrestrial prey subsidies by stream fish.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Kraus, J. M. & Pomeranz, J. F. & Todd, A. S. & Walters, D. M. & Schmidt, T. S. & Wanty, R. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Stream food webs are connected with their riparian zones through cross-ecosystem movements of energy and nutrients. The use and impact of terrestrial ...

Read more

Who guides the shepherd? Competition or cooperation? Nature and culture production with sheep flocks.

Published online: 05 Oct 2016

Authors: Schrijver, R. A. M.

Content type: Bulletin

A study was carried out in the Netherlands to assess the financial situation of shepherds looking after flocks, mainly on heathlands. A total of 47 bu...

Read more

The importance of trees for woody pasture bird diversity and effects of the European Union's tree density policy.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Jakobsson, S. & Lindborg, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent reforms in the Common Agricultural Policy aim for a greening of the subsidy system with potential improvements for biodiversity conservation. A...

Read more

Yield reductions in agricultural grasslands in Norway after springtime grazing by pink-footed geese.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Olsen, A. K. B. & Bjerke, J. W. & Tombre, I. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A large population increase of the Svalbard-breeding pink-footed goose Anser brachyrhynchus over recent decades has intensified the conflict with agri...

Read more

Macroinvertebrate responses along broad stressor gradients of deposited fine sediment and dissolved nutrients: a stream mesocosm experiment.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Wagenhoff, A. & Townsend, C. R. & Matthaei, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Degradation of freshwater ecosystems is a major concern worldwide. Agriculture introduces multiple stressors to streams, presenting a challenge for fr...

Read more