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Urban cultivation in allotments maintains soil qualities adversely affected by conventional agriculture.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Edmondson, J. L. & Davies, Z. G. & Gaston, K. J. & Leake, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modern agriculture, in seeking to maximize yields to meet growing global food demand, has caused loss of soil organic carbon (SOC) and compaction, imp...

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Digitalization & food security amidst the changing landscape of Asian agriculture.

Published online: 07 Feb 2019

Authors: Villena, M. M. C. A. & Saguiguit, G. C., Jr. & Burgos, B. M. & Cadiz, M. C. H.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper considers the role of digital agriculture or precision agriculture in achieving food security. Some concerns for developing countries in So...

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Guidelines on urban and peri-urban forestry.

Published online: 04 Jan 2017

Authors: Salbitano, F. & Borelli, S. & Conigliaro, M. & Chen YuJuan

Content type: Bulletin

These guidelines are the result a consultative process that involved a large number of practitioners from both developed and developing countries. Two...

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Son System: fruit growing integrated with crops and vegetables.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Guimarães, T. G. & Madeira, N. R.

Content type: Bulletin

Considering the availability of idle physical space between the rows of fruit trees and the high financial investment in the establishment and managem...

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Spatial contagion structures urban vegetation from parcel to landscape.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Locke, D. H. & Ossola, A. & Minor, E. & Lin, B. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Residential yards are a significant component of urban socio-ecological systems; residential land covers 11% of the United States and is often the dom...

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Reproductive failure of a long-lived wetland tree in urban lands and managed forests.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: McCauley, L. A. & Jenkins, D. G. & Quintana-Ascencio, P. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land use (e.g. urbanization, agriculture, natural lands management) may directly affect populations by habitat loss and fragmentation, and indirectly ...

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Pollination service delivery is complex: urban garden crop yields are best explained by local canopy cover and garden scale plant species richness.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: McDougall, R. & Kristiansen, P. & Latty, T. & Jones, J. & Rader, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination is an important ecosystem service to agriculture, however, the factors influencing pollination in urban food gardens are poorly understood...

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Recent changes in the rural environment in China.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Han, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The great changes in Chinese agriculture during the past 10 years have been accompanied by significant deterioration of the rural environment. Among t...

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Fox contact behaviour and rabies spread: a model for the estimation of contact probabilities between urban foxes at different population densities and its implications for rabies control in Britain.

Published online: 04 Apr 1996

Authors: White, P. C. L. & Harris, S. & Smith, G. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A mathematical relationship between fox home range size and population density was derived from the literature and combined with behavioural data on m...

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The costs and benefits of restoring a continent's terrestrial ecosystems.

Published online: 29 Apr 2022

Authors: Mappin, B. & Ward, A. & Hughes, L. & Watson, J. E. M. & Cosier, P. & Possingham, H. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The rise in global commitments to restore habitat underlines its importance to halt biodiversity loss and abate climate change. To effectively plan fo...

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