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Biological control in winter: novel evidence for the importance of generalist predators.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Pekár, S. & Michalko, R. & Loverre, P. & Líznarová, E. & Černecká, L'.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of generalist predators in pest control has been neglected because generalists are not able to track pest populations. Generalist predators a...

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Response of mountain Picea abies forests to stand-replacing bark beetle outbreaks: neighbourhood effects lead to self-replacement.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Zeppenfeld, T. & Svoboda, M. & DeRose, R. J. & Heurich, M. & Müller, J. & Čížková, P. & Starý, M. & Bače, R. & Donato, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large, severe disturbances drive many forest ecosystems over the long term, but pose management uncertainties when human experience with them is limit...

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Plant chemical diversity and its frequency have distinct but complementary effects on insect foraging.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Hauri, K. C. & Glassmire, A. E. & Randall, B. & Zehr, L. N. & Wetzel, W. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Variability in plant traits such as nutrients and defences can challenge insect herbivores searching for a host plant. Cultivar mixtures are designed ...

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How CIAT's climate research informs and influences decision making in IFAD and the cocoa and coffee sector globally: an outcomes validation report.

Published online: 10 May 2017

Authors: Nyangaga, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Programs and projects are implemented to produce results that are beneficial to sustainable societal wellbeing (both human and environmental). These r...

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Deadly dormmate: a case study on Bungarus candidus living among a student dormitory with implications for human safety.

Published online: 08 Apr 2021

Authors: Hodges, C. W. & Barnes, C. H. & Patungtaro, P. & Strine, C. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Snakebite, which was reclassified as a neglected tropical disease by theWorld Health Organization in 2017, afflicts at least 1.8-2.7 million people...

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A comprehensive large-scale assessment of fisheries bycatch risk to threatened seabird populations.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Clay, T. A. & Small, C. & Tuck, G. N. & Pardo, D. & Carneiro, A. P. B. & Wood, A. G. & Croxall, J. P. & Crossin, G. T. & Phillips, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Incidental mortality (bycatch) in fisheries remains the greatest threat to many large marine vertebrates and is a major barrier to fisheries sustainab...

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The role of intuition in managing organic farm system health.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Paxton, R. & Klimek, M. & Vieweger, A. & Döring, T. & Bloch, R. & Bachinger, J. & Woodward, L.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This article concerns the organic movement's aim to promote health across the entire farm system as outlined by the IFOAM Principle of Health (IFOAM 2...

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The IFOAM principle of health - how do organic farmers apply it in practice?

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Vieweger, A. & Döring, T. F. & Bloch, R. & Bachinger, J. & Klimek, M. & Paxton, R. & Woodward, L.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The project 'Developing best practice networks of health in organic agricultural systems' aimed to create an international network of farmers and scie...

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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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Agroforestry is more productive than monoculture, and organic agroforestry is competitive with its conventional counterpart.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Andres, C. & Schneider, M. & Trujillo, G. & Alcon, F. & Amurrio, P. & Perez, E. & Weibel, F. & Milz, J.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) is produced in monocultures (MONO) or agroforests (AF). Farmers have to decide between two strategies: short-term (rapid in...

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