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Can oil palm plantations be made more hospitable for forest butterflies and birds?

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Koh, L. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rising global demand for palm oil is likely to exacerbate deforestation rates in oil palm-producing countries. This will lead to a net reduction in bi...

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To sample or eradicate? A cost minimization model for monitoring and managing an invasive species.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Bogich, T. L. & Liebhold, A. M. & Shea, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Considerable effort is expended by national and local governments to exclude alien species via detection and eradication of invading populations, but ...

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Crop damage increases with pest species diversity: evidence from potato tuber moths in the tropical Andes.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Dangles, O. & Mesías, V. & Crespo-Perez, V. & Silvain, J. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Insect pests in agricultural systems are one of the major causes of damage to crop production and storage worldwide. However, the study of the effect ...

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Land resilience and tail dependence among crop yield distributions.

Published online: 24 Jun 2015

Authors: Du, X. D. & Hennessy, D. A. & Feng, H. L.

Content type: Bulletin

Rate setting procedures for United States crop yield and revenue insurance contracts employ methods that presume correlations to be state invariant. W...

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Eighth session of the Sub-Committee on Aquaculture, Brasilia, Brazil, 5-9 October 2015.

Published online: 20 Jul 2016

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

The eighth session of the Sub-Committee on Aquaculture of the FAO Committee on Fisheries (COFI) was held in Brasilia, Brazil from 5-9 October 2015, at...

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Climate change adaptation in coastal shrimp aquaculture: a case from northwestern Sri Lanka.

Published online: 07 Aug 2019

Authors: Galappaththi, E. & Berkes, F. & Ford, J.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Unexpected temperature variations and rainfall patterns have direct, adverse impacts on shrimp farmers in northwestern Sri Lanka. Specifically, changi...

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Grower and regulator conflict in management of the citrus disease Huanglongbing in Brazil: a modelling study.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Craig, A. P. & Cunniffe, N. J. & Parry, M. & Laranjeira, F. F. & Gilligan, C. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In managing plant diseases, there is often tension between a regulator seeking to destroy infected plants to prevent further infection on a national s...

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Mainstreaming climate change adaptation into development planning.

Published online: 28 Mar 2018

Authors: Singh, N. P. & Arathy Ashok & Pavithra, S. & Balaji, S. J. & Bhawna Anand & Khan, M. A.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper attempts to mainstream climate change adaptation planning into on-going agricultural development programmes in India. A primary survey cond...

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Understanding the effects of a new grazing policy: the impact of seasonal grazing on shrub demography in the Inner Mongolian steppe.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Li ShouLi & Yu FeiHai & Werger, M. J. A. & Dong Ming & Ramula, S. & Zuidema, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing by livestock is a common land use in arid and semi-arid areas. Developing sustainable grazing regimes that conserve vegetation and maintain pr...

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Measuring the surrogacy potential of charismatic megafauna species across taxonomic, phylogenetic and functional diversity on a megadiverse island.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Sibarani, M. C. & Marco, M. di & Rondinini, C. & Kark, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation organisations and governments often use charismatic megafauna as surrogates to represent broader biodiversity. While these species are pr...

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