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Changes in arthropod communities mediate the effects of landscape composition and farm management on pest control ecosystem services in organically managed strawberry crops.

Published online: 16 Feb 2022

Authors: Lu, A. & Gonthier, D. J. & Sciligo, A. R. & Garcia, K. & Chiba, T. & Juárez, G. & Kremen, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Landscape composition and local diversification practices such as polyculture, cover cropping and hedgerows may promote natural pest control by benefi...

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Current situation and plausible future scenarios for livestock management systems under climate change in Africa.

Published online: 08 Jun 2020

Authors: Simpkin, P. & Cramer, L. & Ericksen, P. & Thornton, P.

Content type: Bulletin

The aim of this study is to review the literature and provide a technical brief to the African Group of Negotiators Experts Support (AGNES) on the eff...

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Third and fourth trophic level composition shift in an aphid-parasitoid-hyperparasitoid food web limits aphid control in an intercropping system.

Published online: 15 Feb 2022

Authors: Jeavons, E. & Baaren, J. van & Ralec, A. le & Buchard, C. & Duval, F. & Llopis, S. & Postic, E. & Lann, C. le

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding how resource diversification affects ecological interactions, food web structure and ecosystem functioning is essential in both fundamen...

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Landscape-level crop diversity benefits biological pest control.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Redlich, S. & Martin, E. A. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Landscape-level crop diversification is a promising tool for ecological intensification, whereby biodiversity and ecosystem services are enhanced, and...

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Gendered analysis of stakeholder perceptions of climate change, and the barriers to its adaptation in Mopti region in Mali.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Diiro, G. & Petri, M. & Zemadim, B. & Sinare, B. & Dicko, M. & Traore, D. & Tabo, R.

Content type: Bulletin

The current study presents the farmer and community perceptions of the causes and effects of climate change, the barriers to adoption of the resilient...

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Plant diversity ameliorates the evolutionary development of fungicide resistance in an agricultural ecosystem.

Published online: 28 Dec 2021

Authors: Yang LiNa & Nkurikiyimfura, O. & Pan ZheChao & Wang YanPing & Waheed, A. & Chen RueyShyang & Burdon, J. J. & Sui QiJun & Zhan JiaSui

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The evolution of fungicide resistance in agricultural and natural ecosystems is associated with the biology of pathogens, the chemical property and ap...

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Social adaptation can reduce the strength of social-ecological feedbacks from ecosystem degradation.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Bartelet, H. A. & Barnes, M. L. & Zoeller, K. C. & Cumming, G. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Feedbacks between people and ecosystems are central to the study of social-ecological systems (SES) but remain poorly understood. It is commonly assum...

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Drivers of farmers' willingness to adopt extensive farming practices in a globally important bird area.

Published online: 26 Jun 2019

Authors: Czajkowski, M. & Zagórska, K. & Letki, N. & Tryjanowski, P. & Wąs, A.

Content type: Bulletin

Agri-environmental schemes have become an integral tool of land use management policies in ecologically valuable river valleys, that are commonly reco...

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Spillover of terrestrial arthropod species and beta diversity in perennial crops relative to spatial scale of land-use intensity.

Published online: 11 Dec 2020

Authors: Schalkwyk, J. van & Pryke, J. S. & Samways, M. J. & Gaigher, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Arthropod diversity in agricultural areas is influenced by land-use intensity (LUI) at both local and landscape scales. In agricultural systems, non-c...

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Differential effects of landscape and management on diversity and density of ground-dwelling farmland spiders.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Schmidt, M. H. & Roschewitz, I. & Thies, C. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution and abundance of animals are influenced by factors at both local and wider landscape scales. Natural enemies of pests in arable field...

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