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The impact of information on returns from farming.

Published online: 06 Jan 2016

Authors: Birthal, P. S. & Shiv Kumar & Negi, D. S. & Devesh Roy

Content type: Bulletin

Using data from a nationally representative survey, conducted by the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) of the Government of India, we examine...

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Neighbour effects in the genus Avena. 1. Comparison of crop species.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Trenbath, B. R. & Harper, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A comparison is made of the relative advantages of interspecific mixture experiments using additive and substitutive designs. The results of growing A...

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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...

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Integrating plant clinics into county agricultural advisory services systems: Kenya case study.

Published online: 02 Jul 2020

Authors: Chege, F. & Bundi, M. & Likoko, L. & Kainyu, F. & Ringera, E. & Otipa, M. & Karanja, P. & Kimani, M. & Williams, F.

Content type: Bulletin

Plantwise (PW) is a global programme led by CABI that is improving farmers' livelihoods by providing them with plant health information in order to re...

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Seasonal pattern of leaf growth and senescence of Nardus stricta and responses of tussocks to differing severity, timing and frequency of defoliation.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Grant, S. A. & Torvell, L. & Sim, E. M. & Small, J. L. & Elston, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A field study of the seasonal growth of Nardus stricta showed that leaf turnover was slow, averaging 2.5 leaves per tiller over the growing season. Pe...

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A stand-level drought risk assessment tool for considering climate change in forest management.

Published online: 21 Jun 2017

Authors: Foord, V. & Delong, C. & Rogers, B.

Content type: Bulletin

This extension note highlights the stand-level drought risk assessment tool methods, field validation, some of the current applications, and how the t...

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Review of climate service needs and opportunities in Rwanda.

Published online: 07 Sep 2016

Authors: Nyasimi, M. & Radeny, M. & Hansen, J. W.

Content type: Bulletin

The Rwanda Climate Services for Agriculture project, funded by USAID, aims to benefit nearly one million farmers by 2019, and transform Rwanda's rural...

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Climate-smart pest management: implementation guidance for policymakers and investors.

Published online: 13 Dec 2018

Authors: Heeb, L. & Jenner, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Climate-smart pest management (CSPM) is a cross-sectoral approach that aims to reduce pest-induced crop losses, enhance ecosystem services, reduce gre...

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Temperature and leaf growth in Lolium perenne. 1. The thermal microclimate: its measurement and relation to crop growth.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Peacock, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Temperatures were measured in a perennial ryegrass crop in the field and an attempt was made to relate temperature to growth. The instruments used are...

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2017 Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS) e-Conference, 28 February-2 March 2017.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Keyser, C. E. & Keyser, T. L.

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

This proceedings contains 12 full papers and 21 extended abstract of papers presented at the conference. The papers discuss the forest vegetation simu...

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