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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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Contrasting patterns in species and functional-trait diversity of bees in an agricultural landscape.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Forrest, J. R. K. & Thorp, R. W. & Kremen, C. & Williams, N. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land-use change frequently reduces local species diversity. Species losses will often result in loss of trait diversity, with likely consequences for ...

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Production behavior analysis of Beijing ecological farm.

Published online: 02 Jan 2020

Authors: Li NingHui & Li LiYuan & Yang DongQun

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This article analyzes the development of ecological farm in Beijing based on the survey of 14 ecological farms. It is shown that most of the farms are...

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Farmers for Nature: the ultimate nature-inclusive agriculture?

Published online: 18 Jul 2018

Authors: Westerink, J. & Plomp, M. & Ottburg, F. & Zanen, M. & Schrijver, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Farming for Nature is aimed at integrating nature and agriculture by means of an extensive farming system (nature-oriented farm). The farmer becomes s...

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Local and landscape effects of organic farming on butterfly species richness and abundance.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Rundlöf, M. & Bengtsson, J. & Smith, H. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agri-environmental schemes (AES) are commonly adopted in Europe to reduce the loss of farmland biodiversity. These schemes have, however, been critici...

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Applying the results of ecological studies to land-use policies and practices.

Published online: 08 Jul 1999

Authors: McCracken, D. I. & Bignal, E. M.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

Good progress has been made in bringing the importance of high-nature-conservation-value farming systems to the attention of a wider audience. However...

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Nature inclusive for a good future. What can be learned from Hoeve Stein as an example of the self-realization of nature?

Published online: 04 Jul 2019

Authors: Westerink, J. & Melman, D. & Schrijver, R. & Schotman, A. & Visser, T.

Content type: Bulletin

The dairy farm Hoeve Stein was converted from a conventional into an organic nature-oriented farm. This was the result of a close collaboration betwee...

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Assessing the production impacts of a large-scale conversion to organic farming in England and Wales.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Smith, L. & Jones, P. & Williams, A. & Kirk, G.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This paper explores the implications for food production and land use of a 100% conversion to organic farming in England and Wales. The analysis uses ...

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Benefits of organic farming to environment and society.

Published online: 17 Jul 2019

Authors: Sanders, J. & Hess, J.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper presents a comprehensive analysis and evaluation of scientific studies on public goods provided by organic farming in the following areas: ...

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What are the barriers to adopting carbon farming practices?

Published online: 04 Mar 2015

Authors: Kragt, M. E. & Blackmore, L. & Capon, T. & Robinson, C. J. & Torabi, N. & Wilson, K. A.

Content type: Bulletin

In many environmental and conservation policy contexts, gaps are observed between policy objectives and implementation outcomes. Carbon farming polici...

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