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Landscape context and farm uptake limit effects of bird conservation in the Swedish Volunteer & Farmer Alliance.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Josefsson, J. & Pärt, T. & Berg, Å. & Lokhorst, A. M. & Eggers, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Europe, agri-environmental schemes (AES) have been unsuccessful in halting biodiversity declines to any great extent. Two shortcomings of AES inclu...

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Plant diversity and land use under organic and conventional agriculture: a whole-farm approach.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Gibson, R. H. & Pearce, S. & Morris, R. J. & Symondson, W. O. C. & Memmott, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organic farming is thought to lead to increased biodiversity and greater sustainability than higher-yielding conventional farming systems. It is usual...

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The relative roles of domestication, rearing environment, prior residence and body size in deciding territorial contests between hatchery and wild juvenile salmon.

Published online: 27 Aug 2003

Authors: Metcalfe, N. B. & Valdimarsson, S. K. & Morgan, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Interactions between captive-reared and wild salmonids are frequent because hatcheries annually rear millions of fish for release in conservation prog...

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The distribution of grey squirrel dreys in farm woodland: the influence of wood area, isolation and management.

Published online: 29 Mar 1995

Authors: Fitzgibbon, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sixty-eight deciduous woodlands, ranging in size from 0.2 to 12.5 ha, were surveyed in East Anglia, UK, and the density of grey squirrels (Sciurus car...

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Supplementing small farms with native mason bees increases strawberry size and growth rate.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Horth, L. & Campbell, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination services, especially those of bees, play a vital role in agriculture. Declining honeybee populations require us to find alternative soluti...

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Diversity of flower-visiting bees in cereal fields: effects of farming system, landscape composition and regional context.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Holzschuh, A. & Steffan-Dewenter, I. & Kleijn, D. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agri-environment schemes promote organic farming in an attempt to reduce the negative effects of agricultural intensification on farmland biodiversity...

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Factors affecting carcass detection at wind farms using dogs and human searchers.

Published online: 28 Nov 2020

Authors: Domínguez del Valle, J. & Cervantes Peralta, F. & Jaquero Arjona, M. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of detection dogs to effectively monitor bird and bat fatalities at wind farms is becoming increasingly popular. All studies to date agree tha...

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Environmentally friendly landscape management improves oilseed rape yields by increasing pollinators and reducing pests.

Published online: 24 Jul 2022

Authors: Perrot, T. & Bretagnolle, V. & Gaba, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination and pest control are two major ecological functions sustaining crop yield. In insect-pollinated crops, previous studies have revealed that...

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The marine survival and growth of wild and hatchery-reared Atlantic salmon.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Jonsson, N. & Jonsson, B. & Hansen, L. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Catches of Atlantic salmon Salmo salar L. decreased in the 1980s and 1990s over its entire area in the North Atlantic and smolts were often released f...

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A comparison between the impacts of ploughing and minimum tillage on arable plant assemblages at Ranscombe Farm Reserve, Kent, UK.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Moyse, R. I. & Shellswell, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Land at Ranscombe Farm Reserve showed a build-up of biennial and perennial plants following a number years of conservation management for rare arable ...

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