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Social and ecological drivers of success in agri-environment schemes: the roles of farmers and environmental context.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: McCracken, M. E. & Woodcock, B. A. & Lobley, M. & Pywell, R. F. & Saratsi, E. & Swetnam, R. D. & Mortimer, S. R. & Harris, S. J. & Winter, M. & Hinsley, S. & Bullock, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agri-environment schemes remain a controversial approach to reversing biodiversity losses, partly because the drivers of variation in outcomes are poo...

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Climate smart farmers' field school: the BICOL, Philippines experience: a success story.

Published online: 14 Feb 2019

Authors: Binoya, C. S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Extreme hydro-climatic conditions, such as droughts, flood and typhoons can adversely affect or even completely interrupt agriculture systems and othe...

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Farmer perception and utilization of leaf functional traits in managing agroecosystems.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Isaac, M. E. & Cerda, R. & Rapidel, B. & Martin, A. R. & Dickinson, A. K. & Sibelet, N. & Cheyne, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Using knowledge of leaf functional traits, such as those forming the leaf economics spectrum (LES), to understand plant responses to environmental cha...

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Farmer productivity analysis using individual data: simultaneous estimation of heterogeneity between farmers and elasticity of substitution among varieties of agricultural products.

Published online: 14 Nov 2019

Authors: Akune, Y. & Hosoe, N.

Content type: Bulletin

A framework that incorporates product differentiation under monopolistic competition applies primarily to the manufacturing industry, and agriculture ...

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Farmers' perceptions of the scale of the bracken problem on farms in less favoured areas in England and Wales.

Published online: 16 May 1992

Authors: Varvarigos, P. & Lawton, J. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Farmers' perceptions of the extent of bracken (Pteridium aquilinum) encroachment on upland farms was summarized from a postal questionnaire done in 19...

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Gaming provides insights into farmers' land management decisions.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Rakotonarivo, O. S. & Jones, I. L. & Bell, A. & Duthie, A. B. & Cusack, J. & Minderman, J. & Hogan, J. & Hodgson, I. & Bunnefeld, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

A new experiment using a game, in which farmers manage a digital farming landscape: looking at how farmers manage their land in the game enables to un...

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Evaluation of farm programmes in the 2014 US farm bill: a review of the literature.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Content type: Bulletin

Main changes to US farm programmes under the 2014 Farm Bill aim to strengthen instruments for risk management, both in commodity and in crop insurance...

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Smallholder farmers' perceptions and strategies for adaptation to climate change in Brong Ahafo and Upper West Regions of Ghana.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Abdoulaye, T. & Bamire, A. S. & Akinola, A. A. & Etwire, P. M.

Content type: Bulletin

With data collected from 750 farming households using survey questionnaire and 25 Focus Group Discussions (FGD), this report documents farmers' percep...

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Loss of bumblebees is a loss to farmers.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper summarizes the results of a study conducted in Argentina, which introduced honeybee (Apis mellifera) hives and colonies of the native black...

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Trade-offs in sustainable agricultural intensification: the farmers' perspective.

Published online: 09 Jul 2020

Authors: Adolph, B.

Content type: Bulletin

Smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa face a constant challenge: to choose between many, often competing, social, economic and environmental objec...

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