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Hedgerow trees and extended-width field margins enhance macro-moth diversity: implications for management.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Merckx, T. & Marini, L. & Feber, R. E. & Macdonald, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Improving the effectiveness of agri-environment schemes is essential for reversing declines in farmland biodiversity. Crucial to achieving this is ide...

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Non-random loss of phylogenetically distinct rare species degrades phylogenetic diversity in semi-natural grasslands.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Uchida, K. & Hiraiwa, M. K. & Cadotte, M. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although biodiversity loss is a critically important topic, our understanding of how both land abandonment and land-use intensification in semi-natura...

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Plant responses to agricultural intensification.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Dorrough, J. & Scroggie, M. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A large proportion of the world's land surface is extensively managed for livestock production. In areas where livestock systems are becoming more int...

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Aridity exacerbates grazing-induced rangeland degradation: a population approach for dominant grasses.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Oñatibia, G. R. & Amengual, G. & Boyero, L. & Aguiar, M. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The current human-induced intensification of grazing pressure and the aridity increase as a result of climate change are unprecedented and have been i...

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Experimental evidence of multiple ecosystem services and disservices provided by ecological intensification in Mediterranean agro-ecosystems.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Segre, H. & Segoli, M. & Carmel, Y. & Shwartz, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensifying agricultural production in sustainable ways is pivotal to increasing food production while reducing environmental impacts. Ecological int...

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Beyond the agroecological and sustainable agricultural intensification debate: is blended sustainability the way forward?

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Mockshell, J. & Kamanda, J.

Content type: Bulletin

With the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has come a renewed global interest in ending hunger, achieving food security and preventing natural reso...

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The benefits of extensive agriculture to birds: the case of the little bustard.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Wolff, A. & Paul, J. P. & Martin, J. L. & Bretagnolle, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The little bustard Tetrax tetrax is among many birds thought to be declining because of agricultural intensification in western Europe. In contrast wi...

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The role of livestock intensification and landscape structure in maintaining tropical biodiversity.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Alvarado, F. & Escobar, F. & Williams, D. R. & Arroyo-Rodríguez, V. & Escobar-Hernández, F. & Nichols, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As tropical cattle ranching continues to expand, successful conservation will require an improved understanding of the relative impacts of different l...

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Bat activity and species richness on organic and conventional farms: impact of agricultural intensification.

Published online: 04 Feb 2004

Authors: Wickramasinghe, L. P. & Harris, S. & Jones, G. & Vaughan, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification is perceived to be a major cause of the decline in many European bat populations. Because organic farming prohibits the u...

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Assemblages of soil macrofauna across a Scottish land-use intensification gradient: influences of habitat quality, heterogeneity and area.

Published online: 04 Jan 2006

Authors: Eggleton, P. & Vanbergen, A. J. & Jones, D. T. & Lambert, M. C. & Rockett, C. & Hammond, P. M. & Beccaloni, J. & Marriott, D. & Ross, E. & Giusti, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land-use intensification strongly influences biodiversity by altering habitat heterogeneity, the distribution of habitat types and their extent. This ...

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