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Agricultural intensification heightens food safety risks posed by wild birds.

Published online: 21 Nov 2020

Authors: Smith, O. M. & Edworthy, A. & Taylor, J. M. & Jones, M. S. & Tormanen, A. & Kennedy, C. M. & Fu Zhen & Latimer, C. E. & Cornell, K. A. & Michelotti, L. A. & Sato, C. & Northfield, T. & Snyder, W. E. & Owen, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification and simplification are key drivers of recent declines in wild bird populations, heightening the need to better balance co...

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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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Ecological and socio-economic implications of livestock-keeping systems on extensive grasslands in south-western Germany.

Published online: 06 Apr 1999

Authors: Luick, R.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

Germany is generally characterized by intensive agriculture. There is increasing concern about the situation of extensively used meadows and pastures ...

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A review of projections of demand and supply of livestock-derived foods and the implications for livestock sector management in LSIL focus countries: Mid-Project Research Report of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems (LSIL) Futures Foresight Component, Module I (Quantitative Scenario Modelling).

Published online: 05 Jun 2019

Authors: Enahoro, D. & Njiru, N. & Thornton, P. & Staal, S. J.

Content type: Bulletin

National planners and others in the international development community are looking to transform a rising demand for animal-source foods in many low- ...

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Impacts of tsetse control and land-use on vegetative structure and tree species composition in south-western Ethiopia.

Published online: 08 Aug 1997

Authors: Reid, R. S. & Wilson, C. J. & Kruska, R. L. & Mulatu, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

More effective control of the tsetse fly in Africa will reduce constraints imposed by the livestock disease, trypanosomiasis. Trypanosomiasis lowers l...

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Long-term, livestock-mediated redistribution of nitrogen and phosphorus in an East African savanna.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Augustine, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of livestock on African rangelands has been a major focus of recent research, but little attention has been paid to the way livestock affec...

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Climate change mitigation through intensified pasture management: estimating greenhouse gas emissions on cattle farms in the Brazilian Amazon.

Published online: 18 Jan 2017

Authors: Bogaerts, M. & Cirhigiri, L. & Robinson, I. & Rodkin, M. & Hajjar, R. & Costa Junior, C. & Newton, P.

Content type: Bulletin

Cattle ranching in Brazil is a key driver of deforestation and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The Brazilian government plans to reduce national GHG e...

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Working with different sorts of knowledge to increase the amount of carbon stored in our agricultural soils.

Published online: 16 Sep 2020

Authors: Brockett, B. F. T. & Browne, A. L. & Beanland, A. & Whitfield, M. G. & Watson, N. & Blackburn, G. A. & Bardgett, R. D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

In recognition of the need to address complex environmental problems, some ecological studies have adopted social research methods to better understan...

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Organic farming promotes biotic resistance to foodborne human pathogens.

Published online: 24 Aug 2020

Authors: Jones, M. S. & Fu Zhen & Reganold, J. P. & Karp, D. S. & Besser, T. E. & Tylianakis, J. M. & Snyder, W. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Farmland biodiversity benefits pollination, biological control and other key ecosystem services. Food safety has been seen as an exception to this bro...

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Organic farming with livestock raising vs. stockless farming - development of soil organic matter stocks and cash crop yields.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Schulz, F. & Gattinger, A. & Brock, C. & Leithold, G.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

An organic long-term field experiment with two factors has been carried out since 1998 at the experimental station Gladbacherhof, University of Gieβen...

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