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Impact of water resource development on connectivity and primary productivity across a tropical river floodplain.

Published online: 13 Jun 2022

Authors: Molinari, B. & Stewart-Koster, B. & Malthus, T. J. & Bunn, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Floodplain wetlands provide an important subsidy for riverine food webs as sites of high algal production. However, this subsidy depends on the degree...

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Artificial water points facilitate the spread of an invasive vertebrate in arid Australia.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Letnic, M. & Webb, J. K. & Jessop, T. S. & Florance, D. & Dempster, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spread of invasive species after their initial introduction is often facilitated by human actions. In some cases, invaders only become established...

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Habitat connectivity and matrix restoration: the wider implications of agri-environment schemes.

Published online: 17 May 2006

Authors: Donald, P. F. & Evans, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spread and intensification of agriculture are recognized as two of the most important global threats to wildlife. There are clear links between ag...

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Climate sensitivity of groundwater systems critical for agricultural incomes in South India.

Published online: 09 Nov 2016

Authors: Balasubramanian, R.

Content type: Bulletin

There are few economic studies that have estimated the impact of climate variables on agriculture by identifying their impacts on irrigation sources, ...

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The evolving distribution of payments from commodity, conservation, and Federal crop insurance programs.

Published online: 14 Feb 2018

Authors: McFadden, J. R. & Hoppe, R. A.

Content type: Bulletin

Agricultural policies - through Federal commodity, conservation, and crop insurance programs - aim to mitigate the financial risks faced by farmers an...

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Using an ecological understanding of farmland to reconcile nature conservation requirements, EU agriculture policy and world trade agreements.

Published online: 06 Apr 1999

Authors: Bignal, E. M.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

The reasons behind the recent trend in the EU for environmental objectives to be incorporated into agriculture policy are reviewed. Environmental paym...

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Building resilience through climate risk insurance: insights from agricultural research for development.

Published online: 02 Jun 2020

Authors: Kramer, B. & Hellin, J. & Hansen, J. & Rose, A. & Braun, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Scaling insurance to transfer climate risk from the rural poor to financial markets is vital to enhance agricultural risk management in developing cou...

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Economic impacts of the safety net provisions in the Agriculture Risk Coverage Improvement and Innovation Act (S. 2749) on AFPC's representative crop farms.

Published online: 03 Oct 2019

Authors: Outlaw, J. L. & Raulston, J. M. & Bryant, H. L. & Knapek, G. M. & Richardson, J. W.

Content type: Bulletin

This report analyzes the economic impacts of the safety net provisions in the Agriculture Risk Coverage Improvement and Innovation (ARC-II) Act (S. 27...

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Insurance for aquaculture and fishery adaptation to climate change: experiences from China and Viet Nam.

Published online: 07 Aug 2019

Authors: Pongthanapanich, T. & Kim Anh Nguyen & Yuan XinHua

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The broad concept of insurance as a risk management tool and a climate change adaptation strategy in aquaculture and fishery has been widely accepted ...

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Site-specific nutrient management: implementation guidance for policymakers and investors.

Published online: 13 Dec 2018

Authors: Richards, M. B. & Butterbach-Bahl, K. & Jat, M. L. & Lipinski, B. & Ortiz-Monasterio, I. & Sapkota, T.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This brief discusses site-specific nutrient management (SSNM), which provides guidance relevant to the context of farmers' fields. SSNM maintains or e...

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