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The role of intuition in managing organic farm system health.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Paxton, R. & Klimek, M. & Vieweger, A. & Döring, T. & Bloch, R. & Bachinger, J. & Woodward, L.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This article concerns the organic movement's aim to promote health across the entire farm system as outlined by the IFOAM Principle of Health (IFOAM 2...

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The IFOAM principle of health - how do organic farmers apply it in practice?

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Vieweger, A. & Döring, T. F. & Bloch, R. & Bachinger, J. & Klimek, M. & Paxton, R. & Woodward, L.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The project 'Developing best practice networks of health in organic agricultural systems' aimed to create an international network of farmers and scie...

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Profitability of cacao agroforestry systems and monocultures under organic and conventional management.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Armengot, L. & Barbieri, P. & Andres, C. & Schneider, M.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The demand for cacao has increased. The implementation of more sustainable agricultural practices for cacao production such as organic farming and agr...

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Agroforestry is more productive than monoculture, and organic agroforestry is competitive with its conventional counterpart.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Andres, C. & Schneider, M. & Trujillo, G. & Alcon, F. & Amurrio, P. & Perez, E. & Weibel, F. & Milz, J.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) is produced in monocultures (MONO) or agroforests (AF). Farmers have to decide between two strategies: short-term (rapid in...

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A complex monitoring of biodiversity of organic apple orchards could uncover the impact of agro-management strategies.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Popov, V. H. & Kostadinova, E. & Rancheva, E. & Yancheva, H.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This complex study investigates causal relationships between biodiversity of insect indicator-insects in soil, on land surface and on trees, and agro-...

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Achieving international biodiversity targets: learning from local norms, values and actions regarding migratory waterfowl management in Kazakhstan.

Published online: 20 Sep 2022

Authors: Jones, I. L. & Timoshenko, A. & Zuban, I. & Zhadan, K. & Cusack, J. J. & Duthie, A. B. & Hodgson, I. D. & Minderman, J. & Pozo, R. A. & Whytock, R. C. & Bunnefeld, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Migratory species are protected under international legislation; their seasonal movements across international borders may therefore present opportuni...

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Food production vs. biodiversity: comparing organic and conventional agriculture.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Gabriel, D. & Sait, S. M. & Kunin, W. E. & Benton, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A substantial proportion of the global land surface is used for agricultural production. Agricultural land serves multiple societal purposes; it provi...

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LIFE certification - experience of a hydroelectric power plant in restoring ecosystems in the south of Brazil.

Published online: 25 Jan 2017

Authors: Kaminski, N. L. & Henn, C. & Suemitsu, E. S. & Teixeira, C. & Carvalho, M. C. S. & Borsato, R. & Alexandre, M. A.

Content type: Bulletin article

The article presents a case-study of how the efforts of a hydroelectrical power company are contributing to restore life in Paraná, in southern Brazil...

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