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The role of livestock portfolios and group-based approaches for building resilience in the face of accelerating climate change: an asset-based panel data analysis from rural Kenya.

Published online: 04 Nov 2015

Authors: Ngigi, M. W. & Müller, U. & Birner, R.

Content type: Bulletin

This study examines the impact of multiple shocks on assets by employing two waves of a panel data set of 360 rural households in three agro-ecologica...

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Palm heart harvesting in the Brazilian Atlantic forest: changes in industry structure and the illegal trade.

Published online: 09 Sep 1998

Authors: Galetti, M. & Fernandez, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Until the late 1960s, Euterpe edulis was the most important edible palm species in the Brazilian markets. Since then, overharvesting of natural stands...

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Son System: fruit growing integrated with crops and vegetables.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Guimarães, T. G. & Madeira, N. R.

Content type: Bulletin

Considering the availability of idle physical space between the rows of fruit trees and the high financial investment in the establishment and managem...

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Large river floodplain restoration: predicting species richness and trait responses to the restoration of hydrological connectivity.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Paillex, A. & Dolédec, S. & Castella, E. & Mérigoux, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Floodplains are species-rich environments often strongly impacted by human activities. In particular, the negative effects of progressive and rapid di...

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Towards developing scalable climate-smart village models: approach and lessons learnt from pilot research in West Africa.

Published online: 01 Aug 2018

Authors: Bayala, J. & Zougmoré, R. & Ky-Dembele, C. & Bationo, B. A. & Buah, S. & Sanogo, D. & Somda, J. & Tougiani, A. & Traoré, K. & Kalinganire, A.

Content type: Bulletin

This occasional paper presents a report from a project on "Developing community-based climate smart agriculture through participatory action research ...

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Landscape-scale interactions of spatial and temporal cropland heterogeneity drive biological control of cereal aphids.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Baillod, A. B. & Tscharntke, T. & Clough, Y. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural landscapes are characterised by dynamic crop mosaics changing in composition and configuration over space and time. Although semi-natural...

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Predation in diversified agroecosystems: relations between a coccinellid predator Coleomegilla maculata and its food.

Published online: 04 Jun 1986

Authors: Andow, D. A. & Risch, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A common prediction based on ecological theory is that natural populations of insect predators will be more abundant and effective in diverse plant as...

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Semi-natural habitat surrounding farms promotes multifunctionality in avian ecosystem services.

Published online: 13 Jun 2022

Authors: Olimpi, E. M. & Garcia, K. & Gonthier, D. J. & Kremen, C. & Snyder, W. E. & Wilson-Rankin, E. E. & Karp, D. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Farmland birds can suppress insect pests, but may also consume beneficial insects, damage crops and potentially carry foodborne pathogens. As bird com...

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Exploring trade-offs in mixed fisheries by integrating fleet dynamics into multispecies size-spectrum models.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Novaglio, C. & Blanchard, J. L. & Plank, M. J. & Putten, E. I. van & Audzijonyte, A. & Porobic, J. & Fulton, E. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecosystem-based fisheries management aims to ensure ecologically sustainable fishing while maximising socio-economic benefits. Achieving this goal for...

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Genotypically diverse cultivar mixtures for insect pest management and increased crop yields.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Tooker, J. F. & Frank, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In modern crop production, each plant is often nearly genetically identical to its neighbours, allowing insect pests and pathogens to move easily from...

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