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How imperfect can land sparing be before land sharing is more favourable for wild species?

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Balmford, B. & Green, R. E. & Onial, M. & Phalan, B. & Balmford, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two solutions, at opposite ends of a continuum, have been proposed to limit negative impacts of human agricultural demand on biodiversity. Under land ...

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Small mammals in farm woodlands: the effects of habitat, isolation and surrounding land-use patterns.

Published online: 09 Jul 1997

Authors: Fitzgibbon, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The results of this study, which surveyed 38 small farm woodlands ranging in size from 0.05 to 4.45 ha, in an intensive arable region in Cambridgeshir...

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Habitat enhancements rescue bee body size from the negative effects of landscape simplification.

Published online: 25 Aug 2020

Authors: Grab, H. & Brokaw, J. & Anderson, E. & Gedlinske, L. & Gibbs, J. & Wilson, J. & Loeb, G. & Isaacs, R. & Poveda, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The negative effects of landscape simplification on bee communities are well documented. To reverse these effects, flowering habitat enhancements are ...

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Albania's agriculture sector: concise assessment (2017).

Published online: 17 Jan 2018

Authors: Lerman, Z.

Content type: Bulletin

The purpose of this note is to provide a concise assessment of the developments in Albania's agriculture since the end of the communist era and to hig...

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Target the pathways to scale out climate-smart agricultural technologies to farming communities.

Published online: 16 Jan 2019

Authors: Mwongera, C. & Mwungu, C. & Läderach, P. & Acosta, M. & Ampaire, E. & Eitzinger, A. & Lamanna, C. & Shikuku, K. & Twyman, J. & Winowiecki, L.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The process of getting climate-smart agricultural (CSA) interventions and practices to farmers is just as important as the interventions and practices...

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Facts and figures CAP greening.

Published online: 20 Sep 2017

Authors: Doorn, A. van & Smidt, R.

Content type: Bulletin

The adapted Common Agricultural Policy started in 2015 with changes to direct income support for farmers. Only if sufficient 'greening' activities are...

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Flower strips, organic management or small-scale farming: which benefits pollinator abundance, richness and reproduction most?

Published online: 05 Nov 2020

Authors: Geppert, C.

Content type: Blog

This paper presents the results of studies conducted to evaluate the effects of landscape-scale mean arable field size and local management (flower st...

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Agri-environment schemes enhance pollinator richness and abundance but bumblebee reproduction depends on field size.

Published online: 16 Dec 2020

Authors: Geppert, C. & Hass, A. & Földesi, R. & Donkó, B. & Akter, A. & Tscharntke, T. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollinators have experienced a dramatic decrease world-wide due to agricultural intensification. In many countries, agri-environment schemes (AES) hav...

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On the ground or in the air? : A methodological experiment on crop residue cover measurement in Ethiopia.

Published online: 19 Oct 2016

Authors: Kosmowski, F. & Stevenson, J. & Campbell, J. & Ambel, A. & Tsegay, A. H.

Content type: Bulletin

Maintaining permanent coverage of the soil using crop residues is an important and commonly recommended practice in conservation agriculture. Measurin...

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Collateral diseases: aquaculture impacts on wildlife infections.

Published online: 23 Mar 2021

Authors: Bouwmeester, M. M. & Goedknegt, M. A. & Poulin, R. & Thieltges, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Aquaculture is a promising source of fish and other aquatic organisms to ensure human food security but it comes at the price of diverse environmental...

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