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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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Precision farming - consideration of reduced exposure in the pollinator risk assessment.

Published online: 17 Aug 2020

Authors: Lückmann, J. & Kaiser, S. & Blankenhagen, F. von

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Observed declines in the distribution and abundance of various insect species have moved the topic of biodiversity and the protection of honey bees, a...

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Identifying land management approaches which deliver for both people and nature.

Published online: 26 Feb 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Balfour, N. J. & Durrant, R. & Ely, A. & Sandom, C. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper presents the results of studies conducted to identify management strategies to help inform how ecosystems should be restored in areas of hi...

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The need for management of nature conservation sites designated under Natura 2000.

Published online: 08 Jul 1999

Authors: Ostermann, O. P.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

The Natura 2000 Network will consist of sites designated by the Member States of the European Union, under the Habitats and Birds Directives. Many of ...

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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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Effects of agricultural intensification on plant diversity in Mediterranean dryland cereal fields.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: José-María, L. & Armengot, L. & Blanco-Moreno, J. M. & Bassa, M. & Xavier Sans, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification, at field and landscape scales, has caused a decrease in weed richness and changes in species composition. In order to pr...

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A place based development of organic farming to tackle water pollution problems.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Vincent, A. & Fleury, P.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Organic farming (OF) appears as a potential solution to water pollutions problems because its regulations forbids the use of chemical fertilisers and ...

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An experimental study of the reproductive behaviour and success of farmed and wild Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar).

Published online: 14 May 1997

Authors: Fleming, I. A. & Jonsson, B. & Gross, M. R. & Lamberg, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experiments were performed to assess the competitive and reproductive abilities of 5th-generation farmed salmon and their potential effects on populat...

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Penwith Moors Farmscoper Modelling Report.

Published online: 23 Oct 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Gooday, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The objective of this project was to predict which farming activities would achieve pollution concentrations at or below threshold annual concentratio...

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On the central role of small farms in African rural development strategies.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Larson, D. F. & Muraoka, R. & Otsuka, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Improving the productivity of smallholder farms in Sub- Saharan Africa offers the best chance to reduce poverty among this generation of rural poor, b...

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