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Low-intensity land-use enhances soil microbial activity, biomass and fungal-to-bacterial ratio in current and future climates.

Published online: 27 Dec 2021

Authors: Sünnemann, M. & Alt, C. & Kostin, J. E. & Lochner, A. & Reitz, T. & Siebert, J. & Schädler, M. & Eisenhauer, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Progressing climate change and intensified land-use exert unprecedented pressures on soil microbial communities, thus endangering the essential ecosys...

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Integrating plant clinics into county agricultural advisory services systems: Kenya case study.

Published online: 02 Jul 2020

Authors: Chege, F. & Bundi, M. & Likoko, L. & Kainyu, F. & Ringera, E. & Otipa, M. & Karanja, P. & Kimani, M. & Williams, F.

Content type: Bulletin

Plantwise (PW) is a global programme led by CABI that is improving farmers' livelihoods by providing them with plant health information in order to re...

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Shade-growing practices lessen the impact of coffee plantations on multiple dimensions of ant diversity.

Published online: 27 May 2021

Authors: Ibarra-Isassi, J. & Handa, I. T. & Arenas-Clavijo, A. & Escobar-Ramírez, S. & Armbrecht, I. & Lessard, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land use management influence changes in biodiversity beyond the targeted species. Management practices in coffee plantations have shifted from coffee...

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Earthworm abundance and availability does not influence the reproductive decisions of black-tailed godwits in an agricultural grassland.

Published online: 13 Jun 2022

Authors: Verhoeven, M. A. & McBride, A. D. & Hooijmeijer, J. C. E. W. & Piersma, T. & Senner, N. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Maintaining the biodiversity of agricultural ecosystems has become a global imperative. Across Europe, species that occupy agricultural grasslands, su...

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Nature networks evidence handbook.

Published online: 19 Jan 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Crick, H. & Crosher, I. & Mainstone, C. & Taylor, S. & Wharton, A. & Langford, P. & Larwood, J. & Lusardi, J. & Appleton, D. & Brotherton, P. & Duffield, S. & Macgregor, N.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The overarching ambition of the Defra 25 Year Environmental Plan is to 'leave our environment in a better state than we found it and to pass on to the...

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Plant biodiversity declines with increasing coffee yield in Ethiopia's coffee agroforests.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Zewdie, B. & Tack, A. J. M. & Ayalew, B. & Melaku Wondafrash & Sileshi Nemomissa & Hylander, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical agroforestry systems provide farmers with resources for their livelihoods, but are also well-recognized as refuges for biodiversity. However,...

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Bird services and disservices to strawberry farming in Californian agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Gonthier, D. J. & Sciligo, A. R. & Karp, D. S. & Lu, A. & Garcia, K. & Juarez, G. & Chiba, T. & Gennet, S. & Kremen, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bird conservation in agricultural settings can be controversial. While some bird species damage some crops, others suppress insect pests. Few studies ...

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Studded leather collars are very effective in protecting cattle from leopard (Panthera pardus) attacks.

Published online: 15 Sep 2020

Authors: Khorozyan, I. & Ghoddousi, S. & Soufi, M. & Soofi, M. & Waltert, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Human-wildlife conflicts are widespread, particularly with big cats which can kill domestic livestock and create a counteraction between conservation ...

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Land health surveillance for identifying land constraints and targeting land management options in smallholder farming systems in Western Cameroon.

Published online: 22 Mar 2017

Authors: Takoutsing, B. & Ayenkulu, E. & Tchoundjeu, Z. & Coe, R. & Denis, N. & Shepherd, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Quantitative and up-to-date information on ecosystem characteristics and land health constraints are needed to understand land degradation trends and ...

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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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