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Sustainable landscape, soil and crop management practices enhance biodiversity and yield in conventional cereal systems.

Published online: 27 Mar 2021

Authors: Redlich, S. & Martin, E. A. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Input-driven, modern agriculture is commonly associated with large-scale threats to biodiversity, the disruption of ecosystem services and long-term r...

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Enhancing diversity of species-poor grasslands: an experimental assessment of multiple constraints.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Pywell, R. F. & Bullock, J. M. & Tallowin, J. B. & Walker, K. J. & Warman, E. A. & Masters, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many grasslands in north-west Europe are productive but species-poor communities resulting from intensive agriculture. Reducing the intensity of manag...

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Crop diversity benefits carabid and pollinator communities in landscapes with semi-natural habitats.

Published online: 08 Dec 2020

Authors: Aguilera, G. & Roslin, T. & Miller, K. & Tamburini, G. & Birkhofer, K. & Caballero-Lopez, B. & Lindström, S. A. M. & Öckinger, E. & Rundlöf, M. & Rusch, A. & Smith, H. G. & Bommarco, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In agricultural landscapes, arthropods provide essential ecosystem services such as biological pest control and pollination. Intensified crop manageme...

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Landscape context mediates the physiological stress response of birds to farmland diversification.

Published online: 25 Nov 2020

Authors: Latimer, C. E. & Smith, O. M. & Taylor, J. M. & Edworthy, A. B. & Owen, J. P. & Snyder, W. E. & Kennedy, C. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Farmland diversification practices are increasingly adopted to help reverse biodiversity declines in agroecosystems. However, evidence for the effecti...

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Do polycultures promote win-wins or trade-offs in agricultural ecosystem services? A meta-analysis.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Iverson, A. L. & Marín, L. E. & Ennis, K. K. & Gonthier, D. J. & Connor-Barrie, B. T. & Remfert, J. L. & Cardinale, B. J. & Perfecto, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agriculture comprises the largest global land use, makes it a leading cause of habitat loss. It is therefore critical to identify how to best construc...

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High cover of hedgerows in the landscape supports multiple ecosystem services in Mediterranean cereal fields.

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Dainese, M. & Montecchiari, S. & Sitzia, T. & Sigura, M. & Marini, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field-margin diversification through conservation and restoration of hedgerows is becoming a prominent intervention for promoting biodiversity and ass...

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Facilitating grassland diversification using the hemiparasitic plant Rhinanthus minor.

Published online: 17 Nov 2004

Authors: Pywell, R. F. & Bullock, J. M. & Walker, K. J. & Coulson, S. J. & Gregory, S. J. & Stevenson, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species-rich grasslands are of high conservation value because of the diverse floral and faunal assemblages they support. Intensive agriculture has re...

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Introducing resprouters to enhance Mediterranean forest resilience: importance of functional traits to select species according to a gradient of pine density.

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Gavinet, J. & Prévosto, B. & Fernandez, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resprouter species are important for Mediterranean ecosystem resilience, but they are scarce in landscapes dominated by pioneer pines. Sound knowledge...

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Agroecological farming, flowering phenology and the pollinator-herbivore-parasitoid nexus regulate non-crop plant reproduction.

Published online: 12 Aug 2022

Authors: Monticelli, L. S. & Labonté, A. & Turpin, M. & Biju-Duval, L. & Felten, E. & Laurent, E. & Matejicek, A. & Vieren, E. & Deytieux, V. & Cordeau, S. & Vanbergen, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agroecological farming uses crop and non-crop plant biodiversity to promote beneficial insects supplying pollination and biocontrol services to crops....

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Native grass ground covers provide multiple ecosystem services in Californian vineyards.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Daane, K. M. & Hogg, B. N. & Wilson, H. & Yokota, G. Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mechanisms responsible for the success or failure of agricultural diversification are often unknown. Most studies of arthropod pest management focus o...

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