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Preparing the Evidence Base for Post-Brexit agriculture in Scotland - case studies on alternative payments.

Published online: 10 Oct 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Lampkin, N. & Shrestha, S. & Sellars, A. & Baldock, D. & Smith, J. & Mullender, S. & Keenleyside, C. & Pearce, B. & Watson, C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This study aims to contribute to preparing the evidence for post-Brexit agricultural and environmental support in this context. The results are intend...

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The relative importance of green infrastructure as refuge habitat for pollinators increases with local land-use intensity.

Published online: 06 Dec 2020

Authors: Li PengYao & Kleijn, D. & Badenhausser, I. & Zaragoza-Trello, C. & Gross, N. & Raemakers, I. & Scheper, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural expansion and intensification have resulted in strong declines in farmland biodiversity across Europe. In many intensively farmed landsca...

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Effects of shade cover and availability of midge breeding sites on pollinating midge populations and fruit set in two cocoa farms.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Young, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The abundance of several species of Forcipomyia, known to be pollinators of cacao, increased markedly in 1 cacao farm in Costa Rica when discs of rott...

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Economic impacts of the safety net provisions in the Agriculture Risk Coverage Improvement and Innovation Act (S. 2749) on AFPC's representative crop farms.

Published online: 03 Oct 2019

Authors: Outlaw, J. L. & Raulston, J. M. & Bryant, H. L. & Knapek, G. M. & Richardson, J. W.

Content type: Bulletin

This report analyzes the economic impacts of the safety net provisions in the Agriculture Risk Coverage Improvement and Innovation (ARC-II) Act (S. 27...

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Farmers' perceptions of the scale of the bracken problem on farms in less favoured areas in England and Wales.

Published online: 16 May 1992

Authors: Varvarigos, P. & Lawton, J. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Farmers' perceptions of the extent of bracken (Pteridium aquilinum) encroachment on upland farms was summarized from a postal questionnaire done in 19...

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Evaluation of farm programmes in the 2014 US farm bill: a review of the literature.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Content type: Bulletin

Main changes to US farm programmes under the 2014 Farm Bill aim to strengthen instruments for risk management, both in commodity and in crop insurance...

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Climate change mitigation through intensified pasture management: estimating greenhouse gas emissions on cattle farms in the Brazilian Amazon.

Published online: 18 Jan 2017

Authors: Bogaerts, M. & Cirhigiri, L. & Robinson, I. & Rodkin, M. & Hajjar, R. & Costa Junior, C. & Newton, P.

Content type: Bulletin

Cattle ranching in Brazil is a key driver of deforestation and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The Brazilian government plans to reduce national GHG e...

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Drivers of farmers' willingness to adopt extensive farming practices in a globally important bird area.

Published online: 26 Jun 2019

Authors: Czajkowski, M. & Zagórska, K. & Letki, N. & Tryjanowski, P. & Wąs, A.

Content type: Bulletin

Agri-environmental schemes have become an integral tool of land use management policies in ecologically valuable river valleys, that are commonly reco...

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Changes in Organic Participatory Guarantee Systems (PGS) in Northern Vietnam.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Nhung Tu Tuyet & Whitney, C. W.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Organic Participatory Guarantee Systems (PGS) may be on important contribution to Organic 3.0. The way that PGS systems are managed can be a major det...

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Differential effects of landscape and management on diversity and density of ground-dwelling farmland spiders.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Schmidt, M. H. & Roschewitz, I. & Thies, C. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution and abundance of animals are influenced by factors at both local and wider landscape scales. Natural enemies of pests in arable field...

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