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Enabling regulatory frameworks for contract farming.

Published online: 31 Oct 2018

Authors: Viinikainen, T. & Caro, C. B.

Content type: Bulletin

FAO's previous contribution to the development of contract farming saw the publication in 2015 of the UNIDROIT/FAO/IFAD Legal Guide on Contract Farmin...

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Conversion to ecology - what does it cost?

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Thorsen, A. V. & Jensen, J. D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

A study from DTU FOOD in 2014 showed that the food waste could be significantly reduced in connection with an organic conversion - the study did not s...

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The harvest of wildlife for bushmeat and traditional medicine in East, South and Southeast Asia: current knowledge base, challenges, opportunities and areas for future research.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Lee TienMing & Sigouin, A. & Pinedo-Vasquez, M. & Nasi, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Bushmeat has always provided a source of nutrition and traditional medicine for local people throughout Asia; this important resource is becoming incr...

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Assessing the production impacts of a large-scale conversion to organic farming in England and Wales.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Smith, L. & Jones, P. & Williams, A. & Kirk, G.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This paper explores the implications for food production and land use of a 100% conversion to organic farming in England and Wales. The analysis uses ...

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Feeding of geese on farmland in east-central Scotland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Newton, I. & Campbell, C. R. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Greylag and pink-footed geese fed together around Loch Leven, Kinross, at a rate equivalent to 0.54 and 0.39 geese/ha day during 2 successive winters....

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Diet and the condition and growth of elephants in Uganda.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Malpas, R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the Rwenzori and Kabalega Falls National Parks, in the latter north and south of the Victoria Nile, 243 elephants were culled as family units at 2 ...

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Re-evaluating strategies for pollinator-dependent crops: how useful is parthenocarpy?

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Knapp, J. L. & Bartlett, L. J. & Osborne, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Whilst most studies reviewing the reliance of global agriculture on insect pollination advocate increasing the 'supply' of pollinators (wild or manage...

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Water footprint and virtual water trade of China: past and future.

Published online: 05 Oct 2016

Authors: Zhuo, L. & Mekonnen, M. M. & Hoekstra, A. Y.

Content type: Bulletin

The long-term sustainability of human water consumption is being challenged by climate change, population growth, socioeconomic development and intens...

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Intertidal habitat loss and wildfowl numbers: applications of a spatial depletion model.

Published online: 01 May 1998

Authors: Percival, S. M. & Sutherland, W. J. & Evans, P. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A spatial depletion model of the responses of grazing wildfowl to the availability of intertidal vegetation at Lindisfarne National Nature reserve, no...

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Influence of agricultural management, sward structure and food resources on grassland field use by birds in lowland England.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: Atkinson, P. W. & Fuller, R. J. & Vickery, J. A. & Conway, G. J. & Tallowin, J. R. B. & Smith, R. E. N. & Haysom, K. A. & Ings, T. C. & Asteraki, E. J. & Brown, V. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural management of grassland in lowland Britain has changed fundamentally in the last 50 years, resulting in spatial and structural uniformity...

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