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The management of lowland neutral grasslands in Britain: effects of agricultural practices on birds and their food resources.

Published online: 10 Oct 2001

Authors: Vickery, J. A. & Tallowin, J. R. & Feber, R. E. & Asteraki, E. J. & Atkinson, P. W. & Fuller, R. J. & Brown, V. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of agricultural intensification on biodiversity in arable systems of western Europe have received a great deal of attention. However, the ...

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Land use intensification coupled with free-roaming dogs as potential defaunation drivers of mesocarnivores in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 22 Dec 2021

Authors: Gálvez, N. & Infante, J. & Fernandez, A. & Díaz, J. & Petracca, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land use intensification, by which habitat loss, habitat fragmentation and increased land ownership subdivision occurs, represents one of the largest ...

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Preserving wintering frugivorous birds in agro-ecosystems under land use change: lessons from intensive and super-intensive olive orchards.

Published online: 21 Dec 2021

Authors: Morgado, R. & Pedroso, R. & Porto, M. & Herrera, J. M. & Rego, F. & Moreira, F. & Beja, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fleshy fruit production is becoming more intensive worldwide, but how this affects frugivorous birds is poorly known. In the Mediterranean region, int...

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Land abandonment and intensification diminish spatial and temporal β-diversity of grassland plants and herbivorous insects within paddy terraces.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Uchida, K. & Ushimaru, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although traditional land-use and management practices are known to enhance environmental heterogeneity in agricultural lands, loss of heterogeneity r...

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Quantifying crop pollinator dependence and its heterogeneity using multi-level meta-analysis.

Published online: 15 May 2021

Authors: Bishop, J. & Nakagawa, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biotic pollination can benefit crop production, but its effects are highly variable. To maximise benefits from this ecosystem service, we need a great...

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Agricultural intensification heightens food safety risks posed by wild birds.

Published online: 21 Nov 2020

Authors: Smith, O. M. & Edworthy, A. & Taylor, J. M. & Jones, M. S. & Tormanen, A. & Kennedy, C. M. & Fu Zhen & Latimer, C. E. & Cornell, K. A. & Michelotti, L. A. & Sato, C. & Northfield, T. & Snyder, W. E. & Owen, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification and simplification are key drivers of recent declines in wild bird populations, heightening the need to better balance co...

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Has Danish agriculture maintained farmland bird populations?

Published online: 14 Jul 2004

Authors: Fox, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rapid agricultural change in western Europe has occurred in the last three decades, at cost to farmland biodiversity, particularly birds. This study r...

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Habitat connectivity and matrix restoration: the wider implications of agri-environment schemes.

Published online: 17 May 2006

Authors: Donald, P. F. & Evans, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spread and intensification of agriculture are recognized as two of the most important global threats to wildlife. There are clear links between ag...

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Applying ecological knowledge to the innovative design of sustainable agroecosystems.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Berthet, E. T. & Bretagnolle, V. & Lavorel, S. & Sabatier, R. & Tichit, M. & Segrestin, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The design of sustainable agroecosystems is crucial to meet contemporary environmental challenges such as biodiversity loss and global change. Ecologi...

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Releasing genetically modified organisms: will any harm outweigh any advantage?

Published online: 24 Jun 2000

Authors: Beringer, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The public debate about genetically modified organisms has concentrated largely on concerns about food safety and potential risks to the environment. ...

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