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Power, profits and policy: a reality check on the Prunus africana bark trade.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Cunningham, A. B. & Tientcheu, M. L. A. & Anoncho, V. F. & Nkuinkeu, R. & Sunderland, T.

Content type: Bulletin

After 42 years of international trade in wild harvested medicinal bark from Africa and Madagascar, the example of Prunus africana holds several lesson...

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Potential consequences of discard reform for seabird communities.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Bicknell, A. W. J. & Oro, D. & Camphuysen, K. & Votier, S. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Upcoming reform of the European Union (EU) Common Fisheries Policy will be the biggest change in European fisheries management for a generation. A cen...

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Limits to green revolution in rice in Africa the case of Ghana.

Published online: 19 Oct 2016

Authors: Ragasa, C. & Chapoto, A.

Content type: Bulletin

The Ghana National Rice Development Strategy in 2009 was developed to double rice production by 2018 with a 10 percent annual increase and to reduce o...

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Habitat associations and breeding success of yellowhammers on lowland farmland.

Published online: 03 Jan 2001

Authors: Bradbury, R. B. & Kyrkos, A. & Morris, A. J. & Clark, S. C. & Perkins, A. J. & Wilson, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Yellowhammers (Emberiza citrinella) began to decline on British lowland farmland in the late 1980s and losses are presently 10% per year. This study e...

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The effects of organic agriculture on biodiversity and abundance: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Bengtsson, J. & Ahnström, J. & Weibull, A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The efficiency of agricultural subsidy programmes for preserving biodiversity and improving the environment has been questioned in recent years. Organ...

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Attract and reward: combining chemical ecology and habitat manipulation to enhance biological control in field crops.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Simpson, M. & Gurr, G. M. & Simmons, A. T. & Wratten, S. D. & James, D. G. & Leeson, G. & Nicol, H. I. & Orre-Gordon, G. U. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An increase in pesticide resistance in many pest species is promoting interest in biological control. Much remains to be learned about natural enemy i...

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Monitoring of payments initiatives for environmental services in Brazil: comparative diagnosis and future perspectives.

Published online: 20 Dec 2017

Authors: Lima, A. P. M. de & Prado, R. B. & Schuler, A. E. & Fidalgo, E. C. C.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Payment for water environmental services (PES) is a mechanism to stimulate conservation practices in rural areas aiming to improve water resources. Se...

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Mapping of actors and agroclimatic information needs of corn and bean crops in pilot sites.

Published online: 16 Mar 2016

Authors: Blundo Canto, G. & Giraldo Mendez, D. & Gärtner Vargas, C. & Alvarez-Toro, P. & Perez Marulanda, L.

Content type: Bulletin

This working paper presents the results of the mapping of actors and of agroclimatic information needs in pilot sites in Colombia for two annual crops...

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How resilient are farming households, communities, men and women to a changing climate in Africa?

Published online: 23 Dec 2014

Authors: Pérez, C. & Jones, E. & Kristjanson, P. & Cramer, L. & Thornton, P. & Förch, W. & Barahona, C.

Content type: Bulletin

Social, economic and institutional factors and driving forces enhance or hinder the adaptation capacity of agricultural and pastoral households and co...

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Effects of nutrient enrichment on the Auchenorrhyncha (Homoptera) in contrasting grassland communities.

Published online: 07 Dec 1988

Authors: Sedlacek, J. D. & Barrett, G. W. & Shaw, D. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Auchenorrhyncha were sampled from control, fertilizer- and sewage sludge-treated plots within an agricultural field (annual wheat field) and a field w...

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