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What role for income stabilisation insurance in EU agriculture? The case of the Regione Emilia Romagna in Italy.

Published online: 11 Mar 2015

Authors: P'erez-Blanco, C. D. & Mysiak, J. & Gutíerrez-Martín, C. & Salvo, M. de

Content type: Bulletin

The steep upward-rising damage trend incurred by natural hazard risk as a result of climate change is already inflating economic losses in agriculture...

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The development of the 1983 outbreak of the common armyworm, Mythimna convecta, in eastern Australia.

Published online: 04 Apr 1992

Authors: McDonald, G. & Bryceson, K. P. & Farrow, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A severe outbreak of Mythimna convecta throughout the cereal growing regions of eastern Australia commenced in spring 1983, 6 months after the conclus...

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Highways as corridors and habitats for the invasive common reed Phragmites australis in Quebec, Canada.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Jodoin, Y. & Lavoie, C. & Villeneuve, P. & Theriault, M. & Beaulieu, J. & Belzile, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Roads provide suitable conditions for the establishment and growth of exotic species. Most roads are bordered by drainage ditches forming a network of...

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Desk review of burning and other management options for the control for heather beetle.

Published online: 23 May 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Gillingham, P. & Diaz, A. & Stillman, R. & Pinder, A. C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The heather beetle Lochmaea suturalis is a naturally occurring species in the heather dominated landscapes of the United Kingdom. When the heather bee...

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Dung beetles reduce livestock gastrointestinal parasite availability on pasture.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Sands, B. & Wall, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthelmintics are widely used to control gastrointestinal parasites of livestock. However, the residues of these compounds, particularly the macrocycl...

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Studded leather collars are very effective in protecting cattle from leopard (Panthera pardus) attacks.

Published online: 15 Sep 2020

Authors: Khorozyan, I. & Ghoddousi, S. & Soufi, M. & Soofi, M. & Waltert, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Human-wildlife conflicts are widespread, particularly with big cats which can kill domestic livestock and create a counteraction between conservation ...

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The effect of crop rotation on weeds in organic arable fields.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Mayer, F. & Kuhn, G. & Urbatzka, P. & Castell, A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Crop rotation is an essential element in organic farming weed management. The effect of five different crop rotation systems on the abundance of arabl...

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Biomass and nitrogen responses to grazing of upland steppe on Yellowstone's northern winter range.

Published online: 31 Aug 1991

Authors: Coughenour, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The responses of herbaceous vegetation on upland steppe of Yellowstone National Park's N. winter rangeland to winter grazing by elk were investigated ...

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Comparative studies of the ingestive behaviour and herbage intake of sheep and cattle grazing indigenous hill plant communities.

Published online: 31 Aug 1991

Authors: Hodgson, J. & Forbes, T. D. A. & Armstrong, R. H. & Beattie, M. M. & Hunter, E. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In field studies in Scotland, groups of non-lactating ewes and cows grazed together on 3 native grassland communities (Agrostis-Festuca, Nardus-Festuc...

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Man-made lagoons and how their attractiveness to waders might be increased by manipulating the biomass of an insect benthos.

Published online: 02 Mar 1995

Authors: Rehfisch, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The benthic invertebrate communities of 4 man-made brackish (mixo-oligohaline) lagoons in the Humber Estuary, England, were investigated. The communit...

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