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Forest change on a steep mountain gradient after extended fire exclusion: San Francisco Peaks, Arizona, USA.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: Cocke, A. E. & Fulé, P. Z. & Crouse, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

More than a century of forest management, including fire exclusion, livestock grazing and tree harvesting, may have affected forest structure and comp...

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Predictive value of plant traits to grazing along a climatic gradient in the Mediterranean.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: Bello, F. de & Lepš, J. & Sebastià, M. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the face of large-scale environmental changes, predicting the consequences for species composition from species' traits can be a major step towards...

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Influence of land use on plant community composition and diversity in Highland Sourveld grassland in the southern Drakensberg, South Africa.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: O'Connor, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biodiversity conservation of grasslands in the face of transformation and global climate change will depend mainly on rangelands because of insufficie...

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A review of the legal and policy framework for payments for ecosystem services (PES) in Thailand.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Nabangchang, O.

Content type: Bulletin

Thailand is somewhat lagging behind other countries in Southeast Asia in adopting the concept of payment for environmental services (PES) as an instru...

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Assessing the impact of pesticides on lumbricid populations: an individual-based modelling approach.

Published online: 09 Apr 1997

Authors: Baveco, J. M. & Roos, A. M. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In an ecological approach to risk assessment, population models may play an important role. The population dynamic models described take into account ...

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Screening for control of a forest weed: early competition between three replacement species and Calamagrostis canadensis or Picea glauca.

Published online: 09 Apr 1997

Authors: Landhäusser, S. M. & Stadt, K. J. & Lieffers, V. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a growth chamber experiment, an additive series design was used to test the ability of 3 replacement species (Trifolium pratense, T. repens and Epi...

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Land health surveillance for identifying land constraints and targeting land management options in smallholder farming systems in Western Cameroon.

Published online: 22 Mar 2017

Authors: Takoutsing, B. & Ayenkulu, E. & Tchoundjeu, Z. & Coe, R. & Denis, N. & Shepherd, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Quantitative and up-to-date information on ecosystem characteristics and land health constraints are needed to understand land degradation trends and ...

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Agroforestry is more productive than monoculture, and organic agroforestry is competitive with its conventional counterpart.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Andres, C. & Schneider, M. & Trujillo, G. & Alcon, F. & Amurrio, P. & Perez, E. & Weibel, F. & Milz, J.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) is produced in monocultures (MONO) or agroforests (AF). Farmers have to decide between two strategies: short-term (rapid in...

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New opportunities for small-scale farmers of the Amazon to strengthen hazards resilience while preserving forests - Field experiments combined with agent-based modelling.

Published online: 18 Mar 2015

Authors: Piketty, M. G. & Sist, P.

Content type: Bulletin article

This paper introduces a simulation model focused on smallholder practices and labour management that is used to assess the long-term impacts of altern...

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Science to support climate-smart agricultural development: concepts and results from the MICCA pilot projects in East Africa.

Published online: 10 Dec 2014

Authors: Rosenstock, T. S. & Mpanda, M. & Kimaro, A. & Luedeling, E. & Kuyah, S. & Anyekulu, E. & Freeman, O. E. & Thiong'o, M. & Abwanda, S. & Mutuo, P. & Mativo, J. & Shaba, S. & Kirui, J. & Franzel, S. & Neufeldt, H. & Shepherd, K. & Neely, C.

Content type: Bulletin

This document reports on the concepts driving the scientific activities of FAO's Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture Programme's (MICCA) pilot...

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