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How to establish a dialogue between researchers and policy makers to adapt to climate change in Mali: Analysis of challenges, constraints and opportunities.

Published online: 23 Dec 2014

Authors: Sogoba, B. & Ba, A. & Zougmoré, R. & Samaké, O. B.

Content type: Bulletin

Mali is a Sahelian country practising agroforestry pastoral system whose economy is based primarily on agriculture, however, a tributary of the variab...

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Towards environmentally sustainable agriculture in Brazil: challenges and opportunities for applied ecological research.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Ferreira, J. & Pardini, R. & Metzger, J. P. & Fonseca, C. R. & Pompeu, P. S. & Sparovek, G. & Louzada, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Brazil is one of the world's major producers of food and biofuels. Agricultural expansion has driven rapid economic development but has also had major...

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The importance of scattered trees for biodiversity conservation: a global meta-analysis.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Prevedello, J. A. & Almeida-Gomes, M. & Lindenmayer, D. B. & Magrach, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Scattered trees are thought to be keystone structures for biodiversity in landscapes world-wide. However, such trees have been largely neglected by re...

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The contribution of semi-natural habitats to biological control is dependent on sentinel prey type.

Published online: 09 Dec 2020

Authors: McHugh, N. M. & Moreby, S. & Lof, M. E. & Werf, W. van der & Holland, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is widely recognized that landscape factors affect the biological control of weed seeds and insect pests in arable crops, but landscape effects hav...

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Agroforestry species of Peru: annotated list and contribution to priorization for genetic resource conservation.

Published online: 14 Aug 2019

Authors: Cerrón-Macha, J. M. & Castillo, J. D. del & Valverde-Quiroz, J. C. & Cornelius, J. P.

Content type: Bulletin

In 2017, ICRAF began a prioritization process aimed at orientating its future genebank activities in Peru. The present report documents the first stag...

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Building a climate change-resilient food system in Korea: the case of extension and technology dissemination services.

Published online: 14 Nov 2019

Authors: Won Jieun & Babu, S. C. & Rana, A.

Content type: Bulletin

Climate change affects various stages of the food system including production, processing, distribution, and consumption. To cope with this vulnerabil...

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Biocontrol in insecticide sprayed crops does not benefit from semi-natural habitats and recovers slowly after spraying.

Published online: 08 Sep 2020

Authors: Gagic, V. & Hulthen, A. D. & Marcora, A. & Wang XiaoBei & Jones, L. & Schellhorn, N. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To enhance biological pest control in crop fields, it is recommended to increase semi-natural area on farm and decrease insecticide spraying. While th...

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Annual Report 2018: Breitenhof Agroscope Stone Fruit Centre.

Published online: 20 Mar 2019

Authors: Schwizer, T. & Kessler, W. & Weibel, F. & Friedli, M. & Häseli, A. & Kuster, T. & Werder, M. & Schöneberg, A. & Gravalon, P. & Reininger, V. & Knauf, A. & Lussi, L. & Perren, S. & Holliger, E. & Zwahlen, D. & Bravin, E. & Schweizer, S. & Riedl, A. & Roleff, N. & Naef, A.

Content type: Bulletin

This publication presents the annual report for 2018 of the Agroscope Stone Fruit Centre at Breitenhof, Swizerland, including the review of the Adviso...

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A spatially explicit assessment of the vulnerability of the agricultural sector to climate change in the Union of the Comoros.

Published online: 09 Aug 2017

Authors: Bourgoin, C. & Parker, L. & Martínez-Valle, A. & Mwongera, C. & Läderach, P.

Content type: Bulletin

Located between Mozambique and Madagascar, the Union of the Comoros is one of the most poor countries of the world. Its very high dependence on the ag...

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The responses of blanket bog vegetation to controlled grazing by hill sheep.

Published online: 23 Apr 1986

Authors: Grant, S. A. & Bolton, G. R. & Torvell, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of grazing by sheep on blanket bog vegetation (mainly Sphagnum spp., Eriophorum vaginatum, Calluna vulgaris and Erica tetralix) in SW Scot...

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