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Climate change, out-migration and agrarian stress: the potential for upscaling small-scale water storage in Nepal.

Published online: 10 Dec 2014

Authors: Sugden, F. & Lata Shrestha & Bharati, L. & Pabitra Gurung & Laxmi Maharjan & Janmaat, J. & Price, J. I. & Sherpa, T. Y. C. & Utsav Bhattarai & Shishir Koirala & Basu Timilsina

Content type: Bulletin

Climate change could have a critical impact on agriculture in Nepal due to changes in the variability of water availability and associated uncertainty...

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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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Habitat models of bird species' distribution: an aid to the management of coastal grazing marshes.

Published online: 03 Jan 2001

Authors: Milsom, T. P. & Langton, S. D. & Parkin, W. K. & Peel, S. & Bishop, J. D. & Hart, J. D. & Moore, N. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Coastal grazing marshes comprise an important habitat for wetland biota but are threatened by agricultural intensification and conversion to arable fa...

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Investigations of changes in pasture composition by some classificatory methods.

Published online: 12 Jan 1969

Authors: Tracey, J. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Qualitative data from heterogeneous grassland in N.E. Queensland were analysed using 3 computer techniques. Information analysis demonstrated the natu...

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Using ants as bioindicators in land management: simplifying assessment of ant community responses.

Published online: 17 Jul 2002

Authors: Andersen, A. N. & Hoffmann, B. D. & Müller, W. J. & Griffiths, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The indicator qualities of terrestrial invertebrates are widely recognized in the context of detecting ecological change associated with human land us...

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Ecosystem recovery in restored headwater streams: the role of enhanced leaf retention.

Published online: 17 Jul 2002

Authors: Muotka, T. & Laasonen, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is controversy over how the success of ecological restoration should be measured. Traditionally, emphasis has been placed on species diversity a...

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Habitat preferences of great bustard Otis tarda flocks in the arable steppes of central Spain: are potentially suitable areas unoccupied?

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Lane, S. J. & Alonso, J. C. & Martín, C. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Great bustards (Otis tarda) are globally endangered and 50% of the world population now occurs in agro-steppe habitats in Spain. An understanding of t...

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Colonization of grassland by sown species: dispersal versus microsite limitation in responses to management.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Coulson, S. J. & Bullock, J. M. & Stevenson, M. J. & Pywell, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Diversification of species-poor grassland often requires the introduction of desirable species by sowing seed. We determined whether management affect...

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Nitrogen mobilization by earthworms in limed peat soils under Picea sitchensis.

Published online: 13 Mar 1993

Authors: Robinson, C. H. & Ineson, P. & Piearce, T. G. & Rowland, A. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Laboratory experiments were conducted to determine whether common species of earthworms could survive and grow in limed peat for several months. Survi...

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Factors affecting the establishment and survival of Anaitis efformata (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) introduced into Australia for the biological control of St. John's wort, Hypericum perforatum. I. Laboratory experiments.

Published online: 08 Jul 1987

Authors: Briese, D. T. & Pullen, K. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anaitis efformata [Aplocera efformata], a potential biological control agent for St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) in south-eastern Australia, wa...

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