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Crop-dominated landscapes have higher vector-borne plant virus prevalence.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Claflin, S. B. & Jones, L. E. & Thaler, J. S. & Power, A. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Landscape composition affects local arthropod biodiversity, including herbivorous insects and their predators, yet to date landscape effects on insect...

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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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What are the links between tree-based farming and dietary quality for rural households? A review of emerging evidence in low- and middle-income countries.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Vansant, E. C. & Mausch, K. & Ickowitz, A. & McMullin, S. & Karanja, A. & Rasmussen, L. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

In most low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), conventional agricultural policy promotes specialized production systems of carbohydrate-rich crops ...

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The bright green hotspot: outcomes of the Emerald Triangle Protected Forests Complex project, 2000-2016.

Published online: 23 May 2018

Content type: Bulletin

This report presents the encouraging results of a long-running project to improve transboundary management in the Emerald Triangle Protected Forests C...

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The state of the world's biodiversity for food and agriculture.

Published online: 19 Jun 2019

Authors: Bélanger, J. & Pilling, D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report presents the first global assessment of biodiversity for food and agriculture (BFA). It complements other global assessments prepared unde...

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What drives livelihoods' strategies in rural areas? Evidence from the Tridom Conservation Landscape using Spatial Probit Analysis.

Published online: 01 Feb 2017

Authors: Poufoun, J. N. & Delacote, P.

Content type: Bulletin

Very few scientific studies have focused on the determinants of households' livelihoods' strategies in the Congo Basin. The aim of this paper is to un...

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Long-term impacts of changed grazing regimes on the vegetation of heterogeneous upland grasslands.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Pakeman, R. J. & Fielding, D. A. & Everts, L. & Littlewood, N. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marginal agricultural land, which in the UK refers to upland grazings in particular, is going to see changes in management driven by markets, subsidie...

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Spreading agricultural good practices: multidimensional benefits observed in Kampong Thom, Cambodia.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Meunier, F. & Heylen, C. & Peeters, A. & Ek, S. & Neang, M. & Hean, S. & Peanh, S.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Agriculture is the traditional mainstay of the Cambodian economy, accounting for almost 90% of GDP and employing around 85% of the work force. Agricul...

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An assessment of impacts from shrimp aquaculture in Bangladesh and prospects for improvement.

Published online: 14 Feb 2019

Authors: Hossain, M. A. R. & Hasan, M. R.

Content type: Bulletin

Aquaculture has become one of the fastest-growing economic subsectors of the Bangladesh economy, providing protein-rich food, source of employment and...

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A plant trait analysis of responses to grazing in a long-term experiment.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Bullock, J. M. & Franklin, J. & Stevenson, M. J. & Silvertown, J. & Coulson, S. J. & Gregory, S. J. & Tofts, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There are few long-term experimental studies of plant community responses to changes in grazing intensity. Here we report species' changes in a mesotr...

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