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Agri-environment schemes and their contribution to the conservation of biodiversity in England.

Published online: 06 Apr 1999

Authors: Ovenden, G. N. & Swash, A. R. H. & Smallshire, D.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

Agri-environment schemes were first launched in England, UK, in 1987. A number of schemes are now operated by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries a...

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Flower strips, organic management or small-scale farming: which benefits pollinator abundance, richness and reproduction most?

Published online: 05 Nov 2020

Authors: Geppert, C.

Content type: Blog

This paper presents the results of studies conducted to evaluate the effects of landscape-scale mean arable field size and local management (flower st...

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Assessing the effect of the time since transition to organic farming on plants and butterflies.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Jonason, D. & Andersson, G. K. S. & Öckinger, E. & Rundlöf, M. & Smith, H. G. & Bengtsson, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Environmental changes may not always result in rapid changes in species distributions, abundances or diversity. In order to estimate the effects of, f...

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Sensitivity of the farmland bird community to crop diversification in Sweden: does the CAP fit?

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Josefsson, J. & Berg, Å. & Hiron, M. & Pärt, T. & Eggers, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Crop diversification has been introduced as an environmental strategy in the 'Greening' of the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) for 2015-2020. The ...

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Bird communities in African cocoa agroforestry are diverse but lack specialized insectivores.

Published online: 17 Jun 2021

Authors: Jarrett, C. & Smith, T. B. & Claire, T. T. R. & Ferreira, D. F. & Tchoumbou, M. & Elikwo, M. N. F. & Wolfe, J. & Brzeski, K. & Welch, A. J. & Hanna, R. & Powell, L. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forests are being converted to agriculture throughout the Afrotropics, driving declines in sensitive rainforest taxa such as understorey birds. The on...

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Organic farming promotes biotic resistance to foodborne human pathogens.

Published online: 24 Aug 2020

Authors: Jones, M. S. & Fu Zhen & Reganold, J. P. & Karp, D. S. & Besser, T. E. & Tylianakis, J. M. & Snyder, W. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Farmland biodiversity benefits pollination, biological control and other key ecosystem services. Food safety has been seen as an exception to this bro...

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Organic farming enhances parasitoid diversity at the local and landscape scales.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Inclán, D. J. & Cerretti, P. & Gabriel, D. & Benton, T. G. & Sait, S. M. & Kunin, W. E. & Gillespie, M. A. K. & Marini, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The magnitude of the benefits derived from organic farming within contrasting managed landscapes remains unclear and, in particular, the potential sca...

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Restoration of wet features for breeding waders on lowland grassland.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Eglington, S. M. & Gill, J. A. & Bolton, M. & Smart, M. A. & Sutherland, W. J. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over the last century, the loss of around half of the world's wetlands, principally through drainage and conversion to agriculture, has been one of th...

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Crop traits drive soil carbon sequestration under organic farming.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: García-Palacios, P. & Gattinger, A. & Bracht-Jørgensen, H. & Brussaard, L. & Carvalho, F. & Castro, H. & Clément, J. C. & Deyn, G. de & D'Hertefeldt, T. & Foulquier, A. & Hedlund, K. & Lavorel, S. & Legay, N. & Lori, M. & Mäder, P. & Martínez-García, L. B. & Silva, P. M. da & Muller, A. & Nascimento, E. & Reis, F. & Symanczik, S. & Sousa, J. P. & Milla, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organic farming (OF) enhances top soil organic carbon (SOC) stocks in croplands compared with conventional farming (CF), which can contribute to seque...

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Economic impacts of the safety net provisions in the Agriculture Risk Coverage Improvement and Innovation Act (S. 2749) on AFPC's representative crop farms.

Published online: 03 Oct 2019

Authors: Outlaw, J. L. & Raulston, J. M. & Bryant, H. L. & Knapek, G. M. & Richardson, J. W.

Content type: Bulletin

This report analyzes the economic impacts of the safety net provisions in the Agriculture Risk Coverage Improvement and Innovation (ARC-II) Act (S. 27...

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