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Sustainable landscape, soil and crop management practices enhance biodiversity and yield in conventional cereal systems.

Published online: 27 Mar 2021

Authors: Redlich, S. & Martin, E. A. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Input-driven, modern agriculture is commonly associated with large-scale threats to biodiversity, the disruption of ecosystem services and long-term r...

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Carbon storage by habitat: review of the evidence of the impacts of management decisions and condition of carbon stores and sources.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Alonso, I. & Weston, K. & Gregg, R. & Morecroft, M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The aims of this Natural England cross-cutting Evidence project were: (1) To collate information and identify knowledge gaps on carbon stocks (both in...

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Forestry as a natural climate solution: the positive outcomes of negative carbon emissions.

Published online: 05 Jun 2020

Authors: Watts, A. & D'amore, D. & McGuire, A. D.

Content type: Bulletin

Forests are considered a natural solution for mitigating climate change because they absorb and store atmospheric carbon. With Alaska boasting 129 mil...

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The effects of sheep stocking intensity on the abundance and distribution of mesofauna in pastures.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: King, K. L. & Hutchinson, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Collembola and Acarina populations in grass/legume pastures that were grazed continuously with sheep at three stocking intensities were sampled at six...

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Drought characterization and management in Central Asia region and Turkey.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Patrick, E.

Content type: Bulletin

The report assesses the occurrence and impacts of drought, the current policies underlying drought management as well as the mitigation measures and r...

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Long-term change in vegetation and soil microbial communities during the phased restoration of traditional meadow grassland.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Smith, R. S. & Shiel, R. S. & Bardgett, R. D. & Millward, D. & Corkhill, P. & Evans, P. & Quirk, H. & Hobbs, P. J. & Kometa, S. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of high plant species diversity to sites where it has been reduced by intensive grassland management requires identification of appropriat...

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Saving the earth: a sustainable future for soils and water.

Published online: 19 Dec 2018

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report sets out a framework for a new integrated land management policy for England that addresses this alarming issue and protects soils and wat...

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Influence of management and environmental factors on the distribution of the marsh ragwort (Senecio aquaticus Huds.) in agricultural grassland in Orkney.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Forbes, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Factors which encouraged the establishment of populations of Senecio aquaticus in agricultural grassland in Orkney included (1) the presence of water ...

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Can arable field margins be managed to enhance their biodiversity, conservation and functional value for soil macrofauna?

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Smith, J. & Potts, S. G. & Woodcock, B. A. & Eggleton, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The establishment of grassy strips at the margins of arable fields is an agri-environment scheme that aims to provide resources for native flora and f...

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A brief overview of the 25-year-old long-term soil productivity study in the south.

Published online: 24 Feb 2016

Authors: Scott, D. A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The international Long-Term Soil Productivity experiment began in 1989 in response to the need for Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture mana...

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