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Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana: enhancing impact through demand driven innovations.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Wani, S. P. & Anantha, K. H. & Garg, K. K. & Joshi, P. K. & Girish Sohani & Mishra, P. K. & Palanisami, K.

Content type: Bulletin

India's Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has launched the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) to address India's key agricultural ...

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Leaf-fall in a tropical rain forest.

Published online: 22 May 1971

Authors: Cornforth, I. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Mora excelsa rain forests of Trinidad, leaf fall was heavy, from August to October and from February to April. For a single year the leaf fall was ...

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Community-based forest management in Quintana Roo, Mexico.

Published online: 18 Mar 2015

Authors: Huelsz, J. A. S. & Negreros-Castillo, P.

Content type: Bulletin article

The Mexican model of community forestry is often touted as an example whereby greater community control enhances both conservation and local livelihoo...

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Bushmeat harvest in tropical forests: knowledge base, gaps and research priorities.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Swamy, V. & Pinedo-Vasquez, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Food security is increasingly becoming a priority for tropical countries. This has led to reconsideration of the need to find systems and practices of...

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The effect of DDT contamination on the productivity of a cultivated forest soil in the sub-humid tropics.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Perfect, T. J. & Cook, A. G. & Critchley, B. R. & Critchley, U. & Davies, A. L. & Swift, M. J. & Russell-Smith, A. & Yeadon, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed yields of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) were assessed in each of two annual growing seasons over the 4-year period 1973 to 1976 in experimental plot...

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Productivity and nutrient cycling in recently harvested and mature bamboo savannas in the dry tropics.

Published online: 26 Jan 1995

Authors: Tripathi, S. K. & Singh, K. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data are presented for net productivity and nutrient (N, P, Ca, K and Na) dynamics in mature (5-year-old, harvested in 1982) and more recently harvest...

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Local tropical forest restoration strategies affect tree recruitment more strongly than does landscape forest cover.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Holl, K. D. & Reid, J. L. & Chaves-Fallas, J. M. & Oviedo-Brenes, F. & Zahawi, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Developing restoration strategies that accelerate natural successional processes and are resource-efficient is critical to facilitating tropical fores...

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Species wood density and the location of planted seedlings drive early-stage seedling survival during tropical forest restoration.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Charles, L. S. & Dwyer, J. M. & Smith, T. J. & Connors, S. & Marschner, P. & Mayfield, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The success of restoration projects is known to vary widely, with outcomes relating to numerous biotic and abiotic factors. Though many studies have e...

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Human and climate influences on frequent fire in a high-elevation tropical forest.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Yocom, L. L. & Fulé, P. Z.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Surface fire has increasingly been regarded as a critical threat to tropical forests, but much of the research documenting degradation of tropical for...

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Making forest concessions in the tropics work to achieve the 2030 Agenda: voluntary guidelines.

Published online: 26 Jun 2019

Content type: Bulletin

This proposed Voluntary Guidelines focuses on promoting SFM in concessions of public natural production forests in tropical regions. They build on the...

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