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Experimental evidence that even minor livestock trampling has severe effects on land snail communities in forest remnants.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Denmead, L. H. & Barker, G. M. & Standish, R. J. & Didham, R. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land-use intensification is increasing dramatically in production systems world-wide. Livestock production is an important component of production lan...

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The need for a code of practice for mosquito management in European wetlands.

Published online: 10 Nov 2020

Authors: Martinou, A. F.

Content type: Blog

This paper focuses on the importance of European wetlands in providing essential resources to human societies and the major threats to wetlands and th...

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Is environmental legislation conserving tropical stream faunas? A large-scale assessment of local, riparian and catchment-scale influences on Amazonian fish.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Leal, C. G. & Barlow, J. & Gardner, T. A. & Hughes, R. M. & Leitão, R. P. & Mac nally, R. & Kaufmann, P. R. & Ferraz, S. F. B. & Zuanon, J. & Paula, F. R. de & Ferreira, J. & Thomson, J. R. & Lennox, G. D. & Dary, E. P. & Röpke, C. P. & Pompeu, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural expansion and intensification are major threats to tropical biodiversity. In addition to the direct removal of native vegetation, agricul...

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Agri-environment schemes enhance pollinator richness and abundance but bumblebee reproduction depends on field size.

Published online: 16 Dec 2020

Authors: Geppert, C. & Hass, A. & Földesi, R. & Donkó, B. & Akter, A. & Tscharntke, T. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollinators have experienced a dramatic decrease world-wide due to agricultural intensification. In many countries, agri-environment schemes (AES) hav...

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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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How landscape structure, land-use intensity and habitat diversity affect components of total arthropod diversity in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Hendrickx, F. & Maelfait, J. P. & Wingerden, W. van & Schweiger, O. & Speelmans, M. & Aviron, S. & Augenstein, I. & Billeter, R. & Bailey, D. & Bukacek, R. & Burel, F. & Diekötter, T. & Dirksen, J. & Herzog, F. & Liira, J. & Roubalova, M. & Vandomme, V. & Bugter, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification poses a serious threat to biodiversity as a consequence of increased land-use intensity, decreased landscape heterogeneit...

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Habitat associations and breeding success of yellowhammers on lowland farmland.

Published online: 03 Jan 2001

Authors: Bradbury, R. B. & Kyrkos, A. & Morris, A. J. & Clark, S. C. & Perkins, A. J. & Wilson, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Yellowhammers (Emberiza citrinella) began to decline on British lowland farmland in the late 1980s and losses are presently 10% per year. This study e...

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Ecological intensification and arbuscular mycorrhizas: a meta-analysis of tillage and cover crop effects.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Bowles, T. M. & Jackson, L. E. & Loeher, M. & Cavagnaro, T. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reliance on ecosystem services instead of synthetic, non-renewable inputs is increasingly seen as key to achieving food security in an environmentally...

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Weed suppression greatly increased by plant diversity in intensively managed grasslands: a continental-scale experiment.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Connolly, J. & Sebastià, M. T. & Kirwan, L. & Finn, J. A. & Llurba, R. & Suter, M. & Collins, R. P. & Porqueddu, C. & Helgadóttir, Á. & Baadshaug, O. H. & Bélanger, G. & Black, A. & Brophy, C. & Čop, J. & Dalmannsdóttir, S. & Delgado, I. & Elgersma, A. & Fothergill, M. & Frankow-Lindberg, B. E. & Ghesquiere, A. & Golinski, P. & Grieu, P. & Gustavsson, A. M. & Höglind, M. & Huguenin-Elie, O. & Jørgensen, M. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grassland diversity can support sustainable intensification of grassland production through increased yields, reduced inputs and limited weed invasion...

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The effectiveness of agri-environment schemes for the conservation of farmland moths: assessing the importance of a landscape-scale management approach.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Fuentes-Montemayor, E. & Goulson, D. & Park, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification and expansion are regarded as major causes of worldwide declines in biodiversity during the last century. Agri-environmen...

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