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How resilient are farming households, communities, men and women to a changing climate in Africa?

Published online: 23 Dec 2014

Authors: Pérez, C. & Jones, E. & Kristjanson, P. & Cramer, L. & Thornton, P. & Förch, W. & Barahona, C.

Content type: Bulletin

Social, economic and institutional factors and driving forces enhance or hinder the adaptation capacity of agricultural and pastoral households and co...

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Development, adoption, and management of drought-tolerant corn in the United States.

Published online: 01 May 2019

Authors: McFadden, J. & Smith, D. & Wechsler, S. & Wallander, S.

Content type: Bulletin

Drought, a recurring source of crop yield losses and crop failure, often prompts Federal natural disaster and crop insurance payments to U.S. farmers....

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Modest enhancements to conventional grassland diversity improve the provision of pollination services.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Orford, K. A. & Murray, P. J. & Vaughan, I. P. & Memmott, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grassland for livestock production is a major form of land use throughout Europe and its intensive management threatens biodiversity and ecosystem fun...

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Spatial and temporal patterns in the emergence and survival of seedlings in arid Karoo shrubland.

Published online: 24 Mar 1995

Authors: Milton, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The influence of seed availability, weather and microsite on natural emergence and survival of seedlings was investigated over 38 months in arid shrub...

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Mixture of cultivars: pilot field trial of an ecological alternative to improve production or quality of wheat (Triticum aestivum).

Published online: 25 Jun 1995

Authors: Sarandon, S. J. & Sarandon, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a field study in La Plata, Argentina, mixtures of wheat cultivars were tested as an ecological alternative to pure culture, for producing either a ...

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Restoration of grassland after magnesian limestone quarrying.

Published online: 22 Jul 1986

Authors: Richardson, J. A. & Evans, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dactylis glomerata, 18 other grass spp. and 5 legume spp. were grown in mixtures and in pure stands on magnesian limestone waste from 1971. In the gre...

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Influence of herbivory, competition and soil fertility on the abundance of Cirsium arvense in acid grassland.

Published online: 16 Aug 2000

Authors: Edwards, G. R. & Bourdôt, G. W. & Crawley, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The extent to which the weed Cirsium arvense (creeping thistle) may be controlled by manipulating interspecific competition and herbivory was examined...

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The impact of variable hatching rates on parasite control: a model of an aquatic ectoparasite in a Finnish fish farm.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Fenton, A. & Hakalahti, T. & Bandilla, M. & Valtonen, E. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many parasites of medical and veterinary importance infect via free-living stages that undergo a period of development in the environment before seeki...

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An ecological survey of land use and soil erosion in the West Pakistan and Azad Kashmir catchment of the river Jhelum.

Published online: 03 Jan 1969

Authors: Mcvean, D. N. & Robertson, V. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Information is given on climate, soil types, vegetation, rural sociology, agriculture and land capability in the above survey area. There was a transi...

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Indonesia Rural Economic Development Series. Growing plants on a barren hill: local knowledge as part of land restoration in Sumba Timur, Indonesia.

Published online: 14 Aug 2019

Authors: Mulyoutami, E. & Purnomosidhi, P. & Suryadi, A. & Nugky, I. & Hanggawali, D. N. & Sabastian, G. E. & Anggrayani, S. & Roshetko, J. M.

Content type: Bulletin

Implementation of land restoration needs to be adjusted to local conditions to be more efficient and effective. Local communities are the actors with ...

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