Search

All content is free for everyone to browse, read and share. You’ll find peer-reviewed journal articles and non-peer reviewed grey literature. Type keywords into the search box or use the filtering options below to browse the content.

Filter by...

Showing 763 results

Earthworm population dynamics and contribution to nutrient cycling during cropping and fallow phases of shifting agriculture (jhum) in north-east India.

Published online: 12 Jan 1990

Authors: Tuneera Bhadauria & Ramakrishnan, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sampling of earthworm populations during 5- and 15-yr-old cropping phases and in 5-, 10- and 15-yr-old fallow phases of shifting agriculture at Shillo...

Read more

Son System: fruit growing integrated with crops and vegetables.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Guimarães, T. G. & Madeira, N. R.

Content type: Bulletin

Considering the availability of idle physical space between the rows of fruit trees and the high financial investment in the establishment and managem...

Read more

Integrating adaptation and mitigation in climate change and land-use policies in Peru.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Pramova, E. & Gregorio, M. di & Locatelli, B.

Content type: Bulletin

The interactions between climate change adaptation and mitigation are particularly evident in agriculture, forestry and other land-use-based activitie...

Read more

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...

Read more

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 ...

Read more

The impacts of climate change on food security and livelihoods in Karamoja.

Published online: 25 Oct 2017

Authors: Chaplin, D. & Byekwaso, F. & Semambo, M. & Mujuni, G. & Bantaze, J. & Nyasimi, M. & Wabyona, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Karamoja's population is highly dependent on subsistence agriculture, which is sensitive to climate conditions, making agriculture one of the most vul...

Read more

Climate and jobs for rural young people.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Brooks, K. & Dunston, S. & Wiebe, K. & Arndt, C. & Hartley, F. & Robertson, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Climate change matters for all young people. It matters especially for those whose livelihoods depend on agriculture and will continue to do so in the...

Read more

Expanding the contribution of early warning to climate-resilient agricultural development in Africa.

Published online: 17 Jun 2015

Authors: Coffey, K. & Haile, M. & Halperin, M. & Wamukoya, G. & Hansen, J. & Kinyangi, J. & Kindie Tesfaye Fantaye

Content type: Bulletin

Extreme climate events can undermine agricultural and rural development progress in Africa. In an era of more frequent and more extreme weather events...

Read more

A place based development of organic farming to tackle water pollution problems.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Vincent, A. & Fleury, P.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Organic farming (OF) appears as a potential solution to water pollutions problems because its regulations forbids the use of chemical fertilisers and ...

Read more

Urban cultivation in allotments maintains soil qualities adversely affected by conventional agriculture.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Edmondson, J. L. & Davies, Z. G. & Gaston, K. J. & Leake, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modern agriculture, in seeking to maximize yields to meet growing global food demand, has caused loss of soil organic carbon (SOC) and compaction, imp...

Read more