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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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