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Methods of enhancing botanical diversity within field margins of intensively managed grassland: a 7-year field experiment.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Fritch, R. A. & Sheridan, H. & Finn, J. A. & Kirwan, L. & Huallacháin, D. Ó.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increased intensification in agricultural grasslands has led to well-documented declines in the associated flora. Manipulation of field margins for bi...

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Multifunctional shade-tree management in tropical agroforestry landscapes - a review.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Tscharntke, T. & Clough, Y. & Bhagwat, S. A. & Damayanti Buchori & Faust, H. & Hertel, D. & Hölscher, D. & Juhrbandt, J. & Kessler, M. & Perfecto, I. & Scherber, C. & Schroth, G. & Veldkamp, E. & Wanger, T. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification reduces ecological resilience of land-use systems, whereas paradoxically, environmental change and climate extremes requi...

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Toward the next Common Agricultural Policy reform: determinants of avian communities in hay meadows reveal current policy's inadequacy for biodiversity conservation in grassland ecosystems.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Assandri, G. & Bogliani, G. & Pedrini, P. & Brambilla, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Semi-natural grasslands are among the richest European ecosystems in terms of biodiversity. However, they have been severely affected by farming inten...

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Functional diversity loss with increasing livestock grazing intensity in drylands: the mechanisms and their consequences depend on the taxa.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Chillo, V. & Ojeda, R. A. & Capmourteres, V. & Anand, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Overgrazing is one of the main drivers of desertification in drylands, and livestock production is expected to increase in the next decades. The analy...

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Lessons learned for improving policies affecting forest conservation and climate change adaptation in Uganda's water tower communities.

Published online: 03 May 2017

Authors: Russell, A. J. M. & Banana, A. & Ongugo, P.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper establishes the lessons learned to improve policies affecting forest conservation and climate change adaptation in water tower communities ...

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Lessons learned for improving policies affecting forest conservation and climate change adaptation in Kenya's water tower communities.

Published online: 03 May 2017

Authors: Russell, A. J. M. & Ongugo, P. & Banana, A.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper establishes the lessons learned to improve policies affecting forest conservation and climate change adaptation in water tower communities ...

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Enhancing insect diversity in agricultural grasslands: the roles of management and landscape structure.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Giulio, M. di & Edwards, P. J. & Meister, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the last few years a variety of methods have been applied in Switzerland to preserve and enhance biological diversity in agricultural systems. ...

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Effects of tillage and irrigation in cereal fields on weed seed removal by seed predators.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Baraibar, B. & Westerman, P. R. & Carrión, E. & Recasens, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification can cause a huge increase in productivity. However, associated costs in terms of reduced, self-regulation and increased r...

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Current situation and plausible future scenarios for livestock management systems under climate change in Africa.

Published online: 08 Jun 2020

Authors: Simpkin, P. & Cramer, L. & Ericksen, P. & Thornton, P.

Content type: Bulletin

The aim of this study is to review the literature and provide a technical brief to the African Group of Negotiators Experts Support (AGNES) on the eff...

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Long-term surveys support declines in early season forest plants used by bumblebees.

Published online: 02 Aug 2021

Authors: Mola, J. M. & Richardson, L. L. & Spyreas, G. & Zaya, D. N. & Pearse, I. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Populations of bumblebees and other pollinators have declined over the past several decades due to numerous threats, including habitat loss and degrad...

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