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A spatially explicit assessment of the vulnerability of the agricultural sector to climate change in the Union of the Comoros.

Published online: 09 Aug 2017

Authors: Bourgoin, C. & Parker, L. & Martínez-Valle, A. & Mwongera, C. & Läderach, P.

Content type: Bulletin

Located between Mozambique and Madagascar, the Union of the Comoros is one of the most poor countries of the world. Its very high dependence on the ag...

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Shade-grown cacao supports a self-sustaining population of two-toed but not three-toed sloths.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Peery, M. Z. & Pauli, J. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The development of shade-grown agro-ecosystems has increasingly been identified as a strategy for conserving tropical biodiversity. While biodiversity...

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People-nature interactions through the Lens of local ecological knowledge: an illustration on agroforests in Madagascar.

Published online: 28 Sep 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Mariel, J. & Carrière, S. M. & Penot, E. & Danthu, P. & Rafidison, V. & Labeyrie, V.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This research deals with farmers' knowledge on plant diversity management in agroforests through the case study of the Betsimisaraka farmers on the No...

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Pesticides in the southern agricultural growth corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT): a scoping study of current and future use, associated risks and identification of actions for risk mitigation.

Published online: 08 Mar 2017

Authors: Lahr, J. & Buij, R. & Katagira, F. & Valk, H. van der

Content type: Bulletin

SAGCOT, the 'Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania', is a coordinated initiative to boost agricultural output in southern Tanzania through...

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Positive forest cover effects on coffee yields are consistent across regions.

Published online: 18 Feb 2022

Authors: González-Chaves, A. & Carvalheiro, L. G. & Garibaldi, L. A. & Metzger, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Enhancing biodiversity-based ecosystem services can generate win-win opportunities for conservation and agricultural production. Pollination and pest ...

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Some effects of dimethoate on arthropods in winter wheat.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Vickerman, G. P. & Sunderland, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The application of dimethoate to winter wheat in southern England to control cereal aphids (mainly Sitobion avenae (F.)) caused changes in the numbers...

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Flower plantings support wild bee reproduction and may also mitigate pesticide exposure effects.

Published online: 12 Aug 2022

Authors: Rundlöf, M. & Stuligross, C. & Lindh, A. & Malfi, R. L. & Burns, K. & Mola, J. M. & Cibotti, S. & Williams, N. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sustainable agriculture relies on pollinators, and wild bees benefit yield of multiple crops. However, the combined exposure to pesticides and loss of...

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Distance to hedgerows drives local repulsion and attraction of wind turbines on bats: implications for spatial siting.

Published online: 08 Oct 2022

Authors: Leroux, C. & Kerbiriou, C. & Viol, I. le & Valet, N. & Barré, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The exponential development of wind energy raises concerns regarding its impacts on airborne biodiversity. Evidence of wind turbine attraction and rep...

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Patterns of activity and habitat use by a population of bullfinches (Pyrrhula pyrrhula) in relation to bud-feeding in orchards.

Published online: 02 Sep 1985

Authors: Greig-Smith, P. W. & Wilson, G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A farmland population of bullfinches on the Weald of Kent was studied for 2 years to determine how changes in its size, composition, or activity corre...

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Agricultural intensification erodes taxonomic and functional diversity in Mediterranean olive groves by filtering out rare species.

Published online: 06 Nov 2021

Authors: Tarifa, R. & Martínez-Núñez, C. & Valera, F. & González-Varo, J. P. & Salido, T. & Rey, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agri-Environmental Schemes (AES) have been proposed to mitigate the impact of agriculture on both taxonomic and functional biodiversity. However, a be...

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