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Review of climate service needs and opportunities in Rwanda.

Published online: 07 Sep 2016

Authors: Nyasimi, M. & Radeny, M. & Hansen, J. W.

Content type: Bulletin

The Rwanda Climate Services for Agriculture project, funded by USAID, aims to benefit nearly one million farmers by 2019, and transform Rwanda's rural...

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On the central role of small farms in African rural development strategies.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Larson, D. F. & Muraoka, R. & Otsuka, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Improving the productivity of smallholder farms in Sub- Saharan Africa offers the best chance to reduce poverty among this generation of rural poor, b...

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Economic impacts of the safety net provisions in the Agriculture Risk Coverage Improvement and Innovation Act (S. 2749) on AFPC's representative crop farms.

Published online: 03 Oct 2019

Authors: Outlaw, J. L. & Raulston, J. M. & Bryant, H. L. & Knapek, G. M. & Richardson, J. W.

Content type: Bulletin

This report analyzes the economic impacts of the safety net provisions in the Agriculture Risk Coverage Improvement and Innovation (ARC-II) Act (S. 27...

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Production, dieback and grazing of heather (Calluna vulgaris) in relation to numbers of red grouse (Lagopus l. scoticus) and mountain hares (Lepus timidus) in north-east Scotland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Moss, R. & Miller, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The summer growth, winter dieback and grazing of shoots and flowers of heather was measured at 2 moors in N.E. Scotland. The main factor determining a...

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Could our fisheries be more productive? Indirect negative effects of bottom trawl fisheries on fish condition.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Hiddink, J. G. & Johnson, A. F. & Kingham, R. & Hinz, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nets used in bottom trawl fisheries cause mortality of benthic invertebrates and this can decrease the long-term availability of prey to exploited...

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The nexus of irrigation-water salinity, agricultural policy and long-run water management: lessons from the case of Israel.

Published online: 03 Oct 2019

Authors: Kan, I. & Slater, Y. & Reznik, A. & Finkelshtain, I.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper incorporates the detrimental agronomic effects of irrigation-water salinity into an empirical economy-wide dynamic hydro-economic model to ...

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Comparative size, fecundity and ecophysiology of roadside plants of Banksia hookeriana.

Published online: 15 Apr 1994

Authors: Lamont, B. B. & Rees, R. G. & Witkowski, E. T. F. & Whitten, V. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of road verges in SW Australia for conservation of indigenous species was investigated in B. hookeriana, a shrub which is a major food source ...

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Annual report - CGIAR research program on roots, tubers and bananas (RTB), 2017.

Published online: 19 Dec 2018

Published by: CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas

Content type: Annual report

Evaluative and impact assessment studies document how the results obtained by RTB, its implementing centers and partners, contribute to the achievemen...

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Smallholder farmers' perceptions and strategies for adaptation to climate change in Brong Ahafo and Upper West Regions of Ghana.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Abdoulaye, T. & Bamire, A. S. & Akinola, A. A. & Etwire, P. M.

Content type: Bulletin

With data collected from 750 farming households using survey questionnaire and 25 Focus Group Discussions (FGD), this report documents farmers' percep...

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The carry-over effects of pollen shortage decrease the survival of honeybee colonies in farmlands.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Requier, F. & Odoux, J. F. & Henry, M. & Bretagnolle, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many studies have reported honeybee colony losses in human-dominated landscapes. While bee floral food resources have been drastically reduced over pa...

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