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Conserving Biodiversity in Agricultural Landscapes

Model based Planning Tools

by Robert K. Swihart

  • 380 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Purdue University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural science,
  • Applied ecology,
  • Conservation of wildlife & habitats,
  • Mathematical models,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Science,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Research & Methodology,
  • Agriculture - Sustainable Agriculture,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology,
  • Technology / Agriculture & Animal Husbandry,
  • Agrobiodiversity conservation,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - Developmental Biology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9588056M
    ISBN 10155753327X
    ISBN 109781557533272

    Despite its title, this book is more about advice to Public sector authorities on how to plan housing and industrial developments in agricultural regions than about "conserving biodiversity in agricultural landscapes." The hook presents models of "nature-based planning" and assumes that in jurisdictions where legislated planning mechanisms are absent, biodiversity is Cited by: 1.   Industrialized agriculture currently substitutes many of the ecological functions of soil micro-organisms, macroinvertebrates, wild plants, and vertebrate animals with high cost inputs of pesticides and fertilizers. Enhanced biological diversity potentially offers agricultural producers a means of reducing the cost of their production. Conservation of biodiversity in agricultural landscapes Cited by:

    conservation of biodiversity in agricultural landscapes, focussing on two key themes. The first involved the cost -effectiveness of agri -environment schemes, where farmers receive financial incentives for biodiversity outcomes, a major policy mechanism that accounts for billions of dollars in public conservation expenditure : Dean Ansell. The biodiversity in agricultural landscape depends on its structure, including the share of natural components, land use structure and the intensity of farming. To evaluate the biodiversity in agricultural landscapes, there are applied various habitat and agricultural production parameters. For example Billeter et al. [] give:Cited by: 4.

    Agroforestry and Biodiversity Conservation in Tropical Landscapes is the first comprehensive synthesis of the role of agroforestry systems in conserving biodiversity in tropical landscapes, and contains in-depth review chapters of most agroforestry systems, with examples from many different countries. It is a valuable source of information for. Guidelines for Biodiversity Conservation in Agricultural Landscapes 6 Step by Step Guidelines 7 Strategic Adaptive Management 16 Participatory Management Vs Consultstive Management 18 Focus on the future 19 Seek consensus 19 Respect the rules


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Shackelford,Cited by:   Wildlife Conservation in Farm Landscapes is an ideal resource for land managers and farmers interested in integrating farming and environmental values and anyone interested in biodiversity in woodlands and agricultural zones.

Recipient of a Whitley Awards Certificate of Commendation for Conservation in by: Insect conservation in agricultural landscapes An outlook for policy-relevant research Insect populations decline, particularly in intensively managed agricultural landscapes. Our research carried out in North China yields some clues for the successful landscape designing aimed at biodiversity conservation in the agricultural landscapes, including planning a landscape with diverse habitat mosaics and managing more land with less-intensive management practices such as wheat/maize rotations with lower pesticide applications and Cited by: Biodiversity is understood at three levels: å Species diversity refers to the variety of different species such as honeybees, tuna, wheat and yeast.

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A series of wildlife-friendly agricultural practices had been developed. Modern intensive agricultural production exerts great threats on the biodiversity. Measures for biodiversity conservation in intensive agro-landscape were by: Conserving Biodiversity in Agricultural Landscapes: Model-based Planning Tools Article (PDF Available) in Landscape Ecology 21(2) February Author: Jane Southworth.

Agricultural practices in line with the needs of nature and the landscape 77 public campaign: Agricultural Biodiversity as a component of an integrated communication strategy 78 exploiting Alternative income sources in the forestry sector 79 Agricultural Biodiversity network 80 4 outlook 81 Abbreviations   Despite the importance of agricultural landscapes for biodiversity conservation, only a small fraction of published conservation biology studies has been undertaken in agricultural landscapes (Buck et al.

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Most countries have a protected area system as a central part of their strategy for biodiversity conservation. However, protected areas rarely cover more than five per cent of the land area and are not sufficient to conserve the full range of biodiversity. 2.