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Small mammal responses to farming practices in central Argentinian agroecosystems: the use of hierarchical occupancy models
(Ecological Society of Australia, 2018-08)
Organic farming is more environmentally friendly than conventional agriculture, promoting greater levels of habitat heterogeneity. Field borders could be more suitable for biodiversity in agricultural anthromes. Small ...
Phenotypic variability and developmental instability in rodents from different agricultural farming systems: Organic vs. conventional
Contrary to conventional agriculture, organic farming, where agrochemicals are entirely avoided, is considered more environmentally friendly. Numerous studies undertaken in agroecosystems have found that the intensification ...
Co-composting of poultry manure with other agricultural wastes: process performance and compost horticultural use
The aim of this work was to evaluate the composting process of poultry manure mixed with other complementary organic wastes. Two mixtures (treatment 1 and 2) were prepared with corn bare cobs, sawdust, shavings and manure. ...
Life cycle analysis of lettuce (Lactuca sativa) cultivated under an organic and conventional management system, as input for decision-making in two Costa Rican agricultural farmsAnálisis de ciclo de vida de lechuga (Lactuca sativa) cultivada bajo un sistema orgánico y convencional, como insumo para toma de decisiones en dos fincas agrícolas costarricenses
Comparing productivity of organic and conventional farming systems: a quantitative review
(Taylor & Francis, 2021-06)
For decades, there has been debate about the possibility that organic farming can feed the world’s population. The most recent studies, analyzing the yields of individual crops, show a yield gap between organic and ...
SOIL MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES AS AFFECTED BY A COMMERCIAL ORGANIC FERTILIZER AND SUNN HEMP AS A COVER CROP IN ORGANIC SWEET PEPPER PRODUCTION IN PUERTO RICOSOIL MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES AS AFFECTED BY A COMMERCIAL ORGANIC FERTILIZER AND SUNN HEMP AS A COVER CROP IN ORGANIC SWEET PEPPER PRODUCTION IN PUERTO RICO
(University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez Campus Agricultural Experiment Station, 2015)