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EDAPHIC MESOFAUNA COMMUNITY STRUCTURE IN ORGANIC AND CONVENTIONAL MANAGEMENT OF CRANBERRY (Vaccinium sp.) PLANTATIONS: AN AGROECOLOGICAL APPROACH
(Sociedad Chilena de la Ciencia del Suelo, 2009)
The use of fluctuating asymmetry as a measure of farming practice effects in rodents: A species-specific response
(Elsevier Science, 2016-11)
The effects of agricultural intensification on vertebrate populations could vary depending on whether species are habitat specialists or habitat generalists. Organic farming practices are generally considered to be less ...
Microbiological quality of organic and conventional vegetables sold in Brazil
While searching for healthier diets, people became more attentive to organic produce. Yet, organic foods may be more susceptible to microbiological contamination because of the use of organic fertilizers, a possible source ...
Financial viability of inserting the biofloc technology in a marine shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei farm: a case study in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil
This study analyzed the financial viability of inserting the biofloc technology (BFT) system and maintaining the conventional culture system for the marine shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei in a farm located in the state of ...
Technical efficiency analysis of marine shrimp farming (Litopenaeus vannamei) in biofloc and conventional systems: A case study in northeastern Brazil
(Academia Brasileira de Ciências, 2018)
Abstract Shrimp farming has a great ecological, economic, and social importance in northeastern Brazil. Although the conventional farming system is widely used, biofloc technology (BFT) system has been developed to reduce ...
Avaliação preliminar de um sistema de irrigação de baixo custo em Assentamentos de Reforma Agrária na Borda Oeste do Pantanal.
(In: SEMINÁRIO SOBRE USO E CONSERVAÇÃO DO CERRADO DO SUL DE MATO GROSSO DO SUL, 5; FEIRA DE SEMENTES NATIVAS E CRIOULAS E DE PRODUTOS AGROECOLÓGICOS, 12; 2016, Juti. [Anais...]. [Dourados: UFGD], 2016., 2016)
Dairy goat health management and milk production on organic and conventional system in Brazil
The aimed of this article is to measure risk factors on health and milk production on organic and conventional dairy goats in Brazil. Two experimental groups (organic and conventional) were evaluated simultaneously. The ...
A global quantitative synthesis of local and landscape effects on wild bee pollinators in agroecosystems
Bees provide essential pollination services that are potentially affected both by local farm management and the surrounding landscape. To better understand these different factors, we modelled the relative effects of ...
The effects of agricultural management on the reproductive activity of female rodents in Argentina
(Elsevier Gmbh, 2014-06)
The aim of this study was to test if female rodents in border habitats of organic farms have higher reproductive activity than those of conventional farms in south-east Córdoba province, Argentina. The study was conducted ...