Intra-varietal diversity in landrace and modern variety of rice and buckweat

The increased intra-varietal diversity has been considered as coping mechanism against unpredictable environmental factors in crop production....

Authors:
Joshi, B.K.; Gurung, S.B.; Mahat, P.M.; Bhandari, B.; Gauchan, D.
Publication Year:
2018
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Global-scale comparisons of human land use: developing shared terminology for land-use practices for global change

Human land-use practices have been highly variable over the course of the Holocene, a diversity evident in the differentiated effects of human...

Authors:
Morrison, K.D.; Hammer, E.; Popova, L.; Madella, M.; Whitehouse, N.; Gaillard, M.-J.; LandCover6k Land-Use Group Members
Publication Year:
2018
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Fine-scale processes shape ecosystem service provision by an Amazonian hyperdominant tree species

Conspecific distance and density-dependence is a key driver of tree diversity in natural forests, but the extent to which this process may influence...

Authors:
Thomas, E.; Atkinson, R.; Kettle, C.
Publication Year:
2018
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Fit for purpose? A review of guides for genderequitable value chain development

This article presents a review of seven guides for gender-equitable value chain development (VCD). The guides advocate persuasively the integration of...

Authors:
Stoian, D.; Donovan, J.; Elias, M.; Blare, T.
Publication Year:
2018
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Initiative to restore forest landscapes through household-managed fenced plots in Burkina Faso

Authors:
Valette, M.; Traore, D.; Kaguembega-Muller, F.; Touta Traore, A.; Vinceti, B.
Publication Year:
2018
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Participatory identification and characterisation of shea butter tree (Vitellaria paradoxa C.F. Gaertn.) ethnovarieties in Burkina Faso

Authors:
Sandwidi, A.; Diallo, B. O.; Lamien, N.; Vinceti, B.; Sanon, K.; Coulibaly, P.; Paré, S.; Sawadogo, M.
Publication Year:
2018
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Food tree species consumed during periods of food shortage in Burkina Faso and their threats

Authors:
Vinceti, B.; Termote, C.; Thiombiano, N.; Agundez, D.; Lamien, N.
Publication Year:
2018
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施氮及豆⁃禾混播对草地群落及土壤呼吸的影响 [Impacts of nitrogen application and legume-grass mixed planting on grassland community and soil respiration]

Legume-grass mixed planting is an important way to improve conservation and use efficiency of water and soil resources, restore degraded land, and...

Authors:
Tang, Xue-juan; Xu, Li-jun; Pang, Huan-cheng; Yang, Yunhui; Wang, Di; Li, Da; Bai, Keyu
Publication Year:
2018
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Postharvest losses and their determinants: A challenge to creating a sustainable cooking banana value chain in Uganda

Postharvest losses (PHL) result in direct food and income losses to farmers and consumers globally. PHL reduction strategies offer unique...

Authors:
Kikulwe, E.M.; Okurut, S.; Ajambo, S.; Nowakunda, K.; Stoian, D.; Naziri, D.
Publication Year:
2018
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Issues and prospects for the sustainable use and conservation of cultivated vegetable diversity for more nutrition-sensitive agriculture

Traditional vegetables are key assets for supporting more nutrition-sensitive agriculture under climate change as many have lower water requirements,...

Authors:
Meldrum, G. ; Padulosi, S.; Lochetti, G.; Robitaille, R.; Diulgheroff, S.
Publication Year:
2018
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