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Soil microbial diversity and community composition during conversion from conventional to organic agriculture.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Molecular ecology [Mol Ecol] 2022 Aug; Vol. 31 (15), pp. 4017-4030. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 11.

Abstract:It is generally assumed that the dependence of conventional agriculture on artificial fertilizers and pesticides strongly impacts the environment, while organic agriculture relying more on microbial functioning may mitigate these impacts. However, it i...

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Organic vs conventional plant-based foods: A review.

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Source(s):Food chemistry [Food Chem] 2022 Jul 30; Vol. 383, pp. 132352. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Feb 05.

Abstract:Organic farming is characterized by the prohibition of the use of chemical synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, feed additives and genetically modified organisms and by the application of sustainable agricultural technologies based on ecological principl...

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Biodiversity and yield trade-offs for organic farming.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Ecology letters [Ecol Lett] 2022 Jul; Vol. 25 (7), pp. 1699-1710. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 May 11.

Abstract:Organic farming supports higher biodiversity than conventional farming, but at the cost of lower yields. We conducted a meta-analysis quantifying the trade-off between biodiversity and yield, comparing conventional and organic farming. We developed a c...

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The role of peer influence and norms in organic farming adoption: Accounting for farmers' heterogeneity.

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Source(s):Journal of environmental management [J Environ Manage] 2022 Oct 15; Vol. 320, pp. 115909. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 11.

Abstract:Understanding the evidence-based elements that impact the adoption of organic farming is advantageous for the proper management of such adoption. Our research examines the influence of socio-psychological factors in promoting organic agriculture in Vie...

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Turnover and nestedness drive plant diversity benefits of organic farming from local to landscape scales.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Ecological applications : a publication of the Ecological Society of America [Ecol Appl] 2022 Jun; Vol. 32 (4), pp. e2576. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Apr 10.

Abstract:Biodiversity-benefits of organic farming have mostly been documented at the field scale. However, these benefits from organic farming to species diversity may not propagate to larger scales because variation in the management of different crop types an...

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Future of biomedical, agricultural, and biological systems research using domesticated animals.

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Source(s):Biology of reproduction [Biol Reprod] 2022 Apr 26; Vol. 106 (4), pp. 629-638.

Abstract:Increased knowledge of reproduction and health of domesticated animals is integral to sustain and improve global competitiveness of U.S. animal agriculture, understand and resolve complex animal and human diseases, and advance fundamental research in s...

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Work exposures and mental and musculoskeletal symptoms in organic farming.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Ergonomics [Ergonomics] 2022 Feb; Vol. 65 (2), pp. 242-252. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Sep 23.

Abstract:This study focussed on harmful exposures and mental and musculoskeletal symptoms in organic and conventional farming using interview data of Finnish farmers over the winter of 2014-2015. The data consisted of 2,169 full-time farmers, out of whom 231 (1...

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Organic agriculture and field edges uphold endospheric wheat microbiota at field and landscape scale.

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Source(s):FEMS microbiology ecology [FEMS Microbiol Ecol] 2022 Mar 31; Vol. 98 (3).

Abstract:Agricultural intensification has been demonstrated to induce a loss of biodiversity. Despite the key role of symbiotic microorganisms in plant nutrition and protection, the impact of agricultural intensification on these microorganisms is not fully und...

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Organic Farming as an Alternative Maintenance Strategy in the Opinion of Farmers from Natura 2000 Areas.

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Source(s):International journal of environmental research and public health [Int J Environ Res Public Health] 2022 Mar 23; Vol. 19 (7). Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Mar 23.

Abstract:Agricultural land accounts for approximately 40% of the total Natura 2000 (N2K) network area. Therefore, many habitats and species protected under the Habitats and Birds Directives are dependent on or linked to agricultural practices. This implies that...

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Beyond organic farming - harnessing biodiversity-friendly landscapes.

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Source(s):Trends in ecology & evolution [Trends Ecol Evol] 2021 Oct; Vol. 36 (10), pp. 919-930. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Aug 03.

Abstract:We challenge the widespread appraisal that organic farming is the fundamental alternative to conventional farming for harnessing biodiversity in agricultural landscapes. Certification of organic production is largely restricted to banning synthetic agr...

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