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It is well known that organic farming practices increase important and beneficial biodiversity. A recent study published in the journal Biota...

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A recent article published in the Journal of Applied Ecology shows that contrary to popular perception, increased biodiversity on the farm can...

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It is understood that organic farming leads to substantial growth and improvement of soil microbial communities. However, few studies have...

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The use of manure is often cited as the reason organically managed soils have higher soil health than conventionally managed soils, but research out of...

A type of fungi known as arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi is commonly associated with providing fruit trees with such benefits as increased water and mineral uptake. A recent study published in...

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A recent study published in Agronomy for Sustainable Development has confirmed that organic farming is beneficial for soil organisms. The study compared...