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Mammals play an important role in agricultural systems, yet very few studies have examined the influence that organic and conventional farming...

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A new study published in Science Advances has found that farming practices that promote biodiversity also increase natural pest control on farms...

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Many studies have demonstrated that organic farms harbor higher biodiversity than conventional farms. However, until now, few studies have...

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A new study in the Journal of Applied Ecology has found that tachinid parasitoids, a group of flies that prey on crop pests, are positively...

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A new study has shown that the number and abundance of beneficial predatory insects and spiders are higher both on organically farmed land as...

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A recent study published in the journal Landscape Ecology has found that using organic methods is more important in determining the amount of...

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Intensive conventional agricultural practices have been linked to a decline in insects that are a particularly important source of food for young...

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A recent meta-analysis published in the Journal of Applied Ecology compared biodiversity under organic and conventional farming...

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A recent study published in Agronomy for Sustainable Development found that conservation and organic farming increased the number of soil...

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A recent study in Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment detailed a three-year study designed to assess the impact of fertilizers and...

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