Breeding birds on organic and conventional arable farms

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Kragten, Steven;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Faculty of Science, Leiden University
  • Subject: Barn swallow | Skylark | Breeding success | Arable farming | Invertebrates | Nest protection | Organic farming | Breeding birds | Lapwing
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As a result of agricultural intensification, farmland bird populations have been declining dramatically over the past decades. Organic farming is often mentioned to be a possible solution to stop these declines. In order to see whether farmland birds really benefit from... View more
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