Landscape perspectives on agricultural intensification and biodiversity – ecosystem service management

  title={Landscape perspectives on agricultural intensification and biodiversity – ecosystem service management},
  author={Teja Tscharntke and Alexandra‐Maria Klein and Andreas Kruess and Ingolf Steffan‐Dewenter and Carsten Thies},
  journal={Ecology Letters},
Understanding the negative and positive effects of agricultural land use for the conservation of biodiversity, and its relation to ecosystem services, needs a landscape perspective. Agriculture can contribute to the conservation of high-diversity systems, which may provide important ecosystem services such as pollination and biological control via complementarity and sampling effects. Land-use management is often focused on few species and local processes, but in dynamic, agricultural… 

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