Multi-country evidence that crop diversification promotes ecological intensification of agriculture

@article{Gurr2016MulticountryET,
  title={Multi-country evidence that crop diversification promotes ecological intensification of agriculture},
  author={G. Gurr and Z. Lu and Xusong Zheng and H. Xu and Ping-yang Zhu and G. Chen and Xiaoming Yao and Jiaan Cheng and Zeng-rong Zhu and Josie Lynn Catindig and Sylvia Villareal and Ho Van Chien and Le Quoc Cuong and Chairat Channoo and Nalinee Chengwattana and La Pham Lan and L. H. Hai and Jintana Chaiwong and H. Nicol and David J. Perovic and S. Wratten and Kong Luen Heong},
  journal={Nature Plants},
  year={2016},
  volume={2}
}
  • G. Gurr, Z. Lu, +19 authors Kong Luen Heong
  • Published 2016
  • Business, Medicine
  • Nature Plants
  • Global food security requires increased crop productivity to meet escalating demand1–3. Current food production systems are heavily dependent on synthetic inputs that threaten the environment and human well-being2,4,5. Biodiversity, for instance, is key to the provision of ecosystem services such as pest control6,7, but is eroded in conventional agricultural systems. Yet the conservation and reinstatement of biodiversity is challenging5,8,9, and it remains unclear whether the promotion of… CONTINUE READING

    Figures and Topics from this paper.

    Intensification for redesigned and sustainable agricultural systems
    • 51
    • PDF
    Risks and opportunities of increasing yields in organic farming. A review
    • 35
    • PDF
    Sustainable intensification in agriculture: the richer shade of green. A review
    • 59
    • PDF
    Landscapes that work for biodiversity and people
    • 128
    • PDF

    References

    Publications referenced by this paper.
    SHOWING 1-10 OF 33 REFERENCES
    Global Consequences of Land Use
    • 7,299
    • PDF
    Resource-conserving agriculture increases yields in developing countries.
    • 592
    • PDF
    Solutions for a cultivated planet
    • 3,992
    • PDF
    Comparing the yields of organic and conventional agriculture
    • 1,055
    • PDF