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={Geoff M. Gurr and Zhongxian Lu and Xu-song Zheng and Hong-xing Xu and Pingyang Zhu and Guihua Chen and Xiaoming Yao and Jia-an Cheng and Zengrong Zhu and Josie Lynn A. Catindig and Sylvia C. Villareal and Ho Van Chien and Le Quoc Cuong and Chairat Channoo and Nalinee Chengwattana and La Pham Lan and Le Huu Hai and Jintana Chaiwong and Helen I. Nicol and David J Perovi{\'c} and Stephen D Wratten and Kong Luen Heong},
  journal={Nature Plants},
  year={2016},
  volume={2}
}
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… Expand
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