Organic agriculture promotes evenness and natural pest control

@article{Crowder2010OrganicAP,
  title={Organic agriculture promotes evenness and natural pest control},
  author={D. Crowder and T. Northfield and M. Strand and W. Snyder},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2010},
  volume={466},
  pages={109-112}
}
  • D. Crowder, T. Northfield, +1 author W. Snyder
  • Published 2010
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Human activity can degrade ecosystem function by reducing species number (richness) and by skewing the relative abundance of species (evenness). Conservation efforts often focus on restoring or maintaining species number, reflecting the well-known impacts of richness on many ecological processes. In contrast, the ecological effects of disrupted evenness have received far less attention, and developing strategies for restoring evenness remains a conceptual challenge. In farmlands, agricultural… CONTINUE READING
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