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- Bas, Yves, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Agriculture, ecosystems & environment 2009 v.134 no.3-4 pp. 143-147
- agroecosystems; stocking rate; agricultural land; geographical variation; climatic factors; habitats; livestock; crop yield; wild birds; spatial variation; nesting; intensive farming; nesting sites; prediction; France
- ... Large-scale studies investigating impacts of agricultural practices on biodiversity showed that farmland bird population sizes are negatively related to national agricultural intensification indices in Europe. Here, it was tested whether the nesting strategy of farmland species predicted their abundance variations along a gradient of agricultural production intensity. Ground-nesters, which are str ...