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- Ahnström, J.; Bengtsson, J.; Berg, Å.; Hallgren, L.; Boonstra, W. J.; Björklund, J.
- International journal of ecology 2013 v.2013 no.617352 pp. 9
- Bombus; Carabidae; agri-environmental policy; agricultural land; birds; farmers; farms; inventories; landscapes; motivation; plant density; social factors; solitary bees; species diversity; weeds; winter wheat; Sweden
- ... Biodiversity declines in farmland have been attributed to intensification of farming at the field level and loss of heterogeneity at the landscape level. However, farmers are not solely optimizing production; their actions are also influenced by social factors, tradition and interest in nature, which indirectly influence biodiversity but rarely are incorporated in studies of farmland biodiversity. ...