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Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) are an important part of the soil biodiversity that provide advantages to crops by increasing water and...

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A new study published in the scientific journal Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment has found that organic vineyards in Spain are home to...

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Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) live in the soil and typically establish beneficial relationships with plants where they improve the ability of...

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Sustainable agriculture is one way to conserve biodiversity in the face of widespread habitat destruction. Now, a new study published in the...

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A recent study published in Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment demonstrates that conservation management of farms increases the abundance of...

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Precise analysis of scientific articles isn’t always easy and almost never quick.  Today’s media has much to report on and respond to, and...

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A study from Japan confirms that bird diversity is greater on organic versus conventional farms.  The study fills a gap in our knowledge about...

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Numerous studies have demonstrated that organic farming promotes biodiversity and increases biological control of pests by supporting...

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A new study published in Biological Control has found that beneficial predators and parasitoids are more effective at controlling agricultural pests...

Scientific experts, farmers, policymakers, and organic stakeholders gathered in Washington to discuss how research on organic's positive contributions to the environment can be incorporated into...

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