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Forecast models of coffee leaf rust symptoms and signs based on identified microclimatic combinations in coffee-based agroforestry systems in Costa Rica
(Elsevier, Ámsterdam (Países Bajos), 2019)
Coffee leaf rust is a polycyclic disease that causes severe epidemics impacting yield over several years. For this reason, since the 1960s, more than 20 models have been developed to predict different indicators of the ...
Cacao agroforestry systems improve soil fertility: Comparison of soil properties between forest, cacao agroforestry systems, and pasture in the Colombian Amazon
(Elsevier, Ámsterdam (Países Bajos), 2021-01)
The objective of our work was to evaluate soil quality in different cacao agroforestry systems (AFS) in the Colombian Amazon. We compared soil quality of AFS at the study site with soil quality of two control systems: a ...
Dung Beetle Assemblages Attracted to Cow and Horse Dung: The Importance of Mouthpart Traits, Body Size, and Nesting Behavior in the Community Assembly Process
(MDPI, Basel (Switzerland), 2021-08)
Dung beetles use excrement for feeding and reproductive purposes. Although they use a range of dung types, there have been several reports of dung beetles showing a preference for certain feces. However, exactly what ...
Transformation of coffee-growing landscapes across Latin America. A review
(CATIE, Turrialba (Costa Rica), 2021-09)
In Latin America, the cultivation of Arabica coffee (Coffea arabica) plays a critical role in rural livelihoods, biodiversity conservation, and sustainable development. Over the last 20 years, coffee farms and landscapes ...
Sea Level Rise and Implications for Low Lying Islands, Coasts and Communities
(The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 2019-06-14)
Selecting a core set of nuclear SNP markers for molecular characterization of Arabica coffee (Coffea arabica L.) genetic resources
(Springer, Nueva York (Estados Unidos), 2021)
Coffee is one of the most economically important agricultural commodities in the world. Labeling accuracy and conservation efficiency are essential for coffee germplasm management and for the exchange and utilization in ...
Deforestation processes in the livestock territory of La Vía Láctea, Matagalpa, Nicaragua
Land-use change is considered one of the main causes of environmental degradation. Thus, its analysis will allow stakeholders to make reasonable decisions for land management. The objective of the present study was ...
Economic constraints as drivers of coffee rust epidemics in Nicaragua
(Elsevier, Ámsterdam (Países Bajos), 2020)
Coffee rust (Hemileia vastatrix) epidemics of an intensity never seen before have hit Central America since 2012. This study set out to identify management and socio-economic factors that facilitate coffee rust development ...