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Type of publication: Journal Article
Type of document: Full Paper

Year: 2013

Authors: Hartel, T; von Wehrden, H

Title: Farmed areas predict the distribution of amphibian ponds in a traditional rural landscape.

Source: PLoS One. 2013; 8(5):e63649

Authors Vetmeduni Vienna:

von Wehrden Henrik

Vetmed Research Units
Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology

Traditional rural landscapes of Eastern Europe are undergoing major changes due to agricultural intensification, land abandonment, change in agricultural practices and infrastructural development. Small man-made ponds are important yet vulnerable components of rural landscapes. Despite their important role for biodiversity, these ponds tend to be excluded from conservation strategies.

Keywords Pubmed: Agriculture*
Europe, Eastern
Models, Theoretical

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