Nature quality indicators in agriculture

J.H. van Wenum, J. Buys, G.A.A. Wossink

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    Abstract

    Criteria for the application of nature quality indicators in agriculture are developed in this chapter. Some recent attempts to design nature quality indicators are reflected on. In addition, a yardstick is proposed for biodiversity as an instrument to quantify and judge biodiversity on individual holdings. In order to serve analyses on the effects of nature conservation measures, the precision of the yardstick can be improved through the provision of detailed monitoring data on various species.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationEnvironmental Indicators and Agricultural Policy
    EditorsF. Brouwer, R. Crabtree
    Place of PublicationWallingford, UK
    PublisherCAB International
    Chapter8
    Pages105 - 120
    ISBN (Print)9780851992891
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1999

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    van Wenum, J. H., Buys, J., & Wossink, G. A. A. (1999). Nature quality indicators in agriculture. In F. Brouwer, & R. Crabtree (Eds.), Environmental Indicators and Agricultural Policy (pp. 105 - 120). CAB International. https://doi.org/10.1079/9780851992891.0105