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Old 09-20-2012, 05:32 PM   #1
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Default Birds Do Better in 'Agroforests' Than On Farms

Birds Do Better in 'Agroforests' Than On Farms
ScienceDaily
Aug. 6, 2012

Birds do better in 'agroforests' than on farms
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The findings suggest that as open farmland replaces forests and "agroforests" -- where crops are grown under trees -- reduced number of bird species and shifts in the populations of various types of birds may hurt "ecosystem services" that birds provide to people, such as eating insect pests, spreading seeds and pollinating crops.

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