22 Feb '18, 3pm

Birds Are Good with Robusta or Arabica, As Long As There Are Trees

Birds Are Good with Robusta or Arabica, As Long As There Are Trees

After examining the differences between arabica and robusta management practices and how they relate to the agroforested landscapes of the farms, researchers found only that some birds tended to favor arabica habitats, yet that total populations and bird preferences remained approximately equivalent between the two coffee species. More important to bird communities were total canopy cover and the use of pesticides, the latter being generally higher in the arabica farms surveyed, leading to reduced avian diversity.

Full article: https://dailycoffeenews.com/2018/02/20/birds-are-good-wit...

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