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Table 2 Number of studies on in-field assessments of ecosystem services conducted on farms in research stations, of the ten most frequently cited countries

From: What evidence exists for the effectiveness of on-farm conservation land management strategies for preserving ecosystem services in developing countries? A systematic map

Rank Country No. studies Common research stations
1 China 115 Changshu agro-ecological experiment station affiliated to Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changshu, Jiangsu Province Key agro-ecological experimental station of Fengqiu State, Fengqiu county, Henan Province Luancheng Agro-Ecosystem Experimental Station, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hebei Province Shangzhuang Research Station, China Agricultural University, Beijing Province
2 India 77 Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) Farm, New Delhi International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) Centre, Patancheru, near Hyderabad Central Rice Research Institute, Cuttack Vivekananda Institute of Hill Agriculture in the Indian Himalayan at Hawalbagh, Uttarakhand
3 Brazil 62 Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuaria research station (EMBRAPA), [3 sites—Manaus, Amazonas, and Rio Grande do Sul and North-Goiânia] Experimental station of Agronomic Institute of Paraná (IAPAR), district of Londrina, Paraná State Research centre Fundação Centro de Experimentação ePesquisa (FUNDACEP), near the city of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul State Research station of MARS Center of Cocoa Science, Itajuıpe, southern region of Bahia
4 Mexico 23 El Batán research station, near Lake Texcoco, Central Mexico Centro de Investigaciones Agrıcolas del Noroeste (CIANO), near Ciudad Obregon, State of Sonora Rio Bravo experimental site, Northern Tamaulipas Campus of Biological Sciences of the University of Yucatan (CBS) at Xmatkuil, Mexico
5 Philippines 8 International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines Guimba, Nueva Ecija Province, Phillipines Laguna, Philippines Leyte, Philippines
6 Nepal 7 Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) at Lumle and experimental farm of the Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science (IAAS) of Tribhuvan University at Rampur, Chitwan, Nepal Hattiban Station, Nepal Agriculture Research Council (NARC), Kathmandu valley, Nepal Institute of Agriculture and Animal Sciences (IAAS), Tribhuvan University, Chitwan Valley, Inner Terai of Nepal Rampur, Chitwan, Terai Plains of Nepal
7 Zimbabwe 6 Henderson Research Station Mashonal and Central Province, Zimbabwe Domboshawa Training Centre, Zimbabwe West of Chipinge Town, Zimbabwe Harare, Zimbabwe
8 Cameroon 5 ESA Project experimental sites in the villages of Winde, Zouana, Cameroon Ngomedzap, Bakoa, Obala, Talba and Kedia, Cameroon Mbalmayo, Cameroon Yaounde, Cameroon
9 Thailand 5 Khao Hin Sorn Development and Study Centre,Cha Cherng Sao Province, Thailand International Training Center for Agricultural Development, Khon Kaen, Thailand Khon Kaen Province, Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
10 Ghana 4 Atewa Range Forest Reserve and Adjeikrom, Ghana Forestry Commission of Ghana, Legon, Western Ghana Sefwi Wiawso, Ghana Kwadaso, Ghana
  1. The table shows commonly cited research stations, and indicates most studies are published in China, India, Brazil, and Mexico