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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

RankCountryNo. studiesCommon research stations
1China115Changshu agro-ecological experiment station affiliated to Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changshu, Jiangsu ProvinceKey agro-ecological experimental station of Fengqiu State, Fengqiu county, Henan ProvinceLuancheng Agro-Ecosystem Experimental Station, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hebei ProvinceShangzhuang Research Station, China Agricultural University, Beijing Province
2India77Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) Farm, New DelhiInternational Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) Centre, Patancheru, near HyderabadCentral Rice Research Institute, CuttackVivekananda Institute of Hill Agriculture in the Indian Himalayan at Hawalbagh, Uttarakhand
3Brazil62Empresa 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 StateResearch centre Fundação Centro de Experimentação ePesquisa (FUNDACEP), near the city of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul StateResearch station of MARS Center of Cocoa Science, Itajuıpe, southern region of Bahia
4Mexico23El Batán research station, near Lake Texcoco, Central MexicoCentro de Investigaciones Agrıcolas del Noroeste (CIANO), near Ciudad Obregon, State of SonoraRio Bravo experimental site, Northern TamaulipasCampus of Biological Sciences of the University of Yucatan (CBS) at Xmatkuil, Mexico
5Philippines8International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Los Baños, Laguna, PhilippinesGuimba, Nueva Ecija Province, PhillipinesLaguna, PhilippinesLeyte, Philippines
6Nepal7Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) at Lumle and experimental farm of the Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science (IAAS) of Tribhuvan University at Rampur, Chitwan, NepalHattiban Station, Nepal Agriculture Research Council (NARC), Kathmandu valley, NepalInstitute of Agriculture and Animal Sciences (IAAS), Tribhuvan University, Chitwan Valley, Inner Terai of NepalRampur, Chitwan, Terai Plains of Nepal
7Zimbabwe6Henderson Research Station Mashonal and Central Province, ZimbabweDomboshawa Training Centre, ZimbabweWest of Chipinge Town, ZimbabweHarare, Zimbabwe
8Cameroon5ESA Project experimental sites in the villages of Winde, Zouana, CameroonNgomedzap, Bakoa, Obala, Talba and Kedia, CameroonMbalmayo, CameroonYaounde, Cameroon
9Thailand5Khao Hin Sorn Development and Study Centre,Cha Cherng Sao Province, ThailandInternational Training Center for Agricultural Development, Khon Kaen, ThailandKhon Kaen Province, ThailandBangkok, Thailand
10Ghana4Atewa Range Forest Reserve and Adjeikrom, GhanaForestry Commission of Ghana, Legon, Western GhanaSefwi Wiawso, GhanaKwadaso, Ghana
  1. The table shows commonly cited research stations, and indicates most studies are published in China, India, Brazil, and Mexico