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Creating patches of native flowers facilitates crop pollination in large agricultural fields: mango as a case study.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Carvalheiro, L. G. & Seymour, C. L. & Nicolson, S. W. & Veldtman, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As cropland increases, fields become progressively isolated from pollinators, leading to declines in pollinator-dependent crop productivity. With the ...

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Predictive modelling in biological control: the mango mealy bug (Rastrococcus invadens) and its parasitoids.

Published online: 07 Dec 1991

Authors: Godfray, H. C. J. & Waage, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Age-structured host/parasitoid population models with overlapping generations were developed to investigate the interactions of Rastrococcus invadens,...

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Pollination services decline with distance from natural habitat even in biodiversity-rich areas.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Carvalheiro, L. G. & Seymour, C. L. & Veldtman, R. & Nicolson, S. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is considerable evidence for the negative impacts of habitat alteration on pollinators in highly disturbed regions of the world. However, it rem...

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Dispersal and orientation of sterile Ceratitis capitata and Anastrepha ludens (Tephritidae) in Chiapas, Mexico.

Published online: 05 Aug 1986

Authors: Baker, P. S. & Chan, A. S. T. & Jimeno Zavala, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The dispersal of marked, sterilized adults of Ceratitis capitata and Anastrepha ludens, which had been released on 6 occasions in coffee and mango pla...

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Natural vegetation benefits synergistic control of the three main insect and pathogen pests of a fruit crop in southern Africa.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Henri, D. C. & Jones, O. & Tsiattalos, A. & Thébault, E. & Seymour, C. L. & Veen, F. J. F. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Most studies of the potential for natural habitat to improve agricultural productivity have been conducted in transformed, temperate regions, but litt...

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Community-based approach to sustainable stingless beekeeping in Sorsogon, Philippines.

Published online: 12 Jun 2019

Authors: Jovillano-Mostoles, M. D.

Content type: Bulletin

Stingless beekeeping technology as an alternative livelihood in the Bicol region involves hunters, beekeepers, and assemblers of bee products. However...

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