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A comparison of two pollinators: the introduced honey bee Apis mellifera and an indigenous bee Centris tarsata on cashew Anacardium occidentale in its native range of NE Brazil.

Published online: 04 Jun 1998

Authors: Freitas, B. M. & Paxton, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Aspects of the flowering biology of wild cashew A. occidentale, an andromonoecious, self-fertile tree, were investigated in north-east Brazil, where t...

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The influence of pollinator abundance on the dynamics and efficiency of pollination in agricultural Brassica napus: implications for landscape-scale gene dispersal.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Hayter, K. E. & Cresswell, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is important to understand the pollination processes that generate landscape-scale gene dispersal in plants, particularly in crop plants with genet...

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Pollen removal and deposition by honeybee and bumblebee visitors to apple and almond flowers.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Thomson, J. D. & Goodell, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To help evaluate the worth of alternative pollinators in agriculture, we present a theoretical framework for comparing the effectiveness of two or mor...

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The viability and compatibility of pollen on insects visiting apple blossom.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Kendall, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The viability of fruit pollen carried on the body hairs of insects collected in apple orchards was usually similar to that of pollen from freshly dehi...

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The foraging behaviour of honeybees (Apis melli-ferd) and bumblebees (Bombus spp.) on blackcurrant (Ribes nigrum), raspberry (Rubus idaeus) and strawberry (Fragaria × Ananassa) flowers.

Published online: 28 Oct 1968

Authors: Free, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Observations on the behaviour of bees visiting black currant, raspberry and strawberry flowers showed that bees touched both stamens and stigmas of ne...

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