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Describing the progression of almond bloom using accumulated heat units.

Published online: 02 May 1997

Authors: Degrandi-Hoffman, G. & Thorp, R. & Loper, G. & Eisikowitch, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The duration of the flowering period and the fraction of open flowers over time were defined as functions of growing degree-days for 5 almond cultivar...

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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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Nectar accessibility determines fitness, flower choice and abundance of hoverflies that provide natural pest control.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Rijn, P. C. J. van & Wäckers, F. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In modern agricultural landscapes, many organisms providing ecosystem services such as pollination and natural pest control are likely constrained by ...

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Flower plantings support wild bee reproduction and may also mitigate pesticide exposure effects.

Published online: 12 Aug 2022

Authors: Rundlöf, M. & Stuligross, C. & Lindh, A. & Malfi, R. L. & Burns, K. & Mola, J. M. & Cibotti, S. & Williams, N. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sustainable agriculture relies on pollinators, and wild bees benefit yield of multiple crops. However, the combined exposure to pesticides and loss of...

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The pollinating efficiency of honeybee and bumblebee visits to flowers of the runner bean Phaseolus coccineus L.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Kendall, D. A. & Smith, B. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The pollinating value of bees on temporarily uncaged runner beans was determined from the set on flowers known to have been visited by these insects, ...

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Agri-environment schemes enhance pollinator richness and abundance but bumblebee reproduction depends on field size.

Published online: 16 Dec 2020

Authors: Geppert, C. & Hass, A. & Földesi, R. & Donkó, B. & Akter, A. & Tscharntke, T. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollinators have experienced a dramatic decrease world-wide due to agricultural intensification. In many countries, agri-environment schemes (AES) hav...

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Editor's choice: review: trait matching of flower visitors and crops predicts fruit set better than trait diversity.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Garibaldi, L. A. & Bartomeus, I. & Bommarco, R. & Klein, A. M. & Cunningham, S. A. & Aizen, M. A. & Boreux, V. & Garratt, M. P. D. & Carvalheiro, L. G. & Kremen, C. & Morales, C. L. & Schüepp, C. & Chacoff, N. P. & Freitas, B. M. & Gagic, V. & Holzschuh, A. & Klatt, B. K. & Krewenka, K. M. & Krishnan, S. & Mayfield, M. M. & Motzke, I. & Otieno, M. & Petersen, J. & Potts, S. G. & Ricketts, T. H. & Rundlöf, M. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the relationships between trait diversity, species diversity and ecosystem functioning is essential for sustainable management. For func...

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Organic dairy farming: impacts on insect-flower interaction networks and pollination.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Power, E. F. & Stout, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination interactions comprise a network of connections between flowers and insect visitors. They are crucial for reproductive success in many angi...

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Insufficient native pollinators during artificially induced early flowering decrease yield and long-term economic viability of a tropical fruit crop.

Published online: 07 Apr 2021

Authors: Sritongchuay, T. & Wayo, K. & Orr, M. C. & Hughes, A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The management of crops outside the regular cropping calendar can improve profits when supply is low and prices are high, but we do not know how induc...

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Increasing syrphid fly diversity and density in sown flower strips within simple vs. complex landscapes.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Haenke, S. & Scheid, B. & Schaefer, M. & Tscharntke, T. & Thies, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The structural complexity of agricultural landscapes influences the local biodiversity and associated ecosystem services. Hence, developing effective ...

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