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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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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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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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Cut-flower sustainable management plan 2018-22: protected and threatened plants in the cut-flower industry.

Published online: 10 Oct 2018

Published by: Australia, Office of Environment and Heritage

Content type: Miscellaneous

This management plan provides information about the regulatory framework for the sustainable harvesting and cultivation of protected plants used in th...

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Sexual reproduction in Eichhornia crassipes (water hyacinth). I. Fertility of clones from diverse regions.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Barrett, S. C. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sexual reproduction in 9 clones of Eichhornia crassipes from different parts of the world was examined in the glasshouse. Eight of the clones flowered...

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Road verges support pollinators in agricultural landscapes, but are diminished by heavy traffic and summer cutting.

Published online: 24 Aug 2020

Authors: Phillips, B. B. & Gaston, K. J. & Bullock, J. M. & Osborne, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Supporting pollinators in agricultural landscapes is important for reversing their global decline. Road verges and hedges are used by pollinators for ...

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Flower strips, organic management or small-scale farming: which benefits pollinator abundance, richness and reproduction most?

Published online: 05 Nov 2020

Authors: Geppert, C.

Content type: Blog

This paper presents the results of studies conducted to evaluate the effects of landscape-scale mean arable field size and local management (flower st...

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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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