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Re-evaluating strategies for pollinator-dependent crops: how useful is parthenocarpy?

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Knapp, J. L. & Bartlett, L. J. & Osborne, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Whilst most studies reviewing the reliance of global agriculture on insect pollination advocate increasing the 'supply' of pollinators (wild or manage...

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Temporal patterns of crop-raiding by primates: linking food availability in croplands and adjacent forest.

Published online: 19 Mar 1999

Authors: Naughton-Treves, L. & Treves, A. & Chapman, C. & Wrangham, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The temporal pattern of foraging on crops (the equivalent to mast fruiting of forest trees) by redtail monkeys Cercopithecus ascanius, olive baboons P...

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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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Extremely frequent bee visits increase pollen deposition but reduce drupelet set in raspberry.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Sáez, A. & Morales, C. L. & Ramos, L. Y. & Aizen, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Production of many flowering crops often benefits from elevated pollinator diversity and abundance. Nevertheless, the opposite relationship may arise ...

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Integrated pest control. Papers presented at a conference of Advisory Entomologists on 11-12 April 1967.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Empson, D. W.

Content type: Conference proceedings

The scientific papers presented at this conference on integrated control of crop pests in Britain comprised: Integrated control and the Advisory Servi...

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Pollination by bats enhances both quality and yield of a major cash crop in Mexico.

Published online: 27 Aug 2020

Authors: Tremlett, C. J. & Moore, M. & Chapman, M. A. & Zamora-Gutierrez, V. & Peh, K. S. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bats pollinate many plants of high socio-economic value, including the majority of columnar cacti (Cactaceae) in Mexico, which have been used by human...

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Eco-physiology of apple trees: dry matter production and partitioning by young Golden Delicious trees in France and England.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Heim, G. & Landsberg, J. J. & Watson, R. L. & Brain, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Young Golden Delicious trees were grown at Bristol for 1 year then, in January 1975, half the batch were moved to Montpellier; in January 1976, 6 tree...

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Son System: fruit growing integrated with crops and vegetables.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Guimarães, T. G. & Madeira, N. R.

Content type: Bulletin

Considering the availability of idle physical space between the rows of fruit trees and the high financial investment in the establishment and managem...

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Flower plantings increase wild bee abundance and the pollination services provided to a pollination-dependent crop.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Blaauw, B. R. & Isaacs, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination services from wild insects contribute to crop productivity around the world, but are at risk of decline in agricultural landscapes. Using ...

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Species richness of wild bees, but not the use of managed honeybees, increases fruit set of a pollinator-dependent crop.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Mallinger, R. E. & Gratton, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Native, wild bees are important pollinators for both crop and wild plants. With concerns over the availability and cost of managed honeybees, attentio...

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