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Pollination deficits and contributions of pollinators in apple production: a global meta-analysis.

Published online: 14 Apr 2023

Authors: Olhnuud, A. & Liu YunHui & Makowski, D. & Tscharntke, T. & Westphal, C. & Wu PanLong & Wang MeiNa & Werf, W. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Apple is one of the most widely cultivated fruit crops world-wide, and apple yield benefits from pollination by insects. The global decline in wild po...

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Self-compatible blueberry cultivars require fewer floral visits to maximize fruit production than a partially self-incompatible cultivar.

Published online: 04 Feb 2021

Authors: Kendall, L. K. & Gagic, V. & Evans, L. J. & Cutting, B. T. & Scalzo, J. & Hanusch, Y. & Jones, J. & Rocchetti, M. & Sonter, C. & Keir, M. & Rader, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effective pollination is a complex phenomenon determined by the outcome of the interaction between pollen transfer and a plants' pollinator dependency...

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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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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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Cacao flower visitation: lowpollen deposition, low fruit set and dominance of herbivores.

Published online: 16 Jun 2022

Authors: Vansynghel, J. & Ocampo-Ariza, C. & Maas, B. & Martin, E. A. & Thomas, E. & Hanf-Dressler, T. & Schumacher, N. C. & Ulloque-Samatelo, C. & Tscharntke, T. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Pollination services of cacao are crucial for global chocolate production, yet remain critically understudied, particularly in regions of origin of...

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Improving spatial arrangement of honeybee colonies to avoid pollination shortfall and depressed fruit set.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Cunningham, S. A. & Fournier, A. & Neave, M. J. & Feuvre, D. le

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination shortfalls affect yield of many crops, and the use of managed honeybee colonies is a common practice for addressing the problem. However, ...

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Pollination of Coffea canephora in relation to local and regional agroforestry management.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Klein, A. M. & Steffan-Dewenter, I. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination of crops depends on local agricultural management and the quality of adjacent habitats. Lowland coffee Coffea canephora, is an important t...

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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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Proximity to rainforest enhances pollination and fruit set in orchards.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Blanche, K. R. & Ludwig, J. A. & Cunningham, S. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical rainforests are potential reservoirs of insects that could enhance crop pollination, but only a few instances of the provision of such servic...

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Watermelon pollinators exhibit complementarity in both visitation rate and single-visit pollination efficiency.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Pisanty, G. & Afik, O. & Wajnberg, E. & Mandelik, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The concept of pollinator niche complementarity maintains that species-rich pollinator communities can provide higher and more stable pollination serv...

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