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Identification and distribution of cross-pollinating honey-bees on almonds.

Published online: 20 Apr 1994

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Foraging by honey bees was studied in 1988 and 1989 in an orchard containing 5 cross-pollinating varieties of almond (Prunus dulcis). Every foraging h...

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Monitoring of honey bee floral resources with pollen DNA metabarcoding as a complementary tool to vegetation surveys.

Published online: 24 Jan 2022

Authors: Milla, L. & Schmidt-Lebuhn, A. & Bovill, J. & Encinas-Viso, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Monitoring biodiversity is a growing and pressing challenge, particularly as climate change threatens species with extinction and leads to widespread ...

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The behaviour of bees visiting runner beans (Phaseolus multiflorus).

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Free, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is virtually the author's summary of this account of investigations on the pollination of runner beans (Phaseolus multiflorus[Phaseolus ...

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Planting of neonicotinoid-treated maize poses risks for honey bees and other non-target organisms over a wide area without consistent crop yield benefit.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Krupke, C. H. & Holland, J. D. & Long, E. Y. & Eitzer, B. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Neonicotinoid insecticides are routinely used as seed treatments on most grain and oilseed crops in the USA, yet the extent and likelihood of spread o...

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The competition box: a graphical aid to forecasting pollinator performance.

Published online: 07 May 1997

Authors: Corbet, S. A. & Saville, N. M. & Fussell, M. & Prycircumflex˜s-Jones, O. E. & Unwin, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Three major determinants of bees' nectar foraging patterns are the maximum depth at which nectar is accessible (dependent on bee tongue length); the m...

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Conservation in post-industrial cities: how does vacant land management and landscape configuration influence urban bees?

Published online: 16 Mar 2021

Authors: Turo, K. J. & Spring, M. R. & Sivakoff, F. S. & Flor, Y. A. D. de la & Gardiner, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rich pollinator assemblages are documented in some cities despite habitat fragmentation and degradation, suggesting that urban areas have potential as...

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Organic farming positively affects honeybee colonies in a flower-poor period in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 31 Aug 2020

Authors: Wintermantel, D. & Odoux, J. F. & Chadœuf, J. & Bretagnolle, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conventional farming has been implicated in global biodiversity and pollinator declines and organic farming is often regarded as a more ecological alt...

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Crop pollination services: complementary resource use by social vs solitary bees facing crops with contrasting flower supply.

Published online: 07 Apr 2021

Authors: Bänsch, S. & Tscharntke, T. & Gabriel, D. & Westphal, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many farmers are facing high economic risks if pollinator declines continue or temporal and spatial variation in wild bee communities cause reduced po...

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Investigating the impacts of field-realistic exposure to a neonicotinoid pesticide on bumblebee foraging, homing ability and colony growth.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Stanley, D. A. & Russell, A. L. & Morrison, S. J. & Rogers, C. & Raine, N. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ability to forage and return home is essential to the success of bees as both foragers and pollinators. Pesticide exposure may cause behavioural c...

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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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