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Phenology of farmland floral resources reveals seasonal gaps in nectar availability for bumblebees.

Published online: 24 Aug 2020

Authors: Timberlake, T. P. & Vaughan, I. P. & Memmott, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Floral resources are known to be important in regulating wild pollinator populations and are therefore an important component of agri-environment and ...

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Turnover in floral composition explains species diversity and temporal stability in the nectar supply of urban residential gardens.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Tew, N. E. & Baldock, K. C. R. & Vaughan, I. P. & Bird, S. & Memmott, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Residential gardens are a valuable habitat for insect pollinators worldwide, but differences in individual gardening practices substantially affect th...

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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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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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Alteration of plant species assemblages can decrease the transmission potential of malaria mosquitoes.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Ebrahimi, B. & Jackson, B. T. & Guseman, J. L. & Przybylowicz, C. M. & Stone, C. M. & Foster, W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Knowledge of the link between a vector population's pathogen-transmission potential and its biotic environment can generate more realistic forecasts o...

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What limits bumblebee populations on farmland?

Published online: 27 Apr 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Blog

This paper quantifies the landscape composition, seasonal nectar and pollen supply and Bombus terrestris colony density of 12 farms in southwest UK to...

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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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Bumblebee colony density on farmland is influenced by late-summer nectar supply and garden cover.

Published online: 23 May 2021

Authors: Timberlake, T. P. & Vaughan, I. P. & Baude, M. & Memmott, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Floral resources are important in limiting pollinator populations, but they are often highly variable across time and space and the effect of this ...

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City climate and landscape structure shape pollinators, nectar and transported pollen along a gradient of urbanization.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Biella, P. & Tommasi, N. & Guzzetti, L. & Pioltelli, E. & Labra, M. & Galimberti, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Urbanization gradients influence both landscape and climate and provide opportunity for understanding how plants and pollinators respond to artific...

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Honeybee colony weight as an index of honey production and nectar flow: a critical evaluation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: McLellan, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Honeybee colony weight (C) was related to the weight of honey stored (H), but this relationship was not linear because of the increased population of ...

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