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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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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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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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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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The use of extrafloral nectar in pest management: overcoming context dependence.

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Jones, I. M. & Koptur, S. & Wettberg, E. J. von & Diamond, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Extrafloral nectar (EFN) provides plants with indirect defence against herbivores by attracting predatory insects, predominantly ants. Decades of rese...

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Oilseed rape crops distort plant-pollinator interactions.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Diekötter, T. & Kadoya, T. & Peter, F. & Wolters, V. & Jauker, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

New incentives at the national and international level frequently lead to substantial structural changes in agricultural landscapes. Subsidizing energ...

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Restoring resources for an endangered butterfly.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Schultz, C. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent changes in land use have resulted in dramatic habitat loss for numerous species. More than 99% of the habitat for Fender's blue butterfly Icari...

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The effects on butterfly abundance of the management of uncropped edges of arable fields.

Published online: 12 Mar 1997

Authors: Feber, R. E. & Smith, H. & Macdonald, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The abundance and species richness of butterflies [Rhopalocera] on expanded-width uncropped arable field edges, which were subject to 10 contrasting, ...

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Deep learning object detection to estimate the nectar sugar mass of flowering vegetation.

Published online: 27 Oct 2021

Authors: Hicks, D. & Baude, M. & Kratz, C. & Ouvrard, P. & Stone, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Floral resources are a key driver of pollinator abundance and diversity, yet their quantification in the field and laboratory is laborious and require...

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