Search

All content is free for everyone to browse, read and share. You’ll find peer-reviewed journal articles and non-peer reviewed grey literature. Type keywords into the search box or use the filtering options below to browse the content.

Filter by...

Showing 39 results

Quantifying crop pollinator dependence and its heterogeneity using multi-level meta-analysis.

Published online: 15 May 2021

Authors: Bishop, J. & Nakagawa, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biotic pollination can benefit crop production, but its effects are highly variable. To maximise benefits from this ecosystem service, we need a great...

Read more

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...

Read more

Sexual reproduction in Eichhornia crassipes (water hyacinth). I. Fertility of clones from diverse regions.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Barrett, S. C. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sexual reproduction in 9 clones of Eichhornia crassipes from different parts of the world was examined in the glasshouse. Eight of the clones flowered...

Read more

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...

Read more

The influence of pollinator abundance on the dynamics and efficiency of pollination in agricultural Brassica napus: implications for landscape-scale gene dispersal.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Hayter, K. E. & Cresswell, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is important to understand the pollination processes that generate landscape-scale gene dispersal in plants, particularly in crop plants with genet...

Read more

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...

Read more

Pollination effectiveness and pollination efficiency of insects foraging Prosopis velutina in south-eastern Arizona.

Published online: 29 Oct 1995

Authors: Keys, R. N. & Buchmann, S. L. & Smith, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant-pollinator interactions were examined with respect to Prosopis velutina, and provide the first quantification of pollination effectiveness and p...

Read more

Pollination services provided to small and large highbush blueberry fields by wild and managed bees.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Isaacs, R. & Kirk, A. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plantings of pollinator-dependent crops vary from large, intensively managed fields to small fields that are managed less intensively, yet there is re...

Read more

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...

Read more

Pollination services in a macadamia cultivar depend on across-orchard transport of cross pollen.

Published online: 14 Dec 2021

Authors: Kämper, W. & Trueman, S. J. & Ogbourne, S. M. & Wallace, H. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination services are critical in entomophilous crops. Relationships between pollinator visits and fruit set and mass are complex and optimal strat...

Read more