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Management trade-offs on ecosystem services in apple orchards across Europe: direct and indirect effects of organic production.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Samnegård, U. & Alins, G. & Boreux, V. & Bosch, J. & García, D. & Happe, A. K. & Klein, A. M. & Miñarro, M. & Mody, K. & Porcel, M. & Rodrigo, A. & Roquer-Beni, L. & Tasin, M. & Hambäck, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Apple is considered the most important fruit crop in temperate areas and profitable production depends on multiple ecosystem services, including the r...

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Management-dependent effects of pollinator functional diversity on apple pollination services: a response-effect trait approach.

Published online: 27 Dec 2021

Authors: Roquer-Beni, L. & Alins, G. & Arnan, X. & Boreux, V. & García, D. & Hambäck, P. A. & Happe, A. K. & Klein, A. M. & Miñarro, M. & Mody, K. & Porcel, M. & Rodrigo, A. & Samnegård, U. & Tasin, M. & Bosch, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Functional traits mediate the response of communities to disturbances (response traits) and their contribution to ecosystem functions (effect traits)....

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Bud-feeding by bullfinches: methods for spreading damage evenly within orchards.

Published online: 01 Jul 1987

Authors: Greig-Smith, P. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To explore possible ways of reducing the effets of bud-eating in orchards, captive bullfinches [Pyrrhula pyrrhula] were studied in an aviary simulatio...

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Wild pollination services to California almond rely on semi-natural habitat.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Klein, A. M. & Brittain, C. & Hendrix, S. D. & Thorp, R. & Williams, N. & Kremen, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Global declines in honeybees have led to concerns about negative impacts on food production because of low levels of pollination. This is exemplified ...

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Enhancing ecosystem services in apple orchards.

Published online: 27 Apr 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Blog

This paper presents the results of a field study conducted in Spain, to evaluate the effectiveness of installing nest boxes for insectivorous birds in...

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Enhancing ecosystem services in apple orchards.

Published online: 27 Apr 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Blog

This paper presents the results of a field study conducted in Spain, to evaluate the efficiency of installing artificial nest boxes for insectivorous ...

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Midwestern orchard farmers have their own ideas of a good life - and are pretty smart too.

Published online: 20 Jan 2022

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Kreitzman, M. & Chapman, M. & Keeley, K. & Chan, K. M. A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This article aims to understand how diverse orchards could be scaled by learning from farmers that were already doing polycultures. Based on this stud...

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Microclimate in an apple orchard.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Landsberg, J. J. & Powell, D. B. B. & Butler, D. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During 1971 micro-meteorological measurements were made in March, May, July, August and October in a 7-year-old hedgerow-type apple orchard. The albed...

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Community structure of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in a series of habitats associated with citrus.

Published online: 04 Jul 1984

Authors: Samways, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A transect of forty-four pitfall traps passing through eleven point habitats associated with citrus in South Africa captured 10 488 individuals compri...

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Effectiveness of vole control by owls in apple orchards.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Murano, C. & Kasahara, S. & Kudo, S. & Inada, A. & Sato, S. & Watanabe, K. & Azuma, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological pest control is gaining greater acceptance as an important part of integrated pest management for sustainable agriculture. However, knowled...

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