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Pollen removal and deposition by honeybee and bumblebee visitors to apple and almond flowers.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Thomson, J. D. & Goodell, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To help evaluate the worth of alternative pollinators in agriculture, we present a theoretical framework for comparing the effectiveness of two or mor...

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Effects of acidity on in vitro germination and tube growth of pollen from declining Fagus sylvatica.

Published online: 24 Apr 1996

Authors: Paoletti, E. & Raddi, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollen from beech (Fagus sylvatica) trees about 100 yr old, belonging to different damage (forest decline) classes in a wood at Pian di Novello, centr...

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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...

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Factors affecting pollen harvesting by the honeybee.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: McLellan, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The contents of pollen traps on two hives in Midlothian, Scotland, were analysed for 3 seasons, and in the 4th season the study was extended to 4 hive...

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Growth and decline of honeybee colonies and inter-relationships of adult bees, brood, honey and pollen.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: McLellan, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mean adult bee populations were 18 000 in late May, 37 000 in early June and 13 000 in late September, while mean brood populations were 15 000 in lat...

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The transport of pollen on the body hairs of honeybees (Apis mellifera L.) and bumblebees (Bombus spp. L.).

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Free, J. B. & Williams, I. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollen was transferred from the body of one honeybee to another as they brushed against each other inside the hive. Much of the pollen on the bodies o...

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Key pollen host plants provide balanced diets for wild bee larvae: a lesson for planting flower strips and hedgerows.

Published online: 03 Sep 2020

Authors: Filipiak, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bee-friendly plants are defined by the quantity of food they produce and the visitation rates of adult insects foraging for nectar. However, it is pol...

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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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Spatial scale of insect-mediated pollen dispersal in oilseed rape in an open agricultural landscape.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Chifflet, R. & Klein, E. K. & Lavigne, C. & Féon, V. le & Ricroch, A. E. & Lecomte, J. & Vaissière, B. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Interest in pollen-borne gene dispersal has grown with the cultivation of genetically modified plants. To date, both experimental data and models of o...

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Diet diversity and pesticide risk mediate the negative effects of land use change on solitary bee offspring production.

Published online: 13 Feb 2021

Authors: Centrella, M. & Russo, L. & Ramírez, N. M. & Eitzer, B. & Dyke, M. van & Danforth, B. & Poveda, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Threats to bee pollinators such as land use change, high pesticide risk and reduced floral diet diversity are usually assessed independently, even tho...

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