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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...

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Insect pollination as an agronomic input: strategies for oilseed rape production.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Garratt, M. P. D. & Bishop, J. & Degani, E. & Potts, S. G. & Shaw, R. F. & Shi AnMei & Roy, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological intensification involves the incorporation of biodiversity-based ecosystem service management into farming systems in order to make crop pr...

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Late flowering time enhances insect pollination of turnip rape.

Published online: 29 Aug 2020

Authors: Toivonen, M. & Herzon, I. & Rajanen, H. & Toikkanen, J. & Kuussaari, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological intensification has been proposed as a strategy to mitigate the impacts of conventional intensive land use on pollinators and insect pollin...

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Watermelon pollinators exhibit complementarity in both visitation rate and single-visit pollination efficiency.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Pisanty, G. & Afik, O. & Wajnberg, E. & Mandelik, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The concept of pollinator niche complementarity maintains that species-rich pollinator communities can provide higher and more stable pollination serv...

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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...

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Crop pollination management needs flower-visitor monitoring and target values.

Published online: 21 Jan 2021

Authors: Garibaldi, L. A. & Sáez, A. & Aizen, M. A. & Fijen, T. & Bartomeus, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite the crucial importance of biotic pollination for many crops, land managers rarely monitor the levels of crop pollination needed to guide farmi...

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Special Profile: Pollination and pollinators.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Steffan-Dewenter, I. & Westphal, C.

Content type: Journal issue

This Special Profile contains papers covering several topics, including the impact of habitat fragmentation and semi-natural landscape elements for po...

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The interplay of pollinator diversity, pollination services and landscape change.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Steffan-Dewenter, I. & Westphal, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollinators are a functional group with high relevance for ensuring cross-pollination in wild plant populations and yields in major crops. Both pollin...

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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...

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Uncertainties in the value and opportunity costs of pollination services.

Published online: 05 Sep 2020

Authors: Magrach, A. & Champetier, A. & Smitha Krishnan & Boreux, V. & Ghazoul, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination is an ecosystem service that directly contributes to agricultural production, and can therefore provide a strong incentive to conserve nat...

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