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Road verges support pollinators in agricultural landscapes, but are diminished by heavy traffic and summer cutting.

Published online: 24 Aug 2020

Authors: Phillips, B. B. & Gaston, K. J. & Bullock, J. M. & Osborne, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Supporting pollinators in agricultural landscapes is important for reversing their global decline. Road verges and hedges are used by pollinators for ...

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Impacts of multiple pollutants on pollinator activity in road verges.

Published online: 21 May 2021

Authors: Phillips, B. B. & Bullock, J. M. & Gaston, K. J. & Hudson-Edwards, K. A. & Bamford, M. & Cruse, D. & Dicks, L. V. & Falagan, C. & Wallace, C. & Osborne, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To tackle pollinator declines, there is a major need to increase the quantity of flower-rich habitats. Road verges offer one such opportunity but are ...

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The relative importance of green infrastructure as refuge habitat for pollinators increases with local land-use intensity.

Published online: 06 Dec 2020

Authors: Li PengYao & Kleijn, D. & Badenhausser, I. & Zaragoza-Trello, C. & Gross, N. & Raemakers, I. & Scheper, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural expansion and intensification have resulted in strong declines in farmland biodiversity across Europe. In many intensively farmed landsca...

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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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How much do rare and crop-pollinating bees overlap in identity and flower preferences?

Published online: 29 Aug 2020

Authors: MacLeod, M. & Reilly, J. & Cariveau, D. P. & Genung, M. A. & Roswell, M. & Gibbs, J. & Winfree, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The biodiversity-centred approach to conservation prioritizes rare species, whereas the ecosystem services approach prioritizes species that provide s...

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Pollination services decline with distance from natural habitat even in biodiversity-rich areas.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Carvalheiro, L. G. & Seymour, C. L. & Veldtman, R. & Nicolson, S. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is considerable evidence for the negative impacts of habitat alteration on pollinators in highly disturbed regions of the world. However, it rem...

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Socio-psychological factors, beyond knowledge, predict people's engagement in pollinator conservation.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Authors: Knapp, J. L. & Phillips, B. B. & Clements, J. & Shaw, R. F. & Osborne, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Nature conservation often depends on the behaviour of individuals, which can be driven by socio-psychological factors such as a person's attitude, kno...

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Planting to conserve threatened nomadic pollinators in NSW.

Published online: 01 Nov 2017

Content type: Miscellaneous

Plant-pollinator mutualisms are fundamental to natural and agricultural systems. In Australia, several species of native plants produce large volumes ...

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Transgenic virus resistance in cultivated squash affects pollinator behaviour.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Prendeville, H. R. & Pilson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two ecological risks associated with the use of transgenic crops are transgene movement into wild populations and effects on non-target organisms, suc...

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Effects of fire on pollinators and pollination.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Brown, J. & York, A. & Christie, F. & McCarthy, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increased incidence of landscape fire and pollinator declines with co-extinctions of dependent plant species are both globally significant. Fire can a...

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