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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...

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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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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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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...

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Proximity to rainforest enhances pollination and fruit set in orchards.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Blanche, K. R. & Ludwig, J. A. & Cunningham, S. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical rainforests are potential reservoirs of insects that could enhance crop pollination, but only a few instances of the provision of such servic...

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Pollination mitigates cucumber yield gaps more than pesticide and fertilizer use in tropical smallholder gardens.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Motzke, I. & Tscharntke, T. & Wanger, T. C. & Klein, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination can be an essential but often neglected ecosystem service to mitigate crop yield gaps. Pollination services are usually studied in isolati...

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Creating patches of native flowers facilitates crop pollination in large agricultural fields: mango as a case study.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As cropland increases, fields become progressively isolated from pollinators, leading to declines in pollinator-dependent crop productivity. With the ...

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Red clover pollination by bumble bees: a study of the dynamics of a plant-pollinator relationship.

Published online: 01 Feb 1984

Authors: Plowright, R. C. & Hartling, L. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A 3-parameter probabilistic model provided a good fit to data relating seed set to the number of florets on red clover inflorescences visited by bumbl...

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Identification and distribution of cross-pollinating honey-bees on almonds.

Published online: 20 Apr 1994

Authors: DeGrandi-Hoffman, G. & Thorp, R. & Loper, G. & Eisikowitch, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Foraging by honey bees was studied in 1988 and 1989 in an orchard containing 5 cross-pollinating varieties of almond (Prunus dulcis). Every foraging h...

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Predicting heterosis and inbreeding depression from population size and density to inform management efforts.

Published online: 01 Dec 2020

Authors: Söderquist, L. & Broberg, A. & Rosenberg, V. & Sletvold, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effective population size should be positively related to census size and density, and it is expected to influence the strength of genetic drift, inbr...

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