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Emerging viral disease risk to pollinating insects: ecological, evolutionary and anthropogenic factors.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Manley, R. & Boots, M. & Wilfert, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential for infectious pathogens to spillover and emerge from managed populations to wildlife communities is poorly understood, but ecological, ...

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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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Long-term effects of antibiotic treatments on honeybee colony fitness: a modelling approach.

Published online: 20 Mar 2021

Authors: Bulson, L. & Becher, M. A. & McKinley, T. J. & Wilfert, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Gut microbiome disequilibrium is increasingly implicated in host fitness reductions, including for the economically important and disease-challenged w...

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Pollination of Coffea canephora in relation to local and regional agroforestry management.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Klein, A. M. & Steffan-Dewenter, I. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination of crops depends on local agricultural management and the quality of adjacent habitats. Lowland coffee Coffea canephora, is an important t...

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Relative bee abundance varies by collection method and flowering richness: implications for understanding patterns in bee community data.

Published online: 03 Jul 2021

Authors: Kuhlman, M. P. & Burrows, S. & Mummey, D. L. & Ramsey, P. W. & Hahn, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Recent declines in wild bee populations have led to increases in conservation actions and monitoring of bee communities. Pan traps are a commonly used...

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Methods for creating bare ground on farmland in Hampshire, UK, and their effectiveness at recruiting ground-nesting solitary bees.

Published online: 06 Feb 2021

Authors: Nichols, R. N. & Holland, J. & Goulson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Solitary bees have experienced a decline in both diversity and abundance over the past decade. Although their foraging requirements have been the subj...

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Wildflower strips enhance wild bee reproductive success.

Published online: 08 Apr 2021

Authors: Ganser, D. & Albrecht, M. & Knop, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensification of agriculture has resulted in a simplification and fragmentation of agroecosystems. Yet, its impact on the reproductive success and p...

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Synergism between local- and landscape-level pesticides reduces wild bee floral visitation in pollinator-dependent crops.

Published online: 12 Jun 2021

Authors: Bloom, E. H. & Wood, T. J. & Hung KengLou [Hung, K. L. J.] & Ternest, J. J. & Ingwell, L. L. & Goodell, K. & Kaplan, I. & Szendrei, Z.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The hazard pesticides pose to pollinators are well-understood from laboratory studies. However, the field-level response of pollinators to pesticide u...

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Loss of bumblebees is a loss to farmers.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper summarizes the results of a study conducted in Argentina, which introduced honeybee (Apis mellifera) hives and colonies of the native black...

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Industrial bees: the impact of apicultural intensification on local disease prevalence.

Published online: 01 Sep 2020

Authors: Bartlett, L. J. & Rozins, C. & Brosi, B. J. & Delaplane, K. S. & Roode, J. C. de & White, A. & Wilfert, L. & Boots, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is generally thought that the intensification of farming will result in higher disease prevalences, although there is little specific modelling tes...

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