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Larger pollinators deposit more pollen on stigmas across multiple plant species-a meta-analysis.

Published online: 30 Jul 2021

Authors: Földesi, R. & Howlett, B. G. & Grass, I. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many insect species provide essential pollination services. However, the amount of pollen deposited onto a stigma when visiting a flower ('single visi...

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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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A comparison of two pollinators: the introduced honey bee Apis mellifera and an indigenous bee Centris tarsata on cashew Anacardium occidentale in its native range of NE Brazil.

Published online: 04 Jun 1998

Authors: Freitas, B. M. & Paxton, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Aspects of the flowering biology of wild cashew A. occidentale, an andromonoecious, self-fertile tree, were investigated in north-east Brazil, where t...

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The influence of pollinator abundance on the dynamics and efficiency of pollination in agricultural Brassica napus: implications for landscape-scale gene dispersal.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Hayter, K. E. & Cresswell, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is important to understand the pollination processes that generate landscape-scale gene dispersal in plants, particularly in crop plants with genet...

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The ineffectiveness of the stingless bee Trigona jaty (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Meliponinae) as a pollinator of cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.).

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Young, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a cocoa plantation in Costa Rica, T. jaty was a common visitor to the flowers; on 70% of observed visits, the bees collected pollen. However, fruit...

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The viability and compatibility of pollen on insects visiting apple blossom.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Kendall, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The viability of fruit pollen carried on the body hairs of insects collected in apple orchards was usually similar to that of pollen from freshly dehi...

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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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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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Using a network modularity analysis to inform management of a rare endemic plant in the northern Great Plains, USA.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Larson, D. L. & Droege, S. & Rabie, P. A. & Larson, J. L. & Devalez, J. & Haar, M. & McDermott-Kubeczko, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Analyses of flower-visitor interaction networks allow application of community-level information to conservation problems, but management recommendati...

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Livestock and their management are key to the future of Africa's wildlife.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Western, D. & Tyrrell, P. & Brehony, P. & Russell, S. & Western, G. & Kamanga, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Protected areas fall far short of securing the space needed to sustain biodiversity and ecosystem function at a global scale and in the face of climat...

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