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Maize-dominated landscapes reduce bumblebee colony growth through pollen diversity loss.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Hass, A. L. & Brachmann, L. & Batáry, P. & Clough, Y. & Behling, H. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bumblebees are important pollinators for a wide range of crops and wild plants. Performance of their colonies depends on pollen and nectar as food res...

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Local-scale tree and shrub diversity improves pollination services to shea trees in tropical west African parklands.

Published online: 22 Nov 2020

Authors: Delaney, A. & Dembele, A. & Nombré, I. & Lirasse, F. G. & Marshall, E. & Nana, A. & Vickery, J. & Tayleur, C. & Stout, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shea Vitellaria paradoxa trees bear fruit and seeds of considerable economic, nutritional and cultural value in the African Sudano-Sahelian zone. In m...

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Ecological traits affect the sensitivity of bees to land-use pressures in European agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Palma, A. de & Kuhlmann, M. & Roberts, S. P. M. & Potts, S. G. & Börger, L. & Hudson, L. N. & Lysenko, I. & Newbold, T. & Purvis, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bees are a functionally important and economically valuable group, but are threatened by land-use conversion and intensification. Such pressures are n...

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The impacts of climate change and disturbance on spatio-temporal trajectories of biodiversity in a temperate forest landscape.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Thom, D. & Rammer, W. & Dirnböck, T. & Müller, J. & Kobler, J. & Katzensteiner, K. & Helm, N. & Seidl, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ongoing changes to climate challenge the conservation of forest biodiversity. Yet, in thermally limited systems, such as temperate forests, not al...

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Hedgerow trees and extended-width field margins enhance macro-moth diversity: implications for management.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Merckx, T. & Marini, L. & Feber, R. E. & Macdonald, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Improving the effectiveness of agri-environment schemes is essential for reversing declines in farmland biodiversity. Crucial to achieving this is ide...

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Evidence-based restoration of freshwater biodiversity after mining: experience from Central European spoil heaps.

Published online: 23 Oct 2021

Authors: Kolar, V. & Tichanek, F. & Tropek, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Post-mining freshwater habitats can serve as secondary habitats for threatened species. Being globally plentiful, their efficient restoration should b...

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An overview of the environmental risks posed by neonicotinoid insecticides.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Goulson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Neonicotinoids are now the most widely used insecticides in the world. They act systemically, travelling through plant tissues and protecting all part...

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The concurrent assessment of agronomic, ecological and environmental variables enables better choice of agroecological service crop termination management.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Navarro-Miró, D. & Blanco-Moreno, J. M. & Ciaccia, C. & Testani, E. & Iocola, I. & Depalo, L. & Burgio, G. & Kristensen, H. L. & Hefner, M. & Tamm, K. & Bender, I. & Persiani, A. & Diacono, M. & Montemurro, F. & Willekens, K. & Védie, H. & Bavec, M. & Robačer, M. & Arlotti, D. & Deltour, P. & Neve, S. de & Gebremikael, M. T. & Chamorro, L. & Caballero-López, B. & Pérez-Ferrer, A. & Canali, S. & Sans, F. X.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although organic farming was originally promoted as an alternative farming system to address agronomic, environmental and ecological issues, its conve...

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Divergent fire management leads to multiple beneficial outcomes for butterfly conservation in a production mosaic.

Published online: 25 Aug 2020

Authors: Gaigher, R. & Samways, M. J. & Samways, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fire is an intrinsic component of many natural ecosystems. In human-modified landscapes that occur in fire-driven ecosystems, it can be difficult to m...

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The potential of grass field margin management for enhancing beetle diversity in intensive livestock farms.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Woodcock, B. A. & Potts, S. G. & Pilgrim, E. & Ramsay, A. J. & Tscheulin, T. & Parkinson, A. & Smith, R. E. N. & Gundrey, A. L. & Brown, V. K. & Tallowin, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Declining populations of UK grassland flora and fauna have been attributed to intensification of agricultural management practices, including changes ...

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