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Replication, effect sizes and identifying the biological impacts of pesticides on bees under field conditions.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Woodcock, B. A. & Heard, M. S. & Jitlal, M. S. & Rundlöf, M. & Bullock, J. M. & Shore, R. F. & Pywell, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Honeybees have world-wide importance as crop pollinators. To ensure their persistence in agricultural systems, statistically robust field trials of pl...

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Investigating the impacts of field-realistic exposure to a neonicotinoid pesticide on bumblebee foraging, homing ability and colony growth.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Stanley, D. A. & Russell, A. L. & Morrison, S. J. & Rogers, C. & Raine, N. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ability to forage and return home is essential to the success of bees as both foragers and pollinators. Pesticide exposure may cause behavioural c...

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Planting of neonicotinoid-treated maize poses risks for honey bees and other non-target organisms over a wide area without consistent crop yield benefit.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Krupke, C. H. & Holland, J. D. & Long, E. Y. & Eitzer, B. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Neonicotinoid insecticides are routinely used as seed treatments on most grain and oilseed crops in the USA, yet the extent and likelihood of spread o...

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Cacao flower visitation: lowpollen deposition, low fruit set and dominance of herbivores.

Published online: 16 Jun 2022

Authors: Vansynghel, J. & Ocampo-Ariza, C. & Maas, B. & Martin, E. A. & Thomas, E. & Hanf-Dressler, T. & Schumacher, N. C. & Ulloque-Samatelo, C. & Tscharntke, T. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Pollination services of cacao are crucial for global chocolate production, yet remain critically understudied, particularly in regions of origin of...

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Natural habitat does not mediate vertebrate seed predation as an ecosystem dis-service to agriculture.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Schäckermann, J. & Mandelik, Y. & Weiss, N. & Wehrden, H. von & Klein, A. & Kleijn, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spillover of beneficial organisms from natural habitats to croplands can improve agro-ecosystem services, but wildlife can also negatively influence a...

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Landscape-scale conservation: collaborative agri-environment schemes could benefit both biodiversity and ecosystem services, but will farmers be willing to participate?

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: McKenzie, A. J. & Emery, S. B. & Franks, J. R. & Whittingham, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The primary aim of many agri-environment schemes (AES) is to enhance biodiversity; however, the results of AES designed for this purpose have, to date...

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Riparian field margins: can they enhance the functional structure of ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) assemblages in intensively managed grassland landscapes?

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Cole, L. J. & Brocklehurst, S. & Elston, D. A. & McCracken, D. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Europe and North America, there is growing concern that biodiversity declines associated with agricultural intensification will adversely impact th...

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Organic dairy farming: impacts on insect-flower interaction networks and pollination.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Power, E. F. & Stout, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination interactions comprise a network of connections between flowers and insect visitors. They are crucial for reproductive success in many angi...

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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 response of bumblebee forage plants to 'cut and rut' restoration management of sea wall grassland on the Dengie Peninsula, Essex, England.

Published online: 14 Dec 2020

Authors: Gardiner, T. & Fargeaud, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Sea wall flood defences provide important grassland habitats for bumblebees in the UK but the abandonment of cutting could be deleterious for declinin...

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