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Additive and interactive effects of pollination and biological pest control on crop yield.

Published online: 27 Aug 2020

Authors: Gagic, V. & Marcora, A. & Howie, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Insect pollination and biological pest control simultaneously influence crop yield, but are often investigated individually. This can lead to under- o...

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Quantifying and comparing bumblebee nest densities in gardens and countryside habitats.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Osborne, J. L. & Martin, A. P. & Shortall, C. R. & Todd, A. D. & Goulson, D. & Knight, M. E. & Hale, R. J. & Sanderson, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bumblebees provide an important pollination service to both crops and wild plants. Many species have declined in the UK, particularly in arable region...

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Insect seed predators and environmental change.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Lewis, O. T. & Gripenberg, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The seed-to-seedling transition may be a critical stage in determining the dynamics of plant populations. Insects which kill seeds either before or af...

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Can arable field margins be managed to enhance their biodiversity, conservation and functional value for soil macrofauna?

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Smith, J. & Potts, S. G. & Woodcock, B. A. & Eggleton, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The establishment of grassy strips at the margins of arable fields is an agri-environment scheme that aims to provide resources for native flora and f...

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Bumble-BEEHAVE: a systems model for exploring multifactorial causes of bumblebee decline at individual, colony, population and community level.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Becher, M. A. & Twiston-Davies, G. & Penny, T. D. & Goulson, D. & Rotheray, E. L. & Osborne, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

World-wide declines in pollinators, including bumblebees, are attributed to a multitude of stressors such as habitat loss, resource availability, emer...

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Deep learning object detection to estimate the nectar sugar mass of flowering vegetation.

Published online: 27 Oct 2021

Authors: Hicks, D. & Baude, M. & Kratz, C. & Ouvrard, P. & Stone, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Floral resources are a key driver of pollinator abundance and diversity, yet their quantification in the field and laboratory is laborious and require...

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Quantifying the impact of pesticides on learning and memory in bees.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Siviter, H. & Koricheva, J. & Brown, M. J. F. & Leadbeater, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Most insecticides are insect neurotoxins. Evidence is emerging that sublethal doses of these neurotoxins are affecting the learning and memory of both...

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Insect pollination as an agronomic input: strategies for oilseed rape production.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Garratt, M. P. D. & Bishop, J. & Degani, E. & Potts, S. G. & Shaw, R. F. & Shi AnMei & Roy, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological intensification involves the incorporation of biodiversity-based ecosystem service management into farming systems in order to make crop pr...

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Roundup causes high levels of mortality following contact exposure in bumble bees.

Published online: 12 Jun 2021

Authors: Straw, E. A. & Carpentier, E. N. & Brown, M. J. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollinators underpin global food production, but they are suffering significant declines across the world. Pesticides are thought to be important driv...

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Trade-offs in berry production and biodiversity under prescribed burning and retention regimes in boreal forests.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Granath, G. & Kouki, J. & Johnson, S. & Heikkala, O. & Rodríguez, A. & Strengbom, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Green tree retention and prescribed burning are the practices used to mitigate negative effects of boreal forestry. Beside their effects on biodiversi...

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