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The competition box: a graphical aid to forecasting pollinator performance.

Published online: 07 May 1997

Authors: Corbet, S. A. & Saville, N. M. & Fussell, M. & Prycircumflex˜s-Jones, O. E. & Unwin, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Three major determinants of bees' nectar foraging patterns are the maximum depth at which nectar is accessible (dependent on bee tongue length); the m...

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The foraging behaviour of honeybees (Apis mellifera L.) on Brussels sprout (Brassica oleracea L.).

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Free, J. B. & Williams, I. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bees foraging for nectar on flowers of cultivars with deep corolla tubes and large floral parts found it difficult to reach the inner nectaries. They ...

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Managing water levels on wet grasslands to improve foraging conditions for breeding northern lapwing Vanellus vanellus.

Published online: 07 Apr 2010

Authors: Eglington, S. M. & Bolton, M. & Smart, M. A. & Sutherland, W. J. & Watkinson, A. R. & Gill, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The widespread drainage of wetlands and grazing marshes has been one of the main drivers of severe reductions in the number and range of breeding wade...

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Impacts of multiple pollutants on pollinator activity in road verges.

Published online: 21 May 2021

Authors: Phillips, B. B. & Bullock, J. M. & Gaston, K. J. & Hudson-Edwards, K. A. & Bamford, M. & Cruse, D. & Dicks, L. V. & Falagan, C. & Wallace, C. & Osborne, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To tackle pollinator declines, there is a major need to increase the quantity of flower-rich habitats. Road verges offer one such opportunity but are ...

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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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The foraging areas of honeybees in an orchard of standard apple trees.

Published online: 29 Oct 1967

Authors: Free, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The numbers of honey and solitary bees visiting 5 varieties of apple growing in the same orchard were correlated with the abundance of their flowers. ...

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The transport of pollen on the body hairs of honeybees (Apis mellifera L.) and bumblebees (Bombus spp. L.).

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Free, J. B. & Williams, I. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollen was transferred from the body of one honeybee to another as they brushed against each other inside the hive. Much of the pollen on the bodies o...

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Special Feature: Informing decision-making with indigenous and local knowledge and science.

Published online: 21 Oct 2021

Content type: Journal issue

This special section, which contains 5 papers, highlights some of the many benefits which can occur when research and decision-making are informed by ...

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Food selection by skylarks and grazing damage to sugar beet seedlings.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Green, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Observations were made on sugar beet fields in Cambridgeshire and West Suffolk, UK, in April-May 1977 and 1978 from emergence of seedlings until they ...

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The effects of fragmentation on fluctuating asymmetry in passerine birds of Brazilian tropical forests.

Published online: 29 Oct 2001

Authors: Anciães, M. & Marini, M. Â.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fluctuating asymmetry (FA) refers to the difference between the right and left sides in characters that should otherwise be bilaterally symmetrical, b...

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