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Management-dependent effects of pollinator functional diversity on apple pollination services: a response-effect trait approach.

Published online: 27 Dec 2021

Authors: Roquer-Beni, L. & Alins, G. & Arnan, X. & Boreux, V. & García, D. & Hambäck, P. A. & Happe, A. K. & Klein, A. M. & Miñarro, M. & Mody, K. & Porcel, M. & Rodrigo, A. & Samnegård, U. & Tasin, M. & Bosch, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Functional traits mediate the response of communities to disturbances (response traits) and their contribution to ecosystem functions (effect traits)....

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Watermelon pollinators exhibit complementarity in both visitation rate and single-visit pollination efficiency.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Pisanty, G. & Afik, O. & Wajnberg, E. & Mandelik, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The concept of pollinator niche complementarity maintains that species-rich pollinator communities can provide higher and more stable pollination serv...

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The restoration of ecological interactions: plant-pollinator networks on ancient and restored heathlands.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Forup, M. L. & Henson, K. S. E. & Craze, P. G. & Memmott, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Attempts to restore damaged ecosystems usually emphasize structural aspects of biodiversity, such as species richness and abundance. An alternative is...

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Spatial and temporal variation in pollinator effectiveness: do unmanaged insects provide consistent pollination services to mass flowering crops?

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Rader, R. & Howlett, B. G. & Cunningham, S. A. & Westcott, D. A. & Edwards, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent declines in honeybee populations have focused attention on the potential for unmanaged insects to replace them as pollinators of food crops. Th...

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City climate and landscape structure shape pollinators, nectar and transported pollen along a gradient of urbanization.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Biella, P. & Tommasi, N. & Guzzetti, L. & Pioltelli, E. & Labra, M. & Galimberti, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Urbanization gradients influence both landscape and climate and provide opportunity for understanding how plants and pollinators respond to artific...

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Temporal and spatial heterogeneity of semi-natural habitat, but not crop diversity, is correlated with landscape pollinator richness.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Martínez-Núñez, C. & Kleijn, D. & Ganuza, C. & Heupink, D. & Raemakers, I. & Vertommen, W. & Fijen, T. P. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Enhancing the diversity of mass-flowering crops (i.e. crop diversity) in agricultural landscapes is often proposed as a measure to favour pollinators ...

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Globalisation and pollinators: pollinator declines are an economic threat to global food systems.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Murphy, J. T. & Breeze, T. D. & Willcox, B. & Kavanagh, S. & Stout, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Trade in animal-pollinated crops plays an important role in global food systems: in many low-income countries, export of pollinated crops such as coff...

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Synergism between local- and landscape-level pesticides reduces wild bee floral visitation in pollinator-dependent crops.

Published online: 12 Jun 2021

Authors: Bloom, E. H. & Wood, T. J. & Hung KengLou [Hung, K. L. J.] & Ternest, J. J. & Ingwell, L. L. & Goodell, K. & Kaplan, I. & Szendrei, Z.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The hazard pesticides pose to pollinators are well-understood from laboratory studies. However, the field-level response of pollinators to pesticide u...

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Special Profile: Pollination and pollinators.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Steffan-Dewenter, I. & Westphal, C.

Content type: Journal issue

This Special Profile contains papers covering several topics, including the impact of habitat fragmentation and semi-natural landscape elements for po...

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Flower strips, organic management or small-scale farming: which benefits pollinator abundance, richness and reproduction most?

Published online: 05 Nov 2020

Authors: Geppert, C.

Content type: Blog

This paper presents the results of studies conducted to evaluate the effects of landscape-scale mean arable field size and local management (flower st...

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