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Pollination services, especially those of bees, play a vital role in agriculture. Declining honeybee populations require us to find alternative soluti...Read more
Honeybee colonies in fruit orchards often collect much dandelion pollen. Bees visiting dandelions become conditioned to them and, even when the dandel...Read more
Production of many flowering crops often benefits from elevated pollinator diversity and abundance. Nevertheless, the opposite relationship may arise ...Read more
Pruning by burning improved lowbush blueberry performance mainly through the nutrients in the ash. Pruning by mechanical clipping did not increase dry...Read more
Ecosystem services to agriculture, such as pollination, rely on natural areas adjacent to farmland to support organisms that provide services. Native ...Read more
Frugivorous birds are a priority for conservation. They are experiencing the transformation of natural habitats to agro-ecosystems worldwide and some ...Read more
The highly invasive spotted wing Drosophila Drosophila suzukii is a key pest of soft fruit and berries in Europe and North America, and development of...Read more
Pollination shortfalls affect yield of many crops, and the use of managed honeybee colonies is a common practice for addressing the problem. However, ...Read more
Suppression of pest species via a native predator is a regulating ecosystem service that has the potential to limit crop damage and produce economic b...Read more
Increasing concern over the sustainability of harvesting non-timber forest products (NTFP) has led to a growing literature on the ecological impacts o...Read more