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BEEHAVE: a systems model of honeybee colony dynamics and foraging to explore multifactorial causes of colony failure.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Becher, M. A. & Grimm, V. & Thorbek, P. & Horn, J. & Kennedy, P. J. & Osborne, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A notable increase in failure of managed European honeybee Apis mellifera L. colonies has been reported in various regions in recent years. Although t...

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Impacts of honeybee density on crop yield: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 28 Aug 2020

Authors: Rollin, O. & Garibaldi, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is increasing recognition that pollination deficits are limiting crop yields world-wide. However, management strategies for optimal insect polli...

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Bumblebee colony density on farmland is influenced by late-summer nectar supply and garden cover.

Published online: 23 May 2021

Authors: Timberlake, T. P. & Vaughan, I. P. & Baude, M. & Memmott, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Floral resources are important in limiting pollinator populations, but they are often highly variable across time and space and the effect of this ...

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Organic farming positively affects honeybee colonies in a flower-poor period in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 31 Aug 2020

Authors: Wintermantel, D. & Odoux, J. F. & Chadœuf, J. & Bretagnolle, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conventional farming has been implicated in global biodiversity and pollinator declines and organic farming is often regarded as a more ecological alt...

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Highways as corridors and habitats for the invasive common reed Phragmites australis in Quebec, Canada.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Jodoin, Y. & Lavoie, C. & Villeneuve, P. & Theriault, M. & Beaulieu, J. & Belzile, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Roads provide suitable conditions for the establishment and growth of exotic species. Most roads are bordered by drainage ditches forming a network of...

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Impact of controlled neonicotinoid exposure on bumblebees in a realistic field setting.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Arce, A. N. & David, T. I. & Randall, E. L. & Rodrigues, A. R. & Colgan, T. J. & Wurm, Y. & Gill, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pesticide exposure has been implicated as a contributor to insect pollinator declines. In social bees, which are crucial pollination service providers...

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Factors affecting pollen harvesting by the honeybee.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: McLellan, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The contents of pollen traps on two hives in Midlothian, Scotland, were analysed for 3 seasons, and in the 4th season the study was extended to 4 hive...

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Dandelion as a competitor to fruit trees for bee visits.

Published online: 28 Oct 1968

Authors: Free, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Honeybee colonies in fruit orchards often collect much dandelion pollen. Bees visiting dandelions become conditioned to them and, even when the dandel...

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Community-based approach to sustainable stingless beekeeping in Sorsogon, Philippines.

Published online: 12 Jun 2019

Authors: Jovillano-Mostoles, M. D.

Content type: Bulletin

Stingless beekeeping technology as an alternative livelihood in the Bicol region involves hunters, beekeepers, and assemblers of bee products. However...

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Behavioural plasticity associated with propagule size, resources, and the invasion success of the Argentine ant Linepithema humile.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Sagata, K. & Lester, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The number of individuals involved in an invasion event, or 'propagule size', has a strong theoretical basis for influencing invasion success. However...

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