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Anthropogenic disturbance of tropical forests threatens pollination services to açaí palm in the Amazon river delta.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Campbell, A. J. & Carvalheiro, L. G. & Maués, M. M. & Jaffé, R. & Giannini, T. C. & Freitas, M. A. B. & Coelho, B. W. T. & Menezes, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The açaí palm Euterpe oleracea Mart. in the Amazon river delta has seen rapid expansion to meet increased demand for its fruit. This has been achieved...

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Flower plantings increase wild bee abundance and the pollination services provided to a pollination-dependent crop.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Blaauw, B. R. & Isaacs, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination services from wild insects contribute to crop productivity around the world, but are at risk of decline in agricultural landscapes. Using ...

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The demographic performance of a laboratory strain of codling moth, Cydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Geier, P. W. & Briese, D. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A comprehensive set of demographic values measured under partly controlled conditions for an inbred Australian strain of Cydia pomonella (L.) is prese...

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The viability and compatibility of pollen on insects visiting apple blossom.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Kendall, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The viability of fruit pollen carried on the body hairs of insects collected in apple orchards was usually similar to that of pollen from freshly dehi...

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Seed production and mortality in a rare Banksia species.

Published online: 18 Oct 1988

Authors: Lamont, B. B. & Leeuwen, S. J. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

B. tricuspis is a small (up to 4 m) tree restricted to a 50 km2 area of fire-prone sclerophyllous heath and scrub in Western Australia. In a study in ...

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Organic management in apple orchards: higher impacts on biological control than on pollination.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Porcel, M. & Andersson, G. K. S. & Pålsson, J. & Tasin, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive agricultural management negatively affects both natural enemies of pests and pollinators. Such management also has the potential to adversel...

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Changes in population biology of two succulent shrubs along a grazing gradient.

Published online: 24 Sep 2003

Authors: Riginos, C. & Hoffman, M. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Heavy livestock grazing in Namaqualand, South Africa, is threatening the region's unique diversity of succulent shrubs. This is especially true in the...

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Insufficient native pollinators during artificially induced early flowering decrease yield and long-term economic viability of a tropical fruit crop.

Published online: 07 Apr 2021

Authors: Sritongchuay, T. & Wayo, K. & Orr, M. C. & Hughes, A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The management of crops outside the regular cropping calendar can improve profits when supply is low and prices are high, but we do not know how induc...

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The effect of tapping for frankincense on sexual reproduction in Boswellia papyrifera.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Rijkers, T. & Ogbazghi, W. & Wessel, M. & Bongers, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the Horn of Africa, frankincense (an aromatic hardened wood resin) is obtained by tapping Boswellia papyrifera. World-wide, frankincense is of grea...

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The ineffectiveness of the stingless bee Trigona jaty (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Meliponinae) as a pollinator of cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.).

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Young, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a cocoa plantation in Costa Rica, T. jaty was a common visitor to the flowers; on 70% of observed visits, the bees collected pollen. However, fruit...

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