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Cacao flower visitation: lowpollen deposition, low fruit set and dominance of herbivores.

Published online: 16 Jun 2022

Authors: Vansynghel, J. & Ocampo-Ariza, C. & Maas, B. & Martin, E. A. & Thomas, E. & Hanf-Dressler, T. & Schumacher, N. C. & Ulloque-Samatelo, C. & Tscharntke, T. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Pollination services of cacao are crucial for global chocolate production, yet remain critically understudied, particularly in regions of origin of...

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Species richness of wild bees, but not the use of managed honeybees, increases fruit set of a pollinator-dependent crop.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Mallinger, R. E. & Gratton, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Native, wild bees are important pollinators for both crop and wild plants. With concerns over the availability and cost of managed honeybees, attentio...

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Fruit traits of pioneer trees structure seed dispersal across distances on tropical deforested landscapes: implications for restoration.

Published online: 08 Jan 2021

Authors: Camargo, P. H. S. A. & Pizo, M. A. & Brancalion, P. H. S. & Carlo, T. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pioneer trees with fleshy fruits are typically planted in restoration projects to attract frugivores as a mean to increase dispersal and accelerate fo...

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Preserving frugivorous birds in agro-ecosystems: lessons from Spanish olive orchards.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Rey, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Frugivorous birds are a priority for conservation. They are experiencing the transformation of natural habitats to agro-ecosystems worldwide and some ...

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Enhanced yeast feeding following mating facilitates control of the invasive fruit pest Drosophila suzukii.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Mori, B. A. & Whitener, A. B. & Leinweber, Y. & Revadi, S. & Beers, E. H. & Witzgall, P. & Becher, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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...

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Pollination by bats enhances both quality and yield of a major cash crop in Mexico.

Published online: 27 Aug 2020

Authors: Tremlett, C. J. & Moore, M. & Chapman, M. A. & Zamora-Gutierrez, V. & Peh, K. S. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bats pollinate many plants of high socio-economic value, including the majority of columnar cacti (Cactaceae) in Mexico, which have been used by human...

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Improving spatial arrangement of honeybee colonies to avoid pollination shortfall and depressed fruit set.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Cunningham, S. A. & Fournier, A. & Neave, M. J. & Feuvre, D. le

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination shortfalls affect yield of many crops, and the use of managed honeybee colonies is a common practice for addressing the problem. However, ...

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Pollination of Coffea canephora in relation to local and regional agroforestry management.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Klein, A. M. & Steffan-Dewenter, I. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination of crops depends on local agricultural management and the quality of adjacent habitats. Lowland coffee Coffea canephora, is an important t...

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Proximity to rainforest enhances pollination and fruit set in orchards.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Blanche, K. R. & Ludwig, J. A. & Cunningham, S. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical rainforests are potential reservoirs of insects that could enhance crop pollination, but only a few instances of the provision of such servic...

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Falcons using orchard nest boxes reduce fruit-eating bird abundances and provide economic benefits for a fruit-growing region.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Shave, M. E. & Shwiff, S. A. & Elser, J. L. & Lindell, C. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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...

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