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Field boundary features can stabilise bee populations and the pollination of mass-flowering crops in rotational systems.

Published online: 02 Nov 2021

Authors: Gardner, E. & Breeze, T. D. & Clough, Y. & Smith, H. G. & Baldock, K. C. R. & Campbell, A. & Garratt, M. P. D. & Gillespie, M. A. K. & Kunin, W. E. & McKerchar, M. & Potts, S. G. & Senapathi, D. & Stone, G. N. & Wäckers, F. & Westbury, D. B. & Wilby, A. & Oliver, T. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollinators experience large spatiotemporal fluctuations in resource availability when mass-flowering crops are rotated with resource-poor cereal crop...

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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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Functional response of plant communities to clearcutting: management impacts differ between forest vegetation zones.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Kusumoto, B. & Shiono, T. & Miyoshi, M. & Maeshiro, R. & Fujii, S. & Kuuluvainen, T. & Kubota, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding of the ecological impacts of logging practices on biodiversity and associated ecosystem processes is essential for developing sustainabl...

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Home-range sizes in a stratified upland landscape of two lagomorphs with different feeding strategies.

Published online: 16 Apr 1997

Authors: Hulbert, I. A. R. & Iason, G. R. & Elston, D. A. & Racey, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The range size of adult female mountain hares (Lepus timidus) and European rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus), occupying a landscape in NE Scotland compo...

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Differences in trappability of European badgers Meles meles in three populations in England.

Published online: 18 Mar 2000

Authors: Tuyttens, F. A. M. & Macdonald, D. W. & Delahay, R. & Rogers, L. M. & Mallinson, P. J. & Donnelly, C. A. & Newman, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many ecological studies on M. meles, as well as certain programmes to control bovine tuberculosis, would benefit from a greater understanding of the f...

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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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Towards water smart cities: climate adaptation is a huge opportunity to improve the quality of life in cities.

Published online: 15 Mar 2017

Authors: Hattum, T. van & Blauw, M. & Jensen, M. B. & Bruin, K. de

Content type: Bulletin

This paper discusses the Water Smart City (WSC) approach. It integrates urban planning and the urban water cycle, and makes a good business out of it ...

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The disproportionate value of 'weeds' to pollinators and biodiversity.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Balfour, N. J. & Ratnieks, F. L. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification has been implicated in global biodiversity declines. In the European Union, agri-environmental schemes are designed to ad...

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Ecological and economic benefits of low-intensity urban lawn management.

Published online: 28 Aug 2020

Authors: Watson, C. J. & Carignan-Guillemette, L. & Turcotte, C. & Maire, V. & Proulx, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive management of urban lawns is globally widespread, predominantly for aesthetic reasons. However, a growing body of knowledge demonstrates neg...

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Agroforestry is more productive than monoculture, and organic agroforestry is competitive with its conventional counterpart.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Andres, C. & Schneider, M. & Trujillo, G. & Alcon, F. & Amurrio, P. & Perez, E. & Weibel, F. & Milz, J.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) is produced in monocultures (MONO) or agroforests (AF). Farmers have to decide between two strategies: short-term (rapid in...

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