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Diversity of flower-visiting bees in cereal fields: effects of farming system, landscape composition and regional context.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Holzschuh, A. & Steffan-Dewenter, I. & Kleijn, D. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agri-environment schemes promote organic farming in an attempt to reduce the negative effects of agricultural intensification on farmland biodiversity...

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Bioindication using trap-nesting bees and wasps and their natural enemies: community structure and interactions.

Published online: 17 Mar 1999

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Results from four field studies conducted in Germany showed that communities of trap-nesting bees and wasps (Vespidae) and their natural enemies are p...

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Nectar accessibility determines fitness, flower choice and abundance of hoverflies that provide natural pest control.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Rijn, P. C. J. van & Wäckers, F. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In modern agricultural landscapes, many organisms providing ecosystem services such as pollination and natural pest control are likely constrained by ...

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Impact of leaf mining on the growth of Portulaca oleracea (common purslane) and its competitive interaction with Beta vulgaris (sugarbeet).

Published online: 16 Jul 1997

Authors: Norris, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The combined attack by leaf mining larvae of the argid, Schizocerella pilicornis, and the curculionid, Hypurus bertrandi, typically resulted in >80...

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A comparison of two pollinators: the introduced honey bee Apis mellifera and an indigenous bee Centris tarsata on cashew Anacardium occidentale in its native range of NE Brazil.

Published online: 04 Jun 1998

Authors: Freitas, B. M. & Paxton, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Aspects of the flowering biology of wild cashew A. occidentale, an andromonoecious, self-fertile tree, were investigated in north-east Brazil, where t...

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Combining the cinnabar moth (Tyria jacobaeae) and the ragwort flea beetle (Longitarsus jacobaeae) for control of ragwort (Senecio jacobaea): an experimental analysis.

Published online: 24 Mar 1995

Authors: James, R. R. & McEvoy, P. B. & Cox, C. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A field experiment conducted in Oregon tested the independent and combined effects of Tyria jacobaeae and Longitarsus jacobaeae on ragwort (Senecio ja...

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Harvesting biofuel grasslands has mixed effects on natural enemy communities and no effects on biocontrol services.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Kim, T. N. & Fox, A. F. & Wills, B. D. & Meehan, T. D. & Landis, D. A. & Gratton, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Perennial bioenergy systems, such as switchgrass and restored prairies, are alternatives to commonly used annual monocultures such as maize. Perennial...

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Bee diversity along a disturbance gradient in tropical lowland forests of south-east Asia.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Liow LeeHsiang & Sodhi, N. S. & Elmqvist, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bees are believed to be dominant pollen vectors in tropical forests, yet studies specific to bees in South East Asia are rare. Regeneration and restor...

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The impact of root herbivory as a function of plant density and competition: survival, growth and fecundity of Centaurea maculosa in field plots.

Published online: 16 May 1992

Authors: Müller-Schärer, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two interrelated experiments at Basel on the effect of root herbivory by the moth Agapeta zoegana on C. maculosa, under various competitive environmen...

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Impact of chronic exposure to a pyrethroid pesticide on bumblebees and interactions with a trypanosome parasite.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Baron, G. L. & Raine, N. E. & Brown, M. J. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bees are exposed to pesticides when foraging in agricultural areas and growing evidence suggests that such compounds can be harmful to managed and wil...

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