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The effect of uncultivated land on the distribution of cabbage aphid (Brevicoryne brassicae) on an adjacent crop.

Published online: 03 Nov 1965

Authors: Van Emden, H. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The numbers of Brevicoryne brassicae and its parasites and predators in a crop of brussels sprouts were counted during a season. The results were grou...

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Sexual reproduction in Eichhornia crassipes (water hyacinth). I. Fertility of clones from diverse regions.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Barrett, S. C. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sexual reproduction in 9 clones of Eichhornia crassipes from different parts of the world was examined in the glasshouse. Eight of the clones flowered...

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The effects on butterfly abundance of the management of uncropped edges of arable fields.

Published online: 12 Mar 1997

Authors: Feber, R. E. & Smith, H. & Macdonald, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The abundance and species richness of butterflies [Rhopalocera] on expanded-width uncropped arable field edges, which were subject to 10 contrasting, ...

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Cut-flower sustainable management plan 2018-22: protected and threatened plants in the cut-flower industry.

Published online: 10 Oct 2018

Published by: Australia, Office of Environment and Heritage

Content type: Miscellaneous

This management plan provides information about the regulatory framework for the sustainable harvesting and cultivation of protected plants used in th...

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A review of the pollinators associated with decaying wood, old trees and tree wounds in Great Britain.

Published online: 28 Apr 2021

Published by: Woodland Trust

Authors: Falk, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This review identifies over 320 saproxylic insects that visit flowers on a regular or occasional basis in England, Wales and Scotland. That represents...

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The pollinating efficiency of honeybee and bumblebee visits to flowers of the runner bean Phaseolus coccineus L.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Kendall, D. A. & Smith, B. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The pollinating value of bees on temporarily uncaged runner beans was determined from the set on flowers known to have been visited by these insects, ...

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Crop pollination management needs flower-visitor monitoring and target values.

Published online: 21 Jan 2021

Authors: Garibaldi, L. A. & Sáez, A. & Aizen, M. A. & Fijen, T. & Bartomeus, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite the crucial importance of biotic pollination for many crops, land managers rarely monitor the levels of crop pollination needed to guide farmi...

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Influence of the location of honeybee colonies on their choice of pollen sources.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Free, J. B. & Williams, I. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

When about 10% of crops of sweet cherry, kale, field bean and red clover were in flower, colonies were moved to sites either in the crop or at some di...

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Pollen removal and deposition by honeybee and bumblebee visitors to apple and almond flowers.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Thomson, J. D. & Goodell, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To help evaluate the worth of alternative pollinators in agriculture, we present a theoretical framework for comparing the effectiveness of two or mor...

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The competition box: a graphical aid to forecasting pollinator performance.

Published online: 07 May 1997

Authors: Corbet, S. A. & Saville, N. M. & Fussell, M. & Prycircumflex˜s-Jones, O. E. & Unwin, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Three major determinants of bees' nectar foraging patterns are the maximum depth at which nectar is accessible (dependent on bee tongue length); the m...

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