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The rapid response of foraging bumblebees Bombus spp. to hay meadow restoration in the Yorkshire Dales and Forest of Bowland, UK.

Published online: 12 Sep 2018

Authors: Edmonson, C. & St. Pierre, T. & Robinson, S. & Powell, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Widespread pollinator and bumblebee decline has been documented across Europe and North America and much of this can be attributed to pressures from a...

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Flower usage by bumble-bees: a basis for forage plant management.

Published online: 13 Apr 1994

Authors: Fussell, M. & Corbet, S. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The results of a survey carried out in Britain in 1987 and 1988 are recorded. Participants, mainly children, recorded the first visit for each bumble ...

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Urban heavy metal contamination limits bumblebee colony growth.

Published online: 06 Dec 2020

Authors: Sivakoff, F. S. & Prajzner, S. P. & Gardiner, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Post-industrial shrinking cities contain abundant vacant land and are increasingly recognized for their pollinator conservation potential. At the same...

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Factors affecting pollen harvesting by the honeybee.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: McLellan, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The contents of pollen traps on two hives in Midlothian, Scotland, were analysed for 3 seasons, and in the 4th season the study was extended to 4 hive...

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Seasonal nutritional characteristics of livestock diets in a nomadic pastoral ecosystem.

Published online: 16 Dec 1986

Authors: Coppock, D. L. & Swift, D. M. & Ellis, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nutrient concn for diets of livestock managed by the Ngisonyoka Turkana in arid NW Kenya were determined throughout 1 annual cycle, using bite-count m...

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Forage selection by introduced reindeer on South Georgia, and its consequences for the flora.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Leader-Williams, N. & Scott, T. A. & Pratt, R. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In 1911 and 1925, reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) were introduced to the subantarctic island of South Georgia where there is a sp.-poor vascular flora an...

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Livestock feeding ecology and resource utilization in a nomadic pastoral ecosystem.

Published online: 16 Dec 1986

Authors: Coppock, D. L. & Ellis, J. E. & Swift, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seasonal patterns of forage selection, diet diversity, and habitat use were quantified for livestock managed by the Ngisonyoka Turkana in arid NW Keny...

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Climatic variation in forage grasses. II. Germination, flowering and leaf development in Mediterranean populations of Phalaris tuberosa.

Published online: 30 Nov 1967

Authors: Cooper, J. P. & Mcwilliam, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Eight populations covering the climatic range from Morocco and Israel to northern Italy and northern Greece differed little in germination characteris...

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Energy efficiency of forage maize production in an Atlantic Canadian environment.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: MacKinnon, J. C. & Gartley, C. H. & Wilkie, K. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

5 forage maize cv. were grown at a site in Stewiacke East, Nova Scotia. DM production rates and environmental conditions were measured during June-Sep...

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Productivity and canopy structure in seven temperate forage grasses.

Published online: 13 Jan 1968

Authors: Hunt, L. A. & Cooper, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Yield determinations were made during Apr.-May and Aug.-Sept. on vegetative swards of Arrhenatherum elatius, Cynosurus cristatus, Festuca arundinacea,...

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