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A meta-analysis of the effects of habitat aridity, evolutionary history of grazing and grazing intensity on bee and butterfly communities worldwide.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Thapa-Magar, K. B. & Davis, T. S. & Fernández-Giménez, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

A variety of habitat-associated factors moderate effects of grazing on insect biodiversity. Here, we examine how aridity, evolutionary history of graz...

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Seasonal progression and differences in major floral resource use by bees and hoverflies in a diverse horticultural and agricultural landscape revealed by DNA metabarcoding.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Lowe, A. & Jones, L. & Brennan, G. & Creer, S. & Vere, N. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Gardens are important habitats for pollinators, providing floral resources and nesting sites. There are high levels of public support for growing 'pol...

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The Trojan hives: pollinator pathogens, imported and distributed in bumblebee colonies.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Graystock, P. & Yates, K. & Evison, S. E. F. & Darvill, B. & Goulson, D. & Hughes, W. O. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over a million commercially produced bumblebee colonies are imported annually on a global scale for the pollination of greenhouse crops. After importa...

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Flowering resources distract pollinators from crops: model predictions from landscape simulations.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Nicholson, C. C. & Ricketts, T. H. & Koh InSu & Smith, H. G. & Lonsdorf, E. V. & Olsson, O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Enhancing floral resources is a widely accepted strategy for supporting wild bees and promoting crop pollination. Planning effective enhancements can ...

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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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Integrated conservation of bee pollinators of a rare plant in a protected area near Bologna, Italy.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Bortolotti, L. & Bogo, G. & Manincor, N. de & Fisogni, A. & Galloni, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

An integrated approach was proposed for the conservation of the bee pollinators of the locally rare plant dittany Dictamnus albus. Based on previous s...

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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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Pollinator webs, plant communities and the conservation of rare plants: arable weeds as a case study.

Published online: 17 May 2006

Authors: Gibson, R. H. & Nelson, I. L. & Hopkins, G. W. & Hamlett, B. J. & Memmott, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Little is known about the pollinators of rare plants, which is cause for concern given that pollination is essential for the long-term survival of mos...

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Agri-environment schemes enhance pollinator richness and abundance but bumblebee reproduction depends on field size.

Published online: 16 Dec 2020

Authors: Geppert, C. & Hass, A. & Földesi, R. & Donkó, B. & Akter, A. & Tscharntke, T. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollinators have experienced a dramatic decrease world-wide due to agricultural intensification. In many countries, agri-environment schemes (AES) hav...

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Seasonal differences in abundance and distribution of cocoa-pollinating midges in relation to flowering and fruit set between shaded and sunny habitats of the La Lola Cocoa Farm in Costa Rica.

Published online: 28 Jun 1988

Authors: Young, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution and abundance of adults, larvae and pupae of ceratopogonid midges in shaded and sunny habitats was investigated in relation to phenol...

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