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Creating patches of native flowers facilitates crop pollination in large agricultural fields: mango as a case study.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Carvalheiro, L. G. & Seymour, C. L. & Nicolson, S. W. & Veldtman, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As cropland increases, fields become progressively isolated from pollinators, leading to declines in pollinator-dependent crop productivity. With the ...

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Pollination by wild bees yields larger strawberries than pollination by honey bees.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: MacInnis, G. & Forrest, J. R. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A diverse array of wild bee species may provide more effective pollination than the widely employed European honey bee (Apis mellifera L.). High speci...

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Seed limitation during early forest succession in a rural landscape on Chiloé Island, Chile: implications for temperate forest restoration.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Bustamante-Sánchez, M. A. & Armesto, J. J. & Landis, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Re-establishment of native forest species in rural landscapes may be conditioned by the proximity of seed sources, the post-disturbance composition of...

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Testing a silvicultural recommendation: Brazil nut responses 10 years after liana cutting.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Kainer, K. A. & Wadt, L. H. O. & Staudhammer, C. L. & Barlow, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lianas or woody vines can be detrimental to the trees that support them. Research on liana cutting for tropical timber management has demonstrated pos...

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Anthropogenic disturbance of tropical forests threatens pollination services to açaí palm in the Amazon river delta.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Campbell, A. J. & Carvalheiro, L. G. & Maués, M. M. & Jaffé, R. & Giannini, T. C. & Freitas, M. A. B. & Coelho, B. W. T. & Menezes, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The açaí palm Euterpe oleracea Mart. in the Amazon river delta has seen rapid expansion to meet increased demand for its fruit. This has been achieved...

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Wild pollination services to California almond rely on semi-natural habitat.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Klein, A. M. & Brittain, C. & Hendrix, S. D. & Thorp, R. & Williams, N. & Kremen, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Global declines in honeybees have led to concerns about negative impacts on food production because of low levels of pollination. This is exemplified ...

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Immigration, frequency distributions and dispersion patterns of the psyllid Trioza erytreae (Del Guercio) in a citrus orchard.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Samways, M. J. & Manicom, B. Q.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A citrus orchard at Nelspruit, South Africa, was pruned back to the main branches to stimulate the growth of new shoots, which are highly attractive t...

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The impacts of climate change on cropland allocation, crop production, output prices and social welfare in Israel: a structural econometric framework.

Published online: 11 Apr 2019

Authors: Kan, I. & Reznik, A. & Kimhi, A. & Kaminski, J.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper combines a structural estimation of vegetative-agriculture supply, based on a farmland-allocation model, with a market-level partial equili...

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The foliage-light product, a measure for assessing orchard canopies, and its relation to the yields of three apple varieties trained to three forms.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Maggs, D. H. & Alexander, D. McE.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The foliage-light product (FLP) is proposed as a simple and rapid means of assessing management systems of orchard trees by combining the two importan...

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Light transmittance by apple leaves and canopies.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Palmer, J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Light transmittance and reflectance of sun and shade leaves of apple (cv. Golden Delicious) were measured from May to September over the 380-700 nm wa...

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