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Enhancing plant diversity in agricultural landscapes promotes both rare bees and dominant crop-pollinating bees through complementary increase in key floral resources.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Sutter, L. & Jeanneret, P. & Bartual, A. M. & Bocci, G. & Albrecht, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Enhancing key floral resources is essential to effectively mitigate the loss of pollinator diversity and associated provisioning of pollination functi...

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Emerging viral disease risk to pollinating insects: ecological, evolutionary and anthropogenic factors.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Manley, R. & Boots, M. & Wilfert, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential for infectious pathogens to spillover and emerge from managed populations to wildlife communities is poorly understood, but ecological, ...

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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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Self-compatible blueberry cultivars require fewer floral visits to maximize fruit production than a partially self-incompatible cultivar.

Published online: 04 Feb 2021

Authors: Kendall, L. K. & Gagic, V. & Evans, L. J. & Cutting, B. T. & Scalzo, J. & Hanusch, Y. & Jones, J. & Rocchetti, M. & Sonter, C. & Keir, M. & Rader, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effective pollination is a complex phenomenon determined by the outcome of the interaction between pollen transfer and a plants' pollinator dependency...

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Pollination services provided to small and large highbush blueberry fields by wild and managed bees.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Isaacs, R. & Kirk, A. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plantings of pollinator-dependent crops vary from large, intensively managed fields to small fields that are managed less intensively, yet there is re...

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Associations between plant and pollinator communities under grassland restoration respond mainly to landscape connectivity.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Rotchés-Ribalta, R. & Winsa, M. & Roberts, S. P. M. & Öckinger, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land-use change can disrupt associations between different trophic groups, but it is unclear if habitat restoration can recover these associations. In...

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Pollinator networks, alien species and the conservation of rare plants: Trinia glauca as a case study.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Carvalheiro, L. G. & Barbosa, E. R. M. & Memmott, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite the essential role of pollination in the maintenance of many rare plant species, conservation management plans rarely consider the service of ...

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Alternative pollinator taxa are equally efficient but not as effective as the honeybee in a mass flowering crop.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Rader, R. & Howlett, B. G. & Cunningham, S. A. & Westcott, D. A. & Newstrom-Lloyd, L. E. & Walker, M. K. & Teulon, D. A. J. & Edwards, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The honeybee Apis mellifera is currently in decline worldwide because of the combined impacts of Colony Collapse Disorder and the Varroa destructor mi...

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Pollinator body size mediates the scale at which land use drives crop pollination services.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Benjamin, F. E. & Reilly, J. R. & Winfree, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecosystem services to agriculture, such as pollination, rely on natural areas adjacent to farmland to support organisms that provide services. Native ...

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The Swiss agri-environment scheme enhances pollinator diversity and plant reproductive success in nearby intensively managed farmland.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Albrecht, M. & Duelli, P. & Müller, C. & Kleijn, D. & Schmid, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agri-environment schemes attempt to counteract the loss of biodiversity and associated ecosystem services such as pollination and natural pest control...

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