Modelling pollination services across agricultural landscapes.

Eric Lonsdorf, Claire Kremen, Taylor Ricketts, Rachael Winfree, Neal Williams, Sarah Greenleaf

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Abstract

Background and Aims: Crop pollination by bees and other animals is an essential ecosystem service. Ensuring the maintenance of the service requires a full understanding of the contributions of landscape elements to pollinator populations and crop pollination. Here, the first quantitative model that predicts pollinator abundance on a landscape is described and tested.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1589-1600
Number of pages12
JournalAnnals of Botany
Volume103
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 15 2009

Keywords

  • POLLINATION by animals
  • POLLINATION by bees
  • CROPS
  • BIOTIC communities
  • POLLINATORS
  • Agriculture
  • bees
  • ecosystem services
  • land use
  • landscape ecology
  • model
  • pollinators

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