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Bird damage to select fruit crops: The cost of damage and the benefits of control in five states
Abstract Fruit loss to birds is a long-standing and costly problem for many producers. We conducted a survey of Honeycrisp apple, blueberry, cherry, and wine grape growers in California, Michigan,Expand
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Bird Damage to Fruit Crops: A Comparison of Several Deterrent Techniques
Author(s): Steensma, Karen; Lindell, Catherine; Leigh, Deanna; Burrows, Colleen; Wieferich, Shayna; Zwamborn, Elizabeth | Abstract: Economic impacts, risk factors, and deterrent strategies related toExpand
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Enhancing the conservation of crop wild relatives in Wales
To feed the world's human population in the face of threats such as climate change, pests and diseases and land use change, crops will need to be bred which are more resilient and higher yielding.Expand
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Proportions of bird damage in tree fruits are higher in low-fruit-abundance contexts
Abstract Frugivorous birds impose significant costs on tree fruit growers through direct consumption of fruit and grower efforts to manage birds. We documented factors that influenced tree fruit birdExpand
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Habitat re-creation and restoration at the landscape scale: woodlands in Wales.
The aim of this three year project funded by the Countryside Council for Wales (CCW) is to develop techniques firstly, to refine and update existing targets for habitat restoration and re-creation atExpand