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The Behavior Change Technique Taxonomy (v1) of 93 Hierarchically Clustered Techniques: Building an International Consensus for the Reporting of Behavior Change Interventions
BackgroundCONSORT guidelines call for precise reporting of behavior change interventions: we need rigorous methods of characterizing active content of interventions with precision andExpand
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Importance of pollinators in changing landscapes for world crops
The extent of our reliance on animal pollination for world crop production for human food has not previously been evaluated and the previous estimates for countries or continents have seldom usedExpand
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Pollen nutritional content and digestibility for animals
This paper reviews the literature concerning digestion and nutrient content of pollen. Four topics are addressed in detail: 1) The mechanism of pollen digestion by animals; 2) The efficiency ofExpand
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WHAT GOVERNS PROTEIN CONTENT OF POLLEN: POLLINATOR PREFERENCES, POLLEN–PISTIL INTERACTIONS, OR PHYLOGENY?
Pollen ranges from 2.5% to 61% protein content. Most pollen proteins are likely to be enzymes that function during pollen tube growth and subsequent fertilization, but the vast range of proteinExpand
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Complex responses within a desert bee guild (Hymenoptera: Apiformes) to urban habitat fragmentation.
Urbanization within the Tucson Basin of Arizona during the past 50+ years has fragmented the original desert scrub into patches of different sizes and ages. These remnant patches and the surroundingExpand
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The potential consequences of pollinator declines on the conservation of biodiversity and stability of food crop yields
Following reports of dramatic declines in managed and feral honey bees from nearly every region of North America, scientists and resource managers from the U.S., Mexico, and Canada came together toExpand
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Estimation of bee size using intertegular span (Apoidea)
The dry weights of solitary female bees are accurately and readily estimated by a nonlinear, exponential regression equation using the shortest linear distance measured between a female bee's wingExpand
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The alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata: the world's most intensively managed solitary bee.
The alfalfa leafcutting bee (ALCB), Megachile rotundata F. (Megachildae), was accidentally introduced into the United States by the 1940s. Nest management of this Eurasian nonsocial pollinatorExpand
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Sampling Bees (Hymenoptera: Apiformes) for Pollinator Community Studies: Pitfalls of Pan-trapping
With the growing interest in pollinator conservation, a need has emerged for a simple, unbiased method to reliably sample local bee faunas. One method, pan-trapping, has increased in popularityExpand
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