Native wildflower plantings support wild bee abundance and diversity in agricultural landscapes across the United States.

  title={Native wildflower plantings support wild bee abundance and diversity in agricultural landscapes across the United States.},
  author={Neal M. Williams and Kimiora L. Ward and Nathaniel S. Pope and Rufus Isaacs and Julianna K Wilson and Emily A. May and Jamie Ellis and Jaret C. Daniels and Akers Pence and Katharina S. Ullmann and Jeff Peters},
  journal={Ecological applications : a publication of the Ecological Society of America},
  volume={25 8},
  • N. Williams, K. Ward, J. Peters
  • Published 1 December 2015
  • Environmental Science
  • Ecological applications : a publication of the Ecological Society of America
Global trends in pollinator-dependent crops have raised awareness of the need to support managed and wild bee populations to ensure sustainable crop production. Provision of sufficient forage resources is a key element for promoting bee populations within human impacted landscapes, particularly those in agricultural lands where demand for pollination service is high and land use and management practices have reduced available flowering resources. Recent government incentives in North America… 

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