Responses of four hornet species to levels of urban greenness in Nagoya city, Japan: Implications for ecosystem disservices of urban green spaces

@article{Azmy2016ResponsesOF,
  title={Responses of four hornet species to levels of urban greenness in Nagoya city, Japan: Implications for ecosystem disservices of urban green spaces},
  author={Muna Maryam Azmy and T. Hosaka and S. Numata},
  journal={Urban Forestry \& Urban Greening},
  year={2016},
  volume={18},
  pages={117-125}
}
Abstract Although there is a common trend towards increasing green space in modern cities, urban green spaces provide not only ecosystem services but also disservices for urban dwellers. However, the relationship between urban greenness and ecosystem disservices has been poorly examined. We aimed to understand the effect of greenness level on the abundance and species composition of hornets – critical pests in Japan and to identify the best spatial scale for estimating their abundance with… Expand

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