Services performed by the ecosystem: forest remnants influence agricultural cultures' pollination and production

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Ecosystem services are natural functions of an ecosystem that can be, secondarily, used for the benefit of humans. A recent estimate showed that ecosystem services equal, on average, 33 trillion dollars a year, with pollination being responsible for 112 billions dollars. The alteration of natural systems and the loss of pollinating species have caused a… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/B:BIOC.0000019402.51193.e8

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@article{Marco2004ServicesPB, title={Services performed by the ecosystem: forest remnants influence agricultural cultures' pollination and production}, author={Paulo de Marco and Fl{\'a}via Monteiro Coelho}, journal={Biodiversity & Conservation}, year={2004}, volume={13}, pages={1245-1255} }