Supporting crop pollinators with floral resources: network-based phenological matching

@inproceedings{Russo2013SupportingCP,
  title={Supporting crop pollinators with floral resources: network-based phenological matching},
  author={Laura Russo and Nelson DeBarros and Suann Yang and Katriona Shea and David R. Mortensen},
  booktitle={Ecology and evolution},
  year={2013}
}
The production of diverse and affordable agricultural crop species depends on pollination services provided by bees. Indeed, the proportion of pollinator-dependent crops is increasing globally. Agriculture relies heavily on the domesticated honeybee; the services provided by this single species are under threat and becoming increasingly costly. Importantly, the free pollination services provided by diverse wild bee communities have been shown to be sufficient for high agricultural yields in… CONTINUE READING
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