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Pollinator declines: reconciling scales and implications for ecosystem services

Bartomeus, Ignasi and Winfree, Rachael (2013). Pollinator declines: reconciling scales and implications for ecosystem services. UNSPECIFIED.

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Despite the widespread concern about the fate of pollinators and the ecosystem services they deliver, we still have surprisingly scarce scientific data on the magnitude of pollinator declines and its actual contribution to crop pollination and food security. We use recently published data from northeastern North America to show that studies at both the local and regional scales are needed to understand pollinator declines, and that species-specific responses to global change are broadly consistent across scales. Second, we show that bee species that are currently delivering most of the ecosystem services (i.e. crop pollination) are not among the species showing declining trends, but rather appear to thrivein human-dominated landscapes. - See more at: http://f1000research.com/articles/2-146/v1#sthash.7jLf7zFE.dpuf

Authors/Creators:Bartomeus, Ignasi and Winfree, Rachael
Title:Pollinator declines: reconciling scales and implications for ecosystem services
Series/Journal:F1000Research (2046-1402)
Year of publishing :2013
Volume:2
Number:146
Page range:1-5
Number of Pages:5
ISSN:2046-1402
Language:English
Publication Type:Other
Article category:Scientific peer reviewed
Version:Published version
Full Text Status:Public
Agris subject categories.:L Animal production > L20 Animal ecology
Subjects:(A) Swedish standard research categories 2011 > 1 Natural sciences > 106 Biological Sciences (Medical to be 3 and Agricultural to be 4) > Ecology
Keywords:ecosystem services
URN:NBN:urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-e-3417
Permanent URL:
http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-e-3417
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DOI10.12688/f1000research.2-146.v1
ID Code:13016
Faculty:NJ - Fakulteten för naturresurser och jordbruksvetenskap
S - Faculty of Forest Sciences
Department:(NL, NJ) > Dept. of Ecology
(S) > Dept. of Ecology
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Deposited On:03 May 2016 12:54
Metadata Last Modified:03 May 2016 12:54

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