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Enhancing habitat to help the plight of the bumblebee

Blake, Robin J.; Westbury, Duncan B.; Woodcock, Ben A.; Sutton, Peter; Potts, Simon G.. 2011 Enhancing habitat to help the plight of the bumblebee. Pest Management Science, 67 (4). 377-379. 10.1002/ps.2136

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Abstract/Summary

Modern farming has caused considerable declines in UK bumblebee populations, and, while options exist for farmers to increase the quantity of bee-friendly habitat, uptake has been low. Robin Blake explains how existing habitats on farms could be enhanced for the benefit of bumblebees.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.1002/ps.2136
Programmes: CEH Topics & Objectives 2009 - 2012 > Biodiversity > BD Topic 3 - Managing Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in a Changing Environment > BD - 3.4 - Provide science-based advice ...
CEH Sections: Pywell
ISSN: 1526-498X
Additional Keywords: bumblebees, biodiversity, buffer strips, pollination, management, graminicide, agri-environment
NORA Subject Terms: Ecology and Environment
Date made live: 23 Aug 2011 13:52
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/13853

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