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The potential value of Environmental Stewardship Schemes for the BAP bumblebee, Bombus ruderatus (Fabricius) (Hymenoptera: Apidae)

Carvell, Claire; Pywell, Richard; Heard, Matt; Meek, Bill. 2006 The potential value of Environmental Stewardship Schemes for the BAP bumblebee, Bombus ruderatus (Fabricius) (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Entomologist's Gazette, 57. 91-97.

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Abstract/Summary

In this paper we present preliminary evidence suggesting that arable options within the Environmental Stewardship Scheme may benefit Bombus ruderatus in its stronghold of central and eastern areas in England and may possibly encourage range expansion to parts of the species' former distribution.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Programmes: CEH Programmes pre-2009 publications > Biodiversity
CEH Sections: _ Ecological Processes & Modelling
ISSN: 0013-8894
Format Availability: Print
Additional Keywords: Bombus ruderatus, stewardship, biodiversity
NORA Subject Terms: Agriculture and Soil Science
Ecology and Environment
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Date made live: 25 Jun 2007 14:41
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/268

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