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Scarcity of ecosystem services: an experimental manipulation of declining pollination rates and its economic consequences for agriculture
Ecosystem services (ES) such as pollination are vital for the continuous supply of food to a growing human population, but the decline in populations of insect pollinators worldwide poses a threat to food and nutritional ...
Host plants affect the foraging success of two parasitoids that attack light brown apple moth Epiphyas postvittana (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
(Public Library of Science, 2015-04-20)
The light brown apple moth, Epiphyas postvittana is a key pest of wine grapes in Australia. Two parasitoids, Dolichogenidea tasmanica and Therophilus unimaculatus, attack the larval stage of this pest. D. tasmanica is ...
Significance and value of non-traded ecosystem services on farmland
(Peer J, 2015-02-17)
Background. Ecosystem services (ES) generated within agricultural landscapes, including field boundaries, are vital for the sustainable supply of food and fibre. However, the value of ES in agriculture has not been quantified ...