Marcelo A Aizen

Summary

Affiliation: Universidad Nacional del Comahue
Country: Argentina

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Long-term global trends in crop yield and production reveal no current pollination shortage but increasing pollinator dependency
    Marcelo A Aizen
    Laboratorio Ecotono, INIBIOMA CONICET and Centro Regional Bariloche, Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Quintral 1250, 8400 Bariloche Río Negro, Argentina
    Curr Biol 18:1572-5. 2008
  2. pmc How much does agriculture depend on pollinators? Lessons from long-term trends in crop production
    Marcelo A Aizen
    INIBIOMA CONICET and Centro Regional Bariloche, Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Rio Negro, Argentina
    Ann Bot 103:1579-88. 2009
  3. doi request reprint The global stock of domesticated honey bees is growing slower than agricultural demand for pollination
    Marcelo A Aizen
    Laboratorio Ecotono, INIBIOMA CONICET and Centro Regional Bariloche, Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Quintral 1250, 8400 Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina
    Curr Biol 19:915-8. 2009
  4. pmc Global growth and stability of agricultural yield decrease with pollinator dependence
    Lucas A Garibaldi
    Laboratorio de Ecotono, Instituto de Investigaciones en Biodiversidad y Medioambiente Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas de Argentina and Centro Regional Universitario Bariloche Universidad Nacional del Comahue, 8400 Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:5909-14. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Wild pollinators enhance fruit set of crops regardless of honey bee abundance
    Lucas A Garibaldi
    Sede Andina, Universidad Nacional de Río Negro UNRN and Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas CONICET, San Carlos de Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina
    Science 339:1608-11. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Specialization and rarity predict nonrandom loss of interactions from mutualist networks
    Marcelo A Aizen
    Laboratorio Ecotono Centro Regional Universitario Bariloche CRUB, Universidad Nacional del Comahue, San Carlos de Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina
    Science 335:1486-9. 2012
  7. pmc Interactive effects of large- and small-scale sources of feral honey-bees for sunflower in the Argentine Pampas
    Agustín Sáez
    Laboratorio Ecotono CRUB, Universidad Nacional del Comahue, San Carlos de Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina
    PLoS ONE 7:e30968. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Direct effects of habitat area on interaction diversity in pollination webs
    Malena Sabatino
    Laboratorio Ecotono CRUB, Universidad Nacional del Comahue and INIBIOMA, Pasaje Gutierrez 1125, 8400 San Carlos de Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina
    Ecol Appl 20:1491-7. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Expanding the limits of the pollen-limitation concept: effects of pollen quantity and quality
    Marcelo A Aizen
    Laboratorio Ecotono, Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Centro Regional Bariloche, Quintral 1250, 8400 San Carlos de Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina
    Ecology 88:271-81. 2007

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. doi request reprint Long-term global trends in crop yield and production reveal no current pollination shortage but increasing pollinator dependency
    Marcelo A Aizen
    Laboratorio Ecotono, INIBIOMA CONICET and Centro Regional Bariloche, Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Quintral 1250, 8400 Bariloche Río Negro, Argentina
    Curr Biol 18:1572-5. 2008
    ..If the trend toward favoring cultivation of pollinator-dependent crops continues, the need for the service provided by declining pollinators will greatly increase in the near future...
  2. pmc How much does agriculture depend on pollinators? Lessons from long-term trends in crop production
    Marcelo A Aizen
    INIBIOMA CONICET and Centro Regional Bariloche, Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Rio Negro, Argentina
    Ann Bot 103:1579-88. 2009
    ..The change in pollinator dependency over 46 years was also evaluated, considering the developed and developing world separately...
  3. doi request reprint The global stock of domesticated honey bees is growing slower than agricultural demand for pollination
    Marcelo A Aizen
    Laboratorio Ecotono, INIBIOMA CONICET and Centro Regional Bariloche, Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Quintral 1250, 8400 Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina
    Curr Biol 19:915-8. 2009
    ..Such environmental costs merit consideration during the development of agriculture and conservation policies...
  4. pmc Global growth and stability of agricultural yield decrease with pollinator dependence
    Lucas A Garibaldi
    Laboratorio de Ecotono, Instituto de Investigaciones en Biodiversidad y Medioambiente Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas de Argentina and Centro Regional Universitario Bariloche Universidad Nacional del Comahue, 8400 Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:5909-14. 2011
    ..Although we examined crop pollination, our model applies to other ecosystem services for which the benefits to human welfare decelerate as the maximum is approached...
  5. doi request reprint Wild pollinators enhance fruit set of crops regardless of honey bee abundance
    Lucas A Garibaldi
    Sede Andina, Universidad Nacional de Río Negro UNRN and Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas CONICET, San Carlos de Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina
    Science 339:1608-11. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that new practices for integrated management of both honey bees and diverse wild insect assemblages will enhance global crop yields...
  6. doi request reprint Specialization and rarity predict nonrandom loss of interactions from mutualist networks
    Marcelo A Aizen
    Laboratorio Ecotono Centro Regional Universitario Bariloche CRUB, Universidad Nacional del Comahue, San Carlos de Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina
    Science 335:1486-9. 2012
    ..Thus, particular configurations of interaction networks, along with unique ecological relations and evolutionary pathways, could be lost forever after habitat reduction...
  7. pmc Interactive effects of large- and small-scale sources of feral honey-bees for sunflower in the Argentine Pampas
    Agustín Sáez
    Laboratorio Ecotono CRUB, Universidad Nacional del Comahue, San Carlos de Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina
    PLoS ONE 7:e30968. 2012
    ..These results emphasize the importance of preserving natural habitats and managing actively field verges in the absence of large remnants of natural habitat for improving pollinator services...
  8. ncbi request reprint Direct effects of habitat area on interaction diversity in pollination webs
    Malena Sabatino
    Laboratorio Ecotono CRUB, Universidad Nacional del Comahue and INIBIOMA, Pasaje Gutierrez 1125, 8400 San Carlos de Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina
    Ecol Appl 20:1491-7. 2010
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  9. ncbi request reprint Expanding the limits of the pollen-limitation concept: effects of pollen quantity and quality
    Marcelo A Aizen
    Laboratorio Ecotono, Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Centro Regional Bariloche, Quintral 1250, 8400 San Carlos de Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina
    Ecology 88:271-81. 2007
    ..These interpretations suggest that an expanded perspective that recognizes the fecundity consequences of pollination with poor-quality pollen would promote ecological understanding of pollen limitation...