Affiliation: Rutgers University
- Are ecosystem services stabilized by differences among species? A test using crop pollinationRachael Winfree
Department of Entomology, Rutgers, The State University, 119 Blake Hall, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
Proc Biol Sci 276:229-37. 2009....
- Pollinator-dependent crops: an increasingly risky businessRachael Winfree
Department of Entomology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
Curr Biol 18:R968-9. 2008..Three-quarters of leading global food crops rely on animal pollination. With both managed and wild pollinators declining, is there reason for concern? Researchers are beginning to pin down the possible long-term risks...
- A meta-analysis of bees' responses to anthropogenic disturbanceRachael Winfree
Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, 137 Mulford Hall, Berkeley, California 94720 3114, USA
Ecology 90:2068-76. 2009..Future pollinator declines seem likely given forecasts of increasing land-use change...
- Historical changes in northeastern US bee pollinators related to shared ecological traitsIgnasi Bartomeus
Department of Entomology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:4656-60. 2013..These results should help target conservation efforts focused on maintaining native bee abundance and diversity and therefore the important ecosystems services that they provide...
- Pollination and other ecosystem services produced by mobile organisms: a conceptual framework for the effects of land-use changeClaire Kremen
Department of Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management, University of California, 137 Mulford Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 3114, USA
Ecol Lett 10:299-314. 2007..Developing conceptual models for MABES aids in identifying knowledge gaps, determining research priorities, and targeting interventions that can be applied in an adaptive management context...
- Climate-associated phenological advances in bee pollinators and bee-pollinated plantsIgnasi Bartomeus
Department of Entomology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:20645-9. 2011....
- The conservation and restoration of wild beesRachael Winfree
Department of Entomology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Ann N Y Acad Sci 1195:169-97. 2010..More research is greatly needed in many areas of bee conservation, including basic population biology, bee restoration in nonagricultural contexts, and the identification of disturbance-sensitive bee species...
- Bee foraging ranges and their relationship to body sizeSarah S Greenleaf
Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Oecologia 153:589-96. 2007..The equations we present can be used to predict foraging distances for many bee species, based on a simple measurement of body size...
- Native bees buffer the negative impact of climate warming on honey bee pollination of watermelon cropsRomina Rader
Department of Entomology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 93 Lipman Drive, New Brunswick, NJ, 08901, USA
Glob Chang Biol 19:3103-10. 2013..More generally, our study provides an important example of how biodiversity can stabilize ecosystem services against environmental change. ..
- Response diversity to land use occurs but does not consistently stabilise ecosystem services provided by native pollinatorsDaniel P Cariveau
Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
Ecol Lett 16:903-11. 2013..Our results suggest that either response diversity is not the primary stabilising mechanism in our system, or that new measures of response diversity are needed that better capture the stabilising effects it provides...