Ecological traits affect the sensitivity of bees to land-use pressures in European agricultural landscapes

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De Palma, Adriana; Kuhlmann, Michael; Roberts, Stuart P.M.; Potts, Simon G.; Börger, Luca; Hudson, Lawrence N.; Lysenko, Igor; Newbold, Tim; Purvis, Andy;
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Inc.
  • Journal: The Journal of Applied Ecology, volume 52, issue 6, pages 1,567-1,577 (issn: 0021-8901, eissn: 1365-2664)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12524/epdf, doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12524, pmc: PMC4973690
  • Subject: life‐history traits | Agricultural Landscapes | biodiversity | 0602 Ecology | human impacts | Biodiversity, Ecosystem services, Human impacts, Land-use change, Land-use intensification, Life-history traits, Pollinators | pollinators | Ecology | Standard Paper | 0501 Ecological Applications | land‐use intensification | 0502 Environmental Science And Management | land‐use change | ecosystem services

1.Bees are a functionally important and economically valuable group, but are threatened by land-use conversion and intensification. Such pressures are not expected to affect all species identically; rather, they are likely to be mediated by the species' ecological trait... View more