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Flowering native weeds for the conservation of wild pollinators in agroecosystems

Type of activity
Theses
Other related units
Department of Agri-Food Engineering and Biotechnology
Defense's date
2018-06-29
URL
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/121012 Open in new window
Abstract
Concerns about a global decline in pollinators have called for more knowledge about the drivers of wild pollinator abundance and diversity in agroecosystems. Agricultural intensification has been identified as the main cause of this “global pollinator crisis”, particularly, due to reductions in natural areas holding critical floral and nesting resources. Maintaining flowering weeds in agricultural field margins is often recommended as a cost-effective and efficient method of offering natural...
Keywords
Ciencias del medio ambiente, Naturaleza. Estudio, conservación y protección de la naturaleza
Citation
Morrison, J. H. "Flowering native weeds for the conservation of wild pollinators in agroecosystems". Tesi doctoral, UPC, Departament d'Enginyeria Agroalimentària i Biotecnologia, 2018.

Participants

  • Morrison, Jane  (author)
  • Sans Serra, Francisco Javier  (president)
  • Gonzalez Andujar, Jose Luis  (director)
  • Izquierdo Figarola, Jordi  (director)
  • Comas Angelet, Jordi  (secretary)
  • Cirujeda Ranzenberger, Alicia  (chair)

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