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Below is a list with relevant, but not all, literature on pollination biology, starting from 2017.

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JUNE 2019


Biella, P.; Akter, A .; Ollerton, J.; Tarrant, S.; Janecek, S.; Jersakova, J. & Klecka, J. (2019). Experimental loss of generalist plants reveals alterations in plant-pollinator interactions and a constrained flexibility of foraging. Scientific Reports, 9: 7376.


Collado, M.A.; Sol, D. & Bartomeus, I. (2019). Bees use anthropogenic habitats despite strong natural habitat preferences. Diversity and Distributions, 25: 924-935.


Fantinato, E.; Del Vecchio, S. & Buffa, G. (2019). The co-occurrence of different grassland communities increases the stability of pollination networks. Flora, 255: 11-17.


Filipiak, M. (2019). Key pollen host plants provide balanced diets for wild bee larvae: A lesson for planting flower strips and hedgerows. Journal of Applied Ecology, 56: 1410-1418.


Fouks, B. & Wagoner, K.M. (2019). Pollinator parasites and the evolution of floral traits. Ecology and Evolution, 9: 6722.


Graham, J.B. & Nassauer, J.I. (2019). Wild bee abundance in temperate agroforestry landscapes: Assessing effects of alley crop composition, landscape configuration, and agroforestry area. Agroforestry Systems, 93: 837-850.


Gueuning, M.; Ganser, D.; Blaser, S.; Albrecht, M.; Knop, E.; Praz, C. & Frey, J.E. (2019). Evaluating next-generation sequencing (NGS) methods for routine monitoring of wild bees: Metabarcoding, mitogenomics or NGS barcoding. Molecular Resources, 19: 847-862.


Lewis, A.D.; Bouman, M.J.; Winter, A.M.; Hasle, E.A.; Stotz, D.F.; Johnston, M.K.; Klinger, K.R.; Rosenthal, A. & Czarnecki, C.A. (2019). Does nature need cities? Pollinators reveal a role for cities in wildlife conservation. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7: 220.


Lomascolo, S.B.; Giannini, N.; Chacoff, N.P.; Castro-Urgal, R. & Vazquez, D.P. (2019). Inferring coevolution in a plant-pollinator network. Oikos, 128: 775-789.


Martin, G.; Fontaine, C.; Accatino, F.& Porcher, E. (2019). New indices for rapid assessment of pollination services based on crop yield data: France as a case study. Ecological Indicators, 101: 355-363.


Martin, E.A.; Dainese, M .; Clough, Y.;et. al. (2019). The interplay of landscape composition and configuration: new pathways to manage functional biodiversity and agroecosystem services across Europe. Ecology Letters, 22: 1083-1094.


McCabe, L.M.; Colella, E.; Chesshire, P.; Smith, D. & Cobb, N.S. (2019). The transition from bee-to-fly dominated communities with increasing elevation and greater forest canopy cover. PLoS ONE, 14: e0217198.


Melin, A.; Krenn, H.W.; Bowie, R.C.K.; Beale, C.M.; Manning, J.C. & Colville, J.F. (2019). The allometry of proboscis length in Melittidae (Hymenoptera: Apoidae) and an estimate of their foraging distance using museum collections. PLoS ONE, 14: e0217839.


Mupepele, A.C.; Bruelheide, H.; Dauber, J.; Kruss, A.; Pottast, T.; Wagele, W. & Klein, A.M. (2019). Insect decline and its drivers: Unsupported conclusions in a poorly performed meta-analysis on trends-A critique of Sanchez-Bayo and Wyckhuys (2019). Basic and Applied Ecology, 37: 20-23.


Ponisio, L.C.; de Valpine, P.; M'Gonigle, L.K.; Kremen, C. (2019). Proximity of restored hedgerows interacts with local floral diversity and species' traits to shape long-term pollinator metacommunity dynamics. Ecology Letters, 22: 1048-1060.


Rodriguez, J.R.; Rossetti, M.R. & Videla, M. (2019). Importance of flowers in field margins for insect communities in agroecological farms from Cordoba, Argentina. Revista de la Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias, 51: 249-259.


Simpson, R.D. (2019). Conservation incentives from an ecosystem service: How much farmland might be devoted to native pollinators? Environmental & Resource Economics, 73: 661-678.


Wagner, D.L., Metzler, K.J. , Frye, H. (2019). Importance of transmission line corridors for conservation of native bees and other wildlife. Biological Conservation, 235: 147-156.


Wignall, V.R.; Alton, K. & Ratnieks, F.L.W. (2019). Garden centre customer attitudes to pollinators and pollinator-friendly planting. PeerJ, 7: e7088.


Wood, T.J.; Kaplan, I.; Zhang, Y. & Szendrei, Z. (2019). Honeybee dietary neonicotinoid exposure is associated with pollen collection from agricultural weeds. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B-Biological Sciences. 286: 20190989.


Zhao, C.; Sander, H.A. & Hendrix, S.D. (2019). Wild bees and urban agriculture: assessing pollinator supply and demand across urban landscapes. Urban Ecosystems, 22: 455-470.


MAY 2019


Aguado, D.; Gutierrez-Chacon, C. & Munoz, M.C. (2019). Functional structure and patterns of specialization in plant-pollinator relationships of an agroecosystem in Valle del Cauca, Colombia. Acta Biologica Colombiana, 24: 331-342.


Betts, M.G.; Hadley, A.S. & Kormann, U. (2019). The landscape ecology of pollination. Landscape Ecology, 34: 961-966.


Buchholz, S. & Kowarik, I. (2019). Urbanisation modulates plant-pollinator interactions in invasive vs. native plant species. Scientific Reports, 9: 6375.


Harrison, T.; Gibbs, J. & Winfree, R. (2019). Anthropogenic landscapes support fewer rare bee species. Landscape Ecology, 34: 967-978.


Jones, J.A.; Hutchinson, R.; Moldenke, A.; Pfeiffer, V.; Helderop, E.; Thomas, E.; Griffin, J. & Reinholtz, A. (2019). Landscape patterns and diversity of meadow plants and flower-visitors in a mountain landscape. Landscape Ecology, 34: 997-1014.


Maia, K.P.; Rasmussen, C.; Olesen, J.M. & Guimaraes, P.R. (2019). Does the sociality of pollinators shape the organisation of pollination networks? Oikos, 128: 741-752.


Miljanic, A.S.; Loy, X.; Gruenewald, D.L.; Dobbs, E.K.; Gottlieb, I.G.W.; Fletcher, R.J. & Brosi, B.J. (2019). Bee communities in forestry production landscapes: interactive effects of local-level management and landscape context. Landscape Ecology, 34: 1015-1032.


Prado, S.G.; Collazo, J.A.; Stevenson, P.C. & Irwin, R.E. (2019). A comparison of coffee floral traits under two different agricultural practices. Scientific Reports, 9: 7331.


Scherber, C.; Beduschi, T. & Tscharntke, T. (2019). Novel approaches to sampling pollinators in whole landscapes: a lesson for landscape-wide biodiversity monitoring. Landscape Ecology, 34: 1057-1067.


APRIL 2019


Agren, J. (2019). Pollinators, herbivores, and the evolution of floral traits. Science, 364: 122-123.


Bartomeus, I. & Dicks, L.V. (2019). The need for coordinated transdisciplinary research infrastructures for pollinator conservation and crop pollination resilience. Environmental Research Letters, 14: 045017.


Fijen, T.P.M.; Scheper, J.A.; Boekelo, B.; Raemakers, I. & Kleijn, D. (2019). Effects of landscape complexity on pollinators are moderated by pollinators' association with mass-flowering crops. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B-Biological Sciences, 286: 20190387.


Garrido, P.; Marell, A.; Ockinger, E.; Skarin, A.; Jansson, A. & Thulin, C.G. (2019). Experimental rewilding enhances grassland functional composition and pollinator habitat use. Journal of Applied Ecology, 56: 946-955.


Girardello, M.; Santangeli, A.; Mori, E.; Chapman, A.; Fattorini, S.; Naidoo, R.; Bertolino, S. & Svenning, J.C. (2019). Global synergies and trade-offs between multiple dimensions of biodiversity and ecosystem services. Scientific Reports, 9: 5636.


Hill, R.; Nates-Parra, G.; Quezada-Euan, J.J.G.; Buchori, D.; LeBuhn, G.; Maues, M.M.; Pert, P.L.; Kwapong, P.K.; Saeed, S.; Breslow, S.J.; da Cunha, M.C.; Dicks, L.V.; Galetto, L.; Gikungu, M.; Howlett, B.G.; Imperatriz-Fonseca, V.L.; Lyver, P.O.'B.; Martin-Lopez, B.; Oteros-Rozas, E.; Potts, S.G. & Roue, M. (2019). Biocultural Approaches to Pollinator Conservation, Vol. 2, pg. 214, Nature Sustainability, 2: 348-348.


Johansen, L.; Westin, A.; Wehn, S.; Iuga, A.; Ivascu, C.M.; Kallioniemi, E. & Lennartsson, T. (2019). Traditional semi-natural grassland management with heterogeneous mowing times enhances flower resources for pollinators in agricultural landscapes. Global Ecology and Conservation, 18: e00619.


Kay, S.; Graves, A.; Palma, J.H.N.; Moreno, G.; Roces-Diaz, J.V.; Aviron, S.; Chouvardas, D.; Crous-Duran, J.; Ferreiro-Dominguez, N.; de Jalon, S.G.; Macicasan, V.; Mosquera-Losada, M.R.; Pantera, A.; Santiago-Freijanes, J.J.; Szerencsits, E.; Torralba, M.; Burgess, P.J. & Herzog, F. (2019). Agroforestry is paying off - Economic evaluation of ecosystem services in European landscapes with and without agroforestry systems. Ecosystem Services, 36: 100896.


Kay, S.; Rega, C.; Moreno, G.; den Herder, M.; Palma, J.H.N.; Borek, R.; Crous-Duran, J.; Freese, D.; Giannitsopoulos, M.; Graves, A.; Jager, M.; Lamersdorf, N.; Memedemin, D.; Mosquera-Losada, R.; Pantera, A.; Paracchini, M.L.; Pari, P.; Roces-Diaz, J.V.; Rolo, V.; Rosati, A.; Sandor, M.; Smith, J.; Szerencsits, E.; Varga, A.; Viaud, V.; Wawer, R.; Burgess, P.J. & Herzog, F. (2019). Agroforestry creates carbon sinks whilst enhancing the environment in agricultural landscapes in Europe. Land Use Policy, 83:



Kratschmer, S.; Pachinger, B.; Schwantzer, M.; Paredes, D.; Guzman, G.; Gomez, J.A.; Entrenas, J.A.; Guernion, M.; Burel, F.; Nicolai, A.; Fertil, A.; Popescu, D.; Macavei, L.; Hoble, A.; Bunea, C.; Kriechbaum, M.; Zaller, J.G. & Winter, S. (2019). Ecology and Evolution, 9: 4103-4115.


Ramos, S.E. & Schiestl, F.P. (2019). Rapid plant evolution driven by the interaction of pollination and herbivory. Science, 364: 193.


Roswell, M.; Dushoff, J. & Winfree, R. (2019). Male and female bees show large differences in floral preference. PLoS ONE, 14: e0214909.


Sanchez-Bayo, F. & Wyckhuys, K.A.G. (2019). Worldwide decline of the entomofauna: A review of its drivers. Biological Conservation, 232: 8-27.


Sponsler, D.B.; Grozinger, C.M.; Hitaj, C.; Rundlof, M.; Botias, C.; Code, A.; Lonsdorf, E.V.; Melathopoulos, A.P.; Smith, D.J.; Suryanarayanan, S.; Thogmartin, W.E.; Williams, N.M.; Zhang, M.H. & Douglas, M.R. (2019). Pesticides and pollinators: A socioecological synthesis. Science of the Total Environment, 662: 1012-1027.


Stenchly, K.; Waongo, A.; Schaeper, W.; Nyarko, G. & Buerkert, A. (2019). Structural landscape changes in urban and peri-urban agricultural systems of two West African cities and their relations to ecosystem services provided by woody plant communities. Urban Ecosystems, 22: 397-408.


Turo, K.J.; Gardiner, M.M. (2019). From potential to practical: conserving bees in urban public green spaces. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 17: 167-175.


Woodcock, B.A.; Garratt, M.P.D.; Powney, G.D.; Shaw, R.F.; Osborne, J.L.; Soroka, J.; Lindstrom, S.A.M.;

Stanley, D. , Ouvrard, P.; Edwards, M.E.; Jauker, F.; McCracken, M.E.; Zou, Y.; Potts, S.G.; Rundlof, M.; Noriega, J.A.; Greenop, A.; Smith, H.G.; Bommarco, R.; van der Werf, W.; Stout, J.C.; Steffan-Dewenter, I.; Morandin, L.; Bullock, J.M.; Pywell, R.F. (2019). Meta-analysis reveals that pollinator functional diversity and abundance enhance crop pollination and yield. Nature Communications, 10: 1481.


MARCH 2019


Alaux, C.; Le Conte, Y. & Decourtye, A. (2019). Pitting wild bees against managed honey bees in their native range, a losing strategy for the conservation of honey bee biodiversity. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7: 60.


Baldock, K.C.R.; Goddard, M.A.; Hicks, D.M.; Kunin, W.E.; Mitschunas, N.; Morse, H.; Osgathorpe, L.M.;

Potts, S.G.; Robertson, K.M.; Scott, A.V.; Staniczenko, P.P.A.; Stone, G.N.; Vaughan, I.P. & Memmott, J. (2019). A systems approach reveals urban pollinator hotspots and conservation opportunities. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 3: 363.


Buchori, D.; Rizali, A.; Larasati, A.; Hidayat, P.; Ngo, H. & Gemmil-Herren, B. (2019). Natural habitat fragments obscured the distance effect on maintaining the diversity of insect pollinators and crop productivity in tropical agricultural landscapes. Heliyon, 5: e01425.


Byrne, F. & del Barco-Trillo, J. (2019). The effect of management practices on bumblebee densities in hedgerow and grassland habitats. Basic and Applied Ecology, 35: 28-33.


Contreras-Escareno, F.; Echazarreta, C.M.; Guzman-Novoa, E. & Macias-Macias, J.O. (2019). Traditional knowledge and potential use of stingless bees (Hymenoptera: Meliponinae) in the Manantlan Sierra, Jalisco, Mexico. Sociobiology, 66: 120-125.


Fitch, G.; Glaum, P.; Simao, M.C.; Vaidya, C.; Matthijs, J.; Iuliano, B. & Perfecto, I. (2019). Changes in adult sex ratio in wild bee communities are linked to urbanization. Scientific Reports, 9: 3767.


Gilpin, A.M.; Denham, A.J. & Ayre, A.J. (2019). Are there magnet plants in Australian ecosystems: Pollinator visits to neighbouring plants are not affected by proximity to mass flowering plants. Basic and Applied Ecology, 35: 34-44.


Hall, D.M. & Steiner, R. (2019). Insect pollinator conservation policy innovations: Lessons for lawmakers. Environmental Science & Policy, 93: 118-128.


Hill, R.; Nates-Parra, G.; Quezada-Euan, J.J.G.; Buchori, D.; LeBuhn, G.; Maues, M.M.; Pert, P.L.; Kwapong, P.K.; Saeed, S.; Breslow, S.J.; da Cunha, M.C.; Dicks, L.V.; Galetto, L.; Gikungu, M.; Howlett, B.G.; Imperatriz-Fonseca, V.L.; Lyver, P.O.; Martin-Lopez, B.; Oteros-Rozas, E.; Potts, S.G. & Roue, M. (2019). Biocultural approaches to pollinator conservation. Nature Sustainability, 2: 214-222.


Karamaouna, F.; Kati, V.; Volakakis, N.; Varikou, K.; Garantonakis, N.; Economou, L.; Birouraki, A.; Markellou, E.; Liberopoulou, S. & Edwards, M. (2019). Ground cover management with mixtures of flowering plants to enhance insect pollinators and natural enemies of pests in olive groves. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 274: 76-89.


Klumpers, S.G.T.; Stang, M. & Klinkhamer, P.G.L. (2019). Foraging efficiency and size matching in a plant-pollinator community: the importance of sugar content and tongue length. Ecology Letters, 22: 469-479.


Losapio, G.; Fortuna, M.A.; Bascompte, J.; Schmid, B.; Michalet, R.; Neumeyer, R.; Castro, L.; Cerretti, P.; Germann, C.; Haenni, J.P.; Klopfstein, S.; Ortiz-Sanchez, F.J.; Pont, A.C.; Rousse, P.; Schmid, J.; Sommaggio, D. & Schob, C. (2019). Plant interactions shape pollination networks via non additive effects. Ecology, 100: e02619.


Lundin, O.; Ward, K.L. & Williams, N.M. (2019). Identifying native plants for coordinated habitat management of arthropod pollinators, herbivores and natural enemies. Journal of Applied Ecology, 56: 665-676.


Mallinger, R.E.; Franco, J.G.; Prischmann-Voldseth, D.A. & Prasifka, J.R. (2019). Annual cover crops for managed and wild bees: Optimal plant mixtures depend on pollinator enhancement goals. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 273: 107-116.


Montoya, D.; Haegeman, B.; Gaba, S.; De Mazancourt, C.; Bretagnolle, V. & Loreau, M. (2019). Trade-offs in the provisioning and stability of ecosystem services in agroecosystems. Ecological Applications, 29: e01853.


Narjes, M.E. & Lippert, C. (2019). The optimal supply of crop pollination and honey from wild and managed bees: An analytical framework for diverse socio-economic and ecological settings. Ecological Economics, 157: 278-290.


Nicholson, C.C.; Ricketts, T.H.; Koh, I.; Smith, H.G.; Lonsdorf, E.V. & Olsson, O. (2019). Flowering resources distract pollinators from crops: Model predictions from landscape simulations. Journal of Applied Ecology, 56: 618-628.


Osborn, A.L.; Ambrose, A.; Chambers, C.; Cordero-Martinez, C.; Shriley, K.; Silva, S.; Markland, S.; Twombly, J.; Gonzalez, V.; Tscheulin, T.; Petanidou, T. & Barthell, J.F. (2019). Effect of pan trap size on catch: Determining protocol for pollinator monitoring. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 59 : E382.


Peng, F.; Campos, E.O.; Sullivan, J.G.; Berry, N.; Song, B.B.; Daniel, T.L. & Bradshaw, H.D. (2019). Morphospace exploration reveals divergent fitness optima between plants and pollinators. PLoS ONE, 14: e0213029.


Powney, G.D.; Carvell, C.; Edwards, M.; Morris, R.K.A.; Roy, H.E.; Woodcock, B.A. & Isaac, N.J.B. (2019). Widespread losses of pollinating insects in Britain. Nature Communications, 10: 1018.


Proesmans, W.; Bonte, D.; Smagghe, G.; Meeus, I.; Decocq, G.; Spicher, F.; Kolb, A.; Lemke, I.; Diekmann, M.; Bruun, H.H.; Wulf, M.; Van Den Berge, S. & Verheyen, K. (2019). Small forest patches as pollinator habitat: oases in an agricultural desert? Landscape Ecology, 34: 487-501.


Saunders, M.E. & Rader, R. (2019). Network modularity influences plant reproduction in a mosaic tropical agroecosystem. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B-Biological Sciences, 286: 1899.


Shirley, K.; Osborn, A.; Chambers, C.; Ambrose, A.; Markland, S.; Ellis, J.T.; Gonzalez, V.H.; Kantsa, A.; Petanidou, T.; Tscheulin, T.; Barthell, J.F. & Hranitz, J.M. (2019). A plant-pollinator network in a coastal agricultural field on Lesvos Island, Greece. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 59 : E407.


Sollenberger, L.E.; Kohmann, M.M.; Dubeux, J.C.B. & Silveira, M.L. (2019). Grassland management affects delivery of regulating and supporting ecosystem services. Crop Science, 59: 441-459.


Tibesigwa, B.; Siikamaki, J.; Lokina, R. & Alvsilver, J. (2019). Naturally available wild pollination services have economic value for nature dependent smallholder crop farms in Tanzania. Scientific Reports, 9: 3434.


Valido, A.; Rodriguez-Rodriguez, M.C. & Jordano, P. (2019). Honeybees disrupt the structure and functionality of plant-pollinator networks. Scientific Reports, 9: 4711.





Adhikari, S.; Burkle, L.A.; O'Neill, K.M.; Weaver, D.K. & Menalled, F.D. (2019). Dryland organic farming increases floral resources and bee colony success in highly simplified agricultural landscapes. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 270: 9-18.


Baudron, F.; Schultner, J.; Duriaux, J.Y.; Gergel, S.E. & Sunderland, T. (2019). Agriculturally productive yet biodiverse: human benefits and conservation values along a forest-agriculture gradient in Southern Ethiopia. Landscape Ecology, 34: 341-356.


Bengtsson, J.; Bullock, J.M.; Egoh, B.; Everson, C.; Everson, T.; O'Connor, T.; O'Farrell, P.J.; Smith, H.G. & Lindborg, R. (2019). Grasslands-more important for ecosystem services than you might think. Ecosphere, 10: e02582.


Bennett, A.B. & Lovell, S. (2019). Landscape and local site variables differentially influence pollinators and pollination services in urban agricultural sites. PLoS ONE, 14: e0212034.


Dangles, O. & Casas, J. (2019). Ecosystem services provided by insects for achieving sustainable development goals. Ecosystem Services, 35: 109-115.


Gous, A.; Swanevelder, D.Z.H.; Eardley, C.D. & Willows-Munro, S. (2019). Plant-pollinator interactions over time: Pollen metabarcoding from bees in a historic collection. Evolutionary Applications, 12: 187-197.


Ishii, H.S.; Kubota, M.X.; Tsujimoto, S.G. & Kudo, G. (2019). Association between community assemblage of flower colours and pollinator fauna: a comparison between Japanese and New Zealand alpine plant communities. Annals of Botany, 123: 533-541.


Jauker, F.; Jauker, B.; Grass, I.; Steffan-Dewenter, I. & Wolters, V. (2019). Partitioning wild bee and hoverfly contributions to plant-pollinator network structure in fragmented habitats. Ecology, 100: e02569.


Kovacs-Hostyanszki, A.; Foldesi, R.; Baldi, A.; Endredi, A. & Jordan, F. (2019). The vulnerability of plant-pollinator communities to honeybee decline: A comparative network analysis in different habitat types. Ecological Indicators, 97: 35-50.


La Notte, A.; Vallecillo, S.; Marques, A. & Maes, J. (2019). Beyond the economic boundaries to account for ecosystem services. Ecosystem Services, 35: 116-129.


Marshman, J.; Blay-Palmer, A. & Landman, K. (2019). Anthropocene Crisis: Climate Change, Pollinators, and Food Security. Environments, 6: 22.


Martinez-Lopez, J.; Bagstad, K.J.; Balbi, S.; Magrach, A.; Voigt, B.; Athanasiadis, L.; Pascual, M.; Willcock, S. & Villa, F. (2019). Towards globally customizable ecosystem service models. Science of the Total Environment, 650: 2325-2336.


Nicholson, C.C. & Ricketts, T.H. (2019). Wild pollinators improve production, uniformity, and timing of blueberry crops. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment, 272: 29-37.


Potter, C.; de Vere, N.; Jones, L.E.; Ford, C.R.; Hegarty, M.J.; Hodder, K.H.; Diaz, A. & Franklinz, E.L. (2019). Pollen metabarcoding reveals broad and species-specific resource use by urban bees. PeerJ, 7: e5999.


Raitif, J.; Plantegenest, M. & Roussel, J.M. (2019). From stream to land: Ecosystem services provided by stream insects to agriculture. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 270: 32-40.


Riojas-Lopez, M.E.; Diaz-Herrera, I.A.; Fierros-Lopez, H.E. & Mellink, E. (2019). The effect of adjacent habitat on native bee assemblages in a perennial low-input agroecosystem in a semiarid anthropized landscape. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 272: 199-205.


Thomsen, P.F. & Sigsgaard, E.E. (2019). Environmental DNA metabarcoding of wild flowers reveals diverse communities of terrestrial arthropods. Ecology and Evolution, 9: 1665-1679.



Bing, J.; Kessler, D. (2017). Pollination solar flower power. ELIFE, 6: e33591.


Harrap, M.J.M.; Rands, Sean A.; de Ibarra, N.H.; et al. (2017). The diversity of floral temperature patterns, and their use by pollinators. ELIFE, 6: e31262


Stein, K.; Coulibaly, D.; Stenchly, K.; et al. (2017). Bee pollination increases yield quantity and quality of cash crops in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Scientific Reports, 7: 17691.


Nordstrom, K.; Dahlbom, J.; Pragadheesh, V.S.; et al. (2017). In situ modeling of multimodal floral cues attracting wild pollinators across environments. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 114: 13218-13223.


Levin, S.; Galbraith, D.; Sela, N.; et al. (2017). Presence of Apis rhabdovirus-1 in populations of pollinators and their parasites from two continents. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8: 2482.


Glaum, P.; Kessler, A. (2017). Functional reduction in pollination through herbivore-induced pollinator limitation and its potential in mutualist communities. Nature Communications, 8: 2031.


Chauta, A.; Whitehead, S.; Amaya-Marquez, M.; et al. (2017). Leaf herbivory imposes fitness costs mediated by hummingbird and insect pollinators. PLOS ONE, 12: e0188408.


Pan, C.-C.; Qu, H.; Feng, Q.; et al. (2017). Increased pollinator service and reduced pollen limitation in the fixed dune populations of a desert shrub. Scientific Reports, 7: 16903.


Pornon, A.; Andalo, C.; Burrus, M.; et al. (2017). DNA metabarcoding data unveils invisible pollination networks. Scientific Reports, 7: 16828.


Campbell, B.; Khachatryan, H.; Rihn, A. (2017). Pollinator-friendly plants: Reasons for and barriers to purchase. Hortitechnology, 27: 831-839.


Pritchard, D.J.; Ramos, M.C.T.; Muth, F.; et al. (2017). Treating hummingbirds as feathered bees: a case of ethological cross-pollination. Biology Letters, 13: 20170610.


Spigler, R.B.; Kalisz, S. (2017). Persistent pollinators and the evolution of complete selfing. American Journal of Botany, 104: 1783-1786.


Sapir, Y.; Ghara, M. (2017). The (relative) importance of pollinator-mediated selection for evolution of flowers. American Journal of Botany, 104: 1787-1789.


Prasifka, J.R.; Mallinger, R.E.; Hulke, B.S.; et al. (2017). Plant-herbivore and plant-pollinator interactions of the developing perennial oilseed crop, Silphium integrifolium. Environmental Entomology, 46: 1339-1345.


Gemeda, T.K.; Shao, Y.; Wu, W.; et al. (2017). Native honey bees outperform adventive honey bees in increasing Pyrus bretschneideri (Rosales: Rosaceae) pollination. Journal of Economic Entomology, 110: 2290-2294.


Martins, K.T.; Gonzalez, A.; Lechowicz, M.J. (2017). Patterns of pollinator turnover and increasing diversity associated with urban habitats. Urban Ecosystems, 20: 1359-1371.


Qu, H.; Seifan, T.; Seifan, M. (2017). Effects of plant and pollinator traits on the maintenance of a food deceptive species within a plant community. Oikos, 126: 1815-1826.


Borghi, M.; Fernie, A.R. (2017). Floral metabolism of sugars and amino acids: Implications for pollinators' preferences and seed and fruit set. Plant Physiology, 175: 1510-1524.


Giannini, T.C.; Maia-Silva, C.; Acosta, A.L.; et al. (2017). Protecting a managed bee pollinator against climate change: strategies for an area with extreme climatic conditions and socioeconomic vulnerability. Apidologie, 48: 784-794.


Marim Toledo, J.A.; Junqueira, C.N.; Augusto, S.C.; et al. (2017). Accessing the genetic content of Xylocopa frontalis bees (Apidae, Xylocopini) for sustainable management in pollination services of passion fruit. Apidologie, 48: 795-805.


Desaegher, J.; Nadot, S.; Dajoz, I.; et al. (2017). Buzz in Paris: flower production and plant-pollinator interactions in plants from contrasted urban and rural origins. Genetica, 145: 513-523.


Cardoso-Gustavson, P.; de Souza, S.R.; de Barros, F. (2017). Floral volatile profile in Pleurothallidinae, an orchid subtribe pollinated by flies: ecological and phylogenetic considerations. Phytochemistry Letters, 22: 49-55.


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Nicholson, C.C.; Koh, I.; Richardson, L.L.; et al. (2017). Farm and landscape factors interact to affect the supply of pollination services. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment, 250: 113-122.


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Herbertsson, L.; Rundlof, M.; Smith, H.G. (2017). The relation between oilseed rape and pollination of later flowering plants varies across plant species and landscape contexts. Basic and Applied Ecology, 24: 77-85.


Fantinato, E.; Del Vecchio, S.; Baltieri, M.; et al. (2017). Are food-deceptive orchid species really functionally specialized for pollinators ? Ecological Research, 32: 951-959.


Luo, S.-X.; Liu, T.-T.; Cui, F.; et al. (2017). Coevolution with pollinating resin midges led to resin-filled nurseries in the androecia, gynoecia and tepals of Kadsura (Schisandraceae). Annals of Botany, 120: 653-664.


Sapir, Y.; Karoly, K.; Koelling, V.A.; et al. (2017). Effect of expanded variation in anther position on pollinator visitation to wild radish, Raphanus raphanistrum. Annals of Botany, 120: 665-672.


Vogt, M.A.B. (2017). Toward functional pollinator abundance and diversity: Comparing policy response for neonicotinoid use to demonstrate a need for cautious and well-planned policy. Biological Conservation, 215: 196-212.


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Alqarni, A.S.; Awad, A.M.; Raweh, H.S.A.; et al. (2017). Pollination ecology of Acacia gerrardii Benth. (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae) under extremely hot-dry conditions. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences, 24: 1741-1750.


Uyttenbroeck, R.; Piqueray, J.; Hatt, S.; et al. (2017). Increasing plant functional diversity is not the key for supporting pollinators in wildflower strips. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment, 249: 144-155.


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Mallinger, R.; Prasifka, J. (2017). Benefits of Insect Pollination to Confection Sunflowers Differ Across Plant Genotypes. Crop Science, 57: 3264-3272.


Koski, M.H.; Grossenbacher, D.L.; Busch, J.W.; et al. (2017). A geographic cline in the ability to self-fertilize is unrelated to the pollination environment. Ecology, 98: 2930-2939.


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Song, C.; Rohr, R.P.; Saavedra, S. (2017). Why are some plant-pollinator networks more nested than others ? Journal of Animal Ecology, 86: 1417-1424.


Rakosy, D.; Cuervo, M.; Paulus, H.F.; et al. (2017). Looks matter: changes in flower form affect pollination effectiveness in a sexually deceptive orchid. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 30: 1978-1993.


Eldegard, K.; Eyitayo, D.L.; Lie, M.H.; et al. (2017). Can powerline clearings be managed to promote insect-pollinated plants and species associated with semi-natural grasslands ? Landscape and Urban Planning, 167: 419-428.


Mizunaga, Y.; Kudo, G. (2017). A linkage between flowering phenology and fruit-set success of alpine plant communities with reference to the seasonality and pollination effectiveness of bees and flies. Oecologia, 185: 453-464.


Rodriguez-Garcia, E.; Mezquida, E.T.; Olano, J.M. (2017). You'd better walk alone: Changes in forest composition affect pollination efficiency and pre-dispersal cone damage in Iberian Juniperus thurifera forests. Plant Biology, 19: 934-941.


Mesquita-Neto, J.N.; Costa, B.K. P.; Schlindwein, C. (2017). Heteranthery as a solution to the demand for pollen as food and for pollination - Legitimate flower visitors reject flowers without feeding anthers. Plant Biology, 19: 942-950.


Amorim, T.; Marazzi, B.; Soares, A. A.; et al. (2017). Ricochet pollination in Senna (Fabaceae) - petals deflect pollen jets and promote division of labour among flower structures. Plant Biology, 19: 951-962.



Mohammadi, N.; Rastgoo, S.; Izadi, M. (2017). The strong effect of pollen source and pollination time on fruit set and the yield of tissue culture-derived date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) trees cv. Barhee. Scientia Horticulturae, 224: 343-350.


Abrahamczyk, S.; Lozada-Gobilard, S.; Ackermann, M.; et al. (2017). A question of data quality-Testing pollination syndromes in Balsaminaceae. PLOS ONE, 12: e0186125.


Chen, Lingling; Zhang, Bo; Li, Qingjun (2017). Pollinator-mediated selection on flowering phenology and floral display in a distylous herb Primula alpicola. Scientific Reports, 7: 13157.


Young, Bruce E.; Auer, Stephanie; Ormes, Margaret; et al. (2017). Are pollinating hawk moths declining in the Northeastern United States? An analysis of collection records. PLOS ONE, 12: e0185683.


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Fonturbel, F.E.; Jordano, P.; Medel, R. (2017). Plant-animal mutualism effectiveness in native and transformed habitats: Assessing the coupled outcomes of pollination and seed dispersal. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 28: 87-95.


Lybbert, A.H.; St Clair, S.B. (2017). Wildfire and floral herbivory alter reproduction and pollinator mutualisms of Yuccas and Yucca moths. Journal of Plant Ecology, 10: 851-858.


Caudill, S. Amanda; Brokaw, Julia N.; Doublet, Dejeanne; et al. (2017). Forest and trees: Shade management, forest proximity and pollinator communities in southern Costa Rica coffee agriculture. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, 32: 417-427.


Rafferty, N.E. (2017). Effects of global change on insect pollinators: multiple drivers lead to novel communities. Current Opinion in Insect Science, 23: 22-27 .


Khachatryan, H.; Rihn, A.L.; Campbell, B.; et al. (2017). Visual attention to eco-labels predicts consumer preferences for pollinator friendly plants. Sustainability, 9: 1743.


Angelella, G.M.; O'Rourke, M.E. (2017). Pollinator habitat establishment after organic and no-till seedbed preparation methods. Hortscience, 52: 1349.


Moquet, L.; Bruyere, L.; Pirard, B.; et al. (2017). Nectar foragers contribute to the pollination of buzz-pollinated plant species. American Journal of Botany, 104: 1451-1463.


Bukovinszky, T.; Verheijen, J.; Zwerver, S.; et al. (2017). Exploring the relationships between landscape complexity, wild bee species richness and reproduction, and pollination services along a complexity gradient in the Netherlands. Biological Conservation, 214: 312-



Wester, P.; Johnson, S.D. (2017). Importance of birds versus insects as pollinators of the African shrub Syncolostemon densiflorus (Lamiaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 185: 225-239.


Wu, Y.; Li, Q.-J. (2017). Phenotypic selection on flowering phenology and pollination efficiency traits between Primula populations with different pollinator assemblages. Ecology and Evolution, 7: 7599-7608.


Wang, H.; Cao, G.-X.; Wang, L.-L.; et al. (2017). Evaluation of pollinator effectiveness based on pollen deposition and seed production in a gynodieocious alpine plant, Cyananthus delavayi. Ecology and Evolution, 7: 8156-8160.


MacIvor, J.S.; Roberto, A.N.; Sodhi, D.S.; et al. (2017). Honey bees are the dominant diurnal pollinator of native milkweed in a large urban park. Ecology and Evolution, 7: 8456-8462.


Gross, C.L.; Whitehead, J.D.; de Souza, C.S.; et al. (2017). Unsuccessful introduced biocontrol agents can act as pollinators of invasive weeds: Bitou Bush (Chrysanthemoides monilifera ssp rotundata) as an example. Ecology and Evolution, 7: 8643-8656.


Asare, E.; Hoshide, A.K.; Drummond, F.A.; et al. (2017). Economic Risk of Bee Pollination in Maine Wild Blueberry, Vaccinium angustifolium. Journal of Economic Entomology, 110: 1980-1992.


Dai, W.-k.; Amboka, G.M.; Kadiori, E.L.; et al. (2017). Phenotypic plasticity of floral traits and pollination adaption in an alpine plant Pedicularis siphonantha D. Don when transplanted from higher to lower elevation in Eastern Himalaya. Journal of Mountain Science, 14: 1995-2002.


Hermansen, T.D.; Minchinton, T.E.; Ayre, D.J. (2017). Habitat fragmentation leads to reduced pollinator visitation, fruit production and recruitment in urban mangrove forests. Oecologia, 185: 221-231.


Zhang, M.; He, F. (2017). Plant sex affects the structure of plant-pollinator networks in a subtropical forest. Oecologia, 185: 269-279.


Costa, A.C.G.; Thomas, W.W.; Machado, I.C. (2017). Comparative floral biology of Rhynchospora ciliata (Vahl) Kukenth and R. pubera (Vahl) Boeckeler (Cyperaceae): the role of white involucral bracts in attracting pollinating insects. Plant Species Biology, 32: 403-411.


Vislobokov, N.A. (2017). Flowering biology of Aspidistra (Asparagaceae): new data on pollination by dipteran insects. Plant Species Biology, 32: 412-422.


Sato, A.A.W; Kato, M. (2017). Pollination system of Corylopsis gotoana (Hamamelidaceae) and its stonefly (Plecoptera) co-pollinator. Plant Species Biology, 32: 440-447.


Hutchinson, M.C.; Cagua, E.F.; Stouffer, D.B. (2017). Cophylogenetic signal is detectable in pollination interactions across ecological scales. Ecology, 98: 2640-2652.


Valencia-Montoya, W.A.; Tuberquia, D.; Andres Guzman, P.; et al. (2017). Pollination of the cycad Zamia incognita A. Lindstr. & Idarraga by Pharaxonotha beetles in the Magdalena Medio Valley, Colombia: a mutualism dependent on a specific pollinator and its significance for conservation. Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 11: 717-729.


Ponisio, L.C.; Gaiarsa, M.P.; Kremen, C. (2017). Opportunistic attachment assembles plant-pollinator networks. Ecology Letters, 20: 1261-1272.


Moyroud, E.; Glover, B.J. (2017). The physics of pollinator attraction. New Phytologist, 216: 350-354.


Flacher, F.; Hansart, A.; Motard, E.; et al. (2017). Does competition with wind-pollinated species alter Echium plantagineum's attractiveness to a common pollinator Bombus terrestris ? Ecological Entomology, 42: 617-628.


Bellamy, C.C.; van der Jagt, A.P.N.; Barbour, S.; et al. (2017). A spatial framework for targeting urban planning for pollinators and people with local stakeholders: A route to healthy, blossoming communities ? Environmental Research, 158: 255-268.


Bellamy, C.C.; van der Jagt, A.P.N.; Barbour, S.; Smith, M.; Moseley, D..(2017). A spatial framework for targeting urban planning for pollinators and people with local stakeholders: A route to healthy, blossoming communities? Environmental Research, 158 : 255-268. DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2017.06.023


Bouhours, J.; Mesgaran, M.B.; Cousens, R.D.; Lewis, M.A. (2017). Neutral hybridization can overcome a strong Allee effect by improving pollination quality. Theoretical Ecology, 10: 319-339. DOI: 10.1007/s12080-017-0333-4


Domic, A.I.; Bernhard, P.; Edens-Meier, R.; Camilo, G.R.; Capriles, J.M. (2017). Pollinating ecology of Polylepis tomentella (Rosaceae), an Andean anemophilous tree presenting a potential floral fungal infection. International Journal of Plant Science, 178: 512-521. DOI: 10.1086/692504

Flasch, L.; von Elm, N.; Wester, P. (2017). Nectar-drinking Elephantulus edwardii as a potential pollinator of Massonia echinata, endemic to the Bokkeveld plateau in South Africa. African Journal of Ecology, 55: 376-379. DOI: 10.1111/aje.12352


Funamoto, D.; Ohashi, K. (2017). Hidden floral adaptation to nocturnal moths in an apparently bee-pollinated flower, Adenophora triphylla var. japonica (Campanulaceae). Plant Biology , 19: 767-774. DOI: 10.1111/plb.12579


Garratt, M.P.D.; Senapathi, D.; Coston, D.J.; Mortimer, S.R.; Potts, S.G. (2017). The benefits of hedgerows for pollinators and natural enemies depends on hedge quality and landscape context. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 247: 363-370. DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2017.06.048


Hobbhahn, N.; Steenhuisen, S.-L.; Olsen, T.; Midgley; Johnson, S.D. (2017). Pollination and breeding system of the enigmatic South African parasitic plant Mystropetalon thomii (Mystropetalaceae): rodents welcome, but not needed. Plant Biology, 19: 775-786. DOI: 10.1111/plb.12580


Johnson, A.L.; Fetters, A.M.; Ashman, T.L. (2017). Considering the unintentional consequences of pollinator gardens for urban native plants: is the road to extinction paved with good intentions? New Phytologist, 215: 1298-1305. DOI: 10.1111/nph.14656


Lentola, A.; David, A.; Abdul-Sada, A.; Tapparo, A.; Goulson, D.; Hill, E.M. (2017). Ornamental plants on sale to the public are a significant source of pesticide residues with implications for the health of pollinating insects. Environmental Pollution, 228 : 297-304. DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.03.084


Moron, D.; Skorka, P.; Lenda, M.; Celary, W.; Tryjanowski, P. (2017). Railway lines affect spatial turnover of pollinator communities in an agricultural landscape. Diversity and Distributions, 23: 1090-1097. DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12600


Nottebrock, H.; Schmid, B.; Mayer, K.; Devaux, C.; Esler, K.J.; Bohning-Gaese, K.; Schleuning, M.; Pagel, J.; Schurr, F.M. (2017). Sugar landscapes and pollinator-mediated interactions in plant communities. Ecography, 40: 1129-1138. DOI: 10.1111/ecog.02441


Phillips, R.D.; Brown, G.R.; Dixon, K.W.; Hayes, C.; Linde, C.C.; Peakall, R. (2017). Evolutionary relationships among pollinators and repeated pollinator sharing in sexually deceptive orchids. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 30: 1674-1691. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.13125


Sawatthum, A.; Jitake, P.; Rangyai, O.; Prangprayong, R.; Pimboon, P.; Suparit, K. (2017). Efficacy of stingless bee Lepidotrigona terminata as insect pollinator of F-1 hybrid cucumber. International Journal of Geomate, 13: 98-102. DOI: 10.21660/2017.37.2533


Toledo-Hernandez, M.; Wanger, T.C.; Tscharntke, T. (2017). Neglected pollinators: Can enhanced pollination services improve cocoa yields? A review. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 247: 137-148. DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2017.05.021


Vargas, P.; Liberal, I.; Ornosa, C.; Gomez, J.M. (2017). Flower specialisation: the occluded corolla of snapdragons (Antirrhinum) exhibits two pollinator niches of large long-tongued bees. Plant Biology, 19: 787-797. DOI: 10.1111/plb.12588


Vlasankova, A.; Padysakova, E.; Bartos, M.; Mengual, X.; Janeckova, P.; Janecek, S. (2017). The nectar spur is not only a simple specialization for long-proboscid pollinators. New Phytologist , 215: 1574-1581. DOI: 10.1111/nph.14677


Ye, Z.M.; Jin, X.F.; Wang, Q.F.; Yang, C.F.; Inouye, D.W. (2017). Pollinators shift to nectar robbers when florivory occurs, with effects on reproductive success in Iris bulleyana (Iridaceae). Plant Biology, 19: 760-766. DOI: 10.1111/plb.12581


Ballantyne, G.; Baldock, K.C.R.; Rendell, L.; Willmer, P.G. (2017). Pollinator importance networks illustrate the crucial value of bees in a highly speciose plant community. Scientific Reports, 7: 8389. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-08798-x


Bernhardt, P.; Edens-Meier, R.; Grimm, W.; Ren, Z.X.; Towle, B. (2017). Global collaborative research on the pollination biology of rare and threatened orchid species (Orchidaceae). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden, 102: 364-376. DOI: 10.3417/D-16-00005A


Chalcoff, V.R.; Gleiser, G.; Ezcurra, C.; Aizen, M.A. (2017). Pollinator type and secondarily climate are related to nectar sugar composition across the angiosperms. Evolutionary Ecology, 31: 585-602. DOI: 10.1007/s10682-017-9887-2


Christmann, S.; Aw-Hassan, A.; Rajabov, T.; Khamraev, A.S.; Tsivelikas, A. (2017). Farming with alternative pollinators increases yields and incomes of cucumber and sour cherry. Agronomy for Sustainable Development , 37: 24. DOI: 10.1007/s13593-017-0433-y


Cole, L.J.; Brocklehurst, S.; Robertson, D.; Harrison, W.; McCracken, D.I. (2017). Exploring the interactions between resource availability and the utilisation of semi-natural habitats by insect pollinators in an intensive agricultural landscape. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 246 : 157-167 . DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2017.05.007


Franceschinelli, E.V.; Elias, M.A.S.; Bergamini, L.L.); Silva-Neto, C.M.; Sujii, E.R. (2017). Influence of landscape context on the abundance of native bee pollinators in tomato crops in Central Brazil. Journal of Insect Conservation, 21: 715-726. DOI: 10.1007/s10841-017-0015-y


Giannini, T.C.; Costa, W.F.; Cordeiro, G.D.; Imperatriz-Fonseca, V.L.; Saraiva, A.M.; Biesmeijer, J.; Garibaldi, L.A. (2017). Projected climate change threatens pollinators and crop production in Brazil. PLoS ONE , 12: e0182274. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0182274


Gilpin, A.M.; Denham, A.J.; Ayre, D.J. (2017). The use of digital video recorders in pollination biology. Ecological Entomology , 42: 383-388. DOI: 10.1111/een.12394


Glenny, W.; Cavigli, I.; Daughenbaugh, K.F.; Radford, R.; Kegley, S.E.; Flenniken, M.L. (2017). Honey bee (Apis mellifera) colony health and pathogen composition in migratory beekeeping operations involved in California almond pollination. PLoS ONE , 12:8. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0182814


Holland, J.M.; Douma, J.C.; Crowley, L.; James, L.; Kor, L.; Stevenson, D.R.W.; Smith, B.M. (2017). Semi-natural habitats support biological control, pollination and soil conservation in Europe. A review. Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 37: 31. DOI: 10.1007/s13593-017-0434-x


Huey, S.; Nieh, J.C. (2017). Foraging at a safe distance: crab spider effects on pollinators. Ecological Entomology, 42: 469-476. DOI: 10.1111/een.12406

Knop, E.; Zoller, L.; Ryser, R.; Erpe, C.G.; Horler, M.; Fontaine, C. (2017). Artificial light at night as a new threat to pollination. Nature, 548 Issue: 7666 : 206. DOI: 10.1038/nature23288


Lagomarsino, L.P.; Forrestel, E.J.); Muchhala, N.; Davis, C.C. (2017). Repeated evolution of vertebrate pollination syndromes in a recently diverged Andean plant clade. Evolution, 71: 1970-1985. DOI: 10.1111/evo.13297


Lana, M.A.; Eulenstein, F.; Schlindwein, S.L.); Graef, F.; Sieber, S.; Bittencourt, H.V. (2017). Yield stability and lower susceptibility to abiotic stresses of improved open-pollinated and hybrid maize cultivars. Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 37: 34. DOI: 10.1007/s13593-017-0447-5


Lana, M.A.; Eulenstein, F.; Schlindwein, S.L.; Graef, F.; Sieber, S.; Bittencourt, H.V. (2017). Yield stability and lower susceptibility to abiotic stresses of improved open-pollinated and hybrid maize cultivars. Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 37: 30. DOI: 10.1007/s13593-017-0442-x


Lundin, O.; Svensson, G.P.; Larsson, M.C.; Birgersson, G.; Hederstrom, V.; Lankinen, A.; Anderbrant, O.; Rundlof, M. (2017). The role of pollinators, pests and different yield components for organic and conventional white clover seed yields. Field Crops Research, 210 : 1-8. DOI: 10.1016/j.fcr.2017.05.014


Murua, M.; Espindola, A.; Gonzalez, A.; Medel, R. (2017). Pollinators and crossability as reproductive isolation barriers in two sympatric oil-rewarding Calceolaria (Calceolariaceae) species. Evolutionary Ecology, 31 Issue: 4 : 421-434. DOI: 10.1007/s10682-017-9894-3


Nielsen, A.; Reitan, T.; Rinvoll, A.W., Andreas W.; Brysting, A.K. (2017). Effects of competition and climate on a crop pollinator community. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 246: 253-260. DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2017.06.006


Pasquaretta, C.; Jeanson, R.; Andalo, C.; Chittka, L.; Lihoreau, M. (2017). Analysing plant-pollinator interactions with spatial movement networks. Ecological Entomology, 42 Special Issue: SI: 4-17. DOI: 10.1111/een.12446 Supplement: 1


Rhodes, M.K.; Fant, J.B.; Skogen, K.A. (2017). Pollinator identity and spatial isolation influence multiple paternity in an annual plant. Molecular Ecology, 26: 4296-4308. DOI: 10.1111/mec.14115


Rodriguez, L.J.; Bain, A.; Chou, L.S.; Conchou, L.; Cruaud, A.; Gonzales, R.; Hossaert-McKey, M.; Rasplus, J.Y.; Tzeng, H.Y.; Kjellberg, F. (2017). Diversification and spatial structuring in the mutualism between Ficus septica and its pollinating wasps in insular South East Asia. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 17: 207 DOI: 10.1186/s12862-017-1034-8


Russo, L.; Park, M.G.; Blitzer, E.J.; Danforth, B.N. (2017). Flower handling behavior and abundance determine the relative contribution of pollinators to seed set in apple orchards. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 246: 102-108. DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2017.05.033


Silva-Neto, C.M.; Bergamini, L.L.; Elias, M.A.S.; Moreira, G.L.; Morais, J.M.; Bergamini, B.A.R.; Franceschinelli, E.V. (2017). High species richness of native pollinators in Brazilian tomato crops. Brazilian Journal of Biology, 77: 506-513. DOI: 10.1590/1519-6984.17515


Tamburini, G.; Lami, F.; Marini, L. (2017). Pollination benefits are maximized at intermediate nutrient levels. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 284: 20170729. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.0729


Weber, J.J. (2017). The messenger matters: Pollinator functional group influences mating system dynamics. Molecular Ecology, 26: 4113-4115. DOI: 10.1111/mec.14191


Zou, Y.; Bianchi, F.J.J.A.; Jauker, F.; Xiao, H.J.; Chen, J.H.; Cresswell, J.; Luo, S.D.; Huang, J.K.; Deng, X.Z.; Hou, L.L.; van der Werf, W. (2017). Landscape effects on pollinator communities and pollination services in small-holder agroecosystems. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 246: 109-116. DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2017.05.035

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Benelli, G.; Canale, A.; Romano, D.; Flamini, G.; Tavarini, S.; Martini, A.; Ascrizzi, R.; Conte, G.; Mele, M.; Angelini, L.G. (2017). Flower scent bouquet variation and bee pollinator visits in Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni (Asteraceae), a source of natural sweeteners. Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 11: 381-388. DOI: 10.1007/s11829-016-9488-y


Borges, L.A.; Machado, I.C.; Lopes, A.V. (2017). Bee pollination and evidence of substitutive nectary in Anadenanthera colubrina (Leguminosae-Mimosoideae). Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 11: 263-271. DOI: 10.1007/s11829-017-9514-8


Brandt, K.; Glemnitz, M.; Schroder, B. (2017). The impact of crop parameters and surrounding habitats on different pollinator group abundance on agricultural fields. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 243: 55-66 DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2017.03.009.


Braunschmid, H.; Mukisch, B.; Rupp, T.; Schaffler, I.; Zito, P.; Birtele, D.; Dotterl, S. (2017). Interpopulation variation in pollinators and floral scent of the lady's-slipper orchid Cypripedium calceolus L.. Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 11: 363-379. DOI: 10.1007/s11829-017-9512-x


Cordoba, S.A.; Cocucci, A.A. (2017). Does hardness make flower love less promiscuous? Effect of biomechanical floral traits on visitation rates and pollination assemblages. Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 11: 299-305. DOI: 10.1007/s11829-017-9505-9


Davis, A.Y.; Lonsdorf, E.V.; Shierk, C.R.; Matteson, K.C.; Taylor, J.R.; Lovell, S.T.; Minor, E.S. (2017). Enhancing pollination supply in an urban ecosystem through landscape modifications. Landscape and Urban Planning, 162: 157-166. DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2017.02.011


de Brito, V.L.G.; Rech, A.R.; Ollerton, J.; Sazima, M. (2017). Nectar production, reproductive success and the evolution of generalised pollination within a specialised pollen-rewarding plant family: a case study using Miconia theizans. Plant Systematics and Evolution, 303: 709-718. DOI: 10.1007/s00606-017-1405-z


de Souza, J.M.T.; Snak, C.; Varassin, I.G. (2017). Floral divergence and temporal pollinator partitioning in two synchronopatric species of Vigna (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae). Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 11: 285-297. DOI: 10.1007/s11829-017-9498-4


Domingos-Melo, A.; Nadia, T.D.; Machado, I.C. (2017). Complex flowers and rare pollinators: Does ant pollination in Ditassa show a stable system in Asclepiadoideae (Apocynaceae)? Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 11: 339-349 DOI: 10.1007/s11829-017-9499-3


Duennes, M.A.; Petranek, C.; de Bonilla, E.P.D.; Merida-Rivas, J.; Martinez-Lopez, O.; Sagot, P.; Vandame, R.; Cameron, S. (2017). Population genetics and geometric morphometrics of the Bombus ephippiatus species complex with implications for its use as a commercial pollinator. Conservation Genetics, 18: 553-572. DOI: 10.1007/s10592-016-0903-9


Fauser, A.; Sandrock, C.; Neumann, P.; Sadd, B. (2017). Neonicotinoids override a parasite exposure impact on hibernation success of a key bumblebee pollinator. Ecological Entomology, 42: 306-314. DOI: 10.1111/een.12385


Fleming, T.F.; Etcheverry, A.V. (2017). Comparing the efficiency of pollination mechanisms in Papilionoideae. Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 11: 273-283. DOI: 10.1007/s11829-017-9515-7


Gibbs, J.; Joshi, N.K.; Wilson, J.K.; Rothwell, N.L.; Powers, K.; Haas, M.; Gut, L.; Biddinger, D.J.; Isaacs, R. (2017). Does passive sampling accurately reflect the bee (Apoidea: Anthophila) communities pollinating apple and sour cherry orchards? Environmental Entomology, 46: 579-588. DOI: 10.1093/ee/nvx069


Goncalves-Oliveira, R.C.; Wohrmann, T.; Benko-Iseppon, A.M.; Krapp, F.; Alves, M.; Wanderley, M.D.L.; Weising, K. (2017). Population genetic structure of the rock outcrop species Encholirium spectabile (Bromeliaceae): The role of pollination vs. seed dispersal and evolutionary implications. American Journal of Botany, 104: 868-878. DOI: 10.3732/ajb.1600410


Hokkanen, H.M.T.; Menzler-Hokkanen, I.; Keva, M. (2017). Long-term yield trends of insect-pollinated crops vary regionally and are linked to neonicotinoid use, landscape complexity, and availability of pollinators. Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 11: 449-461. DOI: 10.1007/s11829-017-9527-3


Katsuhara, K.R.; Kitamura, S.; Ushimaru, A. (2017). Functional significance of petals as landing sites in fungus-gnat pollinated flowers of Mitella pauciflora (Saxifragaceae). Functional Ecology, 31: 1193-1200. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12842


Lopez-Uribe, M.M.; Soro, A.; Jha, S. (2017). Conservation genetics of bees: advances in the application of molecular tools to guide bee pollinator conservation. Conservation Genetics, 18: 501-506. DOI: 10.1007/s10592-017-0975-1


Lundin, O.; Ward, K.L.; Artz, D.R.; Boyle, N.K.; Pitts-Singer, T.L.; Williams, N.M. (2017). Wildflower plantings do not compete with neighboring almond orchards for pollinator visits. Environmental Entology, 46: 559-564. DOI: 10.1093/ee/nvx052


Manley, R.; Boots, M.; Wilfert, L. (2017). Condition-dependent virulence of slow bee paralysis virus in Bombus terrestris: are the impacts of honeybee viruses in wild pollinators underestimated? Oecologia, 184: 305-315. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-017-3851-2


Otto, C.R.V.; O'Dell, S.; Bryant, R.B.; Euliss, N.H.; Bush, R.M.; Smart, M.D. (2017). Using publicly available data to quantify plant-pollinator interactions and evaluate conservation seeding mixes in the Northern Great Plains. Environmental Entomology, 46: 565-578. DOI: 10.1093/ee/nvx070


Rios, L.D.; Cascante-Marin, A. (2017). High selfing capability and low pollinator visitation in the hummingbird-pollinated epiphyte Pitcairnia heterophylla (Bromeliaceae) at a Costa Rican mountain forest. Revista de Biologia Tropical, 65: 735-743


Roulston, T.H.; Cruz-Maysonet, S.; Moorhouse, A.L.; Lee, S.; Emerson, A.N. (2017). Natural history of Symmetrischema lavernella (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae): a moth with two feeding strategies and the ability to induce fruit formation in the absence of pollination. Canadian Entomologist, 149: 326-337 DOI: 10.4039/tce.2016.65


Sosa-Pivatto, M.; Cosacov, A.; Baranzelli, M.C.; Iglesias, M.R.; Espindola, A.; Sersic, A.N. (2017). Do 120,000 years of plant-pollinator interactions predict floral phenotype divergence in Calceolaria polyrhiza? A reconstruction using species distribution models. Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 11: 351-361. DOI: 10.1007/s11829-016-9490-4


Stanley, J.; Sah, K.; Subbanna, A.R.N.S.; Preetha, G.; Gupta, J. (2017). How efficient Is Apis cerana (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in pollinating cabbage, Brassica oleracea var. capitata? Pollination behavior, pollinator effectiveness, pollinator requirement, and impact of pollination. Journal of Economic Entomology, 110: 826-834. DOI: 10.1093/jee/tox115


Suni, S.S.; Scott, Z.; Averill, A.; Whiteley, A. (2017). Population genetics of wild and managed pollinators: implications for crop pollination and the genetic integrity of wild bees. Conservation Genetics, 18: 667-677. DOI: 10.1007/s10592-017-0955-5


Vanbergen, A.J.; Woodcock, B.A.; Heard, M.S.; Chapman, D.S. (2017). Network size, structure and mutualism dependence affect the propensity for plant-pollinator extinction cascades. Functional Ecology, 31: 1285-1293. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12823


Venturini, E.M.; Drummond, F.A.; Hoshide, A.K.; Dibble, A.C.; Stack, L.B. (2017). Pollination Rrservoirs in lowbush blueberry (Ericales: Ericaceae). Journal of Economic Entomology, 110: 1396-1396. DOI: 10.1093/jee/tox074


Willmer, P.G.; Cunnold, H.; Ballantyne, G. (2017). Insights from measuring pollen deposition: quantifying the pre-eminence of bees as flower visitors and effective pollinators. Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 11: 411-425 DOI: 10.1007/s11829-017-9528-2


Winsa, M.; Ockinger, E.; Bommarco, R.; Lindborg, R.; Roberts, S.P.M.; Warnsberg, J.; Bartomeus, I. (2017). Functional composition of pollinators in restored pastures despite slow functional restoration of plants. Ecology and Evolution, 7: 3836-3846. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2924

MAY 2017


Balfour, N.J.; Ratnieks, F.L.W. (2017). Using the waggle dance to determine the spatial ecology of honey bees during commercial crop pollination. Agricultural and Forest Entomology, 19: 210-216. DOI: 10.1111/afe.12204


Biella, P.; Ollerton, J.; Barcella, M.; Assini, S. (2017). Network analysis of phenological units to detect important species in plant-pollinator assemblages: can it inform conservation strategies? Community Ecology, 18: 1-10 DOI: 10.1556/168.2017.18.1.1


Bishop, J.; Jones, H.E.; O'Sullivan, D.M.; Potts, S.G. (2017). Elevated temperature drives a shift from selfing to outcrossing in the insect-pollinated legume, faba bean (Vicia faba) . Journal of Experimental Botany, 68: 2055-2063 DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erw430


Borghi, M.; Fernie, A.R.; Schiestl, F.P.; Bouwmeester, H.J. (2017). The sexual advantage of looking, smelling, and tasting good: The metabolic network that produces signals for pollinators. Trends in Plant Science, 22: 338-350 DOI: 10.1016/j.tplants.2016.12.009


Campbell, J.W.; O'Brien, J.; Irvin, J.H.; Kimmel, C.B.; Daniels, J.C.; Ellis, J.D. (2017). Managed bumble bees (Bombus impatiens) (Hymenoptera: Apidae) caged with blueberry bushes at high density did not increase fruit set or fruit weight compared to open pollination. Environmental Entomology, 46: 237-242 DOI: 10.1093/ee/nvx044


Ceulemans, T.; Hulsmans, E.; Ende, W.V.; Honnay, O. (2017). Nutrient enrichment is associated with altered nectar and pollen chemical composition in Succisa pratensis Moench and increased larval mortality of its pollinator Bombus terrestris L. PLoS ONE, 12: e0175160 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175160


Crall, J.D.; Switzer, C.M.; Myers, S.S.; Combes, S.A.; de Bivort, B.L. (2017). Pesticides and pollinators, an automated platform to assess the effects of neonicotinoid exposure and other environmental stressors on bee colonies: a computational, ethological study. The Lancet, 389 : 4


Cuervo, M.; Rakosy, D.; Martel, C.; Schulz, S.; Ayasse, M. (2017). Sexual deception in the Eucera-pollinated Ophrys leochroma: A chemical intermediate between wasp- and Andrena-pollinated species. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 43: 469-479. DOI: 10.1007/s10886-017-0848-6


Darwell, C.T.; Segraves, K.A.; Althoff, D.M. (2017). The role of abiotic and biotic factors in determining coexistence of multiple pollinators in the yucca-yucca moth mutualism. Ecography, 40: 511-520 DOI: 10.1111/ec.og.02193


de Jager, M.L.; Willis-Jones, E.; Critchley, S.; Glover, B.J. (2017). The impact of floral spot and ring markings on pollinator foraging dynamics. Evolutionary Ecology, 31: 193-204 DOI: 10.1007/s10682-016-9852-5


Dieringer, G.; Cabrera, R.L. (2017). Pollination and reproductive biology in a hill prairie population of Nothocalais cuspidata (Asteraceae: Cichorieae) . American Midland Naturalist, 177: 289-298.


Domroese, M.C.; Johnson, E.A. (2017). Why watch bees? Motivations of citizen science volunteers in the Great Pollinator Project. Biological Conservation, 208: 40-47 DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2016.08.020


Eidesen, P.B.; Little, L.; Muller, E.; Dickinson, K.J.M.; Lord, J.M. (2017). Plant-pollinator interactions affect colonization efficiency: abundance of blue-purple flowers is correlated with species richness of bumblebees in the Arctic. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 121: 150-162. DOI: 10.1093/biolinnean/blw006


Forbes, S.J.; Northfield, T.D. (2017). Increased pollinator habitat enhances cacao fruit set and predator conservation. Ecological Applications, 27: 887-899 DOI: 10.1002/eap.1491


Ge, J.; Yang, J.; Sun, W.B.; Chen, G. (2017). Phoretic mite Neocypholaelaps indica Evans infests inflorescences of Pachysandra axillari

Franch. and its pollinators, Apis cerana Fabricius. Systematic and Applied Acarology, 22: 602-604 DOI: 10.11158/saa.22.4.13


Gillespie, S.D.; Bayley, J.; Elle, E. (2017). Native bumble bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) pollinators vary in floral resource use across an invasion gradient. Canadian Entomologist, 149: 204-213 DOI: 10.4039/tce.2016.67


Heywood, J.S.; Michalski, J.S.; McCann, B.K.; Russo, A.D.; Andres, K.J.; Hall, A.R.; Middleton, T.C. (2017). Genetic and environmental integration of the hawkmoth pollination syndrome in Ruellia humilis (Acanthaceae). Annals of Botany, 119: 1143-1155. DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcx003


Hill, J. (2017). Helping feed bees and pollinators. Veterinary Record, 180. DOI: 10.1136/vr.j2242


Hoffmeister, M.; Junker, R.R. (2017). Herbivory-induced changes in the olfactory and visual display of flowers and extrafloral nectaries affect pollinator behavior. Evolutionary Ecology, 31: 269-284 DOI: 10.1007/s10682-016-9875-y


Jin, X.F.; Ye, Z.M.; Amboka, G.M.; Wang, Q.F.; Yang, C.F. (2017). Stigma sensitivity and the duration of temporary closure are affected by pollinator Iientity in Mazus miquelii (Phrymaceae), a species with bilobed stigma. Frontiers in Plant Science, 8: 783. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2017.00783


Knauer, A.C.; Schiestl, F.P. (2017). The effect of pollinators and herbivores on selection for floral signals: a case study in Brassica rapa. Evolutionary Ecology, 31: 285-304 DOI: 10.1007/s10682-016-9878-8


Kovacs-Hostyanszki, A.; Espindola, A.; Vanbergen, A.J.; Settele, J.; Kremen, C.; Dicks, L.V. (2017). Ecological intensification to mitigate impacts of conventional intensive land use on pollinators and pollination. Ecology Letters, 20: 673-689. DOI: 10.1111/ele.12762


Krauss, S.L.; Phillips, R.D.; Karron, J.D.; Johnson, S.D.; Roberts, D.G.; Hopper, S.D. (2017). Novel consequences of bird pollination for plant mating. Trends in Plant Science, 22: 395-410. DOI: 10.1016/j.tplants.2017.03.005


Luo, S.X.; Yao, G.; Wang, Z.W.; Zhang, D.X.; Hembry, D.H. (2017). A novel, enigmatic basal leafflower moth lineage pollinating a derived leafflower host illustrates the dynamics of host shifts, partner replacement, and apparent coadaptation in intimate mutualisms. American Naturalist, 189: 422-435 DOI: 10.1086/690623


Makino, T.T.; Ohashi, K. (2017). Honest signals to maintain a long-lasting relationship: floral colour change prevents plant-level avoidance by experienced pollinators. Functional Ecology, 31: 831-837 DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12802


Martini, A.; Tavarini, S.; Macchia, M.; Benelli, G.; Canale, A.; Romano, D.; Angelini, L.G. (2017). Influence of insect pollinators and harvesting time on the quality of Stevia rebaudiana (Bert.) Bertoni seeds. Plant Biosystems, 151: 341-351 DOI: 10.1080/11263504.2016.1174173


Marques, M.F.; Hautequestt, A.P.; Oliveira, U.B.; Manhaes-Tavares, V.D.; Perkles, O.R.; Zappes, C.A.; Gaglianone, M.C. (2017). Local knowledge on native bees and their role as pollinators in agricultural communities. Journal of Insect Conservation, 21: 345-356 DOI: 10.1007/s10841-017-9981-3


McArt, S.H.; Fersch, A.A.; Milano, N.J.; Truitt, L.L.; Boroczky, K. (2017). High pesticide risk to honey bees despite low focal crop pollen collection during pollination of a mass blooming crop. Scientific Reports, 7: 46554 DOI: 10.1038/srep46554


Mu, J.P.; Yang, Y.L.; Luo, Y.L.; Su, R.J.; Niklas, K.J. (2017). Pollinator preference and pollen viability mediated by flower color synergistically determine seed set in an Alpine annual herb. Ecology and Evolution, 7: 2947-2955. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2899


Muola, A.; Weber, D.; Malm, L.E.; Egan, P.A.; Glinwood, R.; Parachnowitsch, A.L.; Stenberg, J.A. (2017). Direct and pollinator-mediated effects of herbivory on strawberry and the potential for improved resistance. Frontiers in Plant Science, 8: 823. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2017.00823


Navarro-Perez, M.L.; Lopez, J.; Rodriguez-Riano, T.; Bacchetta, G.; Gordillo, C.D.; Ortega-Olivencia, A. (2017). Confirmed mixed bird-insect pollination system of Scrophularia trifoliata L., a Tyrrhenian species with corolla spots. Plant Biology, 19: 460-468. DOI: 10.1111/plb.12548


Nunez Avellaneda, L.A.; Carreno, J.I. (2017). Bee pollination in Syagrus orinocensis (Arecaceae) in the Colombian Orinoquia. Acta Biologica Columbiana, 22: 221-233. DOI: 10.15446/abc.v22n2.5892


Ojeda, D.I.; Jaen-Molina, R.; Santos-Guerra, A.; Caujape-Castells, J.; Cronk, Q. (2017). Temporal, but not spatial, changes in expression patterns of petal identity genes are associated with loss of papillate conical cells and the shift to bird pollination in Macaronesian Lotus (Leguminosae). Plant Biology, 19: 420-427. DOI: 10.1111/plb.12551


Oleques, S.S.; Overbeck, G.E.; de Avia, R.S. (2017). Flowering phenology and plant-pollinator interactions in a grassland community of Southern Brazil. Flora, 229: 141-146 DOI: 10.1016/j.flora.2017.02.024


Ouvrard, P.; Quinet, M.; Jacquemart, A.L. (2017). Breeding system and pollination biology of Belgian oilseed rape cultivars (Brassica napus). Crop Science, 57: 1455-1463. DOI: 10.2135/cropsci2016.09.0735


Padysakova, E.; Okrouhlik, J.; Brown, M.; Bartos, M.; Janecek, S. (2017). Asymmetric competition for nectar between a large nectar thief and a small pollinator: an energetic point of view. Oecologia, 183: 1111-1120 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-017-3817-4


Pfister, S.C.; Eckerter, P.W.; Schirmel, J.; Cresswell, J.E.; Entling, M.H. (2017). Sensitivity of commercial pumpkin yield to potential decline among different groups of pollinating bees. Royal Society Open Science, 4: UNSP 170102. DOI: 10.1098/rsos.170102


Piwowarczyk, R.; Kasinska, J. (2017). Petal epidermal micromorphology in holoparasitic Orobanchaceae and its significance for systematics and pollination ecology. Australian Systematic Botany, 30: 48-63. DOI: 10.1071/SB16028


Reiter, N.; Vlcek, K.; O'Brien, N.; Gibson, M.; Pitts, D.; Brown, G.R.; Bower, C.C.; Phillips, R.D. (2017). Pollinator rarity limits reintroduction sites in an endangered sexually deceptive orchid (Caladenia hastata): implications for plants with specialized pollination systems. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 184: 122-136.


Rewicz, A.; Jaskula, R.; Rewicz, T.; Tonczyk, G. (2017). Pollinator diversity and reproductive success of Epipactis helleborine (L.) Crantz (Orchidaceae) in anthropogenic and natural habitats. PeerJ, 5: e3159 DOI: 10.7717/peerj.3159


Samsudeen, K.; Rajesh, M.K.; Sreejisha, P.; Nirmala, A.; Ranjith, L.M.R.; Deepa, K. (2017). Coconut artificial pollination management system. Current Science, 112: 1325-1326


Sanchez, A.M.; Rodriguez, M.; Albert, M.J.; Escudero, A. (2017). Effects of season and population size on pollination and reproductive output in a Mediterranean shrub. Plant Biology, 19: 428-437. DOI: 10.1111/plb.12550


Sapir, G.; Baras, Z.; Azmon, G.; Goldway, M.; Shafir, S.; Allouche, A.; Stern, E.; Stern, R.A. (2017). Synergistic effects between bumblebees and honey bees in apple orchards increase cross pollination, seed number and fruit size. Scientia Horticulturae, 219: 107-117. DOI: 10.1016/j.scienta.2017.03.010


Serrano-Serrano, M.L.; Rolland, J.; Clark, J.L.; Salamin, N.; Perret, M. (2017). Hummingbird pollination and the diversification of angiosperms: an old and successful association in Gesneriaceae. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 284: 20162816 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2016.2816


Solis-Montero, L.; Vallejo-Marin, M. (2017). Does the morphological fit between flowers and pollinators affect pollen deposition? An experimental test in a buzz-pollinated species with anther dimorphism. Ecology and Evolution, 7: 2706-2715 DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2897


Staines, M.; Vo, C.; Puiu, N.; Hayes, S.; Tuiwawa, M.; Stevens, M.I.; Schwarz, M.P. (2017). Pollen larceny of the tropical weed Solanum torvum by a Fijian endemic halictine bee with implications for the spread of plants with specialized pollinator requirements. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 33: 183-187. DOI: 10.1017/S0266467417000098


Stoddard, F.L. (2017). Climate change can affect crop pollination in unexpected ways. Journal of Experimental Botany, 68: 1819-1821 DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erx075


Stournaras, K.E.; Schaefer, H.M. (2017). Does flower and fruit conspicuousness affect plant fitness? Contrast, color coupling and the interplay of pollination and seed dispersal in two Vaccinium species. Evolutionary Ecology, 31: 229-247 DOI: 10.1007/s10682-016-9864-1


Sugiura, N. (2017). Floral morphology and pollination in Gastrodia elata, a mycoheterotrophic orchid. Plant Species Biology, 32: 173-178 DOI: 10.1111/1442-1984.12137


Sutton, T.L.; DeGabriel, J.L.; Riegler, M.; Cook, J.M. (2017). Local coexistence and genetic isolation of three pollinator species on the same fig tree species. Heredity, 118: 486-490. DOI: 10.1038/hdy.2016.125


Tepedino, V.J.; Nielson, D. (2017). Bee-rustling on the range: Trap-nesting for pollinators on public lands. Natural Areas Journal, 37: 265-269 .


Theodorou, P.; Albig, K.; Radzeviciute, R.; Settele, J.; Schweiger, O.; Murray, T.E.; Paxton, R.J. (2017). The structure of flower visitor networks in relation to pollination across an agricultural to urban gradient. Functional Ecology, 31: 838-847 DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12803


Tiedge, K.; Lohaus, G. (2017). Nectar sugars and amino acids in day- and night-flowering Nicotiana species are more strongly shaped by pollinators' preferences than organic acids and inorganic ions. PLoS ONE, 12: e0176865. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0176865


Trunschke, J.; Sletvold, N.; Agren, J. (2017). Interaction intensity and pollinator-mediated selection. New Phytologist, 214: 1381-1389. DOI: 10.1111/nph.14479


Valenta, K.; Nevo, O.; Martel, C.; Chapman, C.A. (2017). Plant attractants: integrating insights from pollination and seed dispersal ecology. Evolutionary Ecology, 31: 249-267 DOI: 10.1007/s10682-016-9870-3


Vamosi, J.C.; Gong, Y.B.; Adamowicz, S.J.; Packer, L. (2017). Forecasting pollination declines through DNA barcoding: the potential contributions of macroecological and macroevolutionary scales of inquiry. New Phytologist, 214: 11-18 DOI: 10.1111/nph.14356


Venturini, E.M.; Drummond, F.A.; Hoshide, A.K.; Dibble, A.C.; Stack, L.B. (2017). Pollination reservoirs in lowbush blueberry (Ericales: Ericaceae). Journal of Economic Entomology, 110: 333-346 DOI: 10.1093/jee/tow285


Vislobokov, N.A.; Nuraliev, M.S.; Galinskaya, T.V. (2017). Pollination ecology of Lowiaceae (Zingiberales): Nocturnal carrion-beetle pollination of Orchidantha virosa. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 178: 302-312. DOI: 10.1086/690910


Yang, H.B.; Zhang, R.; Zhou, Z.C. (2017). Pollen dispersal, mating patterns and pollen contamination in an insect-pollinated seed orchard of Schima superba Gardn. et Champ. New Forests, 48: 431-444. DOI: 10.1007/s11056-017-9568-6


Ye, Z.M.; Jin, X.F.; Wang, Q.F.; Yang, C.F.; Inouye, D.W. (2017). Nectar replenishment maintains the neutral effects of nectar robbing on female reproductive success of Salvia przewalskii (Lamiaceae), a plant pollinated and robbed by bumble bees. Annals of Botany, 119: 1053-1059 DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcw285


Zhou, W.W.; Kuegler, A.; McGale, E.; Haverkamp, A.; Knaden, M.; Guo, H.; Beran, F.; Yon, F.; Li, R.; Lackus, N.; Kollner, T.G.; Bing, J.; Schuman, M.C.; Hansson, B.S.; Kessler, D.; Baldwin, I.T.; Xu, S.Q. (2017). Tissue-specific emission of (E)-alpha-bergamotene helps resolve the dilemma when pollinators are also herbivores. Current Biology, 27: 1336-1341. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.03.017

APRIL 2017


Borghi, M.; Fernie, A.R.; Schiestl, F.P.; et al. (2017). The sexual advantage of looking, smelling, and tasting good: The metabolic network that produces signals for pollinators. Trends in Plant Science, 22: 338-350.


Martini, A.; Tavarini, S.; Macchia, M.; et al. (2017). Influence of insect pollinators and harvesting time on the quality of Stevia rebaudiana (Bert.) Bertoni seeds. Plant Biosystems, 151: 341-351.

MARCH 2017


Aguirre-Gutierrez, J.; Kissling, W.D.; Biesmeijer, J.C.; et al. (2017). Historical changes in the importance of climate and land use as determinants of Dutch pollinator distributions. Journal of Biogeography, 44: 696-707.


Berrached, R.; Kadik, Leila; M. ; Hocine, A.; et al. (2017). Deep roots delay flowering and relax the impact of floral traits and associated pollinators in steppe plants. PLoS ONE, 12: e0173921.


CaraDonna, P.J.; Petry, W.K..; Brennan, R.M.; et al. (2017). Interaction rewiring and the rapid turnover of plant-pollinator networks. Ecology Letters, 20: 385-394.


Costa, V.B. S.; Pimentel, R.M.M.; Chagas, M.G.S.; et al. (2017). Petal micromorphology and its relationship to pollination. Plant Biology, 19: 115-122.


Cordeiro, G.D.; Pinheiro, M.; Doetterl, S.; et al. (2017). Pollination of Campomanesia phaea (Myrtaceae) by night-active bees: a new nocturnal pollination system mediated by floral scent. Plant Biology, 19: 132-139.


Ding, B.; Mou, F.; Sun, W.; et al. (2017). A dominant-negative actin mutation alters corolla tube width and pollinator visitation in Mimulus lewisii. New Phytologist, 213: 1936-1944.


Ezoe, H. (2017). Optimal resource allocation model for excessive flower production in a pollinating seed-predator mutualism. Theoretical Ecology, 10: 105-115.


Gervasi, D.D. L.; Schiestl, F.P. (2017). Real-time divergent evolution in plants driven by pollinators. Nature Communications, 8: 14691.


Goncalves-Souza, P .; Schlindwein, C.; Dotterl, S.; et al. (2017). Unveiling the osmophores of Philodendron adamantinum (Araceae) as a means to understanding interactions with pollinators. Annals of Botany, 119: 533-543.


Grab, H.; Blitzer, E.J.; Danforth, B.; et al. (2017). Temporally dependent pollinator competition and facilitation with mass flowering crops affects yield in co-blooming crops. Scientific Reports, 7: 45296.


Hannah, L.; Steele, M.; Fung, E.; et al. (2017). Climate change influences on pollinator, forest, and farm interactions across a climate gradient. Climatic Change, 141: 63-75.


Haussler, Johanna; Sahlin, Ullrika; Baey, Charlotte; et al. (2017). Pollinator population size and pollination ecosystem service responses to enhancing floral and nesting resources. Ecology and Evolution, 7: 1898-1908.


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