Creating patches of native flowers facilitates crop pollination in large agricultural fields: mango as a case study
Article first published online: 5 NOV 2012
© 2012 The Authors. Journal of Applied Ecology © 2012 British Ecological Society
Journal of Applied Ecology
Volume 49, Issue 6, pages 1373–1383, December 2012
How to Cite
Carvalheiro, L. G., Seymour, C. L., Nicolson, S. W., Veldtman, R. (2012), Creating patches of native flowers facilitates crop pollination in large agricultural fields: mango as a case study. Journal of Applied Ecology, 49: 1373–1383. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2012.02217.x
- Issue published online: 29 NOV 2012
- Article first published online: 5 NOV 2012
- Manuscript Accepted: 12 SEP 2012
- Manuscript Received: 30 MAY 2012
- South African National Biodiversity Institute
- STEP (Status and Trends of European Pollinators. Grant Number: no244090
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Fig. S1. Field site and experimental layout.
Fig. S2. Flower abundance of plants in NFCAs.
Fig. S3. Variation of early fruit set with isolation from natural habitat.
Fig. S4. Variation of mango ant visitors (abundance and diversity) with isolation from natural habitat and pesticide use.
Table S1. Fruit herbivores and parasitoids reared from fruits of Aloe greatheadii and Barleria sp. plants present in natural areas surrounding the studied farms.
Table S2. Study orchard details.
Table S3. Effect of spatial autocorrelation on mango flower visitation and production.
Table S4. Flower visitor list for all studied cultivars of mango and in NFCAs.
Table S5. Evaluation of costs of NFCAs.
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