Functional groups of wild bees respond differently to faba bean (Vicia faba L.) cultivation at landscape scale

Nicole Beyer, Doreen Gabriel, Felix Kirsch, Katharina Schulz-Kesting, Jens Dauber & Catrin Westphal
1. Concerns about insect declines are growing and the provisioning of ecosystem services like pollination may be threatened. To safeguard biodiversity, greening measures were introduced within the reform of the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy. One measure commonly applied by farmers is the cultivation of nitrogen fixing crops. Although underlying studies are largely missing, this measure is criticized as providing no significant biodiversity benefit. 2. Using a landscape-scale approach, we selected 30 paired study landscapes (1km...
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