Special Issue "Pollinator Conservation"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (1 December 2020) | Viewed by 19465
Interests: pollination ecology; evolution of plant-insect interactions; bee community; wild bee ecology; conservation; collaboration with protected areas
Interests: bee diversity; conservation; nutrition; phylogeography
Interests: plant reproduction and pollination; plant-insect relationships; plant ecology
The conservation of pollinators is crucial for their intrinsic value as a component of biodiversity, their strong involvement in interaction networks, and their essential role in pollination of crops and wild plant species, ensuring the reproductive success of a majority of plants and, thus, food production. However, their global decline is widely observed and is explained by a combination of several factors, such as the reduction and modifications of floral resources, the destruction of their habitat, the impact of pesticides and other types of pollution, and the invasion of exotic species. In this context, this Special Issue will report recent discoveries and review key subject areas in the field of pollinator conservation. From wild bees to different dipteran or other insect pollinators, articles will focus on the latest developments in their monitoring, their distribution, their biology, their interactions with plants, and their conservation status.
Dr. Bertrand Schatz
Prof. Denis Michez
Prof. Anne-Laure Jacquemart
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- conservation biology
- pollinator threats