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- Trillo, Alejandro; Montero-Castaño, Ana; González-Varo, Juan P.; González-Moreno, Pablo; Ortiz-Sánchez, F. Javier; Vilà, Montserrat
- Agriculture, ecosystems & environment 2019 v.272 pp. 230-236
- Angiospermae; Apis mellifera; Bombus terrestris; crops; farmers; flowering; greenhouses; habitats; honey bees; landscapes; pollination; pollinators; risk; spring; strawberries; winter; Spain
- ... In recent decades, there has been a remarkable expansion of pollinator-dependent crops. An increase in the use of commercial pollinator colonies associated with these crops may promote the spillover of managed pollinators into nearby natural habitats. There, these managed pollinators can exploit floral resources similar to those of wild pollinators, and thus increase competition for local resource ...