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- Lowenstein, David M., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Biodiversity and conservation 2014 v.23 no.11 pp. 2857-2874
- Agapostemon; Apis mellifera; Echinacea purpurea; biodiversity; cities; community structure; ecosystem services; environmental factors; flowering; flowers; gardens; grasses; honey bees; human population; humans; indigenous species; land cover; people; pollen; pollination; pollinators; population density; socioeconomic factors; solar radiation; summer; urban agriculture; urban areas; urbanization; United States
- ... Despite the global trend in urbanization, little is known about patterns of biodiversity or provisioning of ecosystem services in urban areas. Bee communities and the pollination services they provide are important in cities, both for small-scale urban agriculture and native gardens. To better understand this important ecological issue, we examined bee communities, their response to novel floral r ...