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- Walston, Leroy J.; Mishra, Shruti K.; Hartmann, Heidi M.; Hlohowskyj, Ihor; McCall, James; Macknick, Jordan
- Environmental science & technology 2018 v.52 no.13 pp. 7566-7576
- Citrus; agricultural land; alfalfa; almonds; cotton; ecological function; ecosystem services; environmental science; foraging; habitats; humans; land use change; pollinating insects; pollination; solar energy; soybeans; spatial data; vegetation; United States
- ... Of the many roles insects serve for ecosystem function, pollination is possibly the most important service directly linked to human well-being. However, land use changes have contributed to the decline of pollinators and their habitats. In agricultural landscapes that also support renewable energy developments such as utility-scale solar energy [USSE] facilities, opportunities may exist to conserv ...