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- Borges, Paulo A.V., et al. Show all 2 Author
- Agriculture, ecosystems & environment 2020 v.293 pp. 106839
- Malus domestica; Syrphidae; agricultural management; agroecosystems; apples; empirical research; fruit crops; fruit quality; fruit trees; fruits; habitats; honey bees; insect pollination; landscapes; orchards; pollinating insects; qualitative analysis; Brazil; China
- ... Apple (Malus domestica) is one of the most important fruit crops globally. Apple trees depend greatly on insect pollination to achieve high yields and obtain fruits of acceptable marketable quality. Since insects, such as bees and hoverflies, are most important pollinators in apple orchards, a comprehensive understanding of their occurrence and activity is vital to ensure pollination services in t ...