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Scientific Publications

 Title Author(s) Year Journal
Arthropod Pest Control for UK Oilseed Rape - Comparing Insecticide Efficacies, Side Effects and Alternatives.Zhang H, Breeze T, Bailey A, Garthwaite D, Harrington R, Potts SG 2017PLoS ONE 12(1): e0169475
High cover of hedgerows in the landscape supports multiple ecosystem services in Mediterranean cereal fieldsDainese, M., Montecchiari, S., Sitzia, T., Sigura, M. & Marini, L. 2017Journal of Applied Ecology, 54, 380–388
Soil compaction and insect pollination modify impacts of crop rotation on nitrogen fixation and yield.Audrey St-Martin and Riccardo Bommarco 2016Basic and Applied Ecology 17 (2016) 617–626
Can above-ground ecosystem services compensate for reduced fertilizer input and soil organic matter in annual crops?Stijn van Gils, Wim H. van der Putten and David Kleijn. 2016Journal of Applied Ecology 2016, 53, 1186–1194
Soil management shapes ecosystem service provision and trade-offs in agricultural landscapes.Giovanni Tamburini, Serena De Simone, Maurizia Sigura, Francesco Boscutti and Lorenzo Marini. 2016Proc. R. Soc. B 283: 20161369.
The role of food retailers in improving resilience in global food supply.Sarina Macfadyen, Jason M. Tylianakis, Deborah K. Letourneau, Tim G. Benton, Pablo Tittonell, Michael P. Perring, Carla Gómez-Creutzberg, András Báldi, John M. Holland, Linda Broadhurst, Kimiko Okabe, Anna R. Renwick, Barbara Gemmill-Herren, Henrik G. Smit 2016Global Food Security. Available online 25 January 2016.
Pollinator conservation - the difference between managing for pollination services and preserving pollinator diversity.Deepa Senapathi, Jacobus C Biesmeijer, Thomas D Breeze, David Kleijn, Simon G Potts and Luı´sa G Carvalheiro. 2015 Current Opinion in Insect Science 2015, 12:93–101.
The role of agri-environment schemes in conservation and environmental managementPéter Batáry, Lynn V. Dicks, David Kleijn, and William J. Sutherland. 2015Conservation Biology, Volume 29, No. 4, 1006–1016
Trait matching of flower visitors and crops predicts fruit set better than trait diversityLucas A. Garibaldi, Ignasi Bartomeus, Riccardo Bommarco, Alexandra M. Klein, Saul A. Cunningham, Marcelo A. Aizen, Virginie Boreux, Michael P. D. Garratt, Luísa G. Carvalheiro, Claire Kremen, Carolina L. Morales, Christof Schüepp, Natacha P. Chacoff, Breno M. Freitas, Vesna Gagic, Andrea Holzschuh, Björn K. Klatt, Kristin M. Krewenka, Smitha Krishnan, Margaret M. Mayfield, Iris Motzke, Mark Otieno, Jessica Petersen, Simon G. Potts, Taylor H. Ricketts, Maj Rundlöf, Amber Sciligo, Palatty Allesh Sinu, Ingolf Steffan-Dewenter, Hisatomo Taki, Teja Tscharntke, Carlos H. Vergara, Blandina F. Viana, Michal Woyciechowski. 2015Journal of Applied Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12530.
Organic farming enhances parasitoid diversity at the local and landscape scalesDiego J. Incl.an, Pierfilippo Cerretti, Doreen Gabriel, Tim G. Benton, Steven M. Sait, William E. Kunin, Mark A. K. Gillespie and Lorenzo Marini 2015Journal of Applied Ecology 2015.
Landscape composition affects parasitoid spilloverDiego J. Inclán, Pierfilippo Cerretti, Lorenzo Marini 2015Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. Volume 208, 48–54
Delivery of crop pollination services is an insufficient argument for wild pollinator conservation

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David Kleijn, Rachael Winfree, Ignasi Bartomeus, Luísa G Carvalheiro, Mickaël Henry, Rufus Isaacs, Alexandra-Maria Klein, Claire Kremen, Leithen K M'Gonigle, Romina Rader, Taylor H Ricketts, Neal M Williams, Nancy Lee Adamson, John S Ascher, András Báldi, Péter Batáry, Faye Benjamin, Jacobus C Biesmeijer, Eleanor J Blitzer, Riccardo Bommarco et al. 2015Nature Communications 6, Article number: 7414
Crop management modifies the benefits of insect pollination in oilseed rape.Lorenzo Marini, Giovanni Tamburini, Edoardo Petrucco-Toffolo, Sandra A.M. Lindström, Federica Zanetti, Giuliano Mosca, Riccardo Bommarco 2015Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 207, 61-66. 
Testing scale-dependent effects of semi-naturalhabitats on farmland biodiversity.Matteo Dainese, Diego Inclán Luna, Tommaso Sitzia, and Lorenzo Marini 2015Ecological Applications, in press.
Ecological production functions for biological control services in agricultural landscapes.Jonsson M., R. Bommarco, B. Ekbom, H.G. Smith, J. Bengtsson, B. Caballero-Lopez, C. Winqvist, O. Olsson. 2014 Methods in ecology and evolution 5: 243-252
EU agricultural reform fails on biodiversity.Pe’er, G., Dicks, L.V., Visconti, P., Arlettaz, R., Báldi, A., Benton, T.G., Collins, S., Dieterich, M., Gregory, R.D., Hartig, F., Henle, K., Hobson, P.R., Kleijn, D., Neumann, R.K., Robijns, T., Schmidt, J., Shwartz, A., Sutherland, W.J., Turbe, A., Wulf, F. & Scott, A.V. 2014Science 344: 1090-1092
Ecological intensification: harnessing ecosystem services for food security.Bommarco, R., Kleijn, D. & Potts, S.G. 2013Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 28, 230-238
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Project Deliverables

 Deliverable Description
 Deliverable 1.1Database compiling above- and below-ground biodiversity data from previous projects.
 Deliverable 1.2Report on the relation between landscape structure, on-farm management and above-ground biodiversity.
 Deliverable 1.3Report on the relationship between landscape structure, on-farm management and below-ground biodiversity.
 Deliverable 1.4Identifying synergies and trade-offs between drivers promoting above- and below-ground biodiversity.
 Deliverable 2.1Report on delivery of multiple above. and below.ground ecosystem services across Europe.
 Deliverable 2.2
Understanding the importance of species identity and functional traits for below- and above-ground ecosystem functioning
 Deliverable 3.1
Report on the effectiveness of a range of on-field management practices
 Deliverable 3.2Report on the effectiveness of a range of landscape management practices.
 Deliverable 4.1Report on the development of production functions.
 Deliverable 5.1Report on farmer’s attitude towards on-site ecosystem services.
 Deliverable 5.2Report on economic models calibrated to case-study landscapes.
 Deliverable 5.3Report on income volatility in relation to biodiversity and ecosystem services.
 Deliverable 7.1Logo, website, introductory leaflet and newsletter and report on general communication and dissemination strategy.
 Deliverable 7.2Glossary of terms on ecosystem services in agriculture.
 Deliverable 7.3Three case studies of policy options to harness benefits of semi-natural areas.
 Deliverable 7.5Name of deliverable: Network of demonstration sitesset up across Europe.
 Deliverable 8.1General communication and dissemination strategy.
 Deliverable 8.2Advisory Board established.
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