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  • Phylogenetics of paclitaxel biosynthesis genes in Taxus baccata, Taxus hybrids and allies 

    COUGHLAN, PATRICIA (Trinity College Dublin. School of Natural Sciences. Discipline of Botany, 2020)
    Taxus L. is a genus of trees and shrubs with high value in horticulture,and in medicine as a source of the anticancer drug Paclitaxel. The taxonomy of the group is highly complex due to the lack of diagnostic morphological ...
  • Local-scale tree and shrub diversity improves pollination services to shea trees in tropical West African parklands 

    Stout, Jane; Delaney, Aoife; Dembele, Assita; Nombré, Issa; Gnane Lirasse, Franck; Marshall, Elaine; Nana, Adama; Vickery, Juliet; Tayleur, Catherine (2020)
    Shea Vitellaria paradoxa trees bear fruit and seeds of considerable economic, nutritional and cultural value in the African Sudano‐Sahelian zone. In much of West Africa, shea exists within an agroforestry system referred ...
  • Endophytic diversity of Fraxinus excelsior L. (European Ash) and its interaction with the dieback pathogen Hymenoscyphus fraxineus 

    LAHIRI, ANINDITA (Trinity College Dublin. School of Natural Sciences. Discipline of Botany, 2020)
    European ash, Fraxinus excelsior, has huge economic and environmental value on the island of Ireland for forestry and ecosystem services. Given the rapid spread of Hymenoscyphus fraxineus, ash dieback disease, since its ...
  • Fungicides, herbicides and bees: A systematic review of existing research and methods 

    Stout, Jane; Cullen, Merissa G.; Thompson, Linzi J.; Carolan, James C.; Stanley, Dara A. (Public Library of Science, 2019)
    Bees and the pollination services they deliver are beneficial to both food crop production, and for reproduction of many wild plant species. Bee decline has stimulated widespread interest in assessing hazards and risks to ...
  • A critical analysis of the potential for EU Common Agricultural Policy measures to support wild pollinators on farmland 

    Stout, Jane; Cole, Lorna J.; Kleijn, David; Dicks, Lynn V.; Potts, Simon G.; Albrecht, Matthias; Balzan, Mario V.; Bartomeus, Ignasi; Bebeli, Penelope J.; Bevk, Danilo; Biesmeijer, Jacobus C.; Chlebo, Róbert; Dautartė, Anželika; Emmanouil, Nikolaos; Hartfield, Chris; Holland, John M.; Holzschuh, Andrea; Knoben, Nieke T.J.; Kovács-Hostyánski, Anikó; Mandelik, Yael; Panou, Heleni; Paxton, Robert J.; Petanidou, Theodora; Pinheiro de Carvalho, Miguel A.A.; Rundlöf, Maj; Sarthou, Jean-Pierre; Stavrinides, Menelaos; Suso, Maria Jose; Szentgyörgyi, Hajnalka; Vaissière, Bernard E.; Varnava, Androulla; Vilà, Montserrat; Zemeckis, Romualdas; Scheper, Jeroen (2020)
    1. Agricultural intensification and associated loss of high-quality habitats are key drivers of insect pollinator declines. With the aim of decreasing the environmental impact of agriculture, the 2014 EU Common Agricultural ...

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