CropPol:A dynamic, open and global database on crop pollination

Allen‐Perkins, Alfonso and Magrach, Ainhoa and Dainese, Matteo and Garibaldi, Lucas A. and Kleijn, David and Rader, Romina and Reilly, James R. and Winfree, Rachael and Lundin, Ola and McGrady, Carley M. and Brittain, Claire and Biddinger, David J. and Artz, Derek R. and Elle, Elizabeth and Hoffman, George and Ellis, James D. and Daniels, Jaret and Gibbs, Jason and Campbell, Joshua W. and Brokaw, Julia and Wilson, Julianna K. and Mason, Keith and Ward, Kimiora L. and Gundersen, Knute B. and Bobiwash, Kyle and Gut, Larry and Rowe, Logan M. and Boyle, Natalie K. and Williams, Neal M. and Joshi, Neelendra K. and Rothwell, Nikki and Gillespie, Robert L. and Isaacs, Rufus and Fleischer, Shelby J. and Peterson, Stephen S. and Rao, Sujaya and Pitts‐Singer, Theresa L. and Fijen, Thijs and Boreux, Virginie and Rundlöf, Maj and Viana, Blandina Felipe and Klein, Alexandra‐Maria and Smith, Henrik G. and Bommarco, Riccardo and Carvalheiro, Luísa G. and Ricketts, Taylor H. and Ghazoul, Jaboury and Krishnan, Smitha and Benjamin, Faye E. and Loureiro, João and Castro, Sílvia and Raine, Nigel E. and Groot, Gerard Arjen and Horgan, Finbarr G. and Hipólito, Juliana and Smagghe, Guy and Meeus, Ivan and Eeraerts, Maxime and Potts, Simon G. and Kremen, Claire and García, Daniel and Miñarro, Marcos and Crowder, David W. and Pisanty, Gideon and Mandelik, Yael and Vereecken, Nicolas J. and Leclercq, Nicolas and Weekers, Timothy and Lindstrom, Sandra A. M. and Stanley, Dara A. and Zaragoza‐Trello, Carlos and Nicholson, Charlie C. and Scheper, Jeroen and Rad, Carlos and Marks, Evan A. N. and Mota, Lucie and Danforth, Bryan and Park, Mia and Bezerra, Antônio Diego M. and Freitas, Breno M. and Mallinger, Rachel E. and Oliveira da Silva, Fabiana and Willcox, Bryony and Ramos, Davi L. and D. da Silva e Silva, Felipe and Lázaro, Amparo and Alomar, David and González‐Estévez, Miguel A. and Taki, Hisatomo and Cariveau, Daniel P. and Garratt, Michael P. D. and Nabaes Jodar, Diego N. and Stewart, Rebecca I. A. and Ariza, Daniel and Pisman, Matti and Lichtenberg, Elinor M. and Schüepp, Christof and Herzog, Felix and Entling, Martin H. and Dupont, Yoko L. and Michener, Charles D. and Daily, Gretchen C. and Ehrlich, Paul R. and Burns, Katherine L. W. and Vilà, Montserrat and Robson, Andrew and Howlett, Brad and Blechschmidt, Leah and Jauker, Frank and Schwarzbach, Franziska and Nesper, Maike and Diekötter, Tim and Wolters, Volkmar and Castro, Helena and Gaspar, Hugo and Nault, Brian A. and Badenhausser, Isabelle and Petersen, Jessica D. and Tscharntke, Teja and Bretagnolle, Vincent and Willis Chan, D. Susan and Chacoff, Natacha and Andersson, Georg K. S. and Jha, Shalene and Colville, Jonathan F. and Veldtman, Ruan and Coutinho, Jeferson and Bianchi, Felix J. J. A. and Sutter, Louis and Albrecht, Matthias and Jeanneret, Philippe and Zou, Yi and Averill, Anne L. and Saez, Agustin and Sciligo, Amber R. and Vergara, Carlos H. and Bloom, Elias H. and Oeller, Elisabeth and Badano, Ernesto I. and Loeb, Gregory M. and Grab, Heather and Ekroos, Johan and Gagic, Vesna and Cunningham, Saul A. and Åström, Jens and Cavigliasso, Pablo and Trillo, Alejandro and Classen, Alice and Mauchline, Alice L. and Montero‐Castaño, Ana and Wilby, Andrew and Woodcock, Ben A. and Sidhu, C. Sheena and Steffan‐Dewenter, Ingolf and Vogiatzakis, Ioannis N. and Herrera, José M. and Otieno, Mark and Gikungu, Mary W. and Cusser, Sarah J. and Nauss, Thomas and Nilsson, Lovisa and Knapp, Jessica and Ortega‐Marcos, Jorge J. and González, José A. and Osborne, Juliet L. and Blanche, Rosalind and Shaw, Rosalind F. and Hevia, Violeta and Stout, Jane and Arthur, Anthony D. and Blochtein, Betina and Szentgyorgyi, Hajnalka and Li, Jin and Mayfield, Margaret M. and Woyciechowski, Michał and Nunes‐Silva, Patrícia and Halinski de Oliveira, Rosana and Henry, Steve and Simmons, Benno I. and Dalsgaard, Bo and Hansen, Katrine and Sritongchuay, Tuanjit and O'Reilly, Alison D. and Chamorro García, Fermín José and Nates Parra, Guiomar and Magalhães Pigozo, Camila and Bartomeus, Ignasi (2022) CropPol:A dynamic, open and global database on crop pollination. Ecology, 103 (3). ISSN 0012-9658

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Seventy five percent of the world's food crops benefit from insect pollination. Hence, there has been increased interest in how global change drivers impact this critical ecosystem service. Because standardized data on crop pollination are rarely available, we are limited in our capacity to understand the variation in pollination benefits to crop yield, as well as to anticipate changes in this service, develop predictions, and inform management actions. Here, we present CropPol, a dynamic, open, and global database on crop pollination. It contains measurements recorded from 202 crop studies, covering 3,394 field observations, 2,552 yield measurements (i.e., berry mass, number of fruits, and fruit density [kg/ha], among others), and 47,752 insect records from 48 commercial crops distributed around the globe. CropPol comprises 32 of the 87 leading global crops and commodities that are pollinator dependent. Malus domestica is the most represented crop (32 studies), followed by Brassica napus (22 studies), Vaccinium corymbosum (13 studies), and Citrullus lanatus (12 studies). The most abundant pollinator guilds recorded are honey bees (34.22% counts), bumblebees (19.19%), flies other than Syrphidae and Bombyliidae (13.18%), other wild bees (13.13%), beetles (10.97%), Syrphidae (4.87%), and Bombyliidae (0.05%). Locations comprise 34 countries distributed among Europe (76 studies), North America (60), Latin America and the Caribbean (29), Asia (20), Oceania (10), and Africa (7). Sampling spans three decades and is concentrated on 2001–2005 (21 studies), 2006–2010 (40), 2011–2015 (88), and 2016–2020 (50). This is the most comprehensive open global data set on measurements of crop flower visitors, crop pollinators and pollination to date, and we encourage researchers to add more datasets to this database in the future. This data set is released for non-commercial use only. Credits should be given to this paper (i.e., proper citation), and the products generated with this database should be shared under the same license terms (CC BY-NC-SA).

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