Jennifer Swain

NameJennifer Swain
Job titleScientific Specialist - Ecology
Email addressjennifer.swain@rothamsted.ac.uk
DepartmentBiointeractions and Crop Protection
Research clusterBCP: Pest-Host Interactions
Preferred citationSwain, J. L.
OfficeHarpenden

Research outputs

Oilseed rape (Brassica napus) as a resource for farmland insect pollinators: quantifying floral traits in conventional varieties and breeding systems

Carruthers, J. M., Cook, S. M., Wright, G. A., Osborne, J. L., Clark, S. J., Swain, J. L. and Haughton, A. J. 2017. Oilseed rape (Brassica napus) as a resource for farmland insect pollinators: quantifying floral traits in conventional varieties and breeding systems. GCB Bioenergy. 9 (8), pp. 1370-1379.

Flight performance of actively foraging honey bees is reduced by a common pathogen

Wells, T., Wolf, S., Nicholls, E., Groll, H., Lim, K. S., Clark, S. J., Swain, J. L., Osborne, J. L. and Haughton, A. J. 2016. Flight performance of actively foraging honey bees is reduced by a common pathogen. Environmental Microbiology Reports. 8 (5), pp. 728-737.

The effects of Nosema ceranae on honey bee flight distance

Wells, T., Nicholls, B., Wolf, S., Groll, H., Lim, K. S., Clark, S. J., Swain, J. L., Osborne, J. L. and Haughton, A. J. 2015. The effects of Nosema ceranae on honey bee flight distance. BBKA.

Honeybees use a Levy flight search strategy and odour-mediated anemotaxis to relocate food sources

Reynolds, A. M., Swain, J. L., Smith, A. D., Martin, A. P. and Osborne, J. L. 2009. Honeybees use a Levy flight search strategy and odour-mediated anemotaxis to relocate food sources. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 64, pp. 115-123.

Bumblebee flight distances in relation to the forage landscape

Osborne, J. L., Martin, A. P., Carreck, N. L., Swain, J. L., Knight, M. E., Goulson, D., Hale, R. J. and Sanderson, R. A. 2008. Bumblebee flight distances in relation to the forage landscape. Journal of Animal Ecology. 77 (2), pp. 406-415.

Factors affecting cross-pollination in oilseed rape growing under UK conditions. Final report on project RG0125 to Defra and SEERAD, January 2007

Squire, G. R., Cullen, D., Ford, L., Mcnicol, J. W., Ramsay, G., Scrimgeour, C., Young, M. W., Osborne, J. L., Jacobs, J. H., Lutman, P. J., Swain, J. L., Boffey, C. W. H., Daniels, R. E., Allnutt, T., Henry, C., Kilpatrick, J. B., Shearan, A., Kightley, S. and Sweet, J. B. 2007. Factors affecting cross-pollination in oilseed rape growing under UK conditions. Final report on project RG0125 to Defra and SEERAD, January 2007.

A modular system for trapping and mass-marking bumblebees: applications for studying food choice and foraging range

Martin, A. P., Carreck, N. L., Swain, J. L., Goulson, D., Knight, M. E., Hale, R. J., Sanderson, R. A. and Osborne, J. L. 2006. A modular system for trapping and mass-marking bumblebees: applications for studying food choice and foraging range. Apidologie. 37, pp. 341-350.

Factors affecting cross-pollination in oilseed rape varieties, particularly of low male fertility, growing under typical UK conditions. 3rd Annual report for period 1 November 2004 to 31 October 2005 on project RG0125 sponsored by Defra and SEERAD

Squire, G. R., Allnut, T., Anderson, J., Boffey, C., Cullen, D., Ford, L., Henry, C., Hodder, K., Kightley, S., Kilpatrick, J., Lutman, P. J. W., McCartney, H. A., Mcmillan, J., Mcnicol, J., Osborne, J. L., Perry, J. N., Pratt, C., Ramsay, G., Shearan, A., Swain, J. L., Sweet, J., Thomas, J., Weekes, R. and Young, M. 2005. Factors affecting cross-pollination in oilseed rape varieties, particularly of low male fertility, growing under typical UK conditions. 3rd Annual report for period 1 November 2004 to 31 October 2005 on project RG0125 sponsored by Defra and SEERAD.

Investigations into the exploitation of heterogeneous soils by Lupinus albus L. and L. pilosus Murr. and the effect upon plant growth

Kerley, S. J., Leach, J. E., Swain, J. L. and Huyghe, C. 2000. Investigations into the exploitation of heterogeneous soils by Lupinus albus L. and L. pilosus Murr. and the effect upon plant growth. Plant and Soil. 222 (1-2), pp. 241-253.

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