Conclusions

The available evidence suggests significant levels of predation on pollinators. Hence the effect of predation risk should be integrated into future studies on pollinator behavior and pollinator-plant ecology and evolution. Currently, there are only few detailed accounts on attack and predation rates on pollinators, so further quantitative studies will be useful. Perhaps more important would be studies evaluating how predation affects pollinator behavior and plants. Throughout this chapter, I presented numerous ideas for the necessary experiments.

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