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  1. Scientific Studies / CCD / Neonics
    The Potential Influence of Bumble Bee Visitation on Foraging Behaviors and Assemblages of Honey Bees on Squash Flowers in Highland Agricultural Ecosystems Bee species interactions can benefit plant pollination through synergistic effects and complementary effects, or can be of detriment to plant...
  2. Alternative Pollinators
    Bumblebee Pupae Contain High Levels of Aluminium The causes of declines in bees and other pollinators remains an on-going debate. While recent attention has focussed upon pesticides, other environmental pollutants have largely been ignored. Aluminium is the most significant environmental...
  3. Alternative Pollinators
    First Detection of the Larval Chalkbrood Disease Pathogen Ascosphaera apis (Ascomycota: Eurotiomycetes: Ascosphaerales) in Adult Bumble Bees Fungi in the genus Ascosphaera (Ascomycota: Eurotiomycetes: Ascosphaerales) cause chalkbrood disease in larvae of bees. Here, we report the first-ever...
  4. Alternative Pollinators
    Endangered species vanishing without explanation vancouversun.com Sun Aug 19 2012 Byline: Margaret Munro TORONTO - Sheila Colla wades into the pye weeds, her net swooping over the pink flowers. "This is bumble bee heaven," she says, as she catches a bee and nudges it from the net into a small...
  5. Alternative Pollinators
    Bombus pennsylvanicus, the American Bumble Bee. They are fun to watch, but can and will sting multiple times to defend their nest if provoked. Here are some great resources: http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/misc/bees/bumble_bees.htm http://bugguide.net/node/view/65631#id...
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