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  1. Scientific Studies / CCD / Neonics
    “Up” or “down” that makes the difference. How giant honeybees (Apis dorsata) see the world Apis dorsata builds its large exposed comb high in trees or under ledges of high rocks. The “open” nest of A. dorsata, shielded (only!) by multiple layers of bees, is highly vulnerable to any kind of...
  2. Scientific Studies / CCD / Neonics
    Prospects of Apicultural Entrepreneurship in Coastal Districts of Eastern India: A Melissopalynological Evaluation A melissopalynological analysis of fifty-one natural honey samples (twenty four spring, fifteen summer and twelve winter) collected during 2010–2011 from two east-coastal...
  3. Alternative Pollinators
    Speeding Up Social Waves. Propagation Mechanisms of Shimmering in Giant Honeybees Shimmering is a defence behaviour in giant honeybees (Apis dorsata), whereby bees on the nest surface flip their abdomen upwards in a Mexican wave-like process. However, information spreads faster than can be...
  4. Alternative Pollinators
    Actually I'm in Nepal writing this post. Together with a gruop of researchers lead by Austrian scientist Prof. Dr. Gerald Kastberger from Graz University we're examining the "Communication and defense behaviour of Asian Giant Honeybee Apis dorsata in Nepal". Gerald Kastberger published the...
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