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  1. Scientific Studies / CCD / Neonics
    Honey Bees (Apis mellifera, L.) as Active Samplers of Airborne Particulate Matter Honey bees (Apis mellifera L.) are bioindicators of environmental pollution levels. During their wide-ranging foraging activity, these hymenopterans are exposed to pollutants, thus becoming a useful tool to trace...
  2. Scientific Studies / CCD / Neonics
    Can We Disrupt the Sensing of Honey Bees by the Bee Parasite Varroa destructor? Abstract Background The ectoparasitic mite, Varroa destructor, is considered to be one of the most significant threats to apiculture around the world. Chemical cues are known to play a significant role in the...
  3. Bee Forum
    Flower Volatiles, Crop Varieties and Bee Responses Volatile compounds emitted by crop flowers mediate plant-pollinator interactions, but differences between crop varieties are still little explored. Since quality and quantity of marketable fruits depend on optimal pollination, a better...
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