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The role of Varroa and viral pathogens in the collapse of honeybee colonies: a modelling approach.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Martin, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ecto-parasitic mite Varroa destructor is a serious world-wide pest of the honeybee Apis mellifera and has being linked with the death of millions ...

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Long-term effects of antibiotic treatments on honeybee colony fitness: a modelling approach.

Published online: 20 Mar 2021

Authors: Bulson, L. & Becher, M. A. & McKinley, T. J. & Wilfert, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Gut microbiome disequilibrium is increasingly implicated in host fitness reductions, including for the economically important and disease-challenged w...

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Parasites and pesticides act antagonistically on honey bee health.

Published online: 20 May 2021

Authors: Bird, G. & Wilson, A. E. & Williams, G. R. & Hardy, N. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pesticides and parasites have each been linked to increased mortality in western honey bees (Apis mellifera). Currently, it is uncertain if one makes ...

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Transgenic virus resistance in cultivated squash affects pollinator behaviour.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Prendeville, H. R. & Pilson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two ecological risks associated with the use of transgenic crops are transgene movement into wild populations and effects on non-target organisms, suc...

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Flowers as dirty doorknobs: deformed wing virus transmitted between Apis mellifera and Bombus impatiens through shared flowers.

Published online: 04 Nov 2021

Authors: Burnham, P. A. & Alger, S. A. & Case, B. & Boncristiani, H. & Hébert-Dufresne, L. & Brody, A. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In light of bee declines, the importance of pollination services from managed and native bees to our agriculture and economy is of great political, sc...

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Industrial bees: the impact of apicultural intensification on local disease prevalence.

Published online: 01 Sep 2020

Authors: Bartlett, L. J. & Rozins, C. & Brosi, B. J. & Delaplane, K. S. & Roode, J. C. de & White, A. & Wilfert, L. & Boots, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is generally thought that the intensification of farming will result in higher disease prevalences, although there is little specific modelling tes...

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The Trojan hives: pollinator pathogens, imported and distributed in bumblebee colonies.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Graystock, P. & Yates, K. & Evison, S. E. F. & Darvill, B. & Goulson, D. & Hughes, W. O. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over a million commercially produced bumblebee colonies are imported annually on a global scale for the pollination of greenhouse crops. After importa...

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Towards a systems approach for understanding honeybee decline: a stocktaking and synthesis of existing models.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Becher, M. A. & Osborne, J. L. & Thorbek, P. & Kennedy, P. J. & Grimm, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The health of managed and wild honeybee colonies appears to have declined substantially in Europe and the United States over the last decade. Sustaina...

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Alternative pollinator taxa are equally efficient but not as effective as the honeybee in a mass flowering crop.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Rader, R. & Howlett, B. G. & Cunningham, S. A. & Westcott, D. A. & Newstrom-Lloyd, L. E. & Walker, M. K. & Teulon, D. A. J. & Edwards, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The honeybee Apis mellifera is currently in decline worldwide because of the combined impacts of Colony Collapse Disorder and the Varroa destructor mi...

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Impact of chronic exposure to a pyrethroid pesticide on bumblebees and interactions with a trypanosome parasite.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Baron, G. L. & Raine, N. E. & Brown, M. J. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bees are exposed to pesticides when foraging in agricultural areas and growing evidence suggests that such compounds can be harmful to managed and wil...

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