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Over a million commercially produced bumblebee colonies are imported annually on a global scale for the pollination of greenhouse crops. After importa...Read more
Despite the crucial importance of biotic pollination for many crops, land managers rarely monitor the levels of crop pollination needed to guide farmi...Read more
When about 10% of crops of sweet cherry, kale, field bean and red clover were in flower, colonies were moved to sites either in the crop or at some di...Read more
This paper summarizes the results of a study conducted in Argentina, which introduced honeybee (Apis mellifera) hives and colonies of the native black...Read more
It is generally thought that the intensification of farming will result in higher disease prevalences, although there is little specific modelling tes...Read more
The contents of pollen traps on two hives in Midlothian, Scotland, were analysed for 3 seasons, and in the 4th season the study was extended to 4 hive...Read more
Pollen was transferred from the body of one honeybee to another as they brushed against each other inside the hive. Much of the pollen on the bodies o...Read more
Animal trade, such as birds, mammals and reptiles, is a common human activity. Among insects, few are as charismatic as bees. Their hives are commonly...Read more
The management of crops outside the regular cropping calendar can improve profits when supply is low and prices are high, but we do not know how induc...Read more
Monitoring biodiversity is a growing and pressing challenge, particularly as climate change threatens species with extinction and leads to widespread ...Read more