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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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The behaviour of bees visiting runner beans (Phaseolus multiflorus).

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Free, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is virtually the author's summary of this account of investigations on the pollination of runner beans (Phaseolus multiflorus[Phaseolus ...

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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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Identification and distribution of cross-pollinating honey-bees on almonds.

Published online: 20 Apr 1994

Authors: DeGrandi-Hoffman, G. & Thorp, R. & Loper, G. & Eisikowitch, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Foraging by honey bees was studied in 1988 and 1989 in an orchard containing 5 cross-pollinating varieties of almond (Prunus dulcis). Every foraging h...

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Monitoring of honey bee floral resources with pollen DNA metabarcoding as a complementary tool to vegetation surveys.

Published online: 24 Jan 2022

Authors: Milla, L. & Schmidt-Lebuhn, A. & Bovill, J. & Encinas-Viso, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Monitoring biodiversity is a growing and pressing challenge, particularly as climate change threatens species with extinction and leads to widespread ...

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Honeybee colony weight as an index of honey production and nectar flow: a critical evaluation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: McLellan, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Honeybee colony weight (C) was related to the weight of honey stored (H), but this relationship was not linear because of the increased population of ...

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The carry-over effects of pollen shortage decrease the survival of honeybee colonies in farmlands.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Requier, F. & Odoux, J. F. & Henry, M. & Bretagnolle, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many studies have reported honeybee colony losses in human-dominated landscapes. While bee floral food resources have been drastically reduced over pa...

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Pollination by wild bees yields larger strawberries than pollination by honey bees.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: MacInnis, G. & Forrest, J. R. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A diverse array of wild bee species may provide more effective pollination than the widely employed European honey bee (Apis mellifera L.). High speci...

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Pollination services provided to small and large highbush blueberry fields by wild and managed bees.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Isaacs, R. & Kirk, A. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plantings of pollinator-dependent crops vary from large, intensively managed fields to small fields that are managed less intensively, yet there is re...

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Growth and decline of honeybee colonies and inter-relationships of adult bees, brood, honey and pollen.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: McLellan, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mean adult bee populations were 18 000 in late May, 37 000 in early June and 13 000 in late September, while mean brood populations were 15 000 in lat...

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