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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 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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Community-based approach to sustainable stingless beekeeping in Sorsogon, Philippines.

Published online: 12 Jun 2019

Authors: Jovillano-Mostoles, M. D.

Content type: Bulletin

Stingless beekeeping technology as an alternative livelihood in the Bicol region involves hunters, beekeepers, and assemblers of bee products. However...

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The relative success of Africanized and European honey-bees over a range of life-zones in Costa Rica.

Published online: 27 Feb 1993

Authors: Spivak, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The reproductive success and biology of Africanized (A) and European (E) honeybees (Apis mellifera) were compared for a year (1984-86) over 3 life-zon...

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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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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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Organic farming positively affects honeybee colonies in a flower-poor period in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 31 Aug 2020

Authors: Wintermantel, D. & Odoux, J. F. & Chadœuf, J. & Bretagnolle, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conventional farming has been implicated in global biodiversity and pollinator declines and organic farming is often regarded as a more ecological alt...

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Dandelion as a competitor to fruit trees for bee visits.

Published online: 05 Mar 1968

Authors: Free, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Honey-bee colonies in fruit orchards (apple and plum) often collect much dandelion pollen. Bees visiting dandelion become conditioned to it and, even ...

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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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Improving spatial arrangement of honeybee colonies to avoid pollination shortfall and depressed fruit set.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Cunningham, S. A. & Fournier, A. & Neave, M. J. & Feuvre, D. le

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination shortfalls affect yield of many crops, and the use of managed honeybee colonies is a common practice for addressing the problem. However, ...

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