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Can commercially imported bumble bees out-compete their native conspecifics?

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Ings, T. C. & Ward, N. L. & Chittka, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although invasive species are major topics of research, little consideration has been given to the implications of introducing non-native subspecies o...

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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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Introduced plague lessens the effects of an herbivorous rodent on grassland vegetation.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Hartley, L. M. & Detling, J. K. & Savage, L. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plague, introduced from Eurasia around 1900, today affects many animal species in the western part of North America, including black-tailed prairie do...

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Urban heavy metal contamination limits bumblebee colony growth.

Published online: 06 Dec 2020

Authors: Sivakoff, F. S. & Prajzner, S. P. & Gardiner, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Post-industrial shrinking cities contain abundant vacant land and are increasingly recognized for their pollinator conservation potential. At the same...

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What limits bumblebee populations on farmland?

Published online: 27 Apr 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Blog

This paper quantifies the landscape composition, seasonal nectar and pollen supply and Bombus terrestris colony density of 12 farms in southwest UK to...

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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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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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Bumble-BEEHAVE: a systems model for exploring multifactorial causes of bumblebee decline at individual, colony, population and community level.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Becher, M. A. & Twiston-Davies, G. & Penny, T. D. & Goulson, D. & Rotheray, E. L. & Osborne, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

World-wide declines in pollinators, including bumblebees, are attributed to a multitude of stressors such as habitat loss, resource availability, emer...

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Influence of combined pesticide and parasite exposure on bumblebee colony traits in the laboratory.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Fauser-Misslin, A. & Sadd, B. M. & Neumann, P. & Sandrock, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollinating insects provide vital ecosystem services of enormous importance for economies and biodiversity. Yet, there is a concerning global trend of...

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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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