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ARS scientists probe pollinator survival strategies

ARS Scientists Probe Pollinator Survival Strategies 06/23/2020 View as a webpage ARS News Service ARS Scientists Probe Pollinator Survival Strategies For media inquiries contact: Dennis O’Brien, 301-504-1624 June 23, 2020 Fargo, North Dakota, June 23 — Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have shed new light this spring on strategies used to ensure the survival of two very […]

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Major Honey Bee Health Problem with Particular Emphasis to Anti-Varroa Investigation of Propolis in Toke-Kutaye District, Ethiopia

American-Eurasian Journal of Scientific Research 11 (5): 320-331, 2016 ISSN 1818-6785 © IDOSI Publications, 2016 DOI: 10.5829/idosi.aejsr.2016.11.5.10418 Corresponding Author: Shimelis Mengistu, Haramaya University, College of Veterinary Medicine, P.O.Box: 138 Dire Dawa, Ethiopia. 320 Major Honey Bee Health Problem with Particular Emphasis to Anti-Varroa Investigation of Propolis in Toke-Kutaye District, Ethiopia Shimelis Mengistu, Yared Kebede and […]

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British Bee Veterinary Association – BSAVA Satellite Meeting

Wednesday 1st April 2020 ICC, Birmingham This will be the last pre-congress meeting in Birmingham, before the move to Manchester. The schedule outline is below; registration & coffee available from 9.30am, with the first speaker at 10am.   Excellent speakers from several different backgrounds and topics that will interest everyone. Guest speakers include Nicolas Vidal-Naquet, the […]

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Vomiting bumblebees show that sweeter is not necessarily better

Animal pollinators support the production of three-quarters of the world’s food crops, and many flowers produce nectar to reward the pollinators. A new study using bumblebees has found that the sweetest nectar is not necessarily the best: too much sugar slows down the bees. The results will inform breeding efforts to make crops more attractive […]

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Smart single mother bees learn from their neighbours

Solitary female bees inspect other nests for signs of danger before making decisions on where to build their own, a new London-based study suggests. The study, led by researchers at Queen Mary University of London, found the clever bees looked for signs of parasite infection in other species‘ nests and used this information to select a […]

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Researchers find bee species where males perform babysitting duties

  A team of researchers with Charles University and the Czech Academy of Science has discovered a species of bee where males guard a nest while females are off gathering food for their young. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the group describes their study of Ceratina nigrolabiata and what […]

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