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The loss of wildflowers could be a bigger threat to bee populations than climate change, but stress management could help save these essential pollinators, according to the researchers behind a pair of recently-published studies.
Feeding honey bees a natural diet of pollen makes them significantly more resistant to pesticides than feeding them an artificial diet, according to a team of researchers, who also found that pesticide exposure causes changes in expression of genes that are sensitive to diet and nutrition.
Roadmap Lays Out Comprehensive Approach to Tackling Top Four Issues Impacting Honey Bee Health Keystone, Colorado (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The Honey
New survey finds the majority of Americans are unfamiliar with bee colony loss or how they can help SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash., Oct.
When researchers studying several bird-pollinated species of Impatiens flowers in the mountains of western Cameroon noticed one with an odd, upwardly curving nectar spur, they couldn't imagine how any sunbird could ever sip from it.
While honeybees may be best known as producers of honey and beeswax useful for candles and seals, experts from the University of Arizona want to remind you that the insects play an important role in the agriculture industry.
But These Bees Were Invited to Stay, as Environmentally Friendly Guests of the New Mexico Resort Santa
A small tree or shrub found in mountainous Central and South American rainforests has a most unusual relationship with the birds that pollinate its flowers, according to a study reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on July 3.
Scientists have discovered how a bloodsucking parasite has transformed Deformed Wing Virus (DWV) into one of the biggest threats facing UK honeybees.
Orchids (Orchidaceae family) are among the largest and most diverse of the flowering plant (angiosperm) families. There are over 800 described genera and 25,000 (some sources give 30,000) species, and perhaps another 60,000 hybrids and cultivars produced by horticulturalists. The Kew World Checklist of Orchids includes about 24,000 accepted species and about 800 new species are added each year. Orchids, through their floral complexity and their interactions with pollinators and their...
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