Bees
Bees required to create an excellent blueberry crop  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Getting an excellent rabbiteye blueberry harvest requires helpful pollinators -- particularly native southeastern blueberry bees -- although growers can bring in managed honey bees to do the job. This is especially true... more
Bees required to create an excellent blueberry crop  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Getting an excellent rabbiteye blueberry harvest requires helpful pollinators—particularly native southeastern blueberry bees—although growers can bring in managed honey bees to do the job, according to Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists. more
To help the bees, protect the prairie  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
California almond farmers who depend on commercial bee hives to pollinate their lucrative crops would benefit from increased efforts to protect essential bee foraging territory in northern prairie states, according a University of California,... more
Migratory hoverflies 'key' as many insects decline  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Migratory hoverflies are 'key' to pollination and controlling crop pests amid the decline of many other insect species, new research shows. more
Migratory hoverflies 'key' as many insects decline  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Migratory hoverflies are "key" to pollination and controlling crop pests amid the decline of many other insect species, new research shows. more
Pollen collected by US honey bees in urban settings shows dramatic seasonal variation  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
The diversity and availability of pollen foraged by honey bees across urban and suburban areas in the US varies drastically with the... more
Pollen collected by US honey bees in urban settings shows dramatic seasonal variation  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
The diversity and availability of pollen foraged by honey bees across urban and suburban areas in the US varies drastically with the... more
Bees can link symbols to numbers, study finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
We know bees get the concept of zero and can do basic math. Now researchers have discovered they may also be capable of connecting symbols to numbers. It's a finding that sheds... more
Honey bee colonies down by 16 percent  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
An international survey finds that the number of honey bee colonies fell by 16 percent in the winter of 2017-18 across 38 countries. more
Honey bee colonies down by 16%  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The number of honey bee colonies fell by 16 percent in the winter of 2017-18, according to an international study led by the University of Strathclyde. more
We taught bees a simple number language—and they got it  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Most children learn that written numbers represent quantities in pre-school or junior primary school. more
Bees can link symbols to numbers, study finds  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
We've learned bees can understand zero and do basic math, and now a new study shows their tiny insect brains may be capable of connecting symbols to numbers. more
A combination of insecticides and mites weakens honeybees  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Today, scientists at the Institute of Bee Health of the University of Bern and the honeybee research association COLOSS have published an article in the peer-reviewed journal Scientific Reports that shows a... more
A combination of agrochemicals shortens the life of bees, study shows  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A new study by Brazilian biologists suggests that the effect of pesticides on bees could be worse than previously thought. Even when used at a level... more
Domino effect of species extinctions also damages biodiversity  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The mutual dependencies of many plant species and their pollinators mean that the negative effects of climate change are exacerbated. The total number of species threatened with extinction is therefore considerably higher... more
Domino effect of species extinctions also damages biodiversity  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The mutual dependencies of many plant species and their pollinators mean that the negative effects of climate change are exacerbated. As UZH researchers show, the total number of species threatened with extinction... more
Save the bees (and time and money) by creating a bee lawn  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Flowering "bee lawns" that attract pollinators are a compromise between fastidious turf management and the more casual yard approach. They add biodiversity to the... more
Researchers discover new transportation route for plant volatile compounds  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Flowers use volatile compounds called terpenes to communicate with and protect themselves from the outside world. The aromas produced welcome pollinators while warding off pests and disease. more
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