Solitary bees face different—and less well-understood—challenges from pesticide exposure than their colony-dwelling honey bee cousins. A pair of entomologists encourage colleagues to dedicate more research to these important pollinators.
Queens of bumble bee Bombus impatiens that encounter imidacloprid in their spring foraging period delay nest initiation and brood emergence
By Paul H. Williams, Jiaxing Huang, and Jiandong An Bumble bees are well known for being among the most important pollinators in the world’s north-temperate regions. Perhaps more surprisingly, half […]
When most people think about bee pollinators in U.S. agriculture, they probably think of honey bees. However, bumble bees can also be used, especially in green houses where crops like […]