Environmental threats put bumblebee queens under pressure

It is a sure sign that spring is in the air: The sight of a bumblebee queen buzzing around spring flowers on a sunny day. But sometimes, when she is flying around, she is actually not looking for flowers, but on the hunt for a good place to build a nest.

Environmental threats put bumblebee queens under pressure

Spring is a busy time for bumblebee queens.

Tue 12 Jun 18 from Phys.org

Environmental threats put bumblebee queens under pressure, Wed 13 Jun 18 from ScienceDaily

Environmental threats put bumblebee queens under pressure, Tue 12 Jun 18 from Eurekalert

Scandinavian bumblebees survive by incubating their eggs

It is a sure sign that spring is in the air: The sight of a bumblebee queen buzzing around spring flowers on a sunny day. But sometimes, when she is flying around, she is actually not looking ...

Mon 11 Jun 18 from Phys.org

Insecticides and low floral diversity are driving bumblebees into the ground

Each year, queens have to re-establish their colonies. Human activity, however, is making it very hard for them to do so.

Thu 14 Jun 18 from ZME Science

Essential Pollinators Negatively Impacted by Insecticide, Poor Diet

NewsNew research has found that queen bumblebees are experiencing significant consequences due to exposure to insecticide and a poor, non-diverse diet.Staff Author: Amanda HollenbeckTopics: Ethology

Thu 14 Jun 18 from Laboratory Equipment

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