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    Gonadotropic and Physiological Functions of Juvenile Hormone in Bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) Workers The evolution of advanced sociality in bees is associated with apparent modifications in juvenile hormone (JH) signaling. By contrast to most insects in which JH is a gonadotropin regulating...
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    The Ontogeny of Bumblebee Flight Trajectories: From Naïve Explorers to Experienced Foragers Understanding strategies used by animals to explore their landscape is essential to predict how they exploit patchy resources, and consequently how they are likely to respond to changes in resource...
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    Pollination Services Provided by Bees in Pumpkin Fields Supplemented with Either Apis mellifera or Bombus impatiens or Not Supplemented Concerns are mounting that the supply of A. mellifera for such services is declining [14], while the demand for pollination services across all pollinator...
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    Imported bumblebees pose 'parasite threat' to native beesBy Victoria Gill Science reporter, BBC News Between 40,000 and 50,000 bumblebee colonies are imported into the UK every year Bumblebees imported from Europe carry pathogens that pose a threat to native honeybees and bumblebees in...
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    Lack of Variation at Phosphoglucose Isomerase (Pgi) in Bumblebees: Implications for Conservation Genetics Studies A goal of modern conservation genetics is to address the extent to which adaptive variation, especially for loci where polymorphism should be maintained, is affected by the forces...
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    A Comparative Study of Relational Learning Capacity in Honeybees (Apis mellifera) and Stingless Bees (Melipona rufiventris) It has long been known that bees have an impressive capacity to learn and discriminate colors, shapes, patterns and odors [2]–[6]. These learning abilities have been...
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