God Save the Queens: Assessing bumble bee conservation from a life cycle perspective

Dorian, Nicholas
2016

Bumble bee populations are in decline, despite efforts to provide abundant floral resources. A lack of knowledge about population dynamics at the colony level, specifically the dynamics of overwinter survival and colony establishment by queens, may mean that conservation efforts are misguided. I explore these two early life stages in an experimental and theoretical framework. My first chapter asks... read more

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Undergraduate honors theses
Subjects
Bumblebees--Conservation.
Bee culture--Queen rearing.
Tufts University. Department of Biology.
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http://hdl.handle.net/10427/009562
ID: tufts:sd.0000385
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