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Global meliponiculture: challenges and opportunities
Stingless bees are social bees that live in tropical and subtropical areas of the world. All species produce honey, which has been appreciated by humans since ancient times. Here, the generalExpand
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Summary for policymakers of the assessment report of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) on pollinators, pollination and food production
The thematic assessment of pollinators, pollination and food production carried out under the auspices of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services aims toExpand
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Continuous Extrusion Using a Raker Perkins MP50 (Multipurpose) Extruder
The Baker Perkins MP50 mixer/extruder has been used to produce paracetamol extrudates with a high drug loading. The extrudate had a high incidence of defects (ie surface roughness and sharkExpand
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A taxonomic revision of the southern African species of dauber bees in the genus Megachile Latreille (Apoidea: Megachilidae)
The five dauber subgenera of Megachile that occur in southern Africa are revised. They are: Gronoceras, Maximegachile, Callomegachile, Chalicodoma and Pseudomegachile. This group comprises 43 validExpand
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A taxonomic revision of the southern African species of the subgenus Creightonella Cockerell (Apoidea: Megachilidae: Megachile Latreille)
The southern African species of Megachile (Creightonella) are revised. Twelve valid species are recognised, one of whichis new, Megachile serrula sp. n., and four are only known from the female. TenExpand
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PRIORITIES FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE MANAGEMENT OF POLLINATION SERVICES FOR AGRICULTURE IN AFRICA
It is increasingly recognized that a sustainable future for agriculture must build on ecosystem services. Pollination is an important ecosystem service in all agroecosystems. In much of Africa theExpand
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Crops, Browse and Pollinators in Africa
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Insights into 260 years of taxonomic research gained from the Catalogue of Afrotropical Bees
We analysed country-scale distribution records of solitary bees (i.e. excluding Apismellifera) in countries in the Afrotropical Region, excluding the southern Arabian Peninsula and Socotra. AlthoughExpand