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Important bee plants for stingless bees (Melipona and Trigonini) and Africanized honeybees (Apis mellifera) in neotropical habitats: a review.
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Utilization of floral resources by species of Melipona (Apidae, Meliponinae): floral preferences
The diversity of pollen collected by Melipona spp. in two communities in southern Brazil was evaluated. The data were compared with those obtained by other researchers in the neotropics. The mainExpand
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Stingless bees and mass flowering trees in the canopy of Atlantic Forest: a tight relationship
As pequenas abelhas sem ferrao ou meliponineos (Apidae, Hymenoptera) representam cerca de 70% de todas as abelhas em atividade nas flores em uma area de Floresta Tropical Atlântica. Alem disso,Expand
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Pollen harvest by africanized Apis mellifera and Trigona spinipes in São Paulo botanical and ecological views
During one year, monthly samples of pollen were taken from one colony of Apis mellifera and one colony of Trigona spinipes. A great number of pollen types was observed in each of the samplesExpand
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Dinâmica de uso de fontes de pólen por Melipona scutellaris Latreille (Hymenoptera: Apidae): uma análise comparativa com Apis mellifera L. (Hymenoptera: Apidae), no Domínio Tropical Atlântico
Generalist foraging behavior among stingless bees is accepted but untested, as well as the subsidiary hypothesis of floral preferences in the genus Melipona. Here we analyzed those hypothesesExpand
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During 1981, monthly samples of pollen and honey were taken from the food stores of three colonies of Plebeia remola Holmberg. The pollen samples contained pollen grains from 64 plant species,Expand
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Biologia reprodutiva de espécies simpátricas de Malpighiaceae em dunas costeiras da Bahia, Brasil
The reproductive biology of five sympatric species of Malpighiaceae was studied in the coastal dunes of the Abaete Environmental Protection area, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil (12o56’ S and 38o20’ W) fromExpand
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137Cs, 226, 228Ra, 210Pb and 40K concentrations in Antarctic soil, sediment and selected moss and lichen samples
Abstract During the summers of 1986, 1988 and 1992, soil, sediment, lichen and moss samples were collected near the Brazilian Antarctic station, Comandante Ferraz, King George Island, South ShetlandExpand
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Pollen harvest by stingless bee foragers ( hymenoptera, apidae, meliponinae )
Abstract Data on pollen load capacity and flower constancy are discussed for nine stingless bee species. The foragers present high levels of flower constancy and often visit only one flower type (onExpand
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Xylocopa (Monoxylocopa) abbreviata Hurd & Moure (Hymenoptera: Apidae) e Encholirium spectabile (Bromeliaceae): uma associação estreita no semi-árido do Brasil tropical
Females of Xylocopa (Monoxylocopa) abbreviata Hurd & Moure build their nests in the flower stalks of Encholirium spectabile (Bromeliaceae). This bromeliad grows clumped on rock outcrops exposed toExpand
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