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Aggressive foraging of social bees as a mechanism of floral resource partitioning in an Asian tropical rainforest
Abstract Interference competition by aggressive foraging often explains resource partitioning, but mechanisms contributing to partitioning have rarely been studied in Asian social bee guilds.Expand
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Seasonality and vertical structure of light-attracted insect communities in a dipterocarp forest in Sarawak
Nocturnal flying insects were collected monthly for 13 months using ultra violet light-traps set at various vertical levels in a weakly-seasonal, tropical lowland dipterocarp forest in Sarawak,Expand
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Thrips Cross‐Pollination of Popowia pisocarpa (Annonaceae) in a Lowland Dipterocarp Forest in Sarawak1
This paper reports thrips (Thysanoptera) cross-pollination in the primitive angiosperm, Popowia pisocarpa (Annonaceae), in lowland rain forest of Sarawak, Malaysia. Flowers of 1? pisocarpa have aExpand
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Foraging behavior of individual workers and foraging dynamics of colonies of three Sumatran stingless bees
The foraging behavior of three stingless bees,Trigona (Tetragonula) minangkabau, T. (Trigonella) moorei andT. (Heterotrigona) itama, was studied to describe patterns of resource harvest in disturbedExpand
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Phenology of a common roadside fig in Sarawak
The phenology of a dioecious fig (Ficus fulva, Reinw. ex Bl.; 25 female, 26 male trees) was studied at Lambir Hills National Park, Sarawak. Dioecious fig phenology provides an excellent opportunityExpand
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Insect-flower Relationship in the Primary Beech Forest of Ashu, Kyoto : An Overview of the Flowering Phenology and the Seasonal Pattern of Insect Visits
In 1984-1987 insect visitors to fiowers were monthly or bimonthly surveyed on 91 plant species or 37 families in the primary beech forest of Ashu, Kyoto, Japan. Flowering season was 186 days fromExpand
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DIFFERENCES IN POLLEN SOURCES OF APIS CERANA AND APIS MELLIFERA AT A PRIMARY BEECH FOREST IN CENTRAL JAPAN
SUMMARYPlant taxa of pollen sources for Apis cerana japonica and A. mellifera ligustica at a primary beech forest in Ashiu (Kyoto, Japan) were compared. Most pollen sources were shared between theExpand
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Origin of insect pollination
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Construction of a canopy observation system in a tropical rainforest of Sarawak
We constructed a canopy observation system, comprised of two tree towers at heights > 50 m above the ground and 9 spans of aerial walkway with the total length of 300 m, in a lowland mixedExpand
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