Conservation genetics of bees: advances in the application of molecular tools to guide bee pollinator conservation

As a result of habitat loss and a number of additional potential causes, populations of both managed and unmanaged bees have been reported to be declining during at least the last decade in different parts of the world (Biesmeijer et al. 2006; vanEngelsdorp and Meixner 2010; Cameron et al. 2011; Bartomeus et al. 2013). Because of their important role as key… CONTINUE READING