The effect of tropical deforestation on stingless bees of the genus Melipona ( Insecta : Hymenoptera : Apidae : Meliponini ) in central Rondonia , Brazil

@inproceedings{Brown2001TheEO,
  title={The effect of tropical deforestation on stingless bees of the genus Melipona ( Insecta : Hymenoptera : Apidae : Meliponini ) in central Rondonia , Brazil},
  author={John C. Brown and Christian Albrecht},
  year={2001}
}
Aims (1) 2 To determine whether deforestation has affected the incidence of species of Melipona in an area undergoing deforestation. (2) To highlight the potential use of GIS and remote-sensed environmental variables in studies of insects as bioindicators of landscape change. Location Central Rondonia, Brazil in the south-western Amazon Basin, an area under intense deforestation pressure for agriculture and cattle ranching since the 1970s. Methods Stingless bees of the genus Melipona were… CONTINUE READING
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