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Biodiversity buzzfeed: Which insects are the best pollinators? - University of Bristol


University of Bristol
However the research also warns against focusing on chart-topping bees as the solution to conservation and biodiversity concerns. Although bees deposited the greatest mean quantities of pollen grains on stigmas, deposition rates were highly variable ...

HAMILTON: If I were to start college again - Buffalo Reflex (subscription)


Buffalo Reflex (subscription)
The Region 7 tour of the Missouri Cattlemen's Association on Saturday on the Missouri State University ag campuses assured me, again, were I starting college today, I've no doubt it would be at MSU's Darr School of Agriculture.

10 Misconceptions About The Theory Of Evolution - Worldcrunch


Worldcrunch
LAUSANNE — Of all the scientific fields, evolution probably carries the most common misconceptions. Who, for instance, has never heard that humans descend from apes? Or that only the strongest organisms survive? Although widespread, these beliefs are ...

Common Missouri Wasps and Bees

Monett - United States

This site offers lots of detailed information on wasps and bees, particularly those found in Missouri.

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Bees and Wasps
United States

Covers bees, wasps, yellow jackets, and hornets. Includes information on species background and pesticide application.

Hymenoptera: Ants, Bees and Wasps
Australia

The characteristics of these insects, their life cycle, feeding and habitat, with illustrations.

United Kingdom

Status and conservation of 24 species.

United States

National society dedicated to studying and recording these insects, order Hymenoptera, in the UK and Ireland. Provides information on the society and its activities, with a photograph gallery.

Sawflies, Wasps, Bees and Ants: Order Hymenoptera
Australia

Photographs and information on the species found in the Brisbane area, Australia.

Common Missouri Spiders
United States

Descriptions and pictures of spiders indigenous to Missouri, USA.

Family Vespidae: Paper Wasps and Potter Wasps
Australia

Photographs and information about some species found in the Brisbane area of Queensland, Australia.

Paper Wasps, Yellowjackets and other Stinging Wasps
United States

Illustrated article on the different groups of wasps, their avoidance and control, and the medical importance of stings and their treatment. [PDF]

Solitary Bees: An Addition to Honey Bees
United States

Articles on solitary bees in North America and how to raise and use them.

Close-up View of Common Knotweed, Common Lamb's-quarters and Sheep Sorrel
United States

Photographic study by Brian Johnston of these three species, Polygonum arenastrum, Chenopodium album and Rumex acetosella.