Bumble Bee Queens Slower to Start Colonies After Minimal Neonic Exposure

Spring is an important period for bumble bees, as that’s when new colonies get their start. When a solitary bumble bee queen emerges from hibernation, she initiates a nest and then does the foraging work herself, until her first offspring hatch, develop into workers, and relieve her from all duties but egg laying. Thus, should […]

Source: Entomology Today

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