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2011

Nectar and pollen sugars constituting larval provisions of the alfalfa leaf-cutting bee (Megachile rotundata) (Hymenoptera: Apiformes: Megachilidae), James H. Cane, D. Gardner, and P. Harrison; Apidologie

Effects of the insect growth regulator, novaluron on immature alfalfa leafcutting bees, Megachile rotundata, E. W. Hodgson, T. L. Pitts-Singer, and J. D. Barbour; Journal of Insect Science

The alfalfa leaf-cutting bee, Megachile rotundata: The world’s most intensively managed solitary bee, T. L. Pitts-Singer and James H. Cane; Annual Review of Entomology

Leafcutter and mason bees of the genus Megachile Latreille (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) in Canada and Alaska, C. S. Sheffield, C. Ratti, L. Packer, and Terry L. Griswold; Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification

Attraction to old nest cues during nest selection by the solitary bee Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), C. Stanley and T. L. Pitts-Singer; Journal of Apicultural Research

2010

Nest establishment, pollination efficiency, and reproductive success of Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) in relation to resource availability in field enclosures, T. L. Pitts-Singer and Jordi Bosch; Environmental Entomology

Sexual harassment by males reduces female fecundity in the alfalfa leafcutting bee (Megachile rotundata), B. H. Rossi, P. Nonacs, and T. L. Pitts-Singer; Animal Behaviour

Discovery of the Western Palearctic bee, Megachile (Pseudomegachile) ericetorum (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), in Ontario, Canada, C. S. Sheffield, Terry L. Griswold, and M. H. Richards; Journal of the Entomological Society of Ontario

2009

Prewinter management affects Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) prepupal physiology and adult emergence and survival, T. L. Pitts-Singer and R. R. James; Journal of Economic Entomology

2008

Do weather conditions correlate with findings in failed, provision-filled nest cells of Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) in western North America?, T. L. Pitts-Singer and R. R. James; Journal of Economic Entomology

2007

A review of North and Central American Megachile subgenus Argyropile Mitchell (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), V. H. Gonzalez and Terry L. Griswold; Zootaxa

Leafcutting Bees, T. L. Pitts-Singer; ABC & XYZ of Beekeeping

2006

Effects of three-dimensional and color patterns on nest location and progeny mortality in alfalfa leafcutting bee (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), C. Guédot, Jordi Bosch, and W. P. Kemp; Journal of Economic Entomology

Thermal history influences diapause development in the solitary bee Megachile rotundata, G. D. Yocum, W. P. Kemp, Jordi Bosch, and J. N. Knoblett; Journal of Insect Physiology

2005

Alfalfa leafcutting bee population dynamics, flower availability, and pollination rates in two Oregon alfalfa fields, Jordi Bosch and W. P. Kemp; Journal of Economic Entomology

How much pollen and nectar constitute larval provisions of the alfalfa leaf-cutting bee?, James H. Cane; Annual Conference of the Alfalfa Alliance

The relative importance of vertical and horizontal visual cues in nest location by Megachile rotundata (F.) (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), C. Guédot, Jordi Bosch, and W. P. Kemp; Journal of Apicultural Research

Ascosphaera aggregata contamination on alfalfa leafcutting bees in a loose cell incubation system, R. R. James and T. L. Pitts-Singer; Journal of Invertebrate Pathology

Emergence success and sex ratio of commercial alfalfa leafcutting bees from the United States and Canada, T. L. Pitts-Singer and R. R. James; Journal of Economic Entomology

Temporal variation in overwintering gene expression and respiration in the solitary bee Megachile rotundata, G. D. Yocum, W. P. Kemp, Jordi Bosch, and J. N. Knoblett; Journal of Insect Physiology

2004

Characterization of triacylglycerols from overwintering prepupae of the alfalfa pollinator Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), J. S. Buckner, W. P. Kemp, and Jordi Bosch; Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology

Examination of “pollen balls” in nests of the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata, T. L. Pitts-Singer; Journal of Apicultural Research

2003

Dose-response relationships between pollination and fruiting refine pollinator comparisons, James H. Cane; Fifth Latin American Bee Research Meeting

2001

Post-cocooning temperatures and diapause in the alfalfa pollinator Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), W. P. Kemp and Jordi Bosch; Annals of the Entomological Society of America

2000

Development and emergence of the alfalfa pollinator, Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae), W. P. Kemp and Jordi Bosch; Annals of the Entomological Society of America

1997

A comparison of the alfalfa leafcutting bee (Megachile rotundata) and the honey bee (Apis mellifera) as pollinators of hybrid carrots in field cages, Vincent J. Tepedino; Acta Horticulturae

1996

Pollination, foraging and nesting ecology of the leaf-cutting bee, Megachile (Delomegachile) addenda (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) on cranberry beds (Vaccinium macrocarpon), James H. Cane, D. Schiffhauer, and L. J. Kervin; Annals of the Entomological Society of America

1995

Subletal effects of carbaryl bran bait on nesting performance, parental investment, and offspring size and sex ratio of the alfalfa leafcutting bee Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), M. L. Peach, D. G. Alston, and Vincent J. Tepedino; Environmental Entomology

Chalkbrood susceptibility among alfalfa leafcutting bee (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) larvae reared at different temperatures, J. D. Vandenberg and M. S. Goettel; Journal of Economic Entomology

1994

Bees and bran bait: Is carbaryl bran bait lethal to alfalfa leafcutting bee (Hymenoptera: megachilidae) adults or larvae?, M. L. Peach, D. G. Alston, and Vincent J. Tepedino; The Quarterly Review of Biology

Effect of intertunnel distance and nest-surface aspect on progeny production rate and sex ration in the alfalfa leafcutting bee (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Vincent J. Tepedino, D. R. Frohlich, and C. R. Baird; Journal of Economic Entomology

Spore dosage and environmental effects on incidence of chalkbrood-pollen balls in alfalfa leafcutting bee nests, Phillip F. Torchio; Proceedings of the Northwestern Alfalfa Seed Growers

Comparative nesting behavior and immature development of Megachile rotundata (Fabricius) and Megachile apicalis spinola (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), G. T. Trostle and Phillip F. Torchio; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

Chalkbrood susceptibility among larvae of the alfalfa leafcutting bee (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) reared on different diets, J. D. Vandenberg; Journal of Economic Entomology

1993

Susceptibility to chalkbrood of alfalfa leafcutter bees, Megachile rotundata, reared on natural and artificial provisions, M. S. Goettel, J. D. Vandenberg, G. M. Duke, and G. B. Schaalje; Journal of Invertebrate Pathology

1992

Bioassay of the chalkbrood fungus Ascosphaera aggregata on larvae of the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata, J. D. Vandenberg; Journal of Invertebrate Pathology

Chalkbrood susceptibility among larvae of the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata, from different source populations, J. D. Vandenberg; Journal of Invertebrate Pathology

1988

Influence of wood, paper and plastic nesting units on efficiacy of three candidate fungicides for control of chalkbrood in the alfalfa leafcutting bee (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae), Frank D. Parker; Journal of Economic Entomology

Aspects of host acceptance by Pteromalus venustus Walker and Monodontomerus obsoletus Fabricius, parasitoids of Megachile rotundata (Fabricius), the alfalfa leafcutting bee (Hymenoptera: Chalcididae), Vincent J. Tepedino; The Pan-Pacific Entomologist

Incidence of pre-emergence sib-mating in Monodontomerus obsoletus, Pteromalus venustus, and Tetrastichus megachilidis, three chalcid parasitoids of the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Chalcididae), Vincent J. Tepedino; The Pan-Pacific Entomologist

Alternation of sex ratio in a partially bivoltine bee, Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Vincent J. Tepedino and Frank D. Parker; Annals of the Entomological Society of America

1987

Further studies on the use of fungicides for control of chalkbrood of the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Frank D. Parker; Journal of Apicultural Research

1986

Factors Influencing Mortality and Nesting in Managed Populations of the Sunflower Leafcutter Bee (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Frank D. Parker; Environmental Entomology

Effect of rearing temperature on mortality, second-generation emergence, and size of adult in Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Vincent J. Tepedino and Frank D. Parker; Journal of Economic Entomology

The relationship between cocoon weight and prepupal weight in Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Vincent J. Tepedino and Frank D. Parker; The Pan-Pacific Entomologist

1985

An Effective Fungicide Treatment for Controlling Chalkbrood Disease of the Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee in Field Populations (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) (Ascomycetes: Ascosphaeraceae), Frank D. Parker; Journal of Economic Entomology

Studies on Management of the Sunflower Leafcutter Bee (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Frank D. Parker and D. R. Frohlich; Journal of Apicultural Research

1984

Dufour's gland glycerides from Anthophora, Emphoropsis (Anthophoridae) and Megachile (Megachilidae) bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea), James H. Cane and R. Carlson; Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology

Effect of fungicide treatments on incidence of chalkbrood disease in nests of the alfalfa leafcutting bee (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Frank D. Parker; Journal of Economic Entomology

Fratricide in Megachile rotundata, a non-social megachilid bee: Impartial treatment of sibs and non-sibs, Vincent J. Tepedino and D. R. Frohlich; Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology

1983

Nest building behavior and development of the sunflower leafcutter bee: Eumeachile (Sayapis) pugnata (Say) (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), D. R. Frohlich and Frank D. Parker; PSYCHE

Hybrid sunflower pollination by a manageable composite specialist: The sunflower leafcutter bee (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Frank D. Parker and D. R. Frohlich; Environmental Entomology

Influence of attractants on nest establishment by the alfalfa leafcutting bee (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) in styrofoam and rolled paper, Frank D. Parker, R. Teranishi, and A. C. Olson; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

An open-field test of Megachile rotundata as a potential pollinator in hybrid carrot fields, Vincent J. Tepedino; Journal of Apicultural Research

The effects of field applications of Naled and Trichlorfon on the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata (Fabricius), Phillip F. Torchio; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

1982

Introduction of alfalfa leafcutting bees to new areas and selection development, Frank D. Parker; Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee Management

Maternal influence on diapause in the alfalfa leafcutting bee (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Frank D. Parker and Vincent J. Tepedino; Annals of the Entomological Society of America

Efficacy of leafcutting bee body decontaminates, W. P. Stephen, B. L. Fichter, and J. D. Vandenberg; Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Alfalfa Leafucutting Bee Management

Inhibition of chalkbrood spore germination in vitro (Ascosphaera aggregata: Ascosphaerales), W. P. Stephen, J. D. Vandenberg, B. L. Fichter, and G. Lahm; Utah Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin

Mortality factors, pollen utilization, and sex ratio in Megachile pugnata Say (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), a candidate for commercial sunflower pollination, Vincent J. Tepedino and D. R. Frohlich; Journal of the New York Entomological Society

Ethiology and symptomatology of chalkbrood in the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata, J. D. Vandenberg and W. P. Stephen; Journal of Invertebrate Pathology

Etiology and symptomatology of chalkbrood in the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata, J. D. Vandenberg and W. P. Stephen; Journal of Invertebrate Pathology

1981

Volatile Components of Alfalfa Leaf-cutter Bee Cells, Ron G. Buttery, Frank D. Parker, Roy Teranishi, Thomas R. Mon, and Louisa C. Ling; Journal of Agricultural & Food Chemistry

Etiology and epizootiology of chalkbrood in the leafcutter bee, Megachile rotundata (Fabricius), with notes on Ascosphaera species, W. P. Stephen, J. D. Vandenberg, and B. L. Fichter; Utah Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin

1980

Spore load of Ascosphaera species on emerging adults of the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata, J. D. Vandenberg, B. L. Fichter, and W. P. Stephen; Applied and Environmental Microbiology

1979

Alfalfa leafcutter bee: origin of the female and its influence on diapause, Frank D. Parker; Proceedings of the IVth Symposium on Pollination. Maryland Agricultural Experiment Station Miscellaneous Publications

An eight-year field study involving control of Sapyga pumila Cresson (Hymenoptera: Sapygidae), a wasp parasite of the alfalfa leafcutter bee, Megachile pacifica Panzer, Phillip F. Torchio; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

1978

Alfalfa leafcutter bee: reducing parasitism of loose cells during incubation, Frank D. Parker; The Pan-Pacific Entomologist

An illustrated key to alfalfa leafcutter bees Eutricharaea, Frank D. Parker; The Pan-Pacific Entomologist

1976

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Utilization of Additional Species and Populations of Leafcutter Bees for Alfalfa Pollination, Frank D. Parker, P. F. Torchio, William P. Nye, and M. Pedersen; Journal of Apicultural Research

1975

Alfalfa leafcutter bee: Effect of alfalfa saponins on larval mortality, Frank D. Parker and M. W. Pedersen; Environmental Entomology

1974

Biology and control of Sapyga pumila, a parasite of the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Phillip F. Torchio; Utah Agricultural Experiment Station

1973

Relative toxicity of insecticides to the honey bee, alkali bee, and alfalfa leafcutting bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae, Halictidae, Megachilidae), Phillip F. Torchio; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

1970

Commercial Production and Management of Wild Bees--a New Entomological Industry, George E. Bohart; Bulletin of the Entomological Society of America

Should Beekeepers Keep Wild Bees for Pollination?, George E. Bohart; American Bee Journal

1967

Managing the Alfalfa Leaf-cutting Bee for Higher Alfalfa Seed Yields (Revised), George E. Bohart and George F. Knowlton; Utah State University Extension Leaflet

1964

Managing the Leaf-cutting Bee for Higher Alfalfa Seed Yields, George E. Bohart and George F. Knowlton; Utah State University Extension Leaflet

Nesting Shelters for Alfalfa Pollinators (Alfalfa Leaf-cutting Bee, Megachile rotundata F.), George E. Bohart, William P. Nye, and G. F. Knowlton; Agricultural Research

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Equipment for Making Nesting Holes for the Alfalfa Leaf-cutting Bee, William P. Nye and George E. Bohart; Utah Agricultural Experiment Station Circular

1963

The Alfalfa Leaf-Cutting Bee, Megachile rotundata (F.) for Pollination of Alfalfa in Cages, George E. Bohart and Marion W. Pedersen; Crop Science

1962

How to Manage the Alfalfa Leaf-cutting Bee (Megachile rotundata Fabr.) for Alfalfa Pollination, George E. Bohart; Utah Agricultural Experiment Station Circular

1961

Biological notes on the leaf-cutter bee, Megachile (Eutricharaea) rotundata (Fabricius), W. P. Stephen and Phillip F. Torchio; The Pan-Pacific Entomologist

Biological notes on the leafcutter bee, Megachile (eutricharaea) rotundata (Fabricius), W. P. Stephen and Phillip F. Torchio; The Pan-Pacific Entomologist

1940

A Conopid Fly Parasite of Megachile (Hymenoptera, Apoidea), George E. Bohart and John W. MacSwain; The Pan-Pacific Entomologist