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2009

Decline in bee diversity and abundance from 1972-2004 on a flowering leguminous tree, Andira inermis in Costa Rica at the interface of disturbed dry forest and the urban environment, G. W. Frankie, M. Rizzardi, S. B. Vinson, and Terry L. Griswold; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

A new subgenus and species of Neotropical Hylaeus (Hymenoptera: Colletidae) from Costa Rica, Terry L. Griswold; Journal of Hymenoptera Research

Constructing a species database and historic range maps for North American bumble bees (Bombus sensu stricto Latreille) to inform conservation decisions, J. B. Koch and James P. Strange; U. Bee Journal

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

Biology and management potential for three orchard bee species (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae): Osmia ribifloris Cockerell, O. lignaria (Say) and O. chalybea Smith, with emphasis on the former, B. J. Sampson, James H. Cane, G. T. Kirker, S. J. Stringer, and J. M. Spiers; Acta Horticulturae

Bombus in the West: range contractions and population declines, James P. Strange; USDA-ARS, Location Seminar Series

Geographic Range contraction of Bombus occidentalis or How can we get more data when it disappears so fast?, James P. Strange; Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory

Population Range Contractions and Population Fragmentation in Bombus occidentalis, James P. Strange; USDA-ARS and South Dakota State University

The presence, distribution and hosts of Crithidia bombi in wild USA bumble bee populations, James P. Strange; Symposium talk at the Society for Invertebrate Pathology

Evaluation of apicultural characteristics of first year colonies initiated from packaged honey bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae), James P. Strange and N. W. Calderone; Journal of Economic Entomology

DNA amplification from pin-mounted bumble bees (Bombus) in a museum collection: effects of fragment size and specimen age on successful PCR, James P. Strange, J. Knoblett, and Terry L. Griswold; Apidologie

A revision of Dianthidium subgenus Mecanthidium (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae, D. Tanner, Terry L. Griswold, and J. Pitts; Journal of Hymenoptera Research

Variation between bee communities on a sand dune complex in the Great Basin Desert, North America: Implications for sand dune conservation, J. S. Wilson, Terry L. Griswold, and O. Messinger; Journal of Arid Environments

2008

A native ground-nesting bee (Nomia melanderi) sustainably managed to pollinate alfalfa across an intensively agricultural landscape, James H. Cane; Apidologie

An effective, manageable bee for pollinating Rubus cane fruits, Osmia aglaia, James H. Cane; Acta Horticulturae

Biscuitroots needing bees, heady progress with a sweetvetch pollinator, James H. Cane; Great Basin Native Seed Increase Workshop

Breeding biologies, pollinating bees and seed production of Cleome lutea and C. serrulata (Cleomaceae), James H. Cane; Plant Species Biology

Climatically tuned Blue Orchard Bee development and how to manage it for almond pollination, James H. Cane; California Almond Board

Pollen tube attrition in cranberries, James H. Cane; Tenth International Symposium on Vaccinium Culture

Pollinating bees crucial to farming wildflower seed for U.S. habitat restoration, James H. Cane; Bees in Agricultural Ecosystems

Pollinating Great Basin forbs for seed to rehabilitate western rangelands, James H. Cane; University of California at Davis, Department of Entomology

The future of agricultural pollination, R. R. James and T. L. Pitts-Singer; Bee Pollination in Agricultural Ecosystems

Foraging and nesting behavior of the mason bee Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera; Megachilidae) in the presence of fungicides: cage studies, E. Ladurner, Jordi Bosch, W. P. Kemp, and S. Maini; Journal of Economic Entomology

Past and present management of alfalfa bees, T. L. Pitts-Singer; Bee Pollination in Agricultural Ecosystems

Field use of an incubation box for improved emergence timing of Osmia lignaria populations used for orchard pollination, T. L. Pitts-Singer, Jordi Bosch, W. P. Kemp, and G. T. Trostle; Apidologie

Bees in nature and on the farm, T. L. Pitts-Singer and R. R. James; Bee Pollination in Agricultural Ecosystems

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

Phylogeny and biogeography of bees of the tribe Osmiini (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), C. J. Praz, A. Müller, B. N. Danforth, Terry L. Griswold, A. Widmer, and S. Dorn; Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution

Bumble bees influence berry size in commercial Vaccinium spp. cultivation in British Columbia, C. M. Ratti, H. A. Higo, Terry L. Griswold, and M. L. Winston; Canadian Entomologist

Native bees in your garden: encouraging and conserving a natural resource, James P. Strange; Utah Master Gardeners

What’s in that package? An evaluation of quality of package honey bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) shipments in the United States, James P. Strange, R. P. Cicciarelli, and N. W. Calderone; Journal of Economic Entomology

Morphological and molecular characterization of the Landes honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) ecotype for genetic characterization, James P. Strange, L. Gernery, and W. S. Sheppard; Journal of Insect Conservation

Sampling bee communities (Hymenoptera: Apiformes) in a desert landscape: Are pan traps sufficient?, J. S. Wilson, Terry L. Griswold, and O. J. Messinger; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

2007

Effects of the insecticide phosmet on solitary bee foraging and nesting in orchards of Capitol Reef National Par, Utah (U. S. A.), D. G. Alston, Vincent J. Tepedino, B. A. Bradley, T. R. Toler, and Terry L. Griswold; Environmental Entomology

Bee mediated Pollen Flow and Isolation Distances for GMO Alfalfa, James H. Cane; National Alfalfa and Forage Alliance

Bee Pollination of Farmed Wildflowers for Habitat Restoration Seed, James H. Cane; Entomological Society of America, Pacific Branch

Bee Pollination of Farmed Wildflowers for Habitat Restoration Seed, James H. Cane; 9th International Pollination Symposium

Bee Pollination of Farmed Wildflowers for Habitat Restoration Seed, James H. Cane; Society for Restoration Ecology, Northwest Branch

Blue orchard bee for almond pollination, James H. Cane; California Almond Board

Pollinating Great Basin forbs for seed to rehabilitate western rangelands, James H. Cane; Developing Native Plant Materials for the Great Basin

Substrates and materials used for nesting by North American Osmia bees, James H. Cane, Terry L. Griswold, and Frank D. Parker; Annals of the Entomological Society of America

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

Effect of three dimension and color contrast on nest localization performance of two solitary bees (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), C. Guédot, Jordi Bosch, and W. P. Kemp; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

The effect of staminode removal on female reproductive success in a Wyoming population of the endangered Blowout penstemon, Penstemon haydenii (Scrophulariaceae), J. L. Hawk and Vincent J. Tepedino; Madroño

Importance of crop pollination in changing landscapes, A. M. Klein, B. Vaissiere, James H. Cane, S. Cunningham, C. Kremen, I. Steffan-Dewenter, and T. Tscharntke; The Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B

Breeding biology and flower visitors of the rare White River penstemon, Penstemon scariosus var. albifluvis (Scrophulariaceae), J. S. Lewinsohn and Vincent J. Tepedino; Western North American Naturalist

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

Olfactory response of megachilid bees, Osmia lignaria, Megachile rotundata and M. pugnata, to individual cues from old nest cavities, T. L. Pitts-Singer; Environmental Entomology

Nest demographics and foraging behavior of Apterostigma collare Emery (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) provide evidence of colony independence, T. L. Pitts-Singer and K. E. Espelie; Insectes Sociaux

Foraging behavior, pollinator effectiveness, and management potential of the new world squash bees Peponapis pruinosa and Xenoglossa strenua (Apidae: Eucerini), B. J. Sampson, P. R. Knight, James H. Cane, and J. M. Spiers; HortScience

Persistence of the Landes ecotype of Apis mellifera in southwest France: Confirmation of a locally adaptive annual brood cycle trait, James P. Strange, L. Garnery, and W. S. Sheppard; Apidologie

Orchard pollination in Capitol Reef National Park, Utah USA. Honey bees or native bees?, Vincent J. Tepedino, G. Alston, B. A. Bradley, T. R. Toler, and Terry L. Griswold; Biodiversity Conservation

Might flowers of invasive plants increase native bee carrying capacity? Intimations from Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, Vincent J. Tepedino, B. A. Bradley, and Terry L. Griswold; Natural Areas Journal

Pollination biology of a disjunct population of the endangered sandhills endemic Penstemon haydenii S. Wats. (Scrophulariaceae) in Wyoming, U.S.A., Vincent J. Tepedino, T. R. Toler, B. A. Bradley, J. L. Hawk, and Terry L. Griswold; Journal of Plant Ecology

Effect of human disturbance on bee communities in a forested ecosystem, R. Winfree, Terry L. Griswold, and C. Kremen; Conservation Biology

2006

A new subgenus and species of Oxaea from Ecuador (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae), J. S. Ascher, M. S. Engel, and Terry L. Griswold; Polski Pismo Entomologiczne

An annotated checklist of bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) in longleaf pine savannas on the western edge of the East Gulf Coastal Plain, C. S. Bartholomew, D. Prowell, and Terry L. Griswold; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

Bee population returns and cherry yields in an orchard pollinated with Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Jordi Bosch, W. P. Kemp, and G. E. Trostle; Journal of Economic Entomology

An evaluation of pollination mechanisms for purple prairie-clover, Dalea purpurea (Fabaceae: Amorpheae), James H. Cane; The American Midland Naturalist

Bees and the seeds that their pollination breeds, James H. Cane; Intermountain Native Plant Summit IV

Feed’em and reap: Linking bloom, foraging tempos and reproduction by alkali bees, James H. Cane; Annual Conference Alfalfa Alliance

Pollinating and growing desert wildflowers for seed to ecological restoration, James H. Cane; Plant Ecology Institute, University of Uppsala

The Logan Beemail shelter: a practical, portable unit for managing cavity-nesting agricultural pollinators, James H. Cane; American Bee Journal

Complex responses within a desert bee guild (Hymenoptera: Apiformes) to urban habitat fragmentation, James H. Cane, R. L. Minckley, L. J. Kervin, T. H. Roulston, and N. M. Williams; Ecological Applications

Floral specialization by bees: analytical methodologies and a revised lexicon for oligolecty, James H. Cane and S. Sipes; Plant-Opllinator Interactions: From Specialization to Generalization

Bee associates of flowering Astragalus and Onobrychis germplasm accessions in eastern Washington, S. L. Clement, Terry L. Griswold, R. W. Rust, B. Hellier, and D. Stout; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

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

Olfactory cues and nest recognition in the solitary bee Osmia lignaria Say (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), C. Guédot, T. L. Pitts-Singer, J. S. Buckner, Jordi Bosch, and W. P. Kemp; Physiological Entomology

“Perfection” subverted? A contrivance for cross-pollination in a rare orchid is influenced by pollinator abundance, S. D. Sipes and Vincent J. Tepedino; Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society

The pollination biology of the endangered blowout Penstemon (Penstemond haydenii S. Wats.: Scrophulariaceae) in Nebraska, Vincent J. Tepedino, W. Bowlin, and Terry L. Griswold; Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society

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

Nueva especie de abejas del género Osmia (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) de México, R. Ayala and Terry L. Griswold; Folia Entomológica Mexicana

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

Sex allocation in the solitary bee Osmia cornuta: do females behave in agreement with Fisher´s theory?, Jordi Bosch and N. Vincens; Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology

Bees, pollination, and the challenges of sprawl, James H. Cane; Nature in Fragments: the Legacy of Sprawl

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

Options and considerations for managed pollinators in seed alfalfa, James H. Cane; Utah Crop Improvement Association, Annual Seed School

Pollination needs of arrowleaf balsamroot, Balsamorhiza sagittata (Heliantheae: Asteraceae), James H. Cane; Western North American Naturalist

Pollination promise and manageability of the bee Osmia aglaia for cultivated cane fruits (Rubus: Rosaceae), James H. Cane; Ninth International Symposium on Rubus and Ribes

Pollination promise of the bee Osmia aglaia for cultivated raspberries and blackberries (Rubus: Rosaceae), James H. Cane; HortScience

Using non-social bees to pollinate crops: a case study to evaluate and manage the bee Osmia aglaia for raspberry pollination, James H. Cane; Departmento de Biología, Universidad Católica

Temporally persistent patterns of incidence and abundance in a pollinator guild at annual and decadal scales: the bees of Larrea tridentata, James H. Cane, R. Minckley, L. Kervin, and T. Roulston; Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

Changing bee composition and frequency on a flowering legume, Andira inermis (Wright) Kunth ex DC. during El Niño and La Niña years (1997-1999) in northwestern Costa Rica, G. W. Frankie, M. Rizzardi, S. B. Vinson, Terry L. Griswold, and Peter Ronchi; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

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

Effects of temperature on Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) prepupa-adult development, survival, and emergence, W. P. Kemp and Jordi Bosch; Journal of Economic Entomology

Assessing chronic and acute toxicity of five fungicides to Osmia lignaria and Apis mellifera, E. Ladurner, Jordi Bosch, W. P. Kemp, and S. Maini; Apidologie

Evaluation of a standard artificial flower design to feed individual bees known amounts of pesticides, E. Ladurner, Jordi Bosch, W. P. Kemp, and S. Maini; Apidologie

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

Pollen-host specificity and evolutionary patterns of host switching in a clade of specialist bees (Apoidea: Diadasia), S. D. Sipes and Vincent J. Tepedino; Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

Pan-trapping for bees (Hymenoptera: Apiformes) in Utah’s west desert: the importance of color diversity, T. Toler, E. W. Evans, and Vincent J. Tepedino; The Pan-Pacific Entomologist

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

Reproductive success of Baker’s Globe Mallow and its association with a native specialist bee, L. C. Arneson, Vincent J. Tepedino, and S. L. Smith; Northwest Science

Effect of pre-wintering and wintering temperature regimes on weight loss, survival, and emergence time in the mason bee Osmia cornuta (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Jordi Bosch and W. P. Kemp; Apidologie

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

Alkali bees: less water, more forage, new crops, James H. Cane; Annual Conference Alfalfa Alliance

Bees and seed production for native plant restoration in wildlands, James H. Cane; Entomological Society of America, national meeting

Bees for seeds, James H. Cane; Intermountain Native Plant Summit II

Bees for seeds of rehabilitation forbs in the Great Basin, James H. Cane; Symposium on Fire Rehabilitation Management

Exposing their progeny: using x-rays and observation nests to study and manipulate cavity-nesting bees, James H. Cane; 8th International Bee Research Association Tropical Apiculture meeting and VI Latin American Bee Research Meeting