Study

Colony developmental patterns in different local populations of the Turkish bumble bee Bombus terrestris dalmatinus

  • Published source details Yeninar H., Duchateau M.J., Kaftanoglu O. & Velthius H. (2000) Colony developmental patterns in different local populations of the Turkish bumble bee Bombus terrestris dalmatinus. Journal of Apicultural Research, 39, 107-116.

Actions

This study is summarised as evidence for the following.

Action Category

Rear declining bumblebees in captivity

Action Link
Bee Conservation
  1. Rear declining bumblebees in captivity

    Yeninar et al. (2000) reared 96 colonies of the Mediterranean subspecies B. terrestris dalmatinus from nest-searching queens caught in the wild in Turkey. This Mediterranean subspecies aestivates over the dry season from June to October, rather than hibernating over winter. It is the subspecies most commonly reared commercially.

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