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Aase, A. L. T. O., G. V. Amdam, A. Hagen & S. W. Omholt, 2005. A new method for rearing genetically manipulated honeybee workers. Apidologie 36(3): 293-300.


Abbasian, A. R. & R. Ebadi, 2002. Nutritional effect of some protein sources on longevity, protein and fat body of bee workers (Apis mellifera L.). Journal of Science and Technology of Agriculture and Natural Resources 6(2): 149-158.

Abe, Tedtsuto. 2006. Threatened Pollination Systems in Native Flora of the Ogasawara (Bonin) Islands. Annals of Botany 98(2): 317-334. [Electronic Resource:].

Abbott, V. A., J. L. Nadeau, H. A. Higo & M. L. Winston, 2008. Lethal and sublethal effects of Imidacloprid on Osmia lignaria and Clothianidin on Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Journal of economic
entomology 101(3): 784-796. [Electronic Resource:[784:LASEOI]2.0.CO;2].


Abdalla, F. C. & C. da Cruz-Landim, 2001. Changes in the morphology of the Dufour gland of Apis mellifera L. (Hymenoptera, Apinae, Apini) during the life stages of the female castes. Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 45(2): 123-129.


Abdalla, F. C. & C. da Cruz-Landim, 2001. Size differences in the Dufour gland of Apis mellifera Linnaeus (Hymenoptera, Apidae) between and within the female castes. Revista Brasileira de Zoologia 18(suppl.1): 119-123.

Abdulaziz, S., M. Al-Qarni, B. H. Smith & S. W. Cobey, 2003. Performance evaluation of naturally mated and instrumentally inseminated honeybee (Apis mellifera L.) queens in field colonies. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 6(17): 1476-1481.

Abe, Tedtsuto. 2006. Threatened Pollination Systems in Native Flora of the Ogasawara (Bonin) Islands. Annals of botany 98(2): 317-334. [Electronic Resource:].

Abel, R., Rybak,  J. & Menzel, R.  2001.  Structure and response patterns of olfactory inter­neurons in the honeybee, Apis mellifera. Journal of comparative Neurology 2001:  437, 363-383.


Abensperg-Traun, M. & G. T. Smith, 1999. How small is too small for small animals? Four terrestrial arthropod species in different-sized remnant woodlands in agricultural Western Australia. Biodiversity and Conservation 8: 709-726.

Abler, W. L. 1977. A restrainer for honey bee head surgery: “A bee anesthetizer and a lock” for restoring bee to the hive.  Annals of the Entomological Society of America 70(5): 660-662. 

Abou-Elenean, A. I.  2002. Genetic studies on the honey bees. 202 p.

Aboulfaraj, S. & B. Furgala, 1989.    Some effects of the Shaparew honey drying ventilator on pollen trapped honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) colonies in east central Minnesota. American Bee Journal 129(5): 333-337.  

Abou Zeid, A. S. & B. Schricker, 2001. Antennal sensilla of the queen, half-queen and worker of the Egyptian honey bee, Apis mellifera lamarckii. Journal of Apicultural Research 40(2): 53-58. 

Abrahamovich, A.H., O. Atela, P. de la Rua & J. Galian, 2007. Assessment of the mitochondrial origin of honey bees from Argentina. Journal of apicultural research 46(3): 191-194.

Abrams, J. & G. C. Eickwort, 1980.  Biology of the communal Sweat Bee Agapostemon virescens (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) in New York State. Search Agriculture (Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station) 1: 1-20.

Abrams, R. I., C. R. Edwards & T. Harris, 1978.  Yields and cross-pollination of soybeans as affected by honey bees and alfalfa leafcutting bees.  American Bee Journal 118(8): 555-556.

Abramson, C. I. & B. J. Boyd, 2001. An automated apparatus for conditioning proboscis extension in honey bees, Apis mellifera L. Journal of Entomological Science 36(1): 78-92.

Abramson, C. I., P. A. Wanderley, M. J. A. Wanderley, J. C. R. Silva, L. M. Michaluk, 2007. The effect of essential oils of sweet fennel and pignut on mortality and learning in africanized honeybees (Apis mellifera L.)
(Hymenoptera: Apidae). Neotropical entomology 36(6): 828-835.

Abrol, D. P. 1985. Analysis of biophysical interactions in causing foraging behaviour of some bees - A study in bioenergetics. Ph. D. Thesis. Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, India. 286 pages.

Abrol, D. P. 1986a.  Time and energy budgets of alfalfa pollinating bees Megachile nana and Megachile flavipes [sic] Spinola (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae).  Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Animal Science 95(5): 579-586.

Abrol, D. P. 1986b.  Wing beat frequencies of Andrena ilerda and Andrena leaena (Hymenoptera, Andrenidae). Annals of Biology (Ludhiana) 2(1): 98-99.

Abrol, D. P. 1986c. Ecophysiological adaptations between pollinating bees and their flowers. Environmental Ecology 4: 161-162.

Abrol, D. P. 1986d. Dfferential dilution of nectar by subtropical bees. Environmental Ecology 4: 188-189.

Abrol, D. P. 1986. Flight range and significance of wing hooks in Megachile femorata  Smith (Hymenoptera : Megachilidae). J. Anim. Morphol. Physiol. 33: 106-112.

Abrol, D. P. 1987a. Influence of thermal and energetic constraints on the pollination activity of Xylocopa pubescens [sic] Spinola. Environmental Ecology 5: 90-93.

Abrol, D. P. 1987b. Analysis of environmental factors affecting foraging behaviour of Megachile bicolor F. on Crotalaria juncea L. Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Research 12: 5-14.

Abrol, D. P. 1987c. Interrelationships and path coefficient analysis of environmental factors influencing pollination activity of Apis dorsata F. Tropical Ecology 28: 147-154.

Abrol, D. P. 1988a.  Ecology and behaviour of three bee species pollinating loquat (Eriobotrya japonica Lindley). Proceeding of the Indian National Science Academy Part B. Biological Science 54(2/3): 161-163.

Abrol, D. P. 1988b. Effect of climatic factors on pollination activity of alfalfa-pollinating subtropical bee Megachile nana Bingham and Megachile flavipes [sic] Spinola (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae).  Acta Oecol. Gen. 9(4): 371-377.

Abrol, D. P. 1988c.  Foraging range of subtropical bees, Megachile flavipes [sic], Megachile nana (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) and Apis florea (Hymenoptera: Apidae). J. Indian Inst. Sci. 68(1/2): 43-48.

Abrol, D. P. 1988d. Pollination studies in almond (Prunus amygdalus L.). Current Science 55(7): 397-398.

Abrol, D. P. 1988e. Environmental factors influencing pollination activity of Apis mellifera L. on Brassica campestris L. Journal of Indian Institute of Science (Biological Sciences) 68: 49-52.

Abrol, D. P. 1989a. Studies on ecology and behaviour of insect pollinators frequenting strawberry blossoms and their impact on yield and fruit quality. Tropical Ecology 30: 96-100.

Abrol, D. P. 1989b. Insect pollinators of cherry (Prunus avium L.). Journal of Animal Morphology and Physiology 36(2): 243-345.

Abrol, D. P. 1989c. Energy intake and expenditure in Andrena ilerda and A. leaena (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae). The Korean Journal of Apiculture 4(2): 41-47.

Abrol, D. P. 1989d. Studies on abundance, diversity, behaviour and importance of native pollinators for crop production. The Korean Journal of Apiculture 4(2): 25-40.

Abrol, D. P. 1990a.  Energetics of nectar production in some apple cultivars as a predictor of floral choice by honeybees. Tropical Ecology 31: 116-122.

Abrol, D. P. 1990b. Ecology and behaviour of a carpenter bee Xylocopa valga Gerstaecker, pollinating fruit blossoms. Pp. 488-489. In: G. K. Veeresh, B. Mallik & C. A. Virakmath (eds.), Social Insects and the Environment. Proceedings of the 11th International Congress of IUSSI, Bangalore. Oxford & IBH, New Delhi.

Abrol, D. P. 1991a. Morphometrics and wing stroke frequency of bumble bees. Journal of Indian Institute of Science (Biological Science) 71B: 365-372.

Abrol, D. P. 1991b.Foraging strategies of honey bees and solitary bee as determined by nectar-sugar components. Proceedings of Indian National Science Academy (India) 57B: 127-132.

Abrol, D. P. 1991c. Conservation of pollinators for promotion of agricultural production in India. Journal of Animal Morphology and Physiology (India) 38(1/2): 123-139.

Abrol, D. P. 1991d. Path analysis of environmental factors influencing daily flight activity of Apis dorsata F. Acta Oecologia Generalis 12(6): 619-628. 

Abrol, D. P. 1991e. Pollination of brinjal flowers (Solanum melongena L.) by bumble bees. Journal of Animal Morphology and Physiology (India) 38: 113-117.

Abrol, D. P. 1991f. Foraging strategies of honey bees pollinating apple flowers. Journal of Animal Morphology and Physiology (India) 38: 97-100.

Abrol, D. P. 1991g. Energy intake and expenditure in Andrena ilerda and Andrena leaena (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae). Acta Oecologica, Ecologia Generalis 12(6): 819-824.

Abrol, D. P. 1992a. Energetics of nectar production in some strawberry cultivars as a predictor of floral choice by honey bees.  Journal of Biosciences (Bangalore) 17(1): 41-44.

Abrol, D. P. 1992b. Foraging in honeybees Apis cerana indica F. and A. dorsata F. (Hymenoptera: Apidae) - Activity and weather conditions. Journal of Indian Institute of Science (Biological Sciences) 72: 39-401.

Abrol, D. P. 1992c. Bioenergetics in bee-flower interrelationships. An analysis of foraging behaviour. The Korean Journal of Apiculture 7(1): 39-66.

Abrol, D. P. 1992d. Pollination biology-Pollinator plant interaction. The Korean Journal of Apiculture 7(2): 130-155.

Abrol, D. P. 1992e. Bee pollinators and host plant relationship. Science and Culture 58: 228-230.

Abrol, D. P. 1992f. Diel pattern of Apis cerana indica in Asparagus officinalis Linn. Science and Culture 58: 25.

Abrol, D. P. 1992g. Foraging ecology of Xylocopa valga Gerstaecker. (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae) visiting almond flowers. Science and Culture 58: 71-72.

Abrol, D. P. 1992h. Possible immune mechanism in indigenous honeybee Apis cerana indica F. against thai sacbrood virus. Journal of Animal Morphology and Physiology 39: 165-166.

Abrol, D. P. 1993a. Oxygen consumption of foraging bees. Journal of Animal Morphology and Physiology 39: 27-42.

Abrol, D. P. 1993b. Intervarietal differences in pollinator attractiveness and fruit set in almond cultivars. Pp. 120-122. In: G. K. Veeresh, Umashankar & K. N. Ganeshaiah (eds.), Pollination in Tropics. IUSSI, Bangalaore.

Abrol, D. P. 1993c. Insect pollination and crop production in Jammu and Kashmir. Current Science 65(3): 265-269.

Abrol, D. P. 1993d. Varroatosis in honeybee and its control. Current Research 22: 128-129.

Abrol, D. P. 1993f. Energy intake and expenditure in Megachile femorata [sic] Smith (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Tropical Ecology 34(2): 173-180.

Abrol, D. P. 1993g. Honeybee - Virus infection and immunity. The Korean Journal of Apiculture 8(1): 116-118.

Abrol, D. P. 1993h. Ecology and utilization of insect pollinators frequenting pear flowers and their impact on fruit production. Korean J. Apic. 8(1): 18-21.

Abrol, D. P. 1994a. Studies on seasonal activity, population dynamics and behaviour of bee eater birds attacking honeybees (Meropidae: Coraciformes). Indian Journal of Ornithology 32: 153-159.

Abrol, D. P. 1994b. Comparative ecology of European and Asian honey bee species in subtropical and temperate climates 1. Beekeeping and honey resources in subtropical temperate transition climates of Jammu. Korean J. Apic. 9(1): 11-20. 

Abrol, D. P. 1994c. Ecology, behaviour and management of social wasp Vespa velutina Smith (Hymenoptera : Vespidae) attacking honey bee colonies. Korean J. Apic. 9(1): 5-10. 

Abrol, D. P. 1994d. Factors affecting population dynamics of Andrena flavipes pollinating apple flowers. Korean J. Apic. 9(2): 131-136.

Abrol, D. P. 1995a. Foraging ecology and behaviour of an alfalfa pollinating bee Megachile harayanaensis [sic] Rahman (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Mysore Journal of Agricultural Science 29: 113-119.

Abrol, D. P. 1995b. Mite pests of honeybees Apis mellifera L. Pp. ?. In:G. K. Veeresh & C. A. Virakmath (eds.), Honey bee diseases, diagnosis and their managment. IUSSI, Indian Chapter, Bangalore.

Abrol, D. P. 1995c. Studies on abundance, diversity and behaviour of insect visitors of okra (Hibiscus esculentus L. (Moench) blossoms and their importance as pollinators (S.Korea). Korean J. Apic. 10(2): 1-4.

Abrol, D. P. 1996. Seasonal activity, flower relationships and biology of Xylocopa valga Gerstacker (Hymenoptera Anthophoridae). Korean J. Apic. 11(1): 13-20.

Abrol, D. P. 1997. Honeybee diseases and their management. Kalyani Publishers Ludhiana & New Delhi.

Abrol, D. P. 1998. Foraging ecology and behaviour of the alfalfa pollinating bee species Megachile nana (Hymenoptera : Megachilidae). Entomologia Generalis 22(3/4): 233-237.

Abrol, D. P. 2000a. Beekeeping with Apis cerana in Jammu and Kashmir : Present status and future prospects. Bee  World 83(3): 145-148.

Abrol, D. P. 2000b. Acacia modesta  as a bee plant. Bee World 82: 90-91.

Abrol, D. P. 2001. Acacia modesta. Bee World 82(2): 90-91.

Abrol, D. P. 2007. Differences in sugar metabolism between the honey bees Apis mellifera and Apis cerana impact floral attractiveness. Journal of apicultural research 46(3): 181-190.

Abrol, D. P. & A. A. Bhatt, 1987. Influence of atmospheric conditions and floral rewards n diurnal activity pattern, flower visitation rates and pollinating effectiveness of Apis cerana foragers. Research and Development Report (India) 4(1): 13-15.

Abrol, D. P. & A. A. Bhatt, 1989. New record of Xylocopa valga Gerstaecker (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae) from India. Current Science 58(1): 41.

Abrol, D. P., A. A. Bhatt & A. R. Khan, 1990. Factors affecting pollination activity of honey bee and fruit set in almond. Pp. 50-53. In: G. K. Veeresh, A. R. V. Kumar & T. Shivshanker (eds.), Social Insects : An Indian Perspective. IUSSI, Indian Chapter, Bangalore.

Abrol, D. P. & S. K. Kakroo, 1997. Observations on concurrent parasitism by mites on four honeybee  species. Tropical Agriculture 74(2): 150-156.

Abrol, D. P. & R. P. Kapil, 1986. Factors affecting pollination activity of Megachile lanata Lepel. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Science (Anim. Sci.) 95: 757-769.

Abrol, D. P. & R. P. Kapil, 1987. Nectar dilution pattern of bees in semi-arid environment. Current Science 56(13): 681. 

Abrol, D. P. & R. P. Kapil, 1989.  Morphometrics and wing stroke frequency of some bees.  Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy Part B. Biol. Sci. 55(5/6): 369-376.

Abrol, D. P. & B. N. Putatunda, 1995. Discovery of an ectoparasitic mite Tropilaelaps koeningrum Delifinado - Baker & Baker on Apis dorsata, A. meliffera L. and Apis cerana F. in Jammu and Kashmir, India. Current Science 68(1): 90.

Abrol, D. P., R. C. Sihag & R. P. Kapil, 1988. Physiological adaptations of subtropical bees in relation to energy intakes. Research and Development Reporter 5: 68-71. 

Abrold, P. 1996. Varroa jacobsoni ou de mans as a carrier of microorganisms. Insects & Environment 2: 20–21. 

Absy, M. L., E. B. Bezerra, W. E. Kerr, 1980. Honey plants used by two species of Melipona in the Amazon. Acta Amazonica 10(2): 271-282.

Absy, M. L., J. M. F. Camargo, W. E. Kerr, I. P. A. Miranda, 1984. Espécies de plantas visitadas por Meliponinae (Hymenoptera; Apoidea), para coleta de pólen na região do médio Amazonas. Rev. Brasil. Biol. 44(2): 227‑237.

Abu-Tarboush, H. M., H. A. Al-Kahtani & M. S. El-Sarrage, 1993. Floral-type identification and quality evaluation of some honey types. Food chemistry 46(1): 13-17 (1992).

Accorti, M,  R. Guarcini & L. P. Odoo, 1991.  The bees as a biological indicator and test insect.  Redia 74(1): 1-15. 

Acerbi, J. 1802. Travels through Sweden, Finland and Lapland, to the North Cape, in the years 1798 and 1799. 2: 376 pp. London. 

Ackerman, A. J.  1916. The carpenter-bees of the United States of the genus XylocopaJournal of the New York Entomological Society 24: 196-232, pl.10.

Ackerman, J. D. 1983. Diversity and seasonality of male euglossine bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in central Panama.  Ecology 64: 274-283.

Adams, J., E. D. Rothman, W. E. Kerr & Z. L. Paulino, 1977. Estimation of the number of sex alleles and queen matings from diploid male frequencies in a population of Apis mellifera. Genetics 86(3): 583-596. 

Adams, R. M. 1991.  The amazing spread of african bees, despite all the fears of alarmists, may be seen in the end as beneficial. Smithsonian, P. 225. Oct, 10th

Adams, S. 1997. Smoking out bee mites. Agricultural Research, August. p. 19. 

Adekunle, A. A., O. Adeleye, O. Ojeleye & O. Obembe, 2002. Participatory assessment of honey extraction methods in the savanna belt of Nigeria. Food Reviews International 18(2/3):209-221.

Adjare, S. O. 1989. A decade of Ghana's apiculture development technology consultancy centre's experience. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Apiculture in Tropical Climates, Cairo, Egypt. [6-10 November 1988]. International Bee Research Association: 496-497.     

Adl, M.B.F., H.V. Gencer, C. Firatli & R. Bahreini, 2007. Morphometric characterization of Iranian (Apis mellifera meda), Central Anatolian (Apis mellifera anatoliaca) and Caucasian (Apis mellifera caucasica) honey bee populations. Journal of apicultural research 46(4): 225-231.

Adlakha, R. L. 1969.  A systematic revision of the bee genus Diadasia Patton in America north of Mexico (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae). Ph.D. Thesis, 188 pp. University of California, Davis. 

Adlakha, R. L. 1972a. Egg laying capacity of Apis mellifera queens. Indian Bee Journal 34(1/2): 20-23.   

Adlakha, R. L. 1972b. Preliminary studies on the mating behavior of Apis mellifera and Apis indica queens and their age of starting oviposition. Proceedings of the 23rd International Apicultural Congress, Moscow, Pp. 420-425.  

Adlakha, R. L. 1974. Wasp as predator of bees. Entomological Newsletter 4(11/12): 57.  

Adlakha, R. L. 1976. Acarine disease of adult honey bees in India. American Bee Journal 116(7): 324, 344.  

Adlakha, R. L. & H. C. Sharma, 1976. Honeybees and crop protection measures. American Bee Journal 116(12): 576-577.  

Adlakha, R. L. & O. P. Sharma, 1974. Interspecific robbing. American Bee Journal 114(7): 248-249.  

Adlakha, R. L. & O. P. Sharma, 1975. Apis mellifera vs. Apis indica. Gleanings in Bee Culture 103(5): 160.  

Adlakha, R. L., O. P. Sharma & H. S. Dhalwal, 1974. Beekeeping in Himachal Pradesh. Its potentialities and problems with suggested remedies. Farmer Parliament 9(7, i.e. 8): 13-14, 25-26.  

Adler, A., C. Dumitrescu, N. Stanciou & D. Militaru,  1987. Observations on developing the “Moara Domneasca 1-85” bee live within the steppe ecotype Apis mellifica carpatica.  Lucr. Stint. Inst. Agron “Nicolae Balcescu” Zooteh 30(0): 105-108. [In Romanian With English summary.]

Adler, V. E.,  R. E. Doolittle,  H. Shimanuki  &  M.  Jacobson, 1973. Electrophysiological screening of queen substance and analogues for attraction to drone, queen, and worker honey bees. Journal of Economic Entomology 66(1): 33-36.

Adolph, E. 1880a. Über abnorme Zełłenbiłdungen einiger Hymenopteren flügel. Nova Acta d. kal. Leop. Carol. Deutschen Akademic d. Naturforscher. Bd. XLI, Pars 11, Nr. 5: 295-328.              

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Aggarwal, K. 1988.  Incidence of Tropilaelaps clareae on three Apis species in Hisar (India). Pp. 396-403. In: Needham, G.R. (ed.), Africanized honey bees and bee mites. E. Horwood, Chichester, West Sussex, England.

Aggarwal,  K. & R. P. Kapil, 1988. Observations on the effect of queen cell construction on Euvarroa sinhai infestation in drone brood of Apis florea.Pp. 404-408. In: Needham, G.R. (ed.),  Africanized honey bees and bee mites. E. Horwood, Chichester, West Sussex, England.    

Agosti, D., D. Jacobs & R. Desalle, 1996. On combining protein sequences and nucleic acid sequences in phylogenetic analysis: The homeobox protein case. Cladistics 12: 65-82.

Agren, J.,  T. Elmqvist & A. Tunlid, 1986.  Pollination by deceit, floral sex ratios and seed set in dioecious Rubus chamaemorus.  Oecologia 70(3): 332-338.

Agren, L., B. Cederberg & B. G. Svensson, 1979. Changes with age in ultrastructure and pheromone content of male labial glands in some bumble bee species (Hymenoptera, Apidae). Zoon 7(1): 1-14.

Ågren, L. & B. G. Svensson, 1982. Flagellar sensilla of Sphecodes bees (Hymenoptera, Apidae). Zool. Scr. 11: 45-54.

Aguiar, C. M. L. 2003. Flower visits of Centris bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in an area of Caatinga (Bahia, Brazil). Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment 38(1): 41-45.

Aguiar, C. M. L. &  C. F. Martins, 1997. Abundância  relativa, diversidade e fenologia de abelhas (Hymenoptera,  Apoidea) na Caatinga, São João do Cariri, Paraíba, Brasil. Iheringia [Sér. Zool.] 83: 151–163.

Aguilar, I., A. Fonseca & J. C. Biesmeijer, 2005. Recruitment and communication of food source location in three species of stingless bees (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Meliponini). Apidologie 36(3): 313-324.

Aguiar, W. M. & M. C. Gaglianone, 2008. The communities of euglossina bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in remnants of lowland forest on tertiary Tabuleiro in the Rio de Janeiro state. [Comunidade de abelhas euglossina (Hymenoptera: Apidae) em remanescentes de mata estacional semidecidual sobre tabuleiro no estado do Rio de Janeiro]. Neotropical entomology 37(2): 118-125.

Aguiar, C. M. L. & G. M. de M. Santos, 2007. Floral resource partitioning by social wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) and bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) in an area of caatinga in Brazil. [Compartilhamento de recursos florais por vespas sociais (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) e abelhas (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) em uma aÌ. rea de caatinga. Neotropical entomology 36(6): 836-842.

Aguilar, I. & M. Sommeijer, 2000. The deposition of anal excretions by Melipona favosa foragers (Apidae: Meliponinae): behavioural observations concerning the location of food sources. Apidologie 32(1): 37-48. 

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Ahmad, R. 1976.  A note on insect pollinators of alfalfa in Pakistan.  N. Z. Entomol. 6: 190-191.

Ahmad, Z. 1971.  Selective toxicity of carbophenothion and trichlorofon to the honey bee, Apis mellifera L. and the alfalfa leaf-cutter bee, Megachile rotundata Fabr. Dissert. Abstr. Intern. Ser. B. 32(8): 4644-4645. 

Ahmad, Z. & C. A. Johansen, 1973.  Selective toxicity of carbophenothion and trichlorofon to the honey bee and the alfalfa leafcutting bee.  Environmental Entomology 2(1): 27-30. 

Ahmed, H. M. H., M. A. Siddig & M. S. A. El-Sarrag, 1988. Honeybee pollination of some cultivated crops in Sudan. Pp. 100-108. In: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Apiculture in Tropical Climates, Cairo, Egypt, 6-10 November 1988. Government of Egypt & International Bee Research Association.

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Initial release 19 November, 2002.                                                                                                                                         Second issue 31 July, 2003

Third issue 15 April, 2004                                                                                                                                                          Fourth issue 15 Sept. 2004

Fifth issue 20 Feb., 2005.                                                                                                                                                            Sixth issue 5 August 2005

Seventh issue 17 Feb., 2006                                                                                                                                                        Eighth issue 11 Oct. 2006


Ninth issue 07 August 2007                                                                                                                                                          Tenth issue 07 Sept. 2008


        Eleventh issue 11 Oct. 2009                                                                                                                                                      Twelfth issue 20 Nov. 2010