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Entomology: UGA Honey Bee Program: Bees, Beekeeping, and Pollination

Pollination: References

Ambrose, J.T., 1990. Apple pollination, In N.C. Apple Production Manual, North Carolina Agric. Ext. Svc., AG-415

Atkins, E.L., E. Mussen, & R. Thorp, 1979. Honey bee pollination of cantaloupe, cucumber and watermelon, Univ. California Div. Agric. Sci., leaflet 2253

Bowers, M.A., 1986. Resource availability and timing of reproduction in bumble bee colonies (Hymenoptera: Apidae), Environ. Entomol. 15: 750-755

Cane, J., 1993. Strategies for more consistent abundance in blueberry pollinators, In Proc. Southeast Blueberry Conf., Tifton, Georgia

Cane, J.H. & J.A. Payne, 1990. Native bee pollinates rabbiteye blueberry, Alabama Agric. Exp. Sta. 37: 4

Cane, J.H. & J.A. Payne, 1993. Regional, annual, and seasonal variation in pollinator guilds: Intrinsic traits of bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) underlie their patterns of abundance at Vaccinium ashei (Ericaceae), Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 86(5): 577-588

Chagnon, M., J. Gingras, & D. de Oliveira, 1989. Effect of honey bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) visits on the pollination rate of strawberries, J. Econ. Entomol. 82(5): 1350-1353

Chagnon, M., J. Gingras, & D. de Oliveira, 1993. Complementary aspects of strawberry pollination by honey and indigenous bees (Hymenoptera), J. Econ. Entomol. 86(2): 416-420

Coleman, V.R., 1979. Demonstrated commercial value of cucumber pollination by honey bees, Apis mellifera, In Proc. 4th Int. Symp. on Pollination, Maryland Agric. Exp. Sta. Spec. Misc. Bull. 1: 189-190

Crane, E. & P. Walker, 1984. Pollination directory for world crops, Int. Bee Res. Assoc., London

Currie, R.W., M.L. Winston, K.N. Slessor, & D.F. Mayer, 1992. Effect of synthetic queen mandibular pheromone sprays on pollination of fruit crops by honey bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae), J. Econ. Entomol. 85(4): 1293-1299

Danka, R.G., G.A. Lang, & C.L. Gupton, 1993. Honey bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) visits and pollen source effects on fruiting of 'Gulfcoast' southern highbush blueberry, J. Econ. Entomol. 86(1): 131-136

Delaplane, K.S., 1991. Honey bees and beekeeping, Univ. Georgia Coop. Ext. Svc., Bull. 1045

Delaplane, K.S., 1993. Insecticides, miticides and nematicides, In Georgia Pest Control Handbook, Univ. Georgia Coop. Ext. Svc., Spec. Bull. 28

Delaplane, K.S. and D.F. Mayer. 2000. Crop pollination by bees. CAB International, Oxon, United Kingdom, 344 pp

Eischen, F.A. & B.A. Underwood, 1991. Cantaloupe pollination trials in the lower Rio Grande valley, Am. Bee J. 131(12): 775

Eisikowitch, D., 1981. Some aspects of pollination of oil-seed rape (Brassica napus L.), J. Agric. Sci. Camb. 96: 321-326

Erickson, E.H., 1975. Effect of honey bees on yield of three soybean cultivars, Crop Sci. 15: 84-86

Goltz, L., 1986a. Honey and pollen plants I. The milkweeds, Am. Bee J. 126(9): 601-603

Goltz, L., 1986b. Honey and pollen plants III. The goldenrods, Am. Bee J. 126(11): 735-736, 761

Goltz, L., 1986c. Honey and pollen plants IV. The asters, Am. Bee J. 126(12): 812-814

Goltz, L., 1987a. Honey and pollen plants, Am. Bee J. 127(5): 350-355

Goltz, L., 1987b. Honey and pollen plants V. North American shrubby plants, Am. Bee J. 127(8): 576-580

Goltz, L., 1987c. Honey and pollen plants VI. North American trees, Am. Bee J. 127(9): 636-643

Goltz, L., 1987c. Honey and pollen plants VI. North American trees, Am. Bee J. 127(9): 636-643

Goltz, L., 1987d. Honey and pollen plants VII. Mints, including the sages, Am. Bee J. 127(10): 701-703

Horton, D., K. Delaplane, J. Dobson, F. Hendrix, J. Jackson, S. Brown, & S. Myers, 1990. Georgia apple management and production guide, Univ. Georgia Coop. Ext. Svc., Bull. 643

Hughes, G.R., K.A. Sorensen, & J.T. Ambrose, 1982. Pollination in vine crops, North Carolina Agric. Ext. Svc., AG-84

Johansen, C.A. & D.F. Mayer, 1990. Pollinator protection: A bee and pesticide handbook, Wicwas Press, Cheshire, Connecticut, 212 pp.

Kakutani, T., T. Inoue, T. Tezuka, & Y. Maeta, 1993. Pollination of strawberry by the stingless bee, Trigona minangkabau, and the honey bee, Apis mellifera: an experimental study of fertilization efficiency, Res. Popul. Ecol. 35: 95-111

Krewer, G., S. Myers, P. Bertrand, D. Horton, T. Murphy, & M. Austin, 1986. Commercial blueberry culture, Univ. Georgia Coop. Ext. Svc., Circ. 713

Krewer, G., S. Nesmith, D. Stanaland, J. Clark, M. Bruorton, & J.E. Smith, 1991. Results of the 1991 field trials with gibberellic acid on rabbiteye blueberries in south Georgia.

Krewer, G.W., M.E. Ferree, & S.C. Myers, 1993. Home garden blueberries, Univ. Georgia Coop. Ext. Svc., leaflet 106

Lang, G.A. & R.G. Danka, 1991. Honey-bee-mediated cross- versus self-pollination of 'Sharpblue' blueberry increases fruit size and hastens ripening, J. Am. Soc. Hort. Sci. 116(5): 770-773

Mathewson, J.A., 1968. Nest construction and life history of the Eastern cucurbit bee, Peponapis pruinosa (Hymenoptera: Apoidea), J. Kansas Entomol. Soc. 41: 255-261

Mayer, D.F., C.A. Johansen, D.M. Burgett, 1986. Bee pollination of tree fruits, Pacific Northwest Ext. Publ., PNW 0282

McGregor, S.E., 1976. Insect pollination of cultivated crop plants, U.S. Dept. Agric., Agric. Handbook 496

Mesquida, J., M. Renard, & J-S. Pierre, 1988. Rapeseed (Brassica napus L.) productivity: The effect of honeybees (Apis mellifera L.) and different pollination conditions in cage and field tests, Apidologie 19(1): 51-72

Mitchell, T.B., 1962. Bees of the eastern United States, North Carolina Agric. Exp. Sta., Tech. Bull. 152

Plowright, R.C. & T.M. Laverty, 1987. Bumble bees and crop pollination in Ontario, Proc. Entomol. Soc. Ontario 118: 155-160

Skinner J.A. & G. Lovett, 1992. Is one visit enough? Squash pollination in Tennessee, Am. Bee J. 132: 815

Tepedino, V.J., 1981. The pollination efficiency of the squash bee (Peponapis pruinosa) and the honey bee (Apis mellifera) on summer squash (Cucurbita pepo), J. Kansas Entomol. Soc. 54: 359-377

Tew, J.E. & D.M. Caron, 1988. Measurements of cucumber and soybean pollination efficiency by honey bees hived in a prototypic pollination unit, In Fruit crops 1987: A summary of research, Ohio State Univ., Res. Circ. 295

Torchio, P.F. A case history on the development of Osmia lignaria propinqua as a managed pollinator of orchard crops, ms. in preparation

Torchio, P.F. 1985. Field experiments with the pollinator species, Osmia lignaria propinqua Cresson, in apple orchards: V. (1979-1980), methods of introducing bees, nesting success, seed counts, fruit yields (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), J. Kansas Entomol. Soc. 58: 448-464

U.S. Dept. Agriculture, 1986. Using honey bees to pollinate crops, leaflet 549

Williams, I.H., 1978. The pollination requirements of swede rape (Brassica napus L.) and of turnip rape (Brassica campestris L.), J. Agric. Sci. Camb. 91: 343-348