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Honey bee hives decrease wild bee abundance, species richness, and fruit count on farms regardless o


Author: Scientific Reports Date: 2021

This study examines the interaction of the wild bee communities and honey bees kept in hives around wildflower strips and pollinator-dependent crops. The study took place across 21 farms in the Mid-Atlantic U.S. The real beauty of this publication is the extensive literature cited section with links to the cited publications, many of which focus on honey bee/native bee competition and effects on species richness and abundance.

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