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Saturday, 27 November 2010

Bumble Bees - Journal of Applied Ecology.

Gardens are able to sustain a greater number of bumblebee nests than farmed land, a study involving genetic analysis and modelling has suggested.
DNA samples were taken from two species by UK researchers in order to build up a picture of nest density and how land use affects the creatures.

1 comment:

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