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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:

Sue said...

Many of our native species are really struggling for survival.
If you would like to help these insects, which are vital for our survival then look at:

http://www.mybumblebeegarden.co.uk/