The assessment by the European Food Safety Authority (Efsa), which looked at the impact on wild solitary bees
and bumblebees as well as honeybees, has confirmed that most uses of the chemicals pose a risk to the insects.
The assessment by the European Food Safety Authority looked at their impact on wild solitary bees
and bumblebees as well as honeybees.
For the new assessments, which this time cover wild bees bumblebees and solitary bees
as well as honeybees, EFSAs Pesticides Unit carried out an extensive data collection exercise, including a systematic literature review, to gather all the scientific evidence published since the previous evaluations.
Don't forget, a few dead stems are also beneficial for hibernating insects such as ladybirds and solitary bees
A GIFT for nature lovers or gardeners, the Beepot concrete planter and bee hotel combines a safe and stylish nesting site for solitary bees
with space for pollinator planting.
Lacewing larvae and adult ladybirds and larvae will feast on aphids, while solitary bees
may also hibernate in a bug box.
Honey bees affect native solitary bees
at the peak of the blooming season (Thomson 2016).
Mason bees are solitary bees
that do not live as part of a hive.
This handbook explains the natural history, ecology, and conservation of solitary bees
that inhabit the British Isles, and provides a key to genera of bees in the region.
are dependent on ephemeral floral resources, whereas wasps generally collect prey of a specific species, size, or instar (Fig.
HERB HAVEN GROW herbs like rosemary, which is attractive to bumble bees and solitary bees
, while other herb garden favourites like lavender, sage, oregano and thyme all attract bees, butterflies and a host of other insects.
Studies on the biology of solitary bees
in the Cerrado areas in Northeastern Brazil are incipient, and they include the occurrence of C.