Bee Visitation to Crops and other Flowers Planted as Bee Food

Project Type: Graduate Student
Funds awarded in 2008: $10,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2010
Grant Recipient: Univ. Tennessee
Region: Southern
State: Tennessee
Graduate Student:
Major Professor:
Dr. John Skinner
Univ. Tennessee
A Master's Thesis: In 2008-09, bee visitation was measured on 10 different crops among 12 farms in Tennessee.Nonmetric multidimensional scaling and linear models revealed that native bees are important visitors to crop flowers, but their abundance and com
Michael Wilson
Target audiences:
Educators; Researchers
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