Bumblebee Sector Guide To The National Bee Farm-level Biosecurity Standard
Appendix B: Resource List

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  • Evans E, Burns I, Spivak M. Befriending Bumblebees: A Practical Guide to Raising Local Bumblebees, University of Minnesota; 2007.
  • Goulson D. Bumblebees: Behaviour, Ecology, and Conservation. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press; 2010.
  • Gradish A, Scott-Dupree C, Shipp L, et al. Effect of reduced risk pesticides for use in greenhouse vegetable production on Bombus impatiens (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Pest Management Science 2010;66:142-6.
  • Keven P. Pollinators and Pollination: Canadian, Continental and Global Problems. CANPOLIN presentation to the Maritime Action Forum on Pollination Research; 2010.
  • Mader E, Spivak M, Evans E. Managing Alternative Pollinators: A Handbook for Beekeepers, Growers, and Conservationists, SARE Handbook 11, NRAES-186, co-published by SARE and NRAES. 2010.
  • Morandin L, Laverty T, Kevan P, et al. Bumblebee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) activity and loss in commercial tomato greenhouses. The Canadian Entomologist, 2001;133(6):883-93.
  • Velthuis H, van Doorn A. A century of advances in bumblebee domestication and the economic and environmental aspects of its commercialization for pollination. Apidologie 2006;37(4): 421-51.

Databases: Side Effects

These databases contain information about the side effects of pesticides on bumblebees:

Koppert – Side Effects of Pesticides on Bumblebees

Biobest - Side Effects of Pesticides on Bumblebees

Federal Government

  1. For bee industry information, access the following:
  2. Health Canada, Pest Management Regulatory Agency

    Report a Pesticide Incident

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