Navigation Links
Old records, new bees result in 'Science' paper for MSU ecologist
Date:2/28/2013

esearchers collected 3,620 "floral visitors," Burkle said. Of those, 2,778 were bees and the rest were mostly flies and butterflies. The plant that attracted the largest number of bees -- 923 individuals and 33 species was "Spring Beauty," a small herbaceous plant. Second most popular plant was the "Great Waterleaf."

In addition to their and Robertson's specimens, Burkle and Knight compared their findings to those of co-author John Marlin from the University of Illinois. Marlin, who had gathered data from the Carlinville area in the 1970s, provided intermediate-year information that was "incredibly helpful," Burkle said.

Burkle conducted her research with a $75,000 RAPID grant from the National Science Foundation.

Burkle's next study will begin this summer and look at disturbances such as from recent and more historic fires -- to see how plant and pollinator communities re-assemble across Montana between Yellowstone and Glacier national parks.

The suite of species that live in Montana and Illinois are entirely different, but some of the same issues apply, Burkle said.

Knight said, "I would expect that the effects of climate change on plant-pollinator interactions are even greater in some locations, such as high elevation sites in the Rocky Mountains that have experienced more dramatic changes in climate than our Midwestern site."

She added that Burkle's expertise on identifying bees and analyzing plant-pollinator networks were crucial to the success of the bee project.

"I miss working with her at Washington University, but I think she is in an excellent location to make new and significant contributions to the field of pollination biology," Knight said.


'/>"/>

Contact: Evelyn Boswell
evelynb@montana.edu
406-994-5135
Montana State University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. ChromaDex® Announces Financial Results for the Year Ended 2011
2. Declines in Caribbean coral reefs pre-date damage resulting from climate change
3. Aware, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2012 Financial Results
4. Better housing conditions for zebrafish could improve research results
5. NIH-led study finds genetic test results do not trigger increased use of health services
6. New Tool Helps Drug Developers Optimize Their Research and Target Development for Better Results and a Stronger Competitive Edge
7. Study results: Adult stem cells from bone marrow
8. Girls mathematics performance more likely to suffer than boys as a result of mathematics anxiety
9. SF State researcher releases first results from nationwide bee count
10. Aware, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results
11. Pilot Results Move GHX Closer to Delivery of Healthcare Industrys First Implantable Device Supply Chain Solution
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/27/2014)... N.C. -- Microorganisms like bacteria and fungi can evade ... antibiotics or antifungal drugs. These permanent mutations were once ... to evolve. Now a new study has shown that ... -- known as epimutations -- to gain the benefits ... new mechanism was discovered in a fungus called Mucor ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... Institute have found that targeting a molecule in blood ... to research published in Nature today (Sunday)., ... Mary University of London, have found that a molecule, ... repair itself after chemotherapy or radiotherapy, which kill cancer ... from blood vessels that grew in melanoma or lung ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... 18,000 patients, scientists have identified more than two ... including six that had not been previously reported. ... was partially funded by the National Institutes of ... NIH laboratories. , "Unraveling the genetic underpinnings of ... involved in this complex disease, and hopefully, may ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Scientists discover new, noncommittal mechanism of drug resistance 2Scientists discover new, noncommittal mechanism of drug resistance 3New drug target can break down cancer's barrier against treatment 2NIH scientists find 6 new genetic risk factors for Parkinson's 2
... , Construction of ENJOY: A Generation House, the U.S. Department ... a collaborative effort of Rutgers, The State University of New ... following a recent ground-breaking at NJIT. Once construction of ... topping-off event at NJIT with major sponsors and VIP guests. ...
... (Boston) Kenneth Walsh, PhD, FAHA, the Aram ... of the Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute at Boston University ... 2011 American Heart Association (AHA) Distinguished Scientist. The ... The AHA created a Distinguished Scientist designation ...
... University biologists identified a new way in which bacteria hijack ... new antibiotics. Zhao-Qing Luo, the associate professor of biological ... new enzyme used by the bacterium Legionella pneumophila ... cell in order to take up residence. "Legionnaires, disease ...
Cached Biology News:Team New Jersey to make precast concrete solar house reality 2BUSM professor selected as American Heart Association Distinguished Scientist 2Purdue biologists identify new strategy used by bacteria during infection 2Purdue biologists identify new strategy used by bacteria during infection 3
(Date:7/28/2014)... 28, 2014 According to a ... Research "Regenerative Medicine (Bone and Joint) Market (By ... Engineering; By Applications - Bone Graft Substitutes, Osteoarticular ... Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and ... (bone and joint) market was valued at USD ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... /PRNewswire/ -   JOLT , a leading technology accelerator, ... its growing portfolio of startups. Next-level tech and boundary-pushing ... JOLT accelerator, and Cohort four is no exception, ... Since its launch in July 2012, JOLT has ... financing. Now at 23 investments, JOLT,s portfolio has an ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... July 28, 2014 Immunomic Therapeutics, Inc. ... to further develop potential treatments for glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), ... combination with their patented vaccine platform, LAMP-vax. , ... are based on the work of John H. Sampson, ... The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... It’s a hard truth: Nearly half of recent veterans who ... are failing to obtain a diploma or certificate within a ... an analysis by The Resume Place , a major ... college majors, which leads to underemployment, unemployment or just plain ... of post-9/11 veterans using GI Bill education benefits ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Regenerative Medicine Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019 2Regenerative Medicine Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019 3Regenerative Medicine Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019 4JOLT Announces the Next 6 Startups to Join its Summer 2014 Cohort 2JOLT Announces the Next 6 Startups to Join its Summer 2014 Cohort 3String of Collaborations Launch Immunomic Therapeutics’ Brain Tumor Program Pipeline 2String of Collaborations Launch Immunomic Therapeutics’ Brain Tumor Program Pipeline 3String of Collaborations Launch Immunomic Therapeutics’ Brain Tumor Program Pipeline 4Resume Place: To Choose the Best College Majors, Veterans Need Early Career Counseling, Data Shows 2Resume Place: To Choose the Best College Majors, Veterans Need Early Career Counseling, Data Shows 3Resume Place: To Choose the Best College Majors, Veterans Need Early Career Counseling, Data Shows 4
... TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jan. 24 Quintiles,Transnational Corp. ... investor partnership to support the company,s continued,growth under ... CEO Dennis,Gillings, CBE, and the management team. Gillings ... Capital have become the lead,investors in Quintiles, with ...
... BOHEMIA, N.Y., Jan. 23 NBTY, Inc. (NYSE: NTY ... nutritional,supplements, today announced it will web cast a conference call ... http://www.nbty.com on,Monday, January 28, 2008 at 8:30 AM ... will be issued at 7:00 AM (ET) that,day., A ...
... PPD, Inc. (Nasdaq:,PPDI) today announced that it ... through an exclusive agreement with Peking Union Lawke,Biomedical ... begin,immediately providing biopharmaceutical clients with its full range ... "Chinese law makes it extremely difficult to export ...
Cached Biology Technology:Quintiles Completes Previously Announced New Investor Partnership, Co-Led by Founder, Chairman and CEO Dennis Gillings, Bain Capital, TPG and 3i 2Quintiles Completes Previously Announced New Investor Partnership, Co-Led by Founder, Chairman and CEO Dennis Gillings, Bain Capital, TPG and 3i 3NBTY to Web Cast Fiscal First Quarter Conference Call 2PPD Expands Global Central Lab Services into China 2PPD Expands Global Central Lab Services into China 3
...
Mouse monoclonal [2G1] to Vancomycin ( Abpromise for all tested applications)....
Rab1A...
... ( Abpromise for all tested ... Synthetic peptide: DWLCL AFVE SKFNISKINE NADGSFDYGL ... amino acids 46-100 of Human LYZL6 ... 57151 Swiss ...
Biology Products: