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Keeping bees in their place: impacts of bees outside their native range

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Bees of various species continue to be introduced outside their native range since they are widely regarded as beneficial. Recently, however, serious objections have been raised regarding this practice. The possible impacts of introduced bees, namely competition with native organisms for floral resources or nest sites, transmission of parasites or pathogens to native organisms, changes in seed set of native plants (either increase or decrease) and pollination of exotic weeds, are briefly discussed.

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Goulson, Dave (2004) Keeping bees in their place: impacts of bees outside their native range Bee World, 85, (3), pp. 45-46.

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Published date: September 2004
Keywords: introduced bees, pollination

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Local EPrints ID: 56934
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/56934
ISSN: 0005-772X
PURE UUID: 411c4f92-d4d3-40e2-a0a2-a947b4e2a6c6

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Date deposited: 07 Aug 2008
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 14:30

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Author: Dave Goulson

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