Conservation and parasitic and pathogenic loads of bumblebees in Finland (1)

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Funds granted by main funder (€)

  • 116 520,00

Project timetable

Project start date: 01/01/2018

Project end date: 31/12/2021


The research questions are 1) how the abundance of bumblebees fluctuates in certain habitats in long-term monitoring with point calculation method, 2) how the number of individuals of bumblebees varies in different habitats with catch-recatch method, 3) what are the effects of bee farming to pollination success of native plants, and 4) how bee farming affects to parasitic and pathogenic loads of bumblebees? Results of the study can be utilized to inform from the usefulness of original pollinators and in developing and targeting conservation actions to protect bumblebees.

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