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pan-european assessment, monitoring, and mitigation of stressors on the health of bees

Here, you will find all public PoshBee deliverables as well as all scientific publications resulting from or relevant to the project.
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Pesticide risk assessment in honeybees: Toward the use of behavioral and reproductive performances as assessment endpoints

Authors: Lena Barascou, Jean-Luc Brunet, Luc Belzunces, Axel Decourtye, Mickael Henry , Julie Fourrier, Yves Le Conte, Cédric Alaux
Journal: Chemosphere
Volume/Issue: 276
Publisher/Place: Pergamon Press Ltd.
Pages: 130134

Roundup Causes High Levels of Contact Mortality in Bumblebees

Authors: Edward A. Straw, Edward N. Carpentier, Mark J. F. Brown
Year: 2021
Journal: Journal of Applied Ecology
Volume/Issue: 58 (6)
Publisher/Place: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
Pages: 1167-1176
Download: (0.82 MB)

Co-formulant in a commercial fungicide product causes lethal and sub-lethal effects in bumble bees

Authors: Straw, E.A., Brown, M.J.F.
Year: 2021
Journal: Scientific Reports
Volume/Issue: 11
Publisher/Place: Nature Research
Pages: 21653
Download: (1.59 MB)

The novel insecticides flupyradifurone and sulfoxaflor do not act synergistically with viral pathogens in reducing honey bee (Apis mellifera) survival but sulfoxaflor modulates host immunocompetence

Authors: Al Naggar, Yahya Paxton, Robert J.
Year: 2020
Journal: Microbial Biotechnology
Publisher/Place: Wiley
Download: (0.72 MB)

Interactions Between Thiamethoxam and Deformed Wing Virus Can Drastically Impair Flight Behavior of Honey Bees

Authors: Coulon M, Dalmon A, Di Prisco G, Prado A, Arban F, Dubois E, Ribière-Chabert M, Alaux C, Thiéry R and Le Conte Y
Year: 2020
Journal: Frontiers in Microbiology
Volume/Issue: 11
Publisher/Place: Frontiers Media
Download: (4.94 MB)

Individual and combined impacts of sulfoxaflor and Nosema bombi on bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) larval growth

Authors: Siviter Harry, Folly Arran J., Brown Mark J. F. and Leadbeater Ellouise
Year: 2020
Journal: Proceedings of the Royal Society B
Volume/Issue: 287
Publisher/Place: Royal Society of London
Pages: 2020935
Download: (0.70 MB)

Sulfoxaflor exposure reduces egg laying in bumblebees Bombus terrestris

Authors: Siviter H, Horner J, Brown MJF, Leadbeater E
Year: 2019
Journal: Journal of Applied Ecology
Volume/Issue: 57/1
Publisher/Place: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
Pages: 160-169
Download: (0.79 MB)

Diversity and Global Distribution of Viruses of the Western Honey Bee, Apis mellifera

Authors: Beaurepaire A et al
Year: 2020
Journal: Insects
Volume/Issue: 11/4
Publisher/Place: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
Pages: 239
Download: (1.25 MB)

Bee Viruses: Routes of Infection in Hymenoptera

Authors: Yañez O, Piot N, Dalmon A, de Miranda JR, Chantawannakul P, Panziera D, Amiri; E, Smagghe G, Schroeder D, Chejanovsky N
Year: 2020
Journal: Frontiers in Microbiology
Volume/Issue: 11
Publisher/Place: Frontiers Media
Pages: 943
Download: (1.11 MB)

Pollen nutrition fosters honeybee tolerance to pesticides

Authors: Barascou L et al.
Year: 2021
Journal: Royal Society Open Science
Volume/Issue: 8 (9)
Publisher/Place: Royal Society
Pages: 210818
Download: (0.93 MB)

Holistic environmental risk assessment for bees

Authors: Topping C.J., Brown M., Chetcuti J., de Miranda J.R., Nazzi F., Neumann P., Paxton R.J., Rundlöf M., Stout J.C.
Year: 2021
Journal: Science
Volume/Issue: 371 (6532)
Publisher/Place: American Association for the Advancement of Science
Pages: 897

Neonicotinoid Clothianidin reduces honey bee immune response and contributes to Varroa mite proliferation

Authors: Annoscia, D., Di Prisco, G., Becchimanzi, A. et al.
Year: 2020
Journal: Nature Communications
Volume/Issue: 11
Publisher/Place: Nature Research
Pages: 5887
Download: (0.69 MB)

Fungicide and insecticide exposure adversely impacts bumblebees and pollination services under semi-field conditions

Authors: Tamburini, G., et al.
Year: 2021
Journal: Environment International
Volume/Issue: 157
Publisher/Place: Elsevier BV
Pages: 106813
Download: (1.10 MB)

Taxon-specific temporal shifts in pollinating insects in mass-flowering crops and field margins in Ireland

Authors: Bottero, I., Hodge, S., & Stout, J.
Year: 2021
Journal: Journal of Pollination Ecology
Volume/Issue: 28
Publisher/Place: ICPPR
Pages: 90–107
Download: (0.68 MB)

Monitoring bee health in European agro-ecosystems using wing morphology and fat bodies

Authors: Vanderplanck M et al.
Year: 2021
Journal: One Ecosystem
Volume/Issue: 6
Publisher/Place: Pensoft Publishers
Pages: e63653
Download: (0.28 MB)

The impact of pollen quality on the sensitivity of bumblebees to pesticides

Authors: Barraud A., Nadarajah S., Vanderplanck M., Michez D.
Year: 2020
Journal: Acta Oecologica
Volume/Issue: 105
Publisher/Place: Elsevier BV
Pages: 103552

No evidence of effects or interaction between the widely used herbicide, glyphosate, and a common parasite in bumble bees

Authors: Edward A. Straw​, Mark J.F. Brown
Year: 2021
Journal: PeerJ
Volume/Issue: 9:e12486
Publisher/Place: Department of Biological Sciences, School of Life Sciences and the Environment, Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, United Kingdom

D1.3 Environmental compartments for analysis

Authors: Chauzat, M‐P.
Year: 2019
duedate: August 2019
Deliverable number: D1.3
Download: (0.16 MB)

Sulfoxaflor and nutritional deficiency synergistically reduce survival and fecundity in bumblebees

Authors: Linguadoca A., Rizzi C., Villa S., Brown MJF.
Year: 2021
Journal: Science of The Total Environment
Volume/Issue: 795
Publisher/Place: Elsevier BV
Pages: 148680
Download: (1.53 MB)

Sulfoxaflor insecticide and azoxystrobin fungicide have no major impact on honeybees in a realistic-exposure semi-field experiment

Authors: Giovanni Tamburin, Dimitry Wintermantel, Matthew J Allan, Robin R Dean, Anina Knauer, Matthias Albrecht, Alexandra-Maria Klein
Year: 2021
Journal: Science of the Total Environment
Volume/Issue: 778
Publisher/Place: Elsevier BV
Pages: 146084
Download: (0.88 MB)