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any of numerous solitary bees that build nests of hardened mud and sand

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Effects of constant and fluctuating temperatures on the development of the solitary bee Osmia bicornis (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae).
Open-cell parasitism shapes maternal investment patterns in the Reel Mason bee, Osmia rufa.
While the larvae of Osmia cornuta were able to develop on viper's bugloss pollen, more than 90 % died within days on buttercup pollen," said Sedivy.
The same reading can be applied to the character of Teresa de Mello Breyner's Osmia, who is presented as a model for a woman ruler.
18, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Osmia Organics is launching a new Spa Series line, and has released two initial products in time for their Summer Solstice Sale: the Himalayan Body Buff and the Rosemary Body Mousse.
Solitary bees of the genus Osmia (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), known as effective pollinators, have excellent anatomical and behavioral adaptations and lifestyles dependent entirely of floral phenology (Drummond & Stubbs 1997; Kraemer & Favi 2005; Felicioli & Pinzauti 2008).
They estimated that 250-500 Osmia corn ifrons are required per acre for pollination compared to 60,000-120,000 honeybees.
Instead, he hopes to create a workforce of tens of thousands of blue orchard bees, species Osmia lignaria.
On reading correspondence from Teresa de Mello Breyner to her friend Leonor de Almeida, we found evidence that helped to identify a new text that can now be added to her published works, which included only the tragedy, Osmia (1788).
2:45 MASON BEE (MEGACHILIDAE: OSMIA) ABUNDANCE AND DIVERSITY IN NORTH GEORGIA APPLE ORCHARDS FROM 20102012: THE ROLE OF OSMIA DURING PREMATURE APPLE BLOOM CONDITIONS.
It's the ARS Bee Biology and Systematics Laboratory, North America's only scientific institution devoted exclusively to providing practical, science-based knowledge on how to domesticate, that is, manage, non-honey bees such as the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata--a proficient pollinator of that forage crop; the blue orchard or orchard mason bee, Osmia lignaria--a winged worker of apple, cherry, and almond orchards; bumble bees; and others.
He tested the powers of the metallic-green-blue bees Osmia aglaia by caging them with raspberry plants.
2:45 MASON BEE (MEGACHILIDAE:OSMIA) ABUNDANCE AND DIVERSITY IN NORTH GEORGIA APPLE ORCHARDS FROM 2010-2012: THE ROLE OF OSMIA DURING PREMATURE APPLE BLOOM CONDITIONS, Nicholas G.
Here's good news from ARS scientists in Utah: The blue orchard bee, or Osmia lignaria, continues to rank as an ace pollinator of this delectable summer crop.