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Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 354072, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/354072
Review Article

Abundance and Diversity of Native Bumble Bees Associated with Agricultural Crops: The Willamette Valley Experience

Department of Crop and Soil Science, Oregon State University, 3017 ALS, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

Received 20 August 2009; Accepted 2 December 2009

Academic Editor: James C. Nieh

Copyright © 2010 Sujaya Rao and W. P. Stephen. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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  • Sarah Maxfield-Taylor, Kimberly May Skyrm, and Sujaya Rao, “First record of Sphaerularia bombi (Nematoda: Tylenchida: Sphaerularidae), a parasite of bumble bee queens, in the Pacific Northwest,” Pan-Pacific Entomologist, vol. 87, no. 2, pp. 134–137, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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