Information links

animated_gif_bees_06           Pollination information references

Listed in alphabetical order of the topic

The list below focuses on tropical and Asian pollination information. There are also references on agricultural crops and other topics which have been listed to help the reader get a historical and current overview. Where possible an internet link has been included so that the reader can just click to go directly to the source.

Amazing bees – general information

Apis cerana – general background

Apis mellifera and Apis cerana in Vietnam – 1992 study

Are Bees dying out? – 2014 article!&category_ref=52

The Asian honey bee (Apis cerana) and its strains – 2013 study

Asian honeybees: biology conservation and human interactions
By Oldroyd and Wongsiri
Pub: Harvard University Press 2006, 292 pages

Asian Honeybee Potential Environmental Impacts – in Australia, June 2013

Asiatic Honeybee Apis cerana: Biodiversity Conservation and Agricultural Production
by Abrol, Dharam P.
Pub: Springer August 2013, 1019 pages

BeeAware – an Australian government information website

Bee Industry Roadmap for the Philippines

Bee pollination and fruit set of Coffea arabica and C. canephora

Bee pollination benefits for mango
Dept of Food and Agriculture, Western Australia

Beekeeping for Honey Production in Sri Lanka: management of Asiatic hive honeybee Apis cerana in its natural tropical monsoonal environment
Punchihewa RWK (1994) Sri Lanka Dept of Agriculture, Peradeniya Sri Lanka & Canadian International Development Agency, Quebec, Canada. 232 pages

Beekeeping with oriental honeybees (Apis cerana)

Bees and their roles in forest livelihoods
Nicola Bradbear, Food and Agriculture Organisation 2009, 242 pages

Best management practices in Agriculture for sustainable use and conservation of pollinators
Sao Paulo University, Brazil – study on stingless bees

All Chinese honey is ordered off shelves (UK)

Citrus Trees that Require Cross-Pollination for Fruit Production

Cocao tree information

Coconut – farm and forestry production and marketing profile

Coconut project in Australian schools

Coffee pollination: Honeybees boost coffee yields

Conservation of Asian honey bees

Declining Agri Yield Worrisome – Philfoodex

Do Tangerine Trees Need Cross-Pollination?

Economic Potential Unlocked in Coconut

The Economic Valuation of Pollinators for Southeast
Asia: Philippines and Vietnam

Economics of bee pollination in the Philippines
Antonio D. Baconawa

Farmer sets model with integrated farming – in Kerala, Southern India with Apis cerana

Global action on pollination services for sustainable agriculture
Food and Agriculture Organisation

Global Pollination Project leaflet by the Food & Agriculture Organisation

A Guide to Beekeeping in the Philippines
Antonio D. Baconawa

High Value Crops Development Program (RA 7900)
Department of Agriculture in Philippines

The Honey You Should Never Buy – It May Be Tainted with Lead and Antibiotics

Honeybees – nature’s pollinators

Honey Hunting and Beekeeping
Food and Agriculture Organisation

Honey Hunting information

Honey Hunters of Cambodia (Apis dorsata)

Honey Hunters of Philippines (Apis dorsata)

International Coffee Organization

International Cotton Advisory Committee

Japanese beekeeping with Apis cerana

List of crop plants pollinated by bees

Management of Philippine bees – stingless bees and honey bees
UPLB Bee Program, University of the Philippines at Los Baños

Messages from Bees – A Japanese Documentary (Neonicotinoid pesticide problems)

Migrating Giant Honey Bees (Apis dorsata)

More than Honey – film about pressures on Apis mellifera 2013

Neonicotinoid Pesticides and Honey Bees
Washington State University Extension Fact Sheet

Passionfruit not producing fruit

Pesticide Action Network includes the 2 websites…
Save the honey bees
Disrupting Food

Philippine beekeeping information – some example links

Philippine Coconut Authority – Research and Development Branch

Philippine Palm Oil Development Council

Philippines Scariest – Tamboboan (Hornets)

Philippines Statistics Authority

The Plight of the Honeybee

Pollination and yield responses of cowpea

‘Pollination crisis’ hitting India’s vegetable farmers

Pollination: Crop Pollination Requirements

Pollination of Apis mellifera and Trigona biroi on the Productivity of Solanaceous Crops (Philippines)
Jose T. Travero et al

Pollination of cultivated plants in the tropics
Edited by David W. Roubik
Food and Agriculture Organization: Bulletin 118 Pub: FAO 1995 194 pages

Pollination Requirements of Some Tropical Crops

Pollinator Conservation Action Plan for Sri Lanka, 2014


Research Discovers Oldest Bee, Evolutionary Link

Retreating Indigenous Bee Populations (Apis Cerana) and Livelihoods of Himalayan Farmers

Scientists discover what’s killing the bees and it’s worse than you thought (USA)

South African Mango Growers Association

Squash Pollinators of the Americas Survey

Squash (hybrid) seed production: Providing a bright future for Sto. Niño farmers

Sydney scientists work on Plan Bee in Southeast Asia

Star fruit information

Stingless: The bees of the future – an article about stingless bees in the Philippines

The value of bees for crop pollination
Food and Agriculture Organisation

Twenty-five years of progress in understanding pollination mechanisms in palms

UK government bee information website

Your Honey Probably Isn’t ‘Honey,’ And The FDA’s About To Fix That (USA)

Vanishing of the Bees – film about colony collapse disorder 2009

Why beekeeping is for keeps – in the Philippines

World Market for Honey

10 crops that would disappear without bees (just in temperate countries)

19 Crops That Would Disappear Without Bees

30 hornets vs. 30,000 bees
Hornets are very different insects to honeybees !

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