Factors Affecting Wild Bee Abundance and Intervention Measures

Mary Warui

University of Nairobi

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Wild bees are the main animal pollinators of crops worldwide and are a key component of global biodiversity, providing vital ecosystem services to crops and wild plants. At the global scale, decline in bee population and... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Mary Warui (University of Nairobi)
  2. Mary Gikungu (Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology)
  3. Lise Hansted (Danish Beekeepers Association)
  4. Aske Bosselmann (University of Copenhagen)
  5. John Mburu (University of Nairobi)

Topic Areas

Topics: Nonconsumptive Use , Topics: Community-Based Conservation , Topics: Collaborative Conservation


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