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Australian native bees AgGuide

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Supplied by: Tocal College
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Combining the substantial expertise of many of Australia's leading native bee researchers, this book is a guide to observing and keeping Australia's broad range of native bee species.

Table of contents:

  • Bee biology and behaviour
  • Bees as pollinators
  • Agricultural beescapes
  • native bees for pollination services
  • Urban bee ecology
  • Creating artificial nest sties for Australian solitary and semi-social bees
  • Bee identification
  • Stingless bees
  • Capturing, photographing and classifying bees
  • Bee biosecurity
  • FAQ about Australian native bees

Published in 2016, Australian native bees is part of the AgGuide series. It is brilliantly photographed and illustrated and includes 170 full-colour A4 pages.


This publication was produced by Education Delivery, Tocal College, NSW Department of Primary Industries, as a collaborative effort with native bee specialists from across Australia. Particular thanks to Dr Anne Dollin, Dr Katja Hogendoorn, Dr Tim Heard, Dr Saul Cunningham, Dr Romina Rader, Dr Manu Saunders, Dr Tanya Latty, Dr Caragh Threlfall, Dr Tobias Smith, Dr Megan Halcroft, and Dr Michael Batley for their generous time and expertise. Thank you also to the photographers and illustrators for their incredible skill in producing the beautiful bee images throughout the AgGuide.

Published by the Tocal College

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