Nicholas J. Balfour
Nicholas J. Balfour
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TitleCited byYear
Appetite for self-destruction: suicidal biting as a nest defense strategy in Trigona stingless bees
K Shackleton, H Al Toufailia, NJ Balfour, FS Nascimento, DA Alves, ...
Behavioral ecology and sociobiology 69 (2), 273-281, 2015
302015
Exploitative competition alters bee foraging and flower choice
NJ Balfour, S Gandy, FLW Ratnieks
Behavioral ecology and sociobiology 69 (10), 1731-1738, 2015
242015
Longer tongues and swifter handling: why do more bumble bees (Bombus spp.) than honey bees (Apis mellifera) forage on lavender (Lavandula spp.)?
NJ Balfour, M Garbuzov, FLW Ratnieks
Ecological Entomology 38 (4), 323-329, 2013
232013
Gut microbiota composition is associated with environmental landscape in honey bees
JC Jones, C Fruciano, F Hildebrand, H Al Toufalilia, NJ Balfour, P Bork, ...
Ecology and evolution 8 (1), 441-451, 2018
202018
Size matters: significant negative relationship between mature plant mass and residual neonicotinoid levels in seed-treated oilseed rape and maize crops
NJ Balfour, NL Carreck, HE Blanchard, FLW Ratnieks
Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 215, 85-88, 2016
122016
Landscape scale study of the net effect of proximity to a neonicotinoid-treated crop on bee colony health
NJ Balfour, H Al Toufailia, L Scandian, HE Blanchard, MP Jesse, ...
Environmental science & technology 51 (18), 10825-10833, 2017
92017
Using the waggle dance to determine the spatial ecology of honey bees during commercial crop pollination
NJ Balfour, FLW Ratnieks
Agricultural and forest entomology 19 (2), 210-216, 2016
82016
British phenological records indicate high diversity and extinction rates among late-summer-flying pollinators
NJ Balfour, J Ollerton, MC Castellanos, FLW Ratnieks
Biological conservation 222, 278-283, 2018
72018
Global goals mapping: the environment-human landscape
JPW Scharlemann, RC Mant, N Balfour, C Brown, ND Burgess, M Guth, ...
Sussex Sustainability Research Programme, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK…, 2017
72017
Quality versus quantity: Foraging decisions in the honeybee (Apis mellifera scutellata) feeding on wildflower nectar and fruit juice
K Shackleton, NJ Balfour, H Al Toufailia, R Gaioski Jr, ...
Ecology and evolution 6 (19), 7156-7165, 2016
62016
Following the dance: ground survey of flowers and flower-visiting insects in a summer foraging hotspot identified via honey bee waggle dance decoding
NJ Balfour, KA Fensome, EEW Samuelson, FLW Ratnieks
Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 213, 265-271, 2015
42015
Have suitable experimental designs been used to determine the effects of neonicotinoid insecticides on bee colony performance in the field?
FLW Ratnieks, NJ Balfour, NL Carreck
Journal of Apicultural Research 57 (4), 586-592, 2018
12018
Unique nest entrance structure of Partamona helleri stingless bees leads to remarkable ‘crash-landing’ behaviour
K Shackleton, NJ Balfour, HA Toufailia, DA Alves, JM Bento, ...
Insectes Sociaux 66 (3), 471-477, 2019
2019
Helping agricultural pollination & bees in farmland
NJ Balfour
University of Sussex, 2016
2016
Helping honey bees in agricultural land
FLW Ratnieks, NJ Balfour
British Beekeepers Journal 2, 7, 2015
2015
Honey bees return in summer 2014
FLW Ratnieks, M Garbuzov, NJ Balfour
Bee Craft 96, 27-31, 2014
2014
Floral Choice in Bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea): Do Honeybees Prefer Borage (Borago Officinalis) and Bumblebees Lavender (Lavandula Spp.)?
NJ Balfour
Department of Life Sciences, Silwood Park, Imperial College London, 2011
2011
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