|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
|Exploitative competition alters bee foraging and flower choice|
NJ Balfour, S Gandy, FLW Ratnieks
Behavioral ecology and sociobiology 69 (10), 1731-1738, 2015
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|Helping agricultural pollination & bees in farmland|
University of Sussex, 2016
|Helping honey bees in agricultural land|
FLW Ratnieks, NJ Balfour
British Beekeepers Journal 2, 7, 2015
|Honey bees return in summer 2014|
FLW Ratnieks, M Garbuzov, NJ Balfour
Bee Craft 96, 27-31, 2014
|Floral Choice in Bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea): Do Honeybees Prefer Borage (Borago Officinalis) and Bumblebees Lavender (Lavandula Spp.)?|
Department of Life Sciences, Silwood Park, Imperial College London, 2011