Selected Recent Publications By Stephen Buchmann & Coauthors...


"The Conservation of Bees"

Edited by Andrew Matheson, Stephen Buchmann, Christopher O'Toole, Paul Westrich & Ingrid Williams.
Hardcover edition published in 1996 for the Linnean Society of Long and the International Bee Research Association by Academic Press (Harcourt Brace & Company). Linnean Society Symposium Series Number 18, 254 pp.
ISBN 0-12-479740-7

"The Forgotten Pollinators"

By Stephen L. Buchmann & Gary Paul Nabhan
Foreword by Edward O. Wilson
Published by Island Press, Covelho, CA and Washington, D.C.
Hardcover edition 1996. ISBN 1-55963-352-2 (cloth) $27.50, 292 pp.
Paperback edition, 1997. ISBN 1-55963-353-0 (pbk) $16.95
Winner of the 1997 PMA/Benjamin Franklin Award for Science and the Environment
Los Angeles Times Book Award for Science, 1997
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Selected Scientific Journal Publications by S. Buchmann and coauthors.

Please Note- This not a complete listing of my scientific publications. As I work on this section of my homepage, it will be completed as abstracts are added to more publications. Eventually, this will hold a complete archive of all of my published papers and books as asci text files and Adobe .pdf files.

Jones, C.E. and S.L. Buchmann. 1974. Ultraviolet floral patterns as functional orientation cues in Hymenopterous pollination systems. Animal Behaviour 22(2):481-485.

Alcock, J., Jones, C.E. and S.L. Buchmann. 1977. Male mating strategies in the bee Centris pallida Fox (Anthophoridae: Hymenoptera). American Naturalist 111(977):145-155.

Buchmann, S.L. and J.P. Hurley. 1978. A biophysical model for buzz pollination in angiosperms. Journal of Theoretical Biology 72:639-657.

Buchmann, S.L. and M.D. Buchmann. 1981. Anthecology of Mouriri myrtilloides (Melastomataceae: Memecyleae), an oil flower in Panama. Biotropica 13(2):7-24.

Buchmann, S.L. 1983. Buzz pollination in angiosperms. In: "Handbook of Experimental Pollination Biology", Jones, C.E. and R.J. Little (eds.), Van Nostrand-Rheinhold, Inc., N.Y., pp. 73 - 113.

Schaffer, W.M., Zeh, D.W., Buchmann, S.L., Kleinhaus, S., Schaeffer, M.V. and J. Antrim. 1983. Competition for nectar between introduced honey bees and native North American bees and ants. Ecology 64(3):564 - 577. [View Abstract]

Roubik, D.W. and S.L. Buchmann. 1984. Nectar selection by Melipona and Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) and the ecology of nectar intake by bee colonies in a tropical forest. Oecologia 61:1 - 10.

Cooper, P.D., Schaffer, W.M. and S.L. Buchmann. 1985. Temperature regulation of honey bees (Apis mellifera) foraging in the Sonoran desert. Journal of Experimental Biology 114:1 - 15.

Niklas, K.J. and S.L. Buchmann. 1985. Aerodynamics of wind pollination in Simmondsia chinensis. American Journal of Botany. 72(4):530 - 539.

Buchmann, S.L. 1985. Bees use vibration to aid pollen collection from non-poricidal flowers. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 58(3):517 - 525.

Schmidt, J.O. and S.L. Buchmann. 1985. Pollen digestion and nitrogen utilization by Apis mellifera L. (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 82A(3):499 - 503.

Buchmann, S.L. 1986. Vibratile pollination in Solanum and Lycopersicon: A look at pollen chemistry. In: "Solanaceae Systematics and Biology", W.G. D'Arcy (ed.), Columbia University Press, Chp. 18, pp. 237 - 252.

Schmidt, J.O. and S.L. Buchmann. 1986. Floral Biology of the saguaro (Cereus giganteus) I. Pollen harvest by Apis mellifera. Oecologia 69: 491 - 498.

Heinrich, B. and S.L. Buchmann. 1986. Thermoregulatory physiology of the carpenter bee, Xylocopa varipuncta. Journal of Comparative Physiology B. 156:557 - 562.

Buchmann, S.L. 1987. Floral biology of jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis), an anemophilous plant. Desert Plants 8(3):111 - 124.

Buchmann, S.L. 1987. The ecology of oil flowers and their bees. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics. Annual Reviews, Inc. 18:343 - 369.

Ordway, E., S.L. Buchmann, Kuehl, R.O. and C.W. Shipman. 1987. Pollen dispersal in Cucurbita foetidissima (Cucurbitaceae) by bees of the genera Apis, Peponapis and Xenoglossa (Hymenoptera: Apidae, Athophoridae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 60(4):489 - 503.

Anderson, J.F., S.L. Buchmann, Weisleder, D., Plattner, R.D. and R.L. Minckley. 1988. Identification of thoracic gland constituents from male Xylocopa spp. Latreille (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae) from Arizona. Journal of Chemical Ecology 14(4):1153 - 1162.

Niklas, K.J. and S.L. Buchmann. 1988. Aerobiology and pollen capture of orchard-grown Pistacia vera (Anacardiaceae). American Journal of Botany. 75(12):1813 - 1829.

Cane, J.H. and S.L. Buchmann. 1989. Novel pollen-harvesting behavior by the bee Protandrena mexicanorum (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae). Journal of Insect Behavior 2(3):431 - 436.

Buchmann, S.L., O'Rourke, M.K. and K.J. Niklas. 1989. Aerodynamics of Ephedra trifurca III. Selective pollen capture by pollination droplets. Botanical Gazette. 150(2):122 - 131.

Buchmann, S.L. and J.H. Cane. 1989. Bees assess pollen returns while sonicating Solanum flowers. Oecologia 81:289 - 294.

Buchmann, S.L. and C.W. Shipman. 1990. Pollen harvesting rates for Apis mellifera L. on Gossypium (Malvaceae) flowers. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 63(1):92 - 100.

Minckley, R.L. and S.L. Buchmann. 1990. Territory site selection of male Xylocopa (Neoxylocopa) varipuncta Patton (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 63(2):329 - 339.

Buchmann, S.L. and S.C. Thoenes. 1990. The electronic scale honey bee colony as a management and research tool. Bee Science 1(1):40 - 47.

Rozen, J.G. and S.L. Buchmann. 1990. Nesting biology and immature stages of the bees Centris caesalpiniae, C. pallida and the Cleptoparasitic Ericrocis lata (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophoridae). American Museum Novitates. (No. 2985):1 - 30.

O'Rourke, M.K. and S.L. Buchmann. 1991. Standardized analytical techniques for bee-collected pollen. Environmental Entomology 20(2):508 - 528.

Spangler, H.G. and S.L. Buchmann. 1991. Effects of temperature on wingbeat frequency in the solitary bee Centris caesalpiniae (Anthophoridae: Hymenoptera). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 64(1):107 - 109.

Buchmann, S.L. and M.K. O'Rourke. 1991. Importance of pollen grain volumes for calculating bee diets. Grana 30:591 - 595.

Minckley, R.L., Buchmann, S.L. and W.T. Wcislo. 1991. Bioassay evidence for a sex attractant pheromone in the large carpenter bee, Xylocopa varipuncta (Anthophoridae: Hymenoptera). Journal of Zoology. 224(1):285 - 291.

Delesalle, V. and S.L. Buchmann. 1991. The outcrossing hypothesis and weak preference for pistillate flowers in a monoecious cucurbit. Evolutionary Trends in Plants. 5(1):37 - 41.

Schmidt, J.O. and S.L. Buchmann. Other Products of the Hive, Chp. 22, pp. 927 - 988. In: The Hive and The Honey Bee, J.M. Graham (ed.), Dadant and Sons, Hamilton, Ilinois.

Feldlaufer, M.F., Buchmann, S.L., Lusby, W.R., Weirich, G.F. and J.A. Svoboda. 1993. Neutral Sterols and Ecdysteroids of the Solitary Cactus Bee Diadasia rinconis Cockerell (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae). Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology. 23:91 - 98.

Lusby, W.R., Buchmann, S.L. and M.F. Feldlaufer. 1993. Pollen Sterols from Three Species of Sonoran Cacti. Lipids. 28(5):469 - 470.

Hagler, J.R. and S.L. Buchmann. 1993. Honey Bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Foraging Responses to Phenolic-Rich Nectars. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 66(2):223 - 230.

Rinderer, T.E., Oldroyd, B.P., Wongsiri, S., Sylvester, H.A., D-Guzman, L.I., Potichot, S., Sheppard, W.S. and S.L. Buchmann. 1993. Time of drone flight in four honey bees species in southeastern Thailand. Jouranl of Apicultural Research. 32(1):27 - 33.

Shelly, T.E., Villalobos, E.M., Buchmann, S.L. and J.H. Cane. 1993. Temporal patterns of floral visitation for two bee species foraging on Solanum flowers. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 66(3):319 - 327.

Minckley, R.L., Wcislo, W.T., Yanega, D. and S.L. Buchmann. 1994. Behavior and Phenology Of A Specialist Bee (Dieunomia) and Sunflower (Helianthus) Pollen Availability. Ecology 75(5):1406 - 1419.

Niklas, K.J. and S.L. Buchmann. 1994. The Allometry of Saguaro Height. American Journal of Botany. 81(9):1161 - 1168.

Fleming, T.H., Maurice,S., Buchmann, S.L. and M.D. Tuttle. 1994. Reproductive Biology and Relative Male Fitness In A Trioecious Cactus, Pachycereus pringlei (Cactaceae). American Journal of Botany. 81(7):858 - 867.

Keys, R.N., Buchmann, S.L. and S.E. Smith. 1995. Pollination Efficiency of Insects Foraging on Prosopis velutina in southeastern Arizona. Journal of Applied Ecology. 32:519 - 527.

Wcislo, W.T. and S.L. Buchmann. 1995. Courthsip behavior of two species of nomiine bees, Nomia tetrazonata and Dieunomia heteropoda, with a review of courtship behavior in the Nomiinae (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). Journal of Natural History. 29:1015 - 1027.

Roubik, D.W., Yanega, D., Aluja, M., Buchmann, S.L. and D.W. Inouye. 1995. On optimal nectar foraging by some tropical bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Apidologie 26:197 - 211.

Buchmann, S.L. 1995. Floral Biology and Research Techniques. Chapter2.3 In: Pollination of Cultivated Crop Plants, FAO Agricultural Sevices Bulletin No. 118, pp. 121 - 130. D.W. Roubik (ed.), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy.

Chitka, L., Kunze, J., Shipman, C. and S.L. Buchmann. 1995. The Significance of Landmarks for Path Integration in Homing Honeybee Foragers. Naturwissenschaften 82:341 - 343.

Southwick, E.E. and S.L. Buchmann. 1995. Effects of Horizon Landmarks on Homing Success in Honey Bees. American Naturalist 146(5):748 - 764.

Kunzmann, M.R., Buchmann, S.L., Edwards, J.F., Thoenes, S.C. and E.H. Erickson. 1995. Africanized Bees in North America. Our living Resources Report, pp. 448 - 451. U.S. Government Printing Office, ___ pp.

Hagler, J.R., Buchmann, S.L. and D.A. Hagler. 1995. A simple method to quantify dot blots for predator gut content analyses. Journal of Entomological Science. 30(1):95 - 98.

DeGrandi-Hoffman, G. and S.L. Buchmann. 1995. Some new perspectives on the pollination of hybrid sunflowers. American Bee Journal 135(9):628 - 629.

Erickson, E.H. and S.L. Buchmann. 1996. Using the United States global positioning system to map the location of apiaries. American Bee Journal 136(2):124 - 126.

DeGrandi-Hoffman, Templin, M., Buchmann, S.L. and E.H. Erickson. 1996. BK-Economics: A money management model for beekeepers 136(5):331 - 337.

Buchmann, S.L. and G.P. Nabhan. 1996. The Forgotten Pollinators, Island Press, Washington, D.C., 292 pp. (hardcover edition).

Nabhan, G.P. and S.L. Buchmann. 1996. Pesticide disruption of interactions between rare plants and their pollinators: chemically-induced habitat fragmentation in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, pp. In: Soto, Sonnerschein, Colburn, T. (eds.), Comments in Toxicology.

Buchmann, S.L. 1996. Competition between honey bees and native bees in the Sonoran Desert and global bee conservation issues. pp.125 - 142, In: The Conservation of Bees, Matheson, A. (eds.), Linnean Society Symposium Series No. 18, Academic Press, London, Harcourt Brace & Company, Publishers.

Matheson, A., Buchmann, S.L., O'Toole, C., Westrich, P. and I.H. Williams. 1996. The Conservation of Bees, Linnean Society Symposium Series No. 18, Published for the Linnean Soceity of London and the International Bee Research Association by Academic Press, London, Harcourt Brace & Company, Publishers. 254 pp.

Sugden, E.A., Thorp, R.W. and S.L. Buchmann. 1996. Honey bee-native bee competition: focal point for environmental change and apicultural response in Australia. Bee World 77(1):26 - 44.

Nabhan, G.P. and S.L. Buchmann. 1997. Services Provided by Pollinators. In: Nature's Services: Societal Dependence On Natural Ecosystems, G.C. Daily (ed.), pp. 133 - 150, Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Buchmann, S.L. and G.P. Nabhan. 1997. The Forgotten Pollinators, Island Press, Washington, D.C., 292 pp. (paperback edition).

Wollenweber, E. and S.L. Buchmann. 1997. Feral Honey Bees in the Sonoran Desert: Propolis Sources other than Poplars (Populus spp.). Zeitschrift fur Naturforschung. ( ):530 - 535.

Montalvo, A.M., Williams, S.L., Rice, K.J., Buchmann, S.L., Cory, S., Handel, S.N., Nabhan, G.P., Primack, R. and R.H. Robichaux. 1997. Restoration Biology: A Population Biology Perspective. Restoration Ecology 5(4):1 - 14.

Buchmann, S.L. and G.P. Nabhan. 1998. Attracting Native Bees and Other Pollinators to Restoration Pojects. Restoration Ecology 6(1):

Allen-Wardell, G., Bernhardt, P., Bitner, R., Burquez, A., Buchmann, S., Cane, J., Cox, P.A., Dalton, V., Feinsinger, P., Inouye, D., Ingram, M., Jones, C.E., Kennedy, K., Kevan, P., Koopowitz, H., Medellin, R., Medellin-Morales, S., Nabhan, G.P., Pavlik, B., Tepedino, V., Torchio, P. and S. Walker. 1998. The Potential Consequences of Pollinator Declines on the Conservation of Biodiversity and Stability of Food Crop Yields. Conservation Biology ( ):