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Published articles

My Thesis.

PhD Thesis – Investigations into the biology, behaviour and phylogeny of a potential crop pollinator, the Australian stingless bee Austroplebeia australis. (13mb PDF)
Honours Thesis – A australis vs African SHB. (3mb PDF)

Articles related to my work:


Behavioral defense strategies of the stingless bee, Austroplebeia australis, against the small hive beetle, Aethina tumida.
Non–invasive and non–destructive method for observing in–hive behaviour.
The Australian stingless bee industry, a follow–up survey_The 2010 survey.
Halcroft et al Australian stingless bee industry authors copy.
Halcroft et al Ontogenic time longevity A australis authors copy.
Halcroft et al_Thermal environment of A australis nests author version.
Australian Native Bees, just to name a few.
Halcroft etal 2015 delimiting the species of Austroplebeia.
Halcroft et al Delimiting the species supplementary material.

Articles by colleagues

Tetragonula carbonaria and disease Behavioural and antimicrobial defences used by colonies to limit brood pathogens by Dr. Jenny Shanks

A Pamphlet and ID Book made in collaboration with Western Sydney University (W.S.U.)

Native Bees Learn More.
Australian Native Bees, Learn more, up close. Revised Jan 17
The Bee Hotel ID Guide.
An identification guide prepared for the “Bee Aware” project.
5 Differences Between Bees and Wasps.
5 differences between bees and wasps revised Jan 2017
6 Differences Between Bees and Flies.
6 differences between bees and flies revised Jan 2017

Some Contributions.

Halcroft et al 2013 Australian stingless bees;
Halcroft et al_ch3 pot honey (authors copy)
The Book for sale;
Pot Honey A legacy of Stingless Bees, my chapter. (On Amazon)
Native bees in the permaculture garden PIP 4 2015.
Native bees in the permaculture garden PIP 4 2015.

Resources

Choosing plants to attract native bees.pdf

Educational Posters.

Native bees, cavity dwellers poster.
Native bees_cavity_dwellers_poster.pdf
Native bees ground dwellers poster.
Native_bees_ground_dwellers_poster.pdf
Native bees pollination poster.
Native_bees_pollination_poster.pdf

Other Posters.

LLS_A4_Fact_Sheet_Native_Bee_FA_NoCrops.png
LLS_A4_Fact_Sheet_Native_Bee_A_FA_NoCrops.png
LLS_A4_Fact_Sheet_Native_Bee_B_FA_NoCrops.png
LLS_A4_Fact_Sheet_Native_Bee_C_FA_NoCrops.png
LLS_A4_Fact_Sheet_Native_Bee_D_FA_NoCrops.png
LLS_A4_Fact_Sheet_Native_Bee_E_FA_NoCrops.png
LLS_A4_Fact_Sheet_Native_Bee_F_FA_NoCrops.png

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