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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,
, against the small hive beetle,
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
Halcroft et al_Thermal environment of
nests author version.
Australian Native Bees, just to name a few.
Halcroft etal 2015 delimiting the species of
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.
The Bee Hotel ID Guide.
5 Differences Between Bees and Wasps.
6 Differences Between Bees and Flies.
Halcroft et al 2013 Australian stingless bees;
The Book for sale;
Pot Honey A legacy of Stingless Bees, my chapter. (On Amazon)
Native bees in the permaculture garden
An article written to promote
Australian Pollinator Week.
Native bees, cavity dwellers poster.
Native bees ground dwellers poster.
Native bees pollination poster.
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