Modelling Diapause in the Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee and the Blue Orchard Bee Grant uri icon



  • Cooperator will provide statistical expertise to a cooperative research project on defining and modelling diapause in the alfalfa leafcutting bee and the blue orchard bee. Cooperator will deliver statistical programs written in GAUSS, to analyze time-series data on oxygen consumption in bees. Cooperator will also conduct statistical research on describing and modelling insect diapause, with emphasis on increasing overwintering survival of bees.

date/time interval

  • September 1, 2001 - September 30, 2004

sponsor award ID

  • 5428-21000-010-35S