Christian Pirk
Christian Pirk
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TitleCited byYear
Threats to an ecosystem service: pressures on pollinators
AJ Vanbergen, TIP Initiative
Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 11 (5), 251-259, 2013
6422013
Natural and within‐farmland biodiversity enhances crop productivity
LG Carvalheiro, R Veldtman, AG Shenkute, GB Tesfay, CWW Pirk, ...
Ecology letters 14 (3), 251-259, 2011
2482011
A worldwide survey of genome sequence variation provides insight into the evolutionary history of the honeybee Apis mellifera
A Wallberg, F Han, G Wellhagen, B Dahle, M Kawata, N Haddad, ...
Nature genetics 46 (10), 1081, 2014
1832014
Miscellaneous standard methods for Apis mellifera research
H Human, R Brodschneider, V Dietemann, G Dively, JD Ellis, E Forsgren, ...
Journal of Apicultural Research 52 (4), 1-53, 2013
1242013
Adult honeybees (Apis mellifera L.) abandon hemocytic, but not phenoloxidase-based immunity
MR Schmid, A Brockmann, CWW Pirk, DW Stanley, J Tautz
Journal of insect physiology 54 (2), 439-444, 2008
1192008
Automatic life-long monitoring of individual insect behaviour now possible
S Streit, F Bock, CWW Pirk, J Tautz
Zoology 106 (3), 169-171, 2003
1102003
The COLOSS BEEBOOK, Volume I: standard methods for Apis mellifera research
H HUMAN, R Brodschneider, V DIETEMANN, G DIVELY, J ELLIS, ...
Journal of Apicultural Research 52 (4), 2013
109*2013
Social encapsulation of beetle parasites by Cape honeybee colonies (Apis mellifera capensis Esch.)
P Neumann, C Pirk, H Hepburn, A Solbrig, F Ratnieks, P Elzen, J Baxter
Naturwissenschaften 88 (5), 214-216, 2001
1012001
Is there a need for conservation of honeybees in Africa?
V Dietemann, CWW Pirk, R Crewe
Apidologie 40 (3), 285-295, 2009
992009
Social encapsulation of beetle parasites by Cape honeybee colonies (Apis mellifera capensis Esch.)(vol 88, pg 214, 2001)
P Neumann, CWW Pirk, HR Hepburn, AJ Solbrig, FLW Ratnieks, PJ Elzen, ...
Naturwissenschaften 88 (9), 400-400, 2001
99*2001
Intranest relatedness and nestmate recognition in the meadow ant Formica pratensis (R.)
CWW Pirk, P Neumann, RFA Moritz, P Pamilo
Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 49 (5), 366-374, 2001
902001
The importance of protein type and protein to carbohydrate ratio for survival and ovarian activation of caged honeybees (Apis mellifera scutellata)
CWW Pirk, C Boodhoo, H Human, SW Nicolson
Apidologie 41 (1), 62-72, 2010
862010
A survey of managed honey bee colony losses in the Republic of South Africa–2009 to 2011
CWW Pirk, H Human, RM Crewe, D vanEngelsdorp
Journal of Apicultural Research 53 (1), 35-42, 2014
822014
Detoxification mechanisms of honey bees (Apis mellifera) resulting in tolerance of dietary nicotine
E Esther, S Smit, M Beukes, Z Apostolides, CWW Pirk, SW Nicolson
Scientific reports 5, 11779, 2015
812015
Convergence of carbohydrate-biased intake targets in caged worker honeybees fed different protein sources
SZ Altaye, CWW Pirk, RM Crewe, SW Nicolson
Journal of Experimental Biology 213 (19), 3311-3318, 2010
812010
Influence of pollen quality on ovarian development in honeybee workers (Apis mellifera scutellata)
H Human, SW Nicolson, K Strauss, CWW Pirk, V Dietemann
Journal of Insect Physiology 53 (7), 649-655, 2007
702007
Honeybees and nectar nicotine: deterrence and reduced survival versus potential health benefits
A Köhler, CWW Pirk, SW Nicolson
Journal of insect physiology 58 (2), 286-292, 2012
692012
Egg viability and worker policing in honey bees
CWW Pirk, P Neumann, R Hepburn, RFA Moritz, J Tautz
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 101 (23), 8649-8651, 2004
692004
Statistical guidelines for Apis mellifera research
CWW Pirk, JR de Miranda, M Kramer, TE Murray, F Nazzi, D Shutler, ...
Journal of Apicultural Research 52 (4), 1-24, 2013
642013
Cape honeybees, Apis mellifera capensis, police worker-laid eggs despite the absence of relatedness benefits
CWW Pirk, P Neumann, FLW Ratnieks
Behavioral Ecology 14 (3), 347-352, 2003
602003
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