volume 99, issue 2, P200-203 2009
DOI: 10.1590/s0073-47212009000200013
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Abstract: ABSTRACT. Seasonal characterization of isolated propolis clusters in Plebeia emerina (Hymenoptera, Apidae) colonies in the south of Brazil. In colonies of stingless bees, propolis is used for many applications, such as in raw material for constructions and for their defense against enemies. There are records of viscous propolis storage, in form of isolated clusters. In this work, the seasonal characterization of area, number and spatial distribution of isolated propolis clusters in Plebeia emerina (Friese, 19…

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