Francis L. W. Ratnieks mostly deals with Ecology, Worker policing, Hymenoptera, Foraging and Inclusive fitness. His study in Ecology is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Reproduction and Demography. Zoology covers Francis L. W. Ratnieks research in Worker policing.
His Hymenoptera research integrates issues from Evolutionary biology and Mating. His Foraging study combines topics in areas such as Pheromone, Nest and Monomorium. His research in Inclusive fitness intersects with topics in Kin selection, Sex allocation, Kin recognition, Green-beard effect and Altruism.
Francis L. W. Ratnieks mainly focuses on Ecology, Honey bee, Zoology, Foraging and Hymenoptera. His work in Nest, Worker policing, Aculeata, Animal ecology and Nectar is related to Ecology. His research investigates the connection between Worker policing and topics such as Inclusive fitness that intersect with problems in Altruism.
His Honey bee research incorporates elements of Toxicology, Brood and Honey Bees. As part of the same scientific family, Francis L. W. Ratnieks usually focuses on Foraging, concentrating on Pheromone and intersecting with Sex pheromone. His Hymenoptera research incorporates themes from Demography and Mating.
His primary areas of study are Ecology, Foraging, Honey bee, Nectar and Forage. His study involves Pollinator, Animal ecology, Biodiversity, Range and Species richness, a branch of Ecology. His studies deal with areas such as Resource, Lasius, Wildflower, Competition and Nest as well as Foraging.
His biological study deals with issues like Predation, which deal with fields such as Stingless bee, Eusociality, Zoology, Group living and Vigilance. His Honey bee research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Toxicology and Brood. Francis L. W. Ratnieks combines subjects such as Field experiment and Seasonality with his study of Nectar.
His main research concerns Ecology, Honey bee, Foraging, Pollinator and Waggle dance. All of his Ecology and Species richness, Hymenoptera, Interspecific competition, Eusociality and Apiary investigations are sub-components of the entire Ecology study. His work on Worker policing as part of general Eusociality study is frequently linked to Harmony, bridging the gap between disciplines.
Honey bee is a primary field of his research addressed under Zoology. Francis L. W. Ratnieks interconnects Pheromone, Communication, Sex pheromone, Complex adaptive system and Nectar in the investigation of issues within Foraging. His Pollinator study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Biodiversity, Forage and Urban ecology.
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Reproductive Harmony via Mutual Policing by Workers in Eusocial Hymenoptera
Francis L. W. Ratnieks.
The American Naturalist (2015)
Long-range foraging by the honey-bee, Apis mellifera L.
M. Beekman;F. L. W. Ratnieks.
Functional Ecology (2000)
Ancestral Monogamy Shows Kin Selection Is Key to the Evolution of Eusociality
William O. H. Hughes;Benjamin P. Oldroyd;Madeleine Beekman;Francis L. W. Ratnieks.
Worker policing in the honeybee
Francis L. W. Ratnieks;P. Kirk Visscher.
CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN INSECT SOCIETIES
Francis L.W. Ratnieks;Kevin R. Foster;Tom Wenseleers.
Annual Review of Entomology (2006)
Paternity in eusocial Hymenoptera
Jacobus J. Boomsma;Francis L. W. Ratnieks.
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B (1996)
Kin selection is the key to altruism
Kevin R. Foster;Tom Wenseleers;Francis L.W. Ratnieks.
Trends in Ecology and Evolution (2006)
An evolutionary ecology of individual differences
Sasha R. X. Dall;Alison M. Bell;Daniel I. Bolnick;Francis L. W. Ratnieks.
Ecology Letters (2012)
Clarity on honey bee collapse
Francis L. W. Ratnieks;Norman L. Carreck.
Conflict in single-queen hymenopteran societies : the structure of conflict and processes that reduce conflict in advanced eusocial species
Francis L.W. Ratnieks;H.Kern Reeve.
Journal of Theoretical Biology (1992)
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