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Research Article

RFID Tracking of Sublethal Effects of Two Neonicotinoid Insecticides on the Foraging Behavior of Apis mellifera

  • Christof W. Schneider mail,

    christof.schneider@bio.uni-frankfurt.de

    Affiliations: Institut für Bienenkunde, Department of Biological Science, Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, BEEgroup, Biocentre, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

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  • Jürgen Tautz,

    Affiliation: BEEgroup, Biocentre, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

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  • Bernd Grünewald,

    Affiliation: Institut für Bienenkunde, Department of Biological Science, Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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  • Stefan Fuchs

    Affiliation: Institut für Bienenkunde, Department of Biological Science, Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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  • Published: January 11, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0030023

About the Authors

Christof W. Schneider, Bernd Grünewald, Stefan Fuchs
Institut für Bienenkunde, Department of Biological Science, Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Christof W. Schneider, Jürgen Tautz
BEEgroup, Biocentre, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Corresponding Author

Email: christof.schneider@bio.uni-frankfurt.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CWS. Performed the experiments: CWS. Analyzed the data: CWS SF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BG JT. Wrote the paper: CWS.