Brosi Lab

Understanding the causes and implications of native and managed bee declines.


Selected publications:

Brosi BJ, Briggs HM (2013) Single pollinator species losses reduce floral fidelity and plant reproductive functionPNAS 110(32): 13044-13048.

Brosi BJ, Biber, EGN (2012) Citizen Involvement in the US Endangered Species ActScience 37(6096): 802-803.

Brosi BJ (2009) The effects of forest fragmentation on euglossine bee communities (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Euglossini)Biological Conservation 142: 414-423.

Brosi BJ, Daily GC, Shih TM, Oviedo F, Durán G (2008) The effects of forest fragmentation on bee communities in tropical countrysideJournal of Applied Ecology 45(3): 773-783.

PDFs for personal use available upon request.

Suni SS, Brosi, BJ (2012) Population genetics of orchid bees in a fragmented tropical landscapeConservation Genetics 13: 323-332.

Souza RO, Del Lama MA, Cervini M, Mortari N, Eltz T, Zimmermann Y, Bach C, Brosi BJ, Suni S, Quezada-Euán, Paxton RJ (2010) Conservation genetics of neotropical pollinators revisited: Microsatellite analysis suggests that diploid males are rare in orchid beesEvolution 64: 3318-3326.

Biber E, Brosi B (2010) Officious intermeddlers or citizen experts? Petitions and public production of information in Environmental Law. UCLA Law Review; UC Berkely Public Law Research Paper No. 1432652: 321-397.

Brosi BJ (2009) The complex responses of social stingless bees (Apidae: Meliponini) to tropical deforestationForest Ecology and Management 258: 1830-1837.

Brosi BJ, Daily GC, Chamberlain CP, Mills M (2009) Detecting changes in habitat-scale bee foraging using stable isotopesFrontiers in Ecology and Management 258: 1846-1855.

Brosi BJ, Biber EG (2009) Statistical interference, Type II error, and decision-making under the US Endangered Species ActFrontiers in Ecology and Environment 7(9): 487-494.

Brosi BJ, Armsworth PR, Daily GC (2008) Optimal design of agricultural landscapes for pollination servicesConservation Letters 1: 27-36.

Fischer J, Brosi BJ, Daily GC, Ehrlich PR, Goldman R, Goldsein J, Lindenmayer DB, Manning AD, Mooney HA, Pejchar L, Ranganathan J, Tallis H (2008) Should agricultural policies encourage land sparing or wildlife-friendly farming? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 6(7): 380-385.

Brosi BJ, Daily GC, Ehrlic PR (2007) Bee community shifts with landscape context in a tropical countrysideEcological Applications 17: 418-430.

Brosi BJ, Balick MJ, Wolkow R, Lee R, Kostka M, Raynor W, Gallen R, Raynor A, Raynor P, Ling DL (2007) Cultural erosion and biodiversity: Canoe-making knowledge in Pohnpei, Micronesia Conservation Biology 21(3):  875-879.

Brosi BJ, Smith-Pardo A, Gonzalez VH (2006) A new wood-nesting Neocroynura (Hymenoptera: Halictidae: Augochlorini) from Costa Rica, with notes on its biology. Zootaxa 1189: 55-68.

Bletter N, Janovec J, Brosi B, Daly D (2004) A digital base map for studying the Neotropical floraTaxon 53(2): 469-477.

Peters CM, Purata SE, Chibnik M, Brosi BJ, Lopez AM, Ambrosio M (2003) The life and times of Bursera glabrifolia (HBK) Engl. in Mexico: A parable for ethnobotanyEconomic Botany 57(4): 431-441.

Lee RA, Balick MJ, Ling DL, Sohl F, Brosi BJ, Raynor W (2001) Cultural dynamism and change – An example from the Federated States of Micronesia Economic Botany 55(1): 9-13.

Sultan SE, Wilczek AM, Hann SD, Brosi BJ (1998) Contrasting ecological breadth of co-occurring annual Polygonum speciesJournal of Ecology 89: 363-383.