Researcher interests: Behavioral and pollination ecology. Foraging theory. Cognitive, ecological, and genetic aspects of decision making in bees. Cognition-mediated coevolution. Conservation of bees. Honey bee breeding.
DEPARTMENT: Entomology
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All projects by researcher: Superfood for Honeybees

Selected Publications

amy l toth, harmen p hendriksma, Sharoni Shafir
individual and colony level foraging decisions of bumble bees and honey bees in relation to balancing of nutrient needs (2019)| Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution| Read more
ariel ogran, Arnon Dag, michal barzilai, nir hanin, oz barazani, Sharoni Shafir, tal erez
natural variation in flower color and scent in populations of eruca sativa brassicaceae affects pollination behavior of honey bees (2019)| Journal of Insect Science| Read more
Eyal Maori, Haim Kalev, ilan sela, niv sabath, osnat malka, rita mozeskoch, Sharoni Shafir, vered kunik, Yael Garbian
a transmissible rna pathway in honey bees (2019)| Cell Reports| Read more
Eyal Maori, Haim Kalev, ilan sela, niv sabath, osnat malka, rita mozeskoch, Sharoni Shafir, vered kunik, Yael Garbian
a transmissible rna pathway in honey bees (2019)| Cell Reports| Read more
Saul Burdman, dafna tamirariel, Zvi Hayouka, heli bochnictamir, Sharoni Shafir, shiri topman, tal stern bauer
random peptide mixtures as new crop protection agents (2018)| Microbial Biotechnology| Read more
Arnon Dag, Sharoni Shafir, yael arien
omega 6 3 ratio more than absolute lipid level in diet affects associative learning in honey bees (2018)| Frontiers in Psychology| Read more
geraldine a wright, Sharoni Shafir, susan w nicolson
nutritional physiology and ecology of honey bees (2018)| Annual Review of Entomology| Read more
Arnon Dag, harmen p hendriksma, mor salomon, Sharoni Shafir, shlomi zarchin
honey bees dance faster for pollen that complements colony essential fatty acid deficiency (2017)| Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology| Read more
eyal benchanoch, Eyal Maori, gal yarden, ilan sela, Sharoni Shafir, Yael Garbian
methods and compositions comprising dsrna for controlling varroa mites in bees (2017)| | Read more
a allouche, e stern, g azmon, g sapir, martin goldway, raphael a stern, Sharoni Shafir, z baras
synergistic effects between bumblebees and honey bees in apple orchards increase cross pollination seed number and fruit size (2017)| Scientia Horticulturae| Read more

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