Definition of Alkali bee

1. Noun. A common solitary bee important for pollinating alfalfa in the western United States.

Exact synonyms: Nomia Melanderi
Generic synonyms: Bee
Group relationships: Genus Nomia, Nomia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alkali Bee

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alkadiene
alkadienes
alkadienyl
alkahestic
alkahests
alkalaemia
alkalamide
alkalamides
alkalating agent
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alkalescence
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alkali bee (current term)
alkali denaturation test
alkali disease
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alkalic
alkalied
alkalies

Literary usage of Alkali bee

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1. Pacific Northwest Agricultural Insect & Plant Disease Study Manual by Hugh W. Homan, Russell W. Clausen (1998)
"The alfalfa leafcutting bee and the alkali bee, important pollinators of alfalfa, are extremely susceptible to pesticide poisoning. ..."

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