- Sep 6, 2013--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Stoner, Kimberly" <Kimberly.Stoner@...> wrote:
>In western NY, you can look for a long time for a single one on commercial farms. I know. I checked for five years in a row, and found one single one in all that time, and I checked often before daybreak, as well as checking closed blossoms later in the day for males. They simply are not in large fields.
> Hi all,
> If they have not completely excluded eastern US locations, I have farms where I have seen and counted Peponapis pruinosa for three years running in CT. I could give them dates when we found peak numbers on pumpkins.
On the other hand, in garden plantings, you can often find 2-3 squash bees per flower.
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