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2023

Stoner KA, Hendriksma HP, Tosi S (2023) Editorial: Pollen as food for bees: Diversity, nutrition, and contamination. Front. Sustain. Food Syst. 6:1129358. doi: 10.3389/fsufs.2022.1129358PDF

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Chatterjee M, Banerjee A, Tosi S, Carnesecchi E, Benfenati E, Roy K (2023) Machine learning - based q-RASAR modeling to predict acute contact toxicity of binary organic pesticide mixtures in honey bees. J. Hazard. Mater. 460, 132358 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2023.132358PDF

2022

Tosi S, Sfeir C, Carnesecchi E, vanEngelsdorp D, Chauzat MP (2022) Lethal, sublethal, and combined effects of pesticides on bees: a meta-analysis and new risk assessment tools. Sci Total Environ.  doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.156857. PDF

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Rosa-Fontana AS, Suelen Dorigo A, Bruno Malaquias J, Pachú JKS, Nocelli RCF, Tosi S, Malaspina O (2022) Fungivorous mites enhance the survivorship and development of stingless bees even when exposed to pesticides. Sci. Rep. 12, 1–9. doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-25482-x

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Capela N, Dupont YL, Rortais A, Sarmento A, Papanikolaou A, Topping CJ, Arnold G, Pinto MA, Pedro JR, More SJ, Tosi S, Alves TS, Sousa JP 2022 High accuracy monitoring of honey bee colony development by a quantitative method. J. Apic. Res. 0, 1–10. doi.org/10.1080/00218839.2022.2098899

2021

Tosi S, Nieh JC, Brandt A, Colli M, Fourrier J, Giffard H, Hernández-López J,  Malagnini V, Williams G, Simon-Delso N (2021) Long-term field-realistic exposure to a next-generation pesticide, flupyradifurone, impairs honey bee behaviour and survival. Communications Biology. 4, 805. doi.org/10.1038/s42003-021-02336-2

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Bocquet M, Tosi S (2021) A New COLOSS Task Force: Bee Nutrition. Bee World, 1–2. https://doi.org/10.1080/0005772X.2021.2000692

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Delso NS, Medrzycki P, Sgolastra F, Fourrier J, Azpiazu C, Tosi S, Hatjina F (2022) Apitox - The COLOSS Task Force to Investigate the Impact of Pesticides on Bees. Bee World, 1–3. https://doi.org/10.1080/0005772x.2021.2016291

 

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Straub L, Minnameyer A, Camenzind D, Kalbermatten I, Tosi S, Van Oystaeyen A, Wäckers F, Neumann P, Strobl V (2021) Thiamethoxam as an inadvertent anti-aphrodisiac in male bees. Toxicol. Reports 9, 36–45. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.toxrep.2021.12.003

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More S, Bampidis V, Benford D, Bragard C, Halldorsson T, Bennekou SH, Koutsoumanis K, Machera K, Naegeli H, Nielsen SS, Schlatter J, Schrenk D, Silano V, Turck D, Younes M, Arnold G, Dorne J, Maggiore A, Pagani S, Szentes C, Terry S, Tosi S, Vrbos D, Zamariola G, Rortais A (2021) A systems-based approach to the environmental risk assessment of multiple stressors in honey bees. EFSA journaldoi.org/10.2903/j.efsa.2021.6607

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Strobl V, Albrecht M, Villamar-Bouza L, Tosi S, Neumann P, Straub L (2021) The neonicotinoid thiamethoxam impairs male fertility in solitary bees, Osmia cornuta. Environ. Pollut. doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2021.117106

 

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Traynor KS, Tosi S, Rennich K, Steinhauer N, Forsgren E, Rose R, Kunkel G, Madella S, Lopez D, Eversole H, Fahey R, Pettis J, Evans JD, vanEngelsdorp D, 2021. Pesticides in honey bee colonies: Establishing a baseline for real world exposure over seven years in the USA. Environ. Pollut. 279, 116566. doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2021.116566

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Brodschneider R, Kalcher-Sommersguter E, Kuchling S, Dietemann V, Gray A, Božič J, Briedis A, Carreck NL, Chlebo R, Crailsheim K, Coffey MF, Dahle B, González-Porto AV, Filipi J, de Graaf DC, Hatjina F, Ioannidis P, Ion N, Jørgensen AS, Kristiansen P, Lecocq A, Odoux J-F, Özkirim A, Peterson M, Podrižnik B, Rašić S, Retschnig G, Schiesser A, Tosi S, Vejsnæs F, Williams G, van der Steen JJM (2021) CSI Pollen: Diversity of Honey Bee Collected Pollen Studied by Citizen Scientists. Insects, 12(11):987. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects12110987

2020

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Tosi S, Hautier L, Aimon-Marie F, Antonio Ruiz J, Sgolastra F, Nabulsi Z (2020) Developing and enhancing good practices to mitigate major bee health stressors: pesticides and lack of resources. In "Bee health and sustainable beekeeping". EC report. Open Access PDF: https://ec.europa.eu/eip/agriculture

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El Agrebi N, Tosi S, Wilmart O, Scippo ML, de Graaf DC, Saegerman C (2020) Honeybee and consumer’s exposure and risk characterisation to glyphosate-based herbicide (GBH) and its degradation product (AMPA): Residues in beebread, wax, and honey. Sci. Total Environ. 704. 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.135312

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EIP-AGRI Expert Group (2020) Bee health and sustainable beekeeping: Final report. EC report. Open Access PDF: https://ec.europa.eu/eip/agriculture (Expert Group member)

 

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Chlebo R, Tosi S, Sgolastra F, Nabulsi Z, Ruiz-Martínez J, Pries F, Simeonov P (2020) Bee monitoring. In "Bee health and sustainable beekeeping". EC report. Open Access PDF from https://ec.europa.eu/eip/agriculture

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El Agrebi N, Traynor K, Wilmart O, Tosi S, de Graaf D, Saegerman C. (2020) Pesticide and veterinary drug residues in Belgian beeswax: occurrence, toxicity, and risk to honey bees. Sci. Total Environ10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141036

2019

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Tosi S, Nieh JC (2019) Lethal and sublethal synergistic effects of a new systemic pesticide, flupyradifurone (Sivanto®) on honey bees.
Proc. R. Soc. B Biol. Sci. 286, 20190433. doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2019.0433

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Tong L, Nieh JC, Tosi S (2019) Combined nutritional stress and a new systemic pesticide (flupyradifurone, Sivanto®) reduce bee survival, food consumption, flight success, and thermoregulation.
Chemosphere. 237, 124408.
doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.124408. PDF.

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Carnesecchi E, Svendsen C, Lasagni S, Grech A, Quignot N, Amzal B, Toma C, Tosi S, Rortais A, Cortinas-abrahantes J, Capri E, Kramer N, Benfenati E, Spurgeon D, Guillot G, Lou J, Michel C (2019) Investigating combined toxicity of binary mixtures in bees : Meta-analysis of laboratory tests , modelling , mechanistic basis and implications for risk assessment. Environ. Int. 133, 105256. 10.1016/j.envint.2019.105256

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Sperandio G, Simonetto A, Carnesecchi E, Costa C, Hatjina F, Tosi S, Gilioli G (2019) Beekeeping and honey bee colony health: A review and conceptualization of beekeeping management practices implemented in Europe. Sci. Total Environ. 696, 133795. 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.133795

2018

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Tosi S, Costa C, Vesco U, Quaglia G and Guido G (2018) A 3-year survey of Italian honey bee-collected pollen reveals widespread contamination by agricultural pesticides.
Sci Total Environ. 615:208-218.
doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.09.226. PDF.

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Sgolastra F, Blasioli S, Renzi T, Tosi S, Medrzycki P, Molowny-Horas R, Porrini C, Braschi I (2018) Lethal effects of Cr(III) alone and in combination with propiconazole and clothianidin in honey bees. Chemosphere. 191:365-372. 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.10.068

2019

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Tosi S, Nieh JC, Sgolastra F, Cabbri R and Medrzycki P (2017) Neonicotinoid pesticides and nutritional stress synergistically reduce survival in honey bees. Proc. R. Soc. B Biol. Sci. 284, 20171711. doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.1711. PDF.

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Tosi S, Nieh JC (2017) A common neonicotinoid pesticide, thiamethoxam, alters honey bee activity, motor functions, and movement to light. Sci Rep. 7(1):15132. doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-15308-6

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Tosi S, Burgio G, Nieh JC (2017) A common neonicotinoid pesticide, thiamethoxam, impairs honey bee flight ability. Sci Rep. 7(1):1201. doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-01361-8

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2016

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Tosi S, Démares FJ, Nicolson SW, Medrzycki P, Pirk CWW, Human H (2016) Effects of a neonicotinoid pesticide on thermoregulation of African honey bees (Apis mellifera scutellata).
J Insect Physiol, 93-94:56-63.
doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2016.08.010

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Sgolastra F, Medrzycki P, Bortolotti L, Renzi MT, Tosi S, Bogo G, Teper D, Porrini C, Molowny-Horas R, Bosch J (2016) Synergistic mortality between a neonicotinoid insecticide and an ergosterol-biosynthesis-inhibiting fungicide in three bee species. Pest Manag Sci. 73(6):1236-1243. doi:10.1002/ps.4449

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EFSA (2016). Assessing the health status of managed honeybee colonies (HEALTHY-B): a toolbox to facilitate harmonised data collection. EFSA Journal 14, 4578. doi: 10.2903/j.efsa.2016.4578 (WG member)

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EFSA (2016). A mechanistic model to assess risks to honeybee colonies from exposure to pesticides under different scenarios of combined stressors and factors. EFSA Support. Publ. 13, EN-1069. doi/epdf/10.2903/sp.efsa.2016.EN-1069. (WG member)

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EFSA (2016). Workshop “The health status of a managed honeybee colony”. EFSA Support. Publ. EN-1055. doi/epdf/10.2903/sp.efsa.2016.EN-1055. (WG member; Chair of “Resource Providing Unit” Breakout Group (BG); Chair of “Colony Outputs” BG; Rapporteur of “Beekeeping Management Practices” BG)

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Conti I, Medrzycki P, Grillenzoni FV, Corvucci F, Tosi S, Malagnini V, Spinella M and Mariotti MG (2016) Floral Diversity of Pollen Collected by Honey Bees (Apis mellifera L.) – Validation of the Chromatic Assessment Method. Journal of Apicultural Science 60(2):209-220. doi:10.1515/jas-2016-0028

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Sgolastra F, Tosi S, Medrzycki P, Porrini C, Burgio G (2015) Toxicity of spirotetramat on solitary bee larvae, osmia cornuta (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), in laboratory conditions. Journal of Apicultural Science 59(2):73-83. doi:10.1515/JAS-2015-0024

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Medrzycki P, Giffard H, Aupinel P, Belzunces LP, Chauzat MP, Claßen C, Colin ME, Costa C, Dupont T, Girolami V, Johnson R, Conte YL, Lückmann J, Marzaro M, Pistorius J, Porrini C, Schur A, Sgolastra F, Delso NS, Steen S, Wallner K, Alaux C, Biron DG, Blot N, Bogo G, Brunet JL, Delbac F, Diogon M, El Alaoui H, Tosi S, Vidau C (2013) Standard methods for toxicology research in Apis mellifera. In V Dietemann; J D Ellis; P Neumann (Eds) The COLOSS BEEBOOK, Volume I: standard methods for Apis mellifera research. Journal of Apicultural Research 52(4): 1-60. doi:10.3896/IBRA.1.52.4.14

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Medrzycki P, Sgolastra F, Bortolotti L, Bogo G, Tosi S, Padovani E, Porrini C, Sabatini AG (2010) Influence of the brood rearing temperature on honey bee development and susceptibility to poisoning by pesticides. Journal of Apicultural Research 49(1): 52-59. doi:10.3896/IBRA.1.49.1.07

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