BOB

(redirected from Blue Orchard Bee)
AcronymDefinition
BOBBest Of Breed (computer industry, also dog & cat shows)
BOBBest of Business
BOBBlonde on Blonde (Bob Dylan album)
BOBBest of the Best
BOBBattle of the Bands (Community Music Competitions)
BOBBand of Brothers
BOBBattle of Britain (air battle between Allied and Axis powers over the English Channel in WWII)
BOBBolivian Boliviano (ISO currency code)
BOBBora Bora (Airport Code)
BOBBureau of the Budget
BOBBusiness on the Books
BOBBureau Of Budget
BOBBattle of the Bastards (Game of Thrones)
BOBBack on Bottom (petroleum)
BOBBottom of the Barrel
BOBBusiness Online Banking (various locations)
BOBBrotherhood of Blood
BOBBuy on Board (cruise ship business)
BOBBaby On Board
BOBBob-Omb Battlefield (gaming)
BOBBend Over Backwards
BOBBeast of Burden
BOBBunch of Believers (Ska Group)
BOBBunch of Believers (Christian band)
BOBBank of Baroda
BOBBay of Biscay
BOBBlack Owned Business
BOBBook of Business
BOBBlue Orchard Bee
BOBBank One Ballpark (Arizona Diamondbacks)
BOBBoxes of Books
BOBBreak-Out Box
BOBBureau of Biologics (Food and Drug Administration)
BOBBombs Over Baghdad (band)
BOBBalloons Over Bagan (Myanmar)
BOBBusiness Opportunities Blog (various organizations)
BOBBusiness Object Board
BOBBombs Over Baghdad (Outkast song)
BOBBomb On-Board
BOBBranch Office Box
BOBBack-Of-Book (magazine publishing)
BOBBack of Book (answers in textbook exercises)
BOBBlog-O-Book (French website)
BOBBayerische Oberlandbahn (German: Bavarian Oberland Train; train system)
BOBBody Opponent Bag (boxing training)
BOBBank of Bermuda
BOBBottom of the Basket
BOBBack of Box
BOBBerner Oberland Bahn (Swiss railway company)
BOBBug Out Bag
BOBBig Orange Ball (slang for the sun)
BOBBorn on Board
BOBBoy On Bike
BOBBattery Operated Boyfriend
BOBBank of Butterfield (Bermuda)
BOBBottom-of-Basket
BOBBig Old Building (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
BOBBeijing Olympic Broadcasting Co., Ltd.
BOBBeginning Of Business
BOBBest On-Board (flight attendant code for good looking passengers)
BOBBank of Beirut
BOBBewust Onbeschonken Bestuurder (Dutch: Conscious Non-Drunk Driver)
BOBBusiness Object Broker
BOBBig Orange Bridge
BOBBest on Best
BOBBharat Overseas Bank
BOBBabe On-Board (flight attendant code for good looking passengers)
BOBBlitter Object
BOBBrains on Board (robot)
BOBBijzondere Opsporingsbrigade (Dutch: Special Investigation Brigade; Belgium)
BOBBend Over Buddy
BOBBreakfast on a Bun
BOBBreakfast on A Bun (Whataburger menu item)
BOBBail Out Bottle (emergency air supply)
BOBBrand Oak Bitter (UK beer)
BOBBattery Operated Buddy
BOBBenzoate Ostylezene Bicarbonate
BOBBest Orthogonal Basis
BOBBasketball Owl Band (Rice University)
BOBBorn-Oppenheimer Breakdown (quantum chemistry)
BOBBring Own Booze
BOBBabe On Back (of motorcycle)
BOBBinary-Tree on Binary-Tree
BOBBrains Over Brawns
BOBBig O' Blaster (gaming)
BOBBest Overall Boat
BOBBeatniks On Bongos
BOBBaby on Breast
BOBBellaire Office Building
BOBBantu Online Bibliography
BOBBewust Ontiegelijk Bezopen (Belgian drunk driving campaign)
BOBBrotherhood of Britannia (gaming)
BOBBunch of Bullstuff (polite form)
BOBBring On Bottle
BOBBear Order of Battle
BOBBusiness Object Browser
BOBBack Office Bitch
References in periodicals archive ?
A tale of two bees A blue orchard bee typically pollinates for only about six weeks, after developing and hunkering down in its nest.
Instead, he hopes to create a workforce of tens of thousands of blue orchard bees, species Osmia lignaria.
Planting pastures for native blue orchard bees, for instance, could help meet that need.
Cane gives this brief explanation of how the pasture idea would work: Blue orchard bees would be taken out of a bee manager's winter storage and brought to the pasture, where they would emerge from their cocoons, mate, and, if female, lay eggs, before dying.
At the close of the 2005 season, I did some online research and discovered some books about mason bees, also known as Blue Orchard Bees. Unlike honeybees, mason bees are native to North America and look like black flies.
The researchers also found that blue orchard bee populations continued to increase throughout the study.
The scientists have authored a new, 96-page handbook that's packed with helpful tips on how to use the blue orchard bee to proficiently pollinate not only cherries, but also almond, apple, apricot, and pear trees.
By using the pollination services offered by the blue orchard bee, growers and beekeepers might be able to offset the losses of A.
Her tenants are blue orchard bees (Osmia lignaria), one of 4,000 native U.S.
In an experiment with blue orchard bees, Pitts-Singer, and colleagues--including Christelle Guedot, now a post-doc with ARS at Wapato, Washington, and Buckner--used slender glass tubes, about the same width and length as a hole drilled in a typical nesting board, to spy on female bees that were using the glassware as a home.