Natalie Boyle

Natalie Boyle

  • Assistant Research Professor
W-105 Millennium Science Complex
University Park, PA 16802

Areas of Expertise

  • Honey bees
  • Managed solitary bees
  • Crop pollination
  • Pollinator Ecology
  • Integrated Pest and Pollinator Management


Crop production in the USA is frequently limited by a lack of pollinators
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Reilly, J. R., Artz, D. R., Biddinger, D., Bobiwash, K., Boyle, N. K., Brittain, C., Brokaw, J., Campbell, J. W., Daniels, J., Elle, E., Ellis, J. D., Fleischer, S. J., Gibbs, J., Gillespie, R. L., Gundersen, K. B., Gut, L., Hoffman, G., Joshi, N., Lundin, O., Mason, K., McGrady, C. M., Peterson, S. S., Pitts-Singer, T. L., Rao, S., Rothwell, N., Rowe, L., Ward, K. L., Williams, N. M., Wilson, J. K., Isaacs, R., Winfree, R., 2020

Wildflower plantings promote blue orchard bee, Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera
Ecology and Evolution, Boyle, Natalie K., Artz, Derek R., Lundin, Ola, Ward, Kimiora, Picklum, Devon, Wardell, Gordon I., Williams, Neal M., Pitts-Singer, Theresa L., 2020

Workshop on Pesticide Exposure Assessment Paradigm for Non-Apis Bees
Environmental Entomology, Boyle, Natalie K., Pitts-Singer, Theresa L., Abbott, John, Alix, Anne, Cox-Foster, Diana L., Hinarejos, Silvia, Lehmann, David M., Morandin, Lora, O'Neill, Bridget, Raine, Nigel E., Singh, Rajwinder, Thompson, Helen M., Williams, Neal M., Steeger, Thomas, 2019

Pesticide Exposure Assessment Paradigm for Solitary Bees
Environmental Entomology, Sgolastra, Fabio, Hinarejos, Silvia, Pitts-Singer, Theresa L., Boyle, Natalie K., Joseph, Timothy, Luckmann, Johannes, Raine, Nigel E., Singh, Rajwinder, Williams, Neal M., Bosch, Jordi, 2019

Evaluating the persistence of fluorescent and protein powders on adult blue orchard bees, Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera
Apidologie, Boyle, Natalie K., Machtley, Scott A., Hagler, James R., Pitts-Singer, Theresa L., 2018

A nonlethal method to examine non-APIs bees for mark-capture research
Journal of Insect Science, Boyle, Natalie K., Tripodi, Amber D., Machtley, Scott A., Strange, James P., Pitts-Singer, Theresa L., Hagler, James R., 2018

Examination of a managed pollinator strategy for almond production using Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera
Environmental Entomology, Pitts-Singer, Theresa L., Artz, Derek R., Peterson, Stephen S., Boyle, Natalie K., Wardell, Gordon I., 2018

Wildflower plantings do not compete with neighboring almond orchards for pollinator visits
Environmental Entomology, Lundin, Ola, Ward, Kimiora L., Artz, Derek R., Boyle, Natalie K., Pitts-Singer, Theresa L., Williams, Neal M., 2017

The effect of nest box distribution on sustainable propagation of Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera
Journal of Insect Science, Boyle, N. K., Pitts-Singer, T. L., 2017

A scientific note on seasonal levels of pesticide residues in honey bee worker tissues
Apidologie, Boyle, Natalie K., Sheppard, Walter S., 2017

Migratory Bee Hive Transportation Contributes Insignificantly to Transgenic Pollen Movement between Spatially Isolated Alfalfa Seed Fields
Journal of Economic Entomology, Boyle, Natalie K., Kesoju, Sandya R., Greene, Stephanie L., Martin, Ruth C., Walsh, Douglas B., 2017