Content tagged "bee cap updates"

Pesticides Applied to Crops and Honey Bee Toxicity

Bee Health Updated: November 02, 2015

Are crop pesticides a problem for honey bees?

Managed Pollinator CAP Update: RNAi for Treating Honey Bee Diseases

Bee Health Updated: June 19, 2014

CAP Update December 2012: RNAi for Treating Honey Bee Diseases  

Best Management Practices for Beekeepers and Growers

Bee Health Updated: July 30, 2013

What to know for successful pollination by honey bees

Lessons Learned by the Managed Pollinator CAP: Impacts of Varroa Parasitism on Honey Bee Health

Bee Health Updated: July 26, 2013

Learn about some of the latest research into bee decline.

Varroa Mite Reproductive Biology

Bee Health Updated: July 26, 2013

Learn about some of the latest research into bee decline.

Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments and Honey Bee Health

Bee Health Updated: July 26, 2013

Learn about some of the latest research into bee decline.

Managed Pollinator CAP Update: Recollections of European Apis Mellifera Germplasm for Honey Bee Breeding

Bee Health Updated: July 26, 2013

CAP Update February 2013: Collection of Honey Bee Germplasm Part 2  

Pesticides and Their Involvement in Colony Collapse Disorder

Bee Health Updated: January 28, 2013

CAP Updates: 18by JIM FRAZIER, CHRIS MULLIN, MARYANN FRAZIER and SARA ASHCRAFT Department of Entomology; Penn State University, 501 ASI Building, University...

The Managed Pollinator CAP after Three Years: Highlights and Emerging Trends

Bee Health Updated: January 28, 2013

CAP Updates: 23Last August the leaders of the Managed Pollinator CAP http://www.beeccdcap.uga.edu/ submitted a 96-page progress report to USDA as part of our...

Managed Pollinator CAP: Coordinated Agricultural Project

Bee Health Updated: January 28, 2013

 Table of Contents:Managed Pollinator CAP Web-Page: www.beeccdcap.uga.eduAwareness of the decline of honey bees and other pollinators took a dramatic upturn...

Broodmapper: Honey Bee Development and Citizen Science

Bee Health Updated: January 22, 2013

Help identify brood stages and hone your skills in inspecting honey bee colonies.

When Varroacides Interact

Bee Health Updated: May 14, 2012

  Reed M. Johnson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln:When humans get sick, they go see a doctor. More often than not the doctor prescribes a pharmaceutical to...

Assessing the Risks of Honey Bee Exposure to Pesticides

Bee Health Updated: May 14, 2012

CAP Updates: 17Marion Ellis and Bethany Teeters, University of Nebraska Abiotic stress from the sublethal effects of pesticides is currently being...

Nest Location in Bumble Bees: Effect of Landscapes and Insecticides

Bee Health Updated: May 14, 2012

CAP Updates: 22Jointly published in the American Bee Journal and in Bee Culture, December 2011.Bumble bees are able to readily relocate their nest following...

The First Two Years of the Stationary Hive Project: Abiotic Site Effects

Bee Health Updated: May 14, 2012

CAP Updates: 251School of Biology, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 USA; 2Honey Bee Research Unit, USDA-ARS-SARC, 2413 E. Hwy 83, Weslaco, TX 78596 USA;...

Laying Groundwork for a Sustainable Market of Genetically-Improved Queens: The Bee Team

Bee Health Updated: May 10, 2012

Download a .pdf of this article here Marla Spivak, University of MinnesotaWhile the Managed Pollinator CAP team continues to unravel causes of bee...

Sunlight, Water and Nosema Spores

Bee Health Updated: May 10, 2012

CAP Updates: 26This article will discuss two issues : the possibility that sunlight may be used to sterilize beekeeping equipment, and the danger of outdoor...

Honey Bee Genetic Diversity and Breeding: Towards the Reintroduction of European Germplasm

Bee Health Updated: February 20, 2012

CAP Updates: 24As we reflect that the western honey bee Apis mellifera thrives in some regions of the world with minimal or no chemical treatments for mites...

An Update on Bee Breeding Efforts in Indiana: Breeding for Resistance to Israeli Acute Paralysis Virus

Bee Health Updated: February 20, 2012

CAP Updates: 21According to the most recent surveys in North America and Europe, Varroa mites still appear to be public enemy #1 for bees, at least among the...

Miticide and Fungicide Interactions

Bee Health Updated: February 20, 2012

CAP Updates: 20Jointly published in the American Bee Journal and in Bee Culture, October 2011.There is no question that honey bees are surrounded by a...

Effects of Nosema on Honey Bee Behavior and Physiology

Bee Health Updated: February 20, 2012

CAP Updates: 19Jointly published in the American Bee Journal and in Bee Culture, September 2011.Currently there are two species of Nosema infecting the...

Protocol for Honey Bee PCR Diagnostics

Bee Health Updated: February 20, 2012

 Protocol and budget for real-time PCR diagnostics for honey beesJay D. Evans USDA-ARS Bee Research Lab Beltsville, MD 20705 USADownload a .pdf of this...

Nosema Microsporidia: Friend Foe and Intriguing Creatures

Bee Health Updated: February 20, 2012

   Microsporidia: Friend, Foe (and Intriguing Creatures)Leellen F. Solter, Illinois Natural History Survey, Institute of Natural Resources Sustainability,...

Wild Bee Status and Evidence for Pathogen Spillover with Honey Bees

Bee Health Updated: February 20, 2012

  CAP Updates: 12by ANNA MORKESKI and ANNE L. AVERILL University of Massachusetts/AmherstFor pollination services in the majority of fruit and vegetable...

Honey Bee Nutrition

Bee Health Updated: February 20, 2012

 CAP Updates: 10Zachary Huang, Michigan State UniversityHoney bees, like any other animal, require essential ingredients for survival and reproduction. What...

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