Content tagged "bee research summaries"

High Levels of Miticides and Agrochemicals in North American Apiaries: Implications for Honey Bee Health

Bee Health Updated: February 24, 2016

Citation: Mullin CA, Frazier M, Frazier JL, Ashcraft S, Simonds R, et al. 2010 High Levels of Miticides and Agrochemicals in North American Apiaries:...

USDA-ARS Bee Labs

Bee Health Updated: May 29, 2015

The USDA-ARS sponsors five bee research labs atBaton Rouge, Louisiana bee labMission: The mission of the Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics and Physiology...

Varroa Sensitive Hygiene and Mite Reproduction

Bee Health Updated: December 13, 2013

The USDA-ARS Baton Rouge Bee Lab has bred bees that hygienically remove mite-infested pupae from capped worker brood. This ability is called varroa sensitive...

ABRC2010 A New Assay to Measure Mite Grooming Behavior

Bee Health Updated: August 13, 2013

The following was presented at the 2010 American Bee Research Conference in Orlando, FL.3. Andinof, G.K. & G.J. Hunt - A NEW ASSAY TO MEASURE MITE GROOMING...

ABRC2010 A Test for Sub-acute Effects of Some Commonly Used Bee Hive Chemicals

Bee Health Updated: August 13, 2013

The following was presented at the 2010 American Bee Research Conference in Orlando, FL.6. Delaplane, K.S. & J.A. Berry – A TEST FOR SUB-LETHAL EFFECTS OF...

ABRC2010 Disinfection of Nosema ceranae Infected Comb by Irradiation Acetic Acid and Heat

Bee Health Updated: August 13, 2013

The following was presented at the 2010 American Bee Research Conference in Orlando, FL.24. Pernal, S.F., A. Ibrahim & A.P. Melathopoulos - DISINFECTION OF...

ABRC2010 Effects of Varroa Mites and Bee Diseases on Pollination Efficacy of Honey Bees

Bee Health Updated: August 13, 2013

The following was presented at the 2010 American Bee Research Conference in Orlando, FL.1. Afik, O., W.B. Hunter & K.S. Delaplane – EFFECTS OF VARROA MITES...

ABRC2010 Drug Interactions Between In-hive Miticides and Fungicides in Honey Bees

Bee Health Updated: August 13, 2013

The following was presented at the 2010 American Bee Research Conference in Orlando, FL.17. Johnsonc, R., L. Petersc, B. Siegfriedd & M.D. Ellisc – DRUG...

ABRC2010 Effect of Transportation on Honey Bee Physiology

Bee Health Updated: August 13, 2013

The following was presented at the 2010 American Bee Research Conference in Orlando, FL.16. Huang, Z.Y., K. Ahn, J. Riddle & J. Pettis - EFFECT OF...

Proceedings of the American Bee Research Conference 2011

Bee Health Updated: July 26, 2013

See presentations about the latest in bee health and research.

Proceedings of the American Bee Research Conference 2010

Bee Health Updated: January 28, 2013

Download a .pdf of the 2010 ABRC proceedings.The 2010 American Bee Research Conference was held January 14-15 at the Wyndham Orlando Resort in Orlando,...

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...

Breeding Bees for Resistance to Parasites and Diseases

Bee Health Updated: February 20, 2012

  Greg Hunt, Purdue UniversityThose of you who have been keeping bees for over twenty years remember a time when bees pretty much took care of themselves and...

Detect Nosema Parasite in Time to Save Bee Colonies

Bee Health Updated: February 20, 2012

  Katherine Aronstein, Research Molecular Biologist, USDA/ARSThose of us working with bees have experienced significant changes in beekeeping practices in...

ABRC2011 The Good the Bad and the Ugly Varroa Mite Control Strategy

Bee Health Updated: May 31, 2011

Ingemar Fries presents: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Varroa mite control strategy. Ingemar Fries, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala,...

Proceedings of the American Bee Research Conference, 2009

Bee Health Updated: May 10, 2011

Download a .pdf here. The 2009 American Bee Research Conference was held February 4-6, 2009 at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. The...

Shook Swarm and OTC Antibiotics for European Foulbrood Control

Bee Health Updated: November 06, 2009

Citation: Waite, R. J., Brown, M. A., Thompson, H. M., Bew, M. H. (2003). Controlling European foulbrood with the shook swarm method and oxytetracycline in...

Colony Collapse Disorder Progress Report 2009

Bee Health Updated: July 20, 2009

Mandated by the 2008 Farm Bill [Section 7204 (h) (4)], this first annual report on Honey Bee Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) represents the work of a large...

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