Content tagged "nosema"

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...

University of Florida Bee Disease Videos

Bee Health Updated: July 26, 2013

Jamie Ellis describes the history, biology, symptoms, and control of four important diseases and pests.

Managed Pollinator CAP Update: Nosema apis and Nosema ceranae: A comparative study in the honey bee host

Bee Health Updated: July 26, 2013

Nosema apis and Nosema ceranae: A comparative study

Testing for Nosema Spores

Bee Health Updated: May 14, 2012

Equipment needed: 400X Microscope, counting chamber, mortar and pestle, clean water, measure 1-15 ml, transfer pipets, wash bottle and forceps.  There are...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Nosema ceranae The Inside Story

Bee Health Updated: February 20, 2012

   Tom Webster, Kentucky State University, Frankfort, KYQuite a bit has been written on Nosema ceranae in recent years. This pathogen was discovered in...

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...

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