Content tagged "varroa"

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 Apis mellifera Proteomics of Innate Resistance

Bee Health Updated: August 13, 2013

The following was presented at the 2010 American Bee Research Conference in Orlando, FL.23. Parker R., M.M. Guarna, S. Pernal & L.J. Foster- APIS MELLIFERA...

ABRC2010 Effects of a Miticide on Honeybee Memory - is the Cure Worse than the Disease

Bee Health Updated: August 13, 2013

The following was presented at the 2010 American Bee Research Conference in Orlando, FL.13. Frost, E.H., D. Shutler & K. Hillier - EFFECTS OF A MITICIDE ON...

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 Preference of Phoretic Mites for Young Bees Increase Varroa Fitness

Bee Health Updated: August 13, 2013

The following was presented at the 2010 American Bee Research Conference in Orlando, FL.More presentations from this conference can be found at Proceedings...

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...

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.

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.

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...

ABRC 2011 Evaluation of Honey Production and Varroa Mite Load in Russian and VSH Bees

Bee Health Updated: May 31, 2011

You do not have the Flash plugin installed, which means you are missing out on great interactive content. Download Flash.Stephanie Johnson presents

ABRC 2011 Identifying Candidate Genes for Honey Bee Mite-Grooming Behavior Using Fine-Scale Linkage Mapping

Bee Health Updated: May 31, 2011

You do not have the Flash plugin installed, which means you are missing out on great interactive content. Download Flash.Greg Hunt presents

ABRC 2011 Examination on the Reproductive Success of Re-invading Varroa Mites

Bee Health Updated: May 31, 2011

You do not have the Flash plugin installed, which means you are missing out on great interactive content. Download Flash.Maria J. Kirrane presents

ABRC2011 Challenges for Developing Biopesticides Against Varroa

Bee Health Updated: May 31, 2011

You do not have the Flash plugin installed, which means you are missing out on great interactive content. Download Flash.William G. Meikle presents

ABRC 2011 Varroacide Effects on Honey Bee Queens

Bee Health Updated: May 31, 2011

You do not have the Flash plugin installed, which means you are missing out on great interactive content. Download Flash.Lizette Dahlgren presents

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,...

Varroa Sampling

Bee Health Updated: March 10, 2011

Sampling honey bee colonies for Varroa destructor is an extremely important tool for gaining control of Varroa mites. Why SAMPLE in a standard way? The...

Methods for Varroa Sampling

Bee Health Updated: March 10, 2011

Why SAMPLE in a standard way? 1. Sampling a Colony: Sample 300 adult bees from one frame containing brood (eggs, larvae or pupae). 2. 300 bees occupy a...

Powder Sugar Roll for Varroa Sampling

Bee Health Updated: March 10, 2011

To keep your honey bee colonies healthy, it is important to determine the level of varroa mites in your colonies. This method provides a good estimate of the...

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