Paul Kozak

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InstitutionOntario Ministry of Agriculture and Food and Ministry of Rural Affairs
Animal Health and Welfare Branch
 
Postal address3 Trailbrook Lane
Guelph
Ontario
N1E 7B6
Canada
 
Office phone1-519-826-3595
Mobile phone1-519-820-0821
Fax1-519-826-4375
E-mailpaul.kozak@ontario.ca
Webhttp://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/food/inspection/bees/apicultu.html
 
Job /  professional statusOther,Extension Specialist
 
Preferred COLOSS theme(s)   Pests & Pathogens,Environment
COLOSS Project(s)   Monitoring
COLOSS Taskforce(s)   Varroa control,Apitox
 
Research interestsVarroa biology and control
 Honey bee pathology
 Honey bee mortality
 Honey bee regulations
 Honey bees and pesticides
 
PublicationsLaboratory Study on the Effects of Temperature and Three Ventilation
Rates on Infestations of Varroa destructor in Clusters of Honey Bees
(Hymenoptera: Apidae)
KOZAK,P.R. AND CURRIE, R.W. J. Econ. Entomol. 104(6): 1774Ð1782 (2011); DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/EC08278

An Introduction to Honey Bee Pests and Diseases in Ontario
http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/food/inspection/bees/intro-bee-pests.htm

American Foulbrood - Biology and Diagnosis
http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/food/inspection/bees/afb-biology.htm

American Foulbrood - Prevention and Management
http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/food/inspection/bees/afb-mgmt.htm

Varroa Mite - Biology and Diagnosis
http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/food/inspection/bees/varroa-biology.htm

Varroa Mite - Sampling and Monitoring Infestation Levels
http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/food/inspection/bees/varroa-sampling.htm

Small Hive Beetle
http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/food/inspection/bees/info-shb.htm

Small Hive Beetle Treatment Recommendations
http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/food/inspection/bees/info-shb-tre
atment.htm

Beekeeper Survey - 2011 Winter Loss Report for Apiculture in Ontario
http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/food/inspection/bees/2011-winter-loss.htm

2012 Ontario Provincial Apiarist Annual Report
http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/food/inspection/bees/12rep.htm

2011 Ontario Provincial Apiarist Annual Report
http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/food/inspection/bees/11rep.htm

2010 Provincial Apiarist Annual Report
http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/food/inspection/bees/10rep.htm

2013 Ontario Treatment Recommendations for Honey Bee Disease and Mite Control
2012 Ontario Treatment Recommendations for Honey Bee Disease and Mite Control
2011 Ontario Treatment Recommendations for Honey Bee Disease and Mite Control
2010 Ontario Treatment Recommendations for Honey Bee Disease and Mite Control
http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/food/inspection/bees/2013-treatment.htm

Chapter 13 - Bee Poisoning Chapter in Publication 360, Guide to Fruit Production in Ontario
http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/crops/pub360/13bees.htm#bee

Chapters: Small Hive Beetle; and Parasitiod Insects in Honey Bee Diseases and Pests, Third Edition, Canadian Association of Professional Apiculturists

National Bee Farm-Level Biosecurity Standard - Canadian Food Inspection Agency, ISBN: 978-1-100-54430-4

Honey Bee Producer Guide to the National Bee Farm-Level Biosecurity Standard - Canadian Food Inspection Agency, ISBN: 978-1-100-21927-1