“The Dark Side of the Hive” a very...

The Dark Side of the Hive – The Evolution of the Imperfect Honey Bee Robin Moritz, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg Robin Crewe, University of Pretoria The first book of its kind to demonstrate the more maladaptative tendencies of a honey bee society Focuses on the perspective and role of the individual worker bee in the…

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Characterization of Apis mellifera honey from different botanical...

Seven bee honey types identified botanically in terms of their floral origin (Clover, Cedrus, Citrus, Banana, Cotton, Brazilian pepper, and Sun flower), and their geographical regions during 2016 – 2017 have been characterized in comparison with artificial honey. Characterization of honeys was based on their physicochemical properties, antimicrobial activity, heavy metal contents and multi-pesticides residues…

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Multi-country loss rates of honey bee colonies during...

Reference: Brodschneider, Gray, Adjlane, Ballis, Brusbardis, Charrière, Chlebo, Coffey, Dahle, de Graaf, Dražić, Evans, Fedoriak, Forsythe, Gregorc, Grzęda, Hetzroni, Kauko, Kristiansen, Martikkala, Martín-Hernández, Medina-Flores, Mutinelli, Raudmets, Ryzhikov, Simon-Delso, Stevanovic, Uzunov, Vejsnæs, Woehl, Zammit-Mangion, Danihlík (2018) Multi-country loss rates of honey bee colonies during winter 2016/17 from the COLOSS survey. Journal of Apicultural Research, 57(3), 452-457.…

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The Fate of Major Royal Jelly Proteins during...

Royal jelly (RJ) is a beehive product with a complex composition, major royal jelly proteins (MRJPs) being the most abundant proteins. Cell culture and animal studies suggest various biological activities for the full-length/native MRJPs. In the field of apitherapy, it is assumed that MRJPs can positively affect human health. However, whenever RJ is administered orally,…

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Developing reduced SNP assays from whole-genome sequence data...

Developing reduced SNP assays from whole-genome sequence data to estimate introgression in an organism with  complex genetic patterns, the Iberian honeybee (Apis mellifera iberiensis) Dora Henriques, Melanie Parejo, Alain Vignal, David Wragg, Andreas Wallberg, Matthew T. Webster, M. Alice Pinto   Abstract The most important managed pollinator, the honeybee (Apis mellifera L.), has been subject …

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Postdoctoral Research Associate Position Available in Honey Bee...

*** UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, Gainesville, FL, USA *** 19 March 2018 *** $60,000 – $65,000/year *** College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Department of Entomology and Nematology Charles Steinmetz Hall Bldg. 970, Natural Area Drive PO Box 110620 Gainesville, FL 32611-0620 352-273-3901 352-392-0190 Fax Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate Position Available in Honey Bee Husbandry Research…

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