The Diversity Decline in Wild and Managed Honey...

Many parts of the globe experience severe losses and fragmentation of habitats, affecting the self-sustainability of pollinator populations. A number of bee species coexist as wild and managed populations. Using honey bees as an example, we argue that several management practices in beekeeping threaten genetic diversity in both wild and managed populations, and drive population…

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A Special Issue on COLOSS!

Bee World, Volume 99, Issue 1 is a special issue on the honey bee research association COLOSS. This issue contains 11 articles written by key members of all COLOSS core projects and task forces. Thanks to some authors institutions and the support of COLOSS all articles are permanently freely available and can be found here.…

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Graduate student (MS or PhD) Honey bee integrated...

Application deadline: Review of applications will begin on Monday, March 7th, and will continue until a suitable candidate is found. Start date: Flexible, with Summer 2022, Fall 2022, and Winter 2023 semesters all possible. Project description and responsibilities: The selected individual will participate in collaborative research alongside USDA ARS bee labs (e.g., Stoneville, MS; Beltsville,…

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Morphometric and mitochondrial variation of Apis mellifera L....

In order to investigate the geographical distribution of morphological and mitochondrial variation of the Western honey bee in West and Central Africa, 175 colonies, sampled from 44 localities (or a subset therefrom), were subjected to geometric morphometric (GM), traditional morphometric (TM) and mitochondrial DNA analyses. The shape of the forewing differed significantly between the three…

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First international meeting APIS SILVATICA- The western honey...

Parco Nazionale Isola di Pantelleria in cooperation with Parco Nazionale delle Cinque Terre, Parco Nazionale della Maiella, Parco Nazionale del Vesuvio and Parco Nazionale dell’Arcipelago Toscano are organising the First international meeting APIS SILVATICA- The western honey bee in nature. All scientists and activists studying free-living colonies of Apis mellifera, their relationship to other pollinators,…

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Scientist Honey bee biology and health

The bee research group of Wageningen Research (bijen@wur) is looking for a new colleague! Please find the job advertisement here:  https://www.wur.nl/en/vacancy/Scientist-Honey-bee-biology-and-health.htm The ideal starting period is before the summer 2022 and the initial appointment is for 2 years with a possibility of extension. The deadline for application is 16 February 2022.   As Scientist Honey…

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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in agricultural entomology @...

The Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University, Denmark, offers an attractive career opportunity for promising and talented researchers from around the world. We invite applications for a position as Tenure Track Assistant Professor focusing on agricultural entomology and pollination ecology to spearhead research in pollination in agricultural systems. Research topics could include but are not…

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