Honey bee colony winter loss rates for 35...

Abstract This article presents managed honey bee colony loss rates over winter 2018/19 resulting from using the standardised COLOSS questionnaire in 35 countries (31 in Europe). In total, 28,629 beekeepers supplying valid loss data wintered 738,233 colonies, and reported 29,912 (4.1%, 95% confidence interval (CI) 4.0–4.1%) colonies with unsolvable queen problems, 79,146 (10.7%, 95% CI…

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Two postdoc positions at the University of Saskatchewan

Hi all, The Honey Bee Health Lab at the University of Saskatchewan has two open positions for postdoctoral fellows (see below and attached). I would greatly appreciate your help with recruitment; please, encourage qualified candidates to apply. Thank you in advance, Elemir _________________________________________ Elemir Simko, DVM, DVSc, Diplomate ACVP Professor, Department of Veterinary Pathology Western…

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New paper: Dietary quercetin impacts the concentration of...

Highlights: Honey bees orally exposed to imidacloprid exhibit reduced metabolism of quercetin. Dietary quercetin reduces the con- centration of imidacloprid absorbed in honey bees. Dietary quercetin does not affect the concentration of tebuconazole or tau-fluvalinate in contact-exposed honey bees. Free download for until 20th September 2020 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0045653520320439?dgcid=coauthor

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Postdoctoral Research Associate Position Available in Honey Bee...

Date Available: Immediately Location: Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory (HBREL) Entomology and Nematology Department Bldg. 970, Steinmetz Hall Natural Area Dr. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 32611-0629 http://www.ufhoneybee.com Appointment: The position is full-time for one year. This is a non-tenure accruing position. Pay Rate: $48,000 – $50,000/year Position Description: The Honey Bee Research and…

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COLOSS Virus Task Force -REVIEWS-

Dear COLOSS members, The members of the COLOSS Virus Task Force (VTF) are proud to announce that two reviews about viruses of (honey) bees have been published and are freely available in open access journals: Diversity and Global Distribution of Viruses of the Western Honey Bee, Apis mellifera (3390/insects11040239). Bee Viruses: Routes of Infection in…

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