August 2023

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Master’s Study: Viral infections in honey bee queens and evaluate viral resistant trait in U.S. queen breeding operations, Mississippi State University, USA

The Center for Pollinator Health at the Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville, MS, is seeking a motivated and diligent master’s student to join the lab by January 2024. The successful candidate will engage in a blend of field and laboratory experiments, utilizing cutting-edge molecular tools, to investigate viral infections in honey bee queens…

Molecular examination of nosemosis and foulbrood pathogens in honey bee populations from southeastern Morocco

The western honey bee is highly valued for its important role as natural pollinator. In Morocco, pollination services of Apis mellifera along with other insect pollinators were estimated at 1.2 billion US$. Regrettably, biological stressors including pathogens are leading factors contributing to colony losses and hampering pollination services. The aim of this study was to…