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Sausalito team wins Häagen-Dazs-UC Davis 'Bee Friendly' garden competition

...entation points for guided tours, facilitated programs and 'chat time' with beekeepers and entomologists," the team explained. Identification labels will help vis...ltural crops, valued at $15 billion. However, in recent years, the nation's beekeepers have reported losing from one-third to all of their bees due to a mysteriou...

Sauslito team wins Haagen-Dazs-Dazs-UC Davis 'Bee Friendly' garden competition

...entation points for guided tours, facilitated programs and 'chat time' with beekeepers and entomologists," the team explained. Identification labels will help vis...ltural crops, valued at $15 billion. However, in recent years, the nation's beekeepers have reported losing from one-third to all of their bees due to a mysteriou...

Vanishing Honey Bees

...ccasional ones that are around seem to be destroyed by some disease. Many beekeepers who moved their hive frequently were the ones that were most likely to be b...ings last month to consider remedial measures, including ways to compensate beekeepers for their losses and to prevent the spread any harmful fungus or disease. ...

Breeding success by delving into the honey bee sex gene

...carrying out the all-important role of mating. But in bees raised for honey or for pollinating crops, the sex-determination system can cause problems. beekeepers inbreed bees to select desirable traits, but inbreeding raises the odds of producing fertilized eggs with two copies of the same csd allele. If too ma...

HP Government to Introduce Sugar Free Herbal Honey Project

... In an effort to motivate beekeepers to produce sugar-free herbal honey, the government has introduced a new eco-friendly beekeeping system in Himachal Pradesh.// The National Horticu...
Beekeepers in Medical Technology

Researchers Identify Virus Possibly Responsible for Declining Honeybee Population Using 454 Sequencing Technology from Roche

...y, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Italy and Greece. A recent survey of 13 states by the Apiary Inspectors of America showed that over a quarter of U.S. beekeepers have lost, on average, half of their bee colonies between September 2006 and March 2007. 454 Life Sciences develops and commercializes novel instrume...
Beekeepers in Biological News

'Honey bee health' of concern at Western Apicultural Society conference

...profit, educational, beekeeping organization that draws its membership from beekeepers throughout western North America, but all interested persons throughout the...the organization was designed specifically to meet the educational needs of beekeepers from Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada,...

American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- May 6, 2009

...d Chemistry , a bi-weekly publication. Bernard Herbreteau and colleagues point out that the high price of honey and its limited supply has led some beekeepers and food processors to fraudulently make and sell impure honey doped with inexpensive sweeteners, such as corn syrup. These knock-offs are almost phys...

Pesticide build-up could lead to poor honey bee health

...ates data in the parts per billion range. While beekeepers will have a difficult time controlling pesticide e...eactor, they irradiated the sheets of beeswax that beekeepers use as the structural foundation for the bees to b... to irradiate the wax sheets, it is possible. Some beekeepers already irradiate their equipment to get rid of an...

Bees disease -- 1 step closer to finding a cure

...B) is the only infectious disease which can kill entire colonies of bees. Every year, this notifiable disease is causing considerable economic loss to beekeepers all over the world. The only control measure is to destroy the infected hive. The mechanism of infection (pathogenic mechanism) was originally thou...

For honey bee queens, multiple mating makes a difference

...ior, so breeders may want to select for this behavior. At the same time, beekeepers usually buy mated queens when they re-queen their hives. Tarpy said it shou...to determine if a queen has mated few or many times. Such a test would help beekeepers determine the quality of the queens they buy. ...

Warning from Asian bees

... under marginal circumstances, many of Australia’s beekeepers can only afford a momentary sigh of relief. A...iseases hit America and wiped out huge numbers, US beekeepers have also relied on NSWgrown stock to help pollinate their almond trees. In 2006, Australian beekeepers cashed in, shipping export package bees worth $3-4...

Hives ferment a yeasty brew, attract beetle pest

... the stored food, reproduce and multiply. "If beekeepers can reverse the trend and eliminate the beetles, t...stations, fungal infections and beetles. Recently, beekeepers in the U.S. reported occurrences of Colony Collaps...abandoned, except for the queen and a few workers. beekeepers and researchers are unsure of the cause of CCD. ...

Queen bee promiscuity boosts hive health

...e findings have implications for beekeepers, whose honeybees bring revenues of about $20 billion a year in the United States for pollinating services. beekeepers could boost the health of their colonies, say the researchers, by promoting the queens' promiscuity by providing plentiful drones where queens are mat...

Beekeepers work hard for the honey, despite changing tupelo forest

... Fellowship for Dissertation Research to work with beekeepers and study the tupelo forests surrounding Wewahitch...nce the use and access to tupelo forest." Some beekeepers say that every year they seem to be getting less h... economy. The researchers' findings will allow beekeepers to develop collective strategies to defend their l...
Beekeepers in Biological Dictionary

Pollination

...m the male structure of a plant to the ... Pollination - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ... Practical information for farmers, gardeners, and beekeepers on fruit and vegetable pollination . The term self- pollination is oxymoronic when used with flowers that need ... Cross- pollination gives the ...
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