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  1. Scientific Studies / CCD / Neonics
    Population Genetics of Nosema apis and Nosema ceranae: One Host (Apis mellifera) and Two Different Histories Two microsporidians are known to infect honey bees: Nosema apis and Nosema ceranae. Whereas population genetics data for the latter have been released in the last few years, such...
  2. Blogs, Podcasts, and Video Presentations
    As we approach the date of our Indiegogo Campaign, September 7th, we want to offer the first Apis Beehive to our supporters. The giveaway starts at August 19th and will be alive 18 days. To participate all you have to do is sign-up. As an incentive we are giving you the opportunity to increase...
  3. Alternative Pollinators
    First Detection of the Larval Chalkbrood Disease Pathogen Ascosphaera apis (Ascomycota: Eurotiomycetes: Ascosphaerales) in Adult Bumble Bees Fungi in the genus Ascosphaera (Ascomycota: Eurotiomycetes: Ascosphaerales) cause chalkbrood disease in larvae of bees. Here, we report the first-ever...
  4. Scientific Studies / CCD / Neonics
    Identification of Candidate Agents Active against N. ceranae Infection in Honey Bees: Establishment of a Medium Throughput Screening Assay Based on N. ceranae Infected Cultured Cells Many flowering plants in both natural ecosytems and agriculture are dependent on insect pollination for fruit set...
  5. Diseases and Pests
    Infra-Population and -Community Dynamics of the Parasites Nosema apis and Nosema ceranae, and Consequences for Honey Bee (Apis mellifera) Hosts Nosema spp. fungal gut parasites are among myriad possible explanations for contemporary increased mortality of western honey bees (Apis mellifera...
  6. Bee Forum
    http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/MISC/BEES/euro_honey_bee.htm common name: European honey bee scientific name: Apis mellifera Linnaeus, and subspecies (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Apidae) Introduction - Distribution - Description - Biology - Life Cycle - Economic Impact - Management - Selected...
  7. Diseases and Pests
    Physiological and Behavioral Changes in Honey Bees (Apis mellifera) Induced by Nosema ceranae Infection Infection with the microsporidian, Nosema apis, has been shown to advance behavioral maturation in workers. Nosema ceranae had a negative effect on lifespan (z = 3.97, n = 363, p<0.0001...
  8. Bee Forum
    Warning - really scientific stuff, no dumbing this down Structural and Functional Characterization of a Multifunctional Alanine-Rich Peptide Analogue from Pleuronectes americanus For melittin, a promiscuous peptide from Apis mellifera [76], it was demonstrated that mutations of arginine and...
  9. Diseases and Pests
    Insect Innate Immunity Database (IIID): An Annotation Tool for Identifying Immune Genes in Insect Genomes We developed an online tool called the Insect Innate Immunity Database (IIID) to provide an open access resource for insect immunity and comparative biology research...
  10. Bee Forum
    Epigenetic Modification of Gene Expression in Honey Bees by Heterospecific Gland Secretions So if you feed Apis mellifera with royal jelly from Apis ceranae, will you get mutant Godzilla bees? Royal jelly (RJ) contains a range of proteins, amino acids, vitamins and nucleic acids. MicroRNA...
  11. Diseases and Pests
    Nosema ceranae goes undetected because so few beekeepers dissect bees to test. http://www.plosone.org/article/info:...l.pone.0043319
  12. Alternative Pollinators
    Actually I'm in Nepal writing this post. Together with a gruop of researchers lead by Austrian scientist Prof. Dr. Gerald Kastberger from Graz University we're examining the "Communication and defense behaviour of Asian Giant Honeybee Apis dorsata in Nepal". Gerald Kastberger published the...
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