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  1. Scientific Studies / CCD / Neonics
    Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) and bee age impact honey bee pathophysiology Honey bee (Apis mellifera) colonies continue to experience high annual losses that remain poorly explained. Numerous interacting factors have been linked to colony declines. Understanding the pathways linking...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    The bees you're more familiar with — the ones that buzz around your yard dipping into flowers, making honey, pollinating crops and generally keeping the world's food supply from collapsing? Those bees are doing just fine, according to data released by the USDA this year...
  3. Scientific Studies / CCD / Neonics
    How Hives Collapse: Allee Effects, Ecological Resilience, and the Honey Bee We construct a mathematical model to quantify the loss of resilience in collapsing honey bee colonies due to the presence of a strong Allee effect. In the model, recruitment and mortality of adult bees have substantial...
  4. Scientific Studies / CCD / Neonics
    Hi BeeSource community, I have the unique opportunity to participate in a research project with the Canadian Light Source in Saskatoon. The Canadian Light Source operates the largest synchrotron in Canada that is used to analyze the molecular composition of substances. In order to get selected...
  5. Bee Forum
    Hi, I installed Hive A in April of 2011 and it is very sad to realize there is no life left in it now. Photos - http://bit.ly/YUzvgS What bees there are were all on the screened bottom board. This hive had 2 deeps and 1 medium super. The super is full of honey and the upper deep still had...
  6. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    What a mess. I was overdue in an inspection to see if there was evidence of a new queen (I lost mine a few weeks ago). Yesterday, we had record high heat of 109F. Today, it will be 104F. I inspected the hive this morning when it was 86F. Two bars of honeycomb were in a heap on the hive floor...
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