By , on March 13th, 2013

The new species of nosema (Nosema ceranae) also increases juvenile hormone titers and makes bees forage earlier

Zachary Huang, Michigan State University

Previously, it was known that Nosema apis (Na) will affect honey bee division of labor by making them forage earlier. I studied this species of Nosema shortly after I arrived at MSU. We found …

By , on March 12th, 2010

how to submit bee samples

Samples of Adult Honey Bees

  • Send at least 100 bees and if possible, select bees that are dying or that died recently. Decayed bees are not satisfactory for examination.
  • Bees should be placed in 70% ethyl or methyl alcohol