By , on September 11th, 2011

Effects of Nosema on Honey Bee Behavior and Physiology

What is Nosema apis? What is Nosema ceranae?  What can they do to your bees?

This review by Zachary Huang was published jointly in American Bee Journal (September issue, 2011) and Bee Culture (Sept, 2011).

In addition, it was …

By , on October 10th, 2010

CCD cause found? another controversy

A paper, Iridovirus and Microsporidian Linked to Honey Bee Colony Decline was published recently (around Oct 6, 2010, I believe).  The paper by Bromenshenk and his colleagues identified a new virus and discovered that, when combined with Nosema ceranae …

By , on August 19th, 2010

Bees and MSU featured on LSJ on Monday

Bees and Zachary Huang featured on Lansing State Journal on Monday

By , on July 29th, 2010

Honey bee nutrition

This is recently jointly published in American Bee Journal and Bee Culture, but also available on the eXtension website under honey bee health:

Honey Bee Nutrition by Zachary Huang

By , on January 23rd, 2010

Cell culture now possible for honey bees

For decades, honey bee scientists have been trying to create a cell culture for honey bee cells.?? Cell cultures can be excellent tools for studying honey bee viruses, for example.?? These include getting pure strains of viruses, amplification, and …