By , on October 28th, 2013

Apis cerana, a bit strange, in its PER

Zachary Huang, Michigan State University

The Asian hive bee, Apis cerana (Ac) is said to be better adapted to scattered nectar sources than the European honey bee, A. mellifera (Am) [1]. Both species are kept in China, with about …

By , on January 26th, 2012

Routes of Pesticide Exposure for Honey Bees Living Near Agricultural Fields

In the January 2012 issue of PLoS One, an online science journal, a report is published that describes in more detail the routes of exposure for honey bees for neonicotinoid insecticides, which are widely used and highly toxic …

By , on April 26th, 2011

Half a million of newbees, Part 2

by Zachary Huang, Associate Professor, Michigan State University

Day 2, Friday, April 22.
Dr. Samina Qamer and I went to the “George Yard”, about 25 miles away and near the Sleepy Hollow State Park. Here we used 12 buckets …

By , on April 23rd, 2011

Half a million of newbees, Part 1

MSU Package Bee Installation, Day 1.

— By Zachary Huang, Associate Professor, Michigan State University.

This is definitely the worst year for the MSU apiary – 100% bee loss. I could have saved about 5-6 colonies if we had …

By , on February 18th, 2010

Michigan State researcher traces the evolution of honey bee gender

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Published: Oct. 26, 2006 E-mail Editor

EAST LANSING, Mich. ‘‘ A first-of-its-kind evolutionary strategy discovered among invertebrate organisms ‘‘ or honey bees ‘‘ shows how …