Monday, April 20, 2009

April 21 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Chris Kendall, Gary LeMasters & Wes Miller- beekeepers, bee havers, or bee collaborators, regardless of the name, these apiarists will share their passion for pollinators. Get the buzz on the honey bee and hear tales of beekeeping and honey harvesting.

Honey Bee Picture Peel

Friday, April 17, 2009


Chris Kendall

Bee Collaborator

Wes Miller

The Bee Keepers

Gary Lemasters
Articles suggested by Gary
Economist, 3/7/2009, Vol. 390 Issue 8621, p85-86
Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, In Press, Uncorrected Proof, Available online 8 April 2009Dennis vanEngelsdorp, Jay D. Evans, Leo Donovall, Chris Mullin, Maryann Frazier, James Frazier, David R. Tarpy, Jerry Hayes Jr., Jeffery S. Pettis
By: Millus, Susan. Science News, 12/20/2008, Vol. 174 Issue 13, p5-6
Honey Bee Genome Illuminates Insect Evolution and Social Behavior.Preview By: Pennisi, Elizabeth. Science, 10/27/2006, Vol. 314 Issue 5799, p578-579
By: Millus, Susan. Science News, 12/20/2008, Vol. 174 Issue 13, p5-6
(Available in Print format in the Fitzgerald Library)
Nosema ceranae is a long-present and wide-spread microsporidian infection of the European honey bee (Apis mellifera) in the United States
Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, Volume 97, Issue 2, February 2008, Pages 186-188Yanping Chen, Jay D. Evans, I. Bart Smith, Jeffery S. Pettis

Presence of Nosema ceranae in honeybees (Apis mellifera) in Uruguay
Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, In Press, Uncorrected Proof, Available online 7 April 2009Ciro Invernizzi, Carolina Abud, Ivanna H. Tomasco, Jorge Harriet, Gustavo Ramallo, Juan Campá, Helena Katz, Gabriela Gardiol, Yamandú Mendoza
By: Cox-Foster, Diana; vanEngelsdorp, Dennis. Scientific American, Apr2009, Vol. 300 Issue 4, p40-47

Related Websites
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Wes Miller's Blog-
Notes on Environmental Sociology and Sustainable Beekeeping
University of Georgia's Honey Bee Program

Created by the U. S. Department of Agriculture
The Xerces Society
The Xerces Society is an international, nonprofit organization that protects wildlife through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitat.

Books at the Fitz

The ABC and XYZ of bee culture : an encyclopedia pertaining to the scientific and practical culture of bees Root, A. I. & Root, E. R.

The buzz about bees : biology of a superorganism Tautz, Jurgen

The dance language and orientation of bees von Frisch, Karl

Fruitless fall : the collapse of the honey bee and the coming agricultural crisis Jacobsen, Rowan

The golden throng; a book about bees Teale, Edwin

The honey bee Gould, James

Honey bees and flowers Schaefer, Lola

Honey plants of North America (north of Mexico) a guide to the best loctions for beekeeping in the United States Lovell, John

New observations upon bees Huber, Francis

Insects : their natural history and diversity : with a photographic guide to insects of eastern North America Marshall, S. A.

Killer bees : the Africanized honey bee in the Americas Winston, Mark

Letters from the hive : an intimate history of bees, honey, and humankind Buchman, Stephan

The life of the bee Maeterlinck, Maurice

A perfect harmony : the intertwining lives of animals and humans throughout history Caras, Rogers

A spring without bees : how colony collapse disorder has endangered our food supply Schacker, Michael

The superorganism : the beauty, elegance, and strangeness of insect societies Holdobler, Bert

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