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Keeping our bees alive – the challenges

March 14, 2012

This is the poster that I made for our spring event.  Click on the link to download a pdf version.

Keeping our bees alive – Poster

The original papers for the references in the poster can be found by following the links below.

  1. Bromenshenk JJ, Henderson CB, Wick CH, Stanford MF, Zulich AW, et al. (2010) Iridovirus and Microsporidian Linked to Honey Bee Colony Decline. PLoS ONE 5(10): e13181. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0013181
  2. Core A, Runckel C, Ivers J, Quock C, Siapno T, et al. (2012) A New Threat to Honey Bees, the Parasitic Phorid Fly Apocephalus borealis. PLoS ONE 7(1): e29639. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0029639
  3. Haarmann, T., M. Spivak, D. Weaver, B. Weaver, and T. Glenn (2002) Effects of Fluvalinate and Coumaphos on Queen Honey Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in Two Commercial Queen Rearing Operations.   J. Econ. Entomol. 95(1): 28Ð35
  4. Hawthorne DJ, Dively GP (2011) Killing Them with Kindness? In-Hive Medications May Inhibit Xenobiotic Efflux Transporters and Endanger HoneyBees. PLoS ONE 6(11): e26796. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0026796
  5. Krupke CH, Hunt GJ, Eitzer BD, Andino G, and Given K (2012) Multiple Routes of Pesticide Exposure for Honey Bees Living Near Agricultural Fields. PLoS ONE 7(1): e29268. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0029268
  6. Mullin CA, Frazier M, Frazier JL, Ashcraft S, Simonds R, et al. (2010) High Levels of Miticides and Agrochemicals in North American Apiaries: Implications for Honey Bee Health. PLoS ONE 5(3): e9754. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0009754
  7. Oliver R, (2010)
  8. Pettis JS, vanEngelsdorp D, Johnson J, and Dively G (2012) Pesticide exposure in honey bees results in increased levels of the gut pathogen Nosema. Naturwissenschaften DOI 10.1007/s00114-011-0881-1
  9. vanEngelsdorp D, Evans JD, Donovall L, Mullin C, Frazier M, et al. (2009) ‘‘Entombed pollen’’: A new condition in honey bee colonies associated with increased risk of colony mortality. J Invert Pathol 101: 147–149.
  10. Vidau C, Diogon M, Aufauvre J, Fontbonne R, Vigue`s B, et al. (2011) Exposure to Sublethal Doses of Fipronil and Thiacloprid Highly Increases Mortality of Honeybees Previously Infected by Nosema ceranae. PLoS ONE 6(6): e21550. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0021550
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