Managed Pollinator CAP Update: RNAi for Treating Honey Bee Diseases

CAP Update December 2012: RNAi for Treating Honey Bee Diseases

 

RNAi for Treating Honey Bee Diseases

Author: Yanping (Judy) Chen and Jay D. Evans, USDA-ARS Beltsville Bee Research Laboratory, Beltsville, MD 20705

Originally Jointly Published: American Bee Journal and Bee Culture, Decemeber 2012

Background

      Many ground-breaking discoveries in science have occurred through serendipity. RNA interference (RNAi), a natural process to turn off gene activity in plants and animals is one of the many serendipitous discoveries that involved a mix of …

Managed Pollinator CAP Update: Recollections of European Apis Mellifera Germplasm for Honey Bee Breeding

CAP Update February 2013: Collection of Honey Bee Germplasm Part 2

 

Recollections of European Apis mellifera germplasm for honey bee breeding.

Author: Walter S. Shappard, Washington State University

Originally jontly published in American Bee Journal and Bee Culture February 2013

            Under the broader goal of incorporating pathogen- and disease-resistance traits into US honey bee populations and increasing the genetic diversity available for bee breeding, the Managed Pollinator Coordinated Agricultural Project (CAP) includes an objective to characterize our current honey bee …

Varroa Mite Reproductive Biology

Image:CAPfeature.jpgLearn about some of the latest research into bee decline.
Managed Pollinator Coordinated Agriculture Program (CAP) Updates

A National Research and Extension Initiative to Reverse Pollinator Decline

This is part of an ongoing series of updates from the Managed Pollinator CAP. Additional installments can be found at the:

CAP Updates Table of Contents

More information about the CAP can be found at:

http://www.beeccdcap.uga.edu

 
 

by Zachary Huang, Department of Entomology, Michigan State University, E. Lansing, MI 48824

CAP Updates: 29

  • Jointly

Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments and Honey Bee Health

Image:CAPfeature.jpgLearn about some of the latest research into bee decline.
Managed Pollinator Coordinated Agriculture Program (CAP) Updates

A National Research and Extension Initiative to Reverse Pollinator Decline

This is part of an ongoing series of updates from the Managed Pollinator CAP. Additional installments can be found at the:

CAP Updates Table of Contents

More information about the CAP can be found at:

http://www.beeccdcap.uga.edu

 
 

by Greg Hunt and Christian Krupke, Purdue University

CAP Updates: 28

Lessons Learned by the Managed Pollinator CAP: Impacts of Varroa Parasitism on Honey Bee Health

Image:CAPfeature.jpgLearn about some of the latest research into bee decline.
Managed Pollinator Coordinated Agriculture Program (CAP) Updates

A National Research and Extension Initiative to Reverse Pollinator Decline

This is part of an ongoing series of updates from the Managed Pollinator CAP. Additional installments can be found at the:

CAP Updates Table of Contents

More information about the CAP can be found at:

http://www.beeccdcap.uga.edu

 
 

by Katherine Aronstein1 and Angela Douglas2

CAP Updates: 27

Sunlight, Water and Nosema Spores

Managed Pollinator Coordinated Agriculture Program (CAP) Updates

A National Research and Extension Initiative to Reverse Pollinator Decline

This is part of an ongoing series of updates from the Managed Pollinator CAP. Additional installments can be found at the:

CAP Updates Table of Contents

More information about the CAP can be found at:

http://www.beeccdcap.uga.edu

 


by Thomas C. Webster, College of Agriculture, Food Science and Sustainable Systems, Kentucky State University, Frankfort, KY

CAP Updates: 26

The First Two Years of the Stationary Hive Project: Abiotic Site Effects

Managed Pollinator Coordinated Agriculture Program (CAP) Updates

A National Research and Extension Initiative to Reverse Pollinator Decline

This is part of an ongoing series of updates from the Managed Pollinator CAP. Additional installments can be found at the:

CAP Updates Table of Contents

More information about the CAP can be found at:

http://www.beeccdcap.uga.edu

 


by Francis Drummond1; Kate Aronstein2; Judy Chen4; James Ellis3; Jay Evans4; Nancy Ostiguy5; Walter Sheppard

Honey Bee Genetic Diversity and Breeding: Towards the Reintroduction of European Germplasm

Managed Pollinator Coordinated Agriculture Program (CAP) Updates

A National Research and Extension Initiative to Reverse Pollinator Decline

This is part of an ongoing series of updates from the Managed Pollinator CAP. Additional installments can be found at the:

CAP Updates Table of Contents

More information about the CAP can be found at:

http://www.beeccdcap.uga.edu

 


by Walter S. Sheppard, Washington State University

CAP Updates: 24

As we reflect

The Managed Pollinator CAP after Three Years: Highlights and Emerging Trends

Managed Pollinator Coordinated Agriculture Program (CAP) Updates

A National Research and Extension Initiative to Reverse Pollinator Decline

This is part of an ongoing series of updates from the Managed Pollinator CAP. Additional installments can be found at the:

CAP Updates Table of Contents

More information about the CAP can be found at:

http://www.beeccdcap.uga.edu

 


Keith S. Delaplane, Professor and CAP Director, University of Georgia

by Keith S. Delaplane, Professor and CAP Director, University of Georgia

CAP Updates: 23

  • Jointly published in

Nest Location in Bumble Bees: Effect of Landscapes and Insecticides

Managed Pollinator Coordinated Agriculture Program (CAP) Updates

A National Research and Extension Initiative to Reverse Pollinator Decline

This is part of an ongoing series of updates from the Managed Pollinator CAP. Additional installments can be found at the:

CAP Updates Table of Contents

More information about the CAP can be found at:

http://www.beeccdcap.uga.edu

 


Anne L. Averill, University of Massachusetts/Amherst

by Anne L. Averill, University of Massachusetts/Amherst

CAP Updates: 22

Jointly published in the American Bee Journal and in Bee Culture