UF/IFAS Entomology and Nematology Department

Reducing African honey bees using managed European colonies

August 15, 2016

At the UF HBREL we love when our science has practical applications for Florida beekeepers. Below is a summary of one such study with African and European honey bee colonies. Hypothesis: The presence of managed European honey bees can ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Farm Management, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: African Honey Bees, Amortensen, Beekeeping, Drone Congregation Areas, Research Update, UFHoneyBeeLab

A Tale of Two Subspecies: Genetics studies of South African honey bees

July 8, 2016

There are two factors that play an integral role in distinguishing between populations within a species. First, an organism’s geography restricts its ability to disperse. Individuals in adjacent populations migrate between one another at ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Amineimanifar, Beekeeping, Genetics, Honey Bees, Molecular, Research, UFHoneyBeeLab

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